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Training for Work - Waikato Region


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 17501501
Tender Name : Training for Work - Waikato Region
Reference # : MSD 2016.WKTO.TFW.01
Open Date : Wednesday, 11 May 2016 9:30 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Thursday, 9 June 2016 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Service Delivery
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 93140000 - Community and social services
  • Waikato
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Penny Burkhardt
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

MSD is seeking proposals to be submitted that are aimed at supporting clients to gain work and achieve sustainable employment.

The Service will be delivered to clients for all Work and Income service delivery sites in the Waikato Region and work with 410 participants per annum.

Participant will be clients assessed as appropriate and referred by Work and Income.

Employment Placement and Support
Training for Work is to support clients into employment that results in an exit from benefit. Clients will receive expert industry and employment related training that is designed to bring participants’ skills up to the minimum entry level that industry requires with specific job opportunities in mind. Once employment is achieved both the client and employer will receive intensive post placement support for up to 365 days. During this time the Provider will support the needs of both the client and the employer, where appropriate, to create a sustainable employment environment.

The following outcomes will be achieved:
• 50% of participants will achieve a benefit exit as a result of employment or higher education, and remain off benefit for a period of 8 weeks after the completion of their participation on the service.

Of those placed into employment:
• 60% will remain in employment and off benefit for 365 days

The Waikato Region will specifically target the following:
The provider will deliver training to participants to achieve a minimum of Level 2 qualifications in a specific industry within 13 weeks duration of the programme.

Total Numbers: 410
• Hamilton City
• Waikato District
• Waipa District
• Matamata/Piako District
• Thames/Coromandel District
• Hauraki District