Learning and Development


W/e 13 December 2019 – Update – We are pleased to confirm that we will publish the tender in the week commencing Monday 16 December. You will be able to access the tender details on the CCS esourcing suite.

We will run the period of tender clarification questions and answers from Monday 6 January, with bids returned by Monday 3 February 2020. We are allocating more than 6 weeks for suppliers to complete their bids to account for the festive period.


This agreement will help civil servants develop their skills and capabilities in an efficient and cost effective way. It will provide access to a range of new and improved learning provisions, from classroom-based learning to cutting-edge digital learning solutions.

Supplier engagement

CSHR and CCS held a supplier Teleconference on the Future of Learning in the Civil Service (RM6145) on 11 September. Please find the slide deck and feedback to the questions submitted in the documents section of this page.

We held the L&D Industry Day in London on 22 May 2019. The slide deck and further information presented during this event can be found in the Documents section below.

Feedback from the first Civil Service Learning (CSL) pre-market engagement supplier day (held on 29 March 2019) can also be found in the Documents section below.

Note for potential suppliers: we can only answer questions about this opportunity when the Invitation to Tender (ITT) is published. There is a clarification period during the ITT where potential suppliers have the opportunity to ask questions using the eSourcing Suite.

Important links

Prior Information Notice (PIN) Read PIN
Contract Notice in OJEU Read Contract Notice
Download tender documents Download


RM6145 Engagement event feedback 

RM6145 Learning 2020 Industry Day presentation 22/05/2019 1

RM6145 Engagement learning 2020 market engagement questions and answers final version 09/11/2019 

RM6145 Engagement learning 2020 market engagement slides for publication 09/11/2019

RM6145 Framework contract documents v1