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Pre Deployment Training Services


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RFx ID : 21182880
Tender Name : Pre Deployment Training Services
Reference # : Rfx_1640
Open Date : Friday, 21 June 2019 3:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Friday, 26 July 2019 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Procurement
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 86000000 - Education and Training Services
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Valtyn Showell
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

NZDF is seeking to engage with a professional training provider/s to provide NZDF personnel with pre overseas deployment training in the use of interpreters and to gain an understanding of the language and culture of specified overseas geographical areas.

Training is to be provided at NZDF camps and bases and will cover the language and dialects spoken in the region(s) where NZDF personnel are deployed, as well as the culture and customs of its indigenous people. Ability to provide scenario based role-play activities is an essential deliverable.

Training required by the NZDF includes:

1. Use of Interpreters;
2. Language Training;
3. Cultural Awareness;
4. Negotiation Skills;
5. Dealing with Medical Events;
6. Provision of Role Players.

For clarity, the training provider must ensure that NZDF personnel are fully prepared to enter into the conflict areas that they are deployed into.

This Request for Proposal (RFP) is seeking responses from key market performers to provide information and capability relating to the requirements detailed in this RFP.

The proposed contract will have a term of seven years comprising of an initial 3 year term with two subsequent rights of renewal of two years each (3+2+2).

NZDF reserves the right to provide supplementary information to all Respondents to this RFP.

Please note that this tender, and all documentation related to it, is only available on NZDF’s SmartProcure website:

Suppliers must logon to SmartProcure to access the tender and submit a response. Registration is simple and free, just click “Register Now”. If you require assistance this is available by email to

A Guide to SmartProcure is attached

All enquiries regarding this tender must be in writing through NZDF's SmartProcure message system. NZDF will endeavour to respond in writing to written enquires within two working days.

Questions are encouraged and you may request that they are kept confidential providing that they are commercially sensitive. NZDF reserves the right to provide supplementary information to all Tenderers should a confidential question highlight a point requiring clarification to other Tenderers.

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