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Commercially Available IT Training Services

Solicitation number 100021862

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/09/27 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Amendment #1 is to extend the closing date from September 14, 2021 to September 27, 2022 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).


    The requirement described herein is open only to PWGSC CAITTS SA Suppliers.

    The following SA Holders have been invited to submit a proposal (in alphabetic order):

    1. 1112076 Ontario LTD (operating as Micro Market Business centre)
    2. Algonquin College
    3. Choquette Technology Associates (operating under SECT Training)
    4. Compuease Inc.
    5. Eliquo Training & Development Incorporated
    6. Global Knowledge Network Canada Inc.
    7. Groupe Edgenda Inc. (Formerly known as AFI Expertise)
    8. JN Software Consulting
    9. Learning Tree International
    10. Lighthouse Lab Inc
    11. Noble Prog
    12. Priority Learning and Development
    13. Protech Training
    14. S.T.C.G. The Standford (Priority Management)
    15. StormWind LLC
    16. Technologia
    17. Ultimate IT Courses
    18. Versalys Inc.


    1. This bid solicitation is being issued to satisfy the requirement of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) for services under CAITTS Supply Arrangement method of supply, PWGSC File No. E60ZH-140001 as follows:

    Workstream 1 – Microsoft 365 Training:

    1. Basic Excel 365
    2. Intermediate Excel 365
    3. Advanced Excel 365
    4. SharePoint Online
    5. PowerApps
    6. PowerBI (Desktop Only)

    Workstream 2 - Time and Workload Management Training:

    1. Working Smart from home
    2. Working Smart with Outlook
    3. Working Smart with One Note
    4. Working Smart with Word

    2. It is intended to result in the award of one contract per Workstream.

    Each contract will be for a period from Contract award date to March 31, 2023, plus two additional irrevocable option periods allowing Canada to extend the terms of the contract.

    Note to Bidders. Bidders do not have to submit a bid for each Workstream. In the event that a Bidder wants to bid on more than one Workstream, a separate technical and financial bid must be submitted for each Workstream.

    3. No security requirements apply to this bid solicitation.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA)
    • Canada-UK Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Employment and Social Development Canada
    142 Prom. du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 2K3
    Contracting authority
    Suvorova, Ekaterina
    140 Promenade du Portage
    Gatineau, QC, K1A 0J9

    Buying organization(s)

    Employment and Social Development Canada
    142 Prom. du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 2K3
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Commodity - GSIN
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