Learning and Development

Provides access to a range of training and development services designed to help public sector employees develop their skills.

Description

This agreement is open to all UK public sector organisations, including:

  • all associated bodies within central government
  • Arm’s Length Bodies (ALB’s) and Agencies
  • Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPB’s)
  • National Health Service (NHS) Bodies
  • emergency services
  • local authorities
  • devolved administrations
  • Wider Public Sector (WPS)

Central government departments and their ALB’s are obliged under cabinet office spend control to use this agreement for their learning needs.

Services on offer through this agreement include:

  • a catalogue of learning developed with and for the public sector to provide:
    • the core skills for public servants in the UK and abroad and includes a range of core learning from leadership and management to essentials of working in government 
    • the opportunity to tailor learning to your specific needs with relevant examples and practices from real life situations in the public sector to increase relevance and impact
  • access to over 2,000 courses on a range of subjects including digital skills, cyber, net zero and leadership
  • a full portfolio of professional qualifications and courses needed by specialists 
  • specialist and bespoke training courses
    • bespoke services allow you to work with subject experts to investigate needs and develop strategies to meet your learning needs 
  • learning design and development (designing brand new learning programmes)
  • develop services such as assessment or development centres (setting up an assessment centre to help you assess the capabilities of your employees)
  • provide access to executive coaches, facilitators and speakers 

You can award call offs under this contract until April 2024.

This agreement has two active lots (lots 3 and 6) that allow you to access the combined services of lots 1 to 2 and 4 to 5.

You need to use lot 3 and lot 6 when awarding contracts.

To find out what services each lot provides, read the products and services section below.

Benefits

  • access to an evolving suite of off the shelf learning products and programmes from leading learning providers in the UK
  • a new scope and flexible options offer a choice of services linked to a simple, transparent pay-for-use pricing structure
  • the range of subjects will grow and improve throughout the lifetime of the agreement
  • easy call-off using a direct award route, depending on the service you need and the associated lot
  • to ensure your individual needs are met, you can use the standard public sector contract terms and conditions
  • promotes the use of SMEs with a target of 51% or more across the agreement’s value
  • promotes social value through sustainable development values like economic, social and environmental practices and local service delivery
  • strict security requirements to make sure public sector data is kept secure 

Products and suppliers

There are 2 suppliers on this agreement

Lot 3: Service Integration and Cross Civil Service and Commodity Learning

Service Integration and Cross-Civil Service Curriculum

The Service Integrator in this lot is for CSHR customers only, if you want more details on Civil Service HR expert services, email the team The Cross-Civil Service Curriculum includes a wide range of training in support of Better training, knowledge and networks.

Commodity Learning

Provides a list of suppliers that offer standard off-the-shelf learning products for buyers where no, or only minimal customisation, is needed.

Expires:

1 suppliers

Lot 6: Learning Design and Delivery and Subject Matter Expertise and Coaching

Learning design and delivery

Helps you find specialist learning and development partners who will design and provide tailored learning services including:
  • learning strategy
  • needs analysis
  • capability assessments
  • design of training
  • provision of training
  • evaluation of training quality and impact
This lot is designed to help meet specific business needs which are not met through the services offered in lot 3.

Subject matter expertise and coaching

Provides access to high-quality coaching. This lot also supplies a range of subject matter experts and facilitators who can help you improve your learning interventions.

Expires:

1 suppliers

How to buy

You can buy services from this framework by Direct Award. Order forms, templates and further guidance can be found in the ‘Documents’ section of this page. The Customer Guidance Note also has useful information. Remember please use Lot 3 and Lot 6 when awarding contracts.

You can request the maximum rates for the lots from our Customer Service Team. Please state which Lot you want to see maximum rates for.

Enquiries from Central Government;

For Central Government (CG) departments that subscribe to Civil Service Learning (CSL) for its training provisions, please contact your individual department L&D team/SPOC, or email support@civilservicelearning.uk

For all other departments and WPS please contact: