Commercially Available IT Training Services

Tender Information
Author pmnationtalk
Category 781
Name Public Works and Government Services Canada
Type NPP
Region Gatineau, QC
Sector Public Sector
17022955 1
12477688 1
Score 30
All 1
Category Training

Date closing    2018/02/23 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number    PW-$$ZH-154-31755

Solicitation number    E60ZH-140001/C

Region of delivery

Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, National
Capital Region, New Brunswick,
Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest
Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario,
Prince Edward Island, Quebec,
Saskatchewan, Yukon

Notice type    Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)

GSIN    U009E: Informatics Training

Trade agreement

Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

Tendering procedure    All interested suppliers may submit a bid

Competitive procurement strategy    Subsequent/Follow-on Contracts

Procurement entity    Public Works and Government Services Canada

End user entity    Public Works and Government Services Canada


Trade Agreement: NAFTA/CFTA/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Subsequent/Follow-on Contracts
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No

Nature of Requirements:

This solicitation is a Request for Bids to satisfy Canadas requirement for the provision of Commercially Available IT Training Services (CAITTS) to locations throughout Canada, excluding any locations in areas subject to any of the Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements.

CAITTS is Training services related to Software and Information Technology that is commercially available, licensed, or sold to the general public and requires no special modification or maintenance over its life cycle. Subscription Training is specifically excluded from this definition and this solicitation.

Each responsive bid will result in a Standing Offer (SO) and/or a Supply Arrangement (SA).

1. Determination of When to Use the Standing Offer vs. Supply Arrangement

a) A Standing Offer will be used when requirements fit under ALL of the following conditions:
i) Requirement Valued below $25,000 (applicable taxes included); and
ii) Client does not require a private classroom training.

b) A Supply Arrangement will be used when requirements fit under ANY of the following conditions:
i) Requirement valued above $25,000 (applicable taxes included); or
ii) Client wants a private classroom training.

2. Applicable Trade Agreements

The requirement is subject to the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Canada Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement and the Canada – Columbia Free Trade Agreement, and the Canada Panama Free Trade Agreement if it is in force.

3. The Period of the Standing Offer and Supply Arrangement

Resulting Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements will be valid until March 31, 2027 or until Canada no longer deems them necessary.

3.1 On-going Opportunity for Qualification and Request for Bids (SO/SA) Refresh Solicitation

An on-going Notice is posted on the Government Electronic Tendering Service (GETS) to allow new suppliers to become qualified. Suppliers may submit an offer for a SO or an arrangement for a SA by responding to the most recent terms and conditions posted on GETS. This process permits pre-qualified suppliers to modify their SO financial offer. Existing pre-qualified suppliers, who have been issued a SO or SA, will not be required to submit a new bid. Canada may issue an unlimited number of SOs/SAs and may continue to issue SOs/SAs to new bidders throughout the SO/SA period.

Bids received following the permanent Notice will be evaluated within 90 calendar days.

4. Designation as Set-Aside

The resulting Supply Arrangements from this solicitation document can be used by Federal Department Users for requirements containing an Aboriginal set aside under the federal governments Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB).

In order to be considered as an Aboriginal Business under the PSAB, the Bidder must complete the Aboriginal Business certification contained in Attachment 1 to Part 3 Certifications and Additional Information.

5. Comprehensive Land Claim Agreements

The Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements resulting from the bid solicitation will not include deliveries of services within locations within the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, or Labrador that are subject to Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements (CLCAs). Any requirements for deliveries of services within locations within the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, or Labrador that are subject to CLCAs will have to be treated as a separate procurement not forming part of the bid solicitation.

6. Offer/Arrangement Authority

ZH Manager
Public Services and Procurement Canada
Acquisitions Program
Training and Specialized Services Division
E-mail address:

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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Solicitation Documents

ABES.PROD.PW__ZH.B154.E31755.EBSU000.PDF English
ABES.PROD.PW__ZH.B154.F31755.EBSU000.PDF French

Contact Information

Contact name    Escander(ZH Div), Lisa
Contact email
Contact phone    (819) 420-7121 ( )
Contact address
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
10C1, Place du Portage
Gatineau, Québec K1A 0S5

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