ECC is seeking to appoint Driver Trainers onto a Framework Agreement, using the Light Touch Regime, to deliver both Theory & Practical Training Courses, covering National Driver Offender Re-training Scheme (NDORS) courses, other non-NDORS courses, commissioned by the Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP), and in-house driving-related courses. Courses will be delivered at venues throughout Essex. The Framework is split into 6 Nos. Lots. Bidders can apply for all Lots, however the successful bidder for Lot A6 will be precluded from being appointed to Lots A1 – A5. There is no limit on the number of Suppliers appointed to the Framework for Lots A1 – A5. Lot A6 is limited to one Supplier.
Lot descriptions as follows:
Lot A1: NDORS Theory Licenced Trainers to deliver NDORS Theory Courses.
Lot A2: NDORS Practical Licenced Trainers to deliver NDORS Practical Courses.
For this Lot the Authority will also consider non-licenced Bidders who meet specific competency requirements and are willing to work towards passing the relevant NDORS accreditation course within 1 year. Work cannot be allocated to successful bidders under this Lot until a relevant NDORS Practical Licence has been obtained.
Lot A3: Trainers to deliver in-House Theory Courses, including courses for the users of lease cars provided by the ECCCar Provision Scheme.
Lot A4: Trainers to deliver in-House Practical Courses, including courses for the users of lease cars.
Lot A5: Trainer to Deliver any Other Driver Interaction Course Commissioned by SERP. This Lot will be a mix of Theory and Practical Courses.
The SERP is currently developing Driver Intervention courses which will be delivered to a variety of road usergroups. This may include business users, older drivers, younger drivers and any other identified road usergroup. Interventions may be theory-based and/or practical.
Lot A6: A qualified Monitor / Behavioural change specialist is required to ensure the quality assurance of NDORS courses and the development of NDORS trainers. This role will also monitor, quality assure and assist the development of other road safety interventions, the development of the SERP team, and provide support and mentoring to the ECC employed monitor.
The Framework Agreement duration will be 4 years.