Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Notification Method: Source List Contract Award Procedure (Procurement Strategy): Exclusive Rights GSIN Description: COMPUTER SOFTWARE, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION/MANAGEMENT, PLANNING, MARKET TRADE AND SALES ANALYSIS, ECONOMICS - OTHER THAN MICROCOMPUTERS Quantity: 1
NATURE OF REQUIREMENT:
First Aid Training
The requirement is subject to the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), THE Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT), Bilateral Agreements with Chili, Columbia, Honduras, Korea, and Panama.
The RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) PRTC (Pacific Region Training Centre) “E” Division, located at 45337 Calais Crescent, Chilliwack, B.C., has a requirement for a Contractor to deliver First Aid Training consisting of the delivery of Standard First Aid (SFA), Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR-C), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification for RCMP members.
The RCMP has set standards of training for RCMP members relating specifically to SFA, CPR-C & AED’s. As per RCMP Policy, this certification is mandatory training which candidates must take every 3 (three) years. The co-ordination and delivery of SFA, CPR-C & AED through a blended learning method is an ongoing requirement for members of the RCMP. Approximately 2128 (two thousand one hundred and twenty eight) members per year will attend PRTC for training and will require certification for SFA, CPR-C & AED.
The method of delivery must be a Blended Learning Delivery. (A combination of practical and online training) The purpose of blended delivery of SFA, CPR-C & AED certification is to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills necessary to help sustain life and minimize the consequences of injury/sudden illness until advanced medical help is available. The knowledge and skills objectives from the blended delivery must remain the same as traditional First Aid Courses. The candidates must successfully complete a self-paced theory component (online training) which includes evaluations. The candidates will then successfully complete a practical classroom component which will be taught by the RCMP instructors at PRTC.
The Contractor will be required to teach the practical portion of their First Aid Training program to a maximum of fifteen (15) RCMP First Aid instructors, up to a maximum of two (2) times per year. The RCMP instructors will in turn train/instruct practical First Aid Training to RCMP candidates.
The Contractor must provide the RCMP candidates with access to the Contractor owned website for the First Aid Training. The Contractor must provide technical support for the on line First Aid Training, Monday to Friday during regular business hours, within a three (3) hour response time. Technical service will not be required on weekends and Canadian Statutory holidays.
There is a security requirement associated with this requirement.
TERM OF CONTRACT:
The period of the resulting contract will be from date of contract to two (2) years inclusive.
OPTION TO EXTEND THE CONTRACT:
The resulting contract will have an option to extend the term of the contract by up to two (2) consecutive one (1) year option periods.
Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender (solicitation) documents including
Addenda and/or Amendments through the Government Electronic Tendering System @www.buyandsell.gc.ca. Firms that elect to base their bids on tender (solicitation) documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid. In all cases, bidders must indicate (when requested) in the space provided on the tender form the identification number(s) of the addenda, if any, that they have taken into consideration for their bid.
File Number: M2989-5-0152
Contracting Authority: Hedy Sawatzky
Telephone Number: 778-290-2779
The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
The RCMP has published its National Procurement Plan for 2015/16. For further information please see link: http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/pubs/cm-gg/index-eng.htm