Using PCS and PCS-tender – Scottish Borders Council

  • July 2, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This course is ideal for contractors preparing to bid for Scottish Borders Council’s Repairs and Maintenance Framework tender opportunity. Attending this training session will ensure that you’re familiar and comfortable using the PCS & PCS-tender portals.

Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) is the national public sector tender portal for Scotland. It lists contract opportunities for all public sector bodies including the upcoming call for competition for  Scottish Borders Council’s Repairs and Maintenance Framework.

 The Framework, which will operate for four years, includes the following Lots:

Lot Number/Description Subsections
Lot 1 : Electrical Electrical Contractor
Appliance repairs – catering
Lot 2 : Slater, Roofing, Roughcaster/Plasterer General roof repairs
Wall/roof cladding
Felt roofing/ single play
Metal roofing
Lot 3 : Plumbing, Drainage, Gas/Oil, Fitting/Heating Drainage
Gas engineer installation
Oil boiler engineer
Specialist HVAC
Specialist controls
Lot 4 : Building Builder
Stone Mason
Ground works – Drainage
Lot 5 : Glazier, Joiner, Preservation Glazier
Window manufacture
Preservation works
Lot 6 : Blacksmith, Metal Fabricators Blacksmith
Profile Sheeting
Lot 7 : Painter/Decorator, Flooring, Blinds Painter/Decorator
Floor coverings
Lot 8 : Alarms, Entry Systems, CCTV Alarm systems- maintenance/repair
CCTV/ entry systems
Lot 9 : Handy Person Services Handy person services
Removal services
Lot 10 : Arboricultural Services & Grounds Maintenance
Lot 11 : Network Cabling Network cabling associated works with fibre optic cabling and WiFi
Lot 12 : Fixed fire appliances (single contractor)
Lot 13 : Portable Appliance Testing (single contractor) PAT Testing
Lot 14 : One stop Multiple Trades Repair Service Repairs & Maintenance to Housing/Homeless properties

During this evening training session, participants will discuss the key topics in relation to the above tender exercise.

Key Topics include:

  • Quality Questions
  • ESPD
  • Form of Tender Response
  • Repairs and Maintenance Framework
  • Pricing Element

Registration is from 6:00pm.

Following the workshops, Scottish Borders Council has arranged a “Repairs & Maintenance drop in session” booked on Thursday, 4 July at Council HQ, from 2pm-6pm.  This free opportunity is where contractors have a chance to meet representatives from Property, Procurement, Health and Safety, Community Benefits, etc. to discuss any queries they may have.

Event Location

Venue:   Scottish Borders Council

Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0SA

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