Tender Notice

Skills Bootcamps DPS JUST CLOSED

Buying Organisation

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA)

Published Date


Deadline for Submissions




Tender Description

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) recently secured further funding from the Department for Education (DfE) to extend its delivery of Skills Bootcamps as part of our Digital Skills for the Workplace project.

Skills Bootcamps are flexible hands-on courses of up to 16 weeks in duration, which are part of the government's Skills for Life campaign.

The Digital Skills for the Workplace team is looking to invite suitably experienced and qualified organisations to register their interest to tender to deliver courses.

The identified Skills Bootcamps topics are separated into 7 categories, individual Lots for specific courses will issued via this Dynamic Purchasing System.

Category 1 Digital

Category 2 Technical

Category 3 Pathway to Accelerated Apprenticeships

Category 4 Construction

Category 5 Green Skills

Category 6 Logistics (HGV)

Category 7 Rail

LCRCA are inviting suppliers to bid for a place on a Dynamic Purchasing System for the provision of a range of training services over the course of a five-year period. A variety of Lots will be available and suppliers are encouraged to come forward to gain a place on a Lot pertaining to the services they offer. Mini competitions will then be run for contracts to provide training.

Contracts are dependent on Funding, we estimate to spend up to £7.5M per annum across all lots during the 5 year term.

The DPS will be open until 31 May 2027 and Suppliers can submit their application to the DPS at any stage during this period.

Following the first closing date for applications, the submissions will be opened monthly, please see the Procurement documents for further information.

Tender categories (products & services required)

Adult and other education services (CPV 80400000)


North East (UKC)

Buyer Information

Buying Organisation

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA)

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