SAR Ground School

Solicitation number W0125-22WR17/B

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/01/16 14:00 EST

    Trade Agreement: CETA/WTO-AGP/CPTPP/CFTA/FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama/Korea/UK
    Tendering Procedures: Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    SAR Ground School
    This bid solicitation cancels and supersedes previous bid solicitation number W0125-22WR17/A dated 2022-07-06 with a closing of 2022-08-08 at 2:00 PM EDT. A debriefing or feedback session will be provided upon request to bidders/offerors/suppliers who bid on the previous solicitation.
    This Bid Solicitation is issued against the Learning Services Supply Arrangement (SA) (E60ZH-2100LS), Stream 5 -Training delivery. All terms and conditions of the Learning Services SA apply and are incorporated into any resulting contract.  
    The requirement described herein is open only to PWGSC Learning Services SA (LSSA) Suppliers.
    The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement to prepare and deliver training for 
    Search and Rescue Operations using CC130H (Hercules) aircraft. Services include on-site ground school instruction for CC130H-SAR aircrew as well as development and maintenance of all CC130H-SAR ground training material.  The aircrew includes Pilot, Air Combat Systems Officer (ACSO or navigator), Flight Engineer and Loadmaster.  Services shall take place at 426 (T) Squadron (Sqn), located in 8 Wing, Canadian Forces Base Trenton, Ontario.
    The Work is to be performed during the period of date of Award to 2024-03-31, with an irrevocable option to extend the term of the Contract by one (1) 1-year period.
    Up to 4 Contracts may be awarded to fulfill the requirement.  The responsive bidders with the lowest and second lowest total evaluated price for Flight Engineer Instructional Services will be recommended for award of a contract.  The responsive bidders with the lowest total evaluated price in each of the remaining categories (Pilot Instructional Services and Loadmaster Instructional Services) will be recommended for award of a contract. 
    At the date of bid closing, the following conditions must be met:
    (a) the Bidder must hold a valid organization security clearance as indicated in Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses;
    (b) the Bidder's proposed individuals requiring access to classified or protected information, assets or sensitive work sites must meet the security requirements as indicated in Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses;
    (c) the Bidder must provide the name of all individuals who will require access to classified or protected information, assets or sensitive work sites;
    Due to the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary measures are being taken on-site at the Ontario Region Bid Receiving Unit to encourage social distancing. The health and safety of staff and suppliers remains our top priority. 
    Suppliers are required to submit bids electronically using the Canada Post epost Connect application for the subject bid solicitation. This service allows suppliers to submit bids, offers and arrangements electronically to PWGSC Bid Receiving Units. This online service enables the electronic transfer of large files up to Protected B level.
    To use epost Connect to submit your bid, or to get more information on its use, please send an email to the Ontario Region Bid Receiving Unit’s generic address at
    Faxed and hard copy (submitted in person or via mail/courier) bids will not be accepted for the subject bid solicitation.
    Barltrop, David
    Telephone No. - (613) 328-1650 (    )
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    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)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-UK Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Barltrop, David
    (613) 328-1650 ( )
    () -
    Kingston Procurement
    Des Acquisitions Kingston
    86 Clarence Street, 2nd floor
    Kingston, Ontario, K7L 1X3

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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