Health Education England (HEE – the Commissioner) are putting out this notice as a PIN (Prior Information Notice) with a view to completing a Direct Award.

Please note the contracting authority intends to direct award the contract to Altus Assessment. The case for direct award can be found on the tender portal.

Health Education England [HEE] believes that Altus Assessment are the only organisation able to deliver the specific requirements of the CASPer Test across the Undergraduate New Medical Schools.

The financial envelope for the contract is £121,533 exclusive of VAT.

For the Specification, Contract and the Case for Direct Award please access the portal at:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities/Index?p=40bb618e-0a24-e611-8114-000c29c9ba21&v=2

Project title: CASPer Test across the Undergraduate New Medical Schools – Health Education England

Please access the portal for all documents.

All communications should be made via the messaging function on the ProContract E-Tendering portal.

If any provider has concerns with the commissioning intentions outlined within the published documentation, please raise this via the eTendering Portal in the first instance within 30 days of the publish date of this Prior Information Notice.

The closing date of this PIN is 12 noon on 18th March 2021.