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Climate FORTH Brief to Tender: Scoping & Design of Youth Training Programme

As part of the Inner Forth Futures' Climate FORTH (Furthering Our Resilience Through Heritage) project, RSPB Scotland, on behalf of Inner Forth Futures, wishes to commission a consultant or agency to develop a Youth ‘mix and match’ Training Programme with accreditation.

This piece of work will review existing youth training programmes, engage with the Climate FORTH Youth Panel and other stakeholders to identify ‘green skills’ required for the future workforce, identify suitable heritage assets to host training, explore accreditation and propose a model for Climate FORTH to pilot. It will also develop a costed project plan for the Climate FORTH delivery phase. 

The successful contractor will undertake the works between May/June and August 2022. Interested parties can download the TENDER FOR THE SUPPLY OF CLIMATE FORTH DEVELOPMENT PHASE WORKS: SCOPING & DESIGN STUDY FOR A BESPOKE YOUTH ‘MIX AND MATCH’ TRAINING PROGRAMME WITH ACCREDITATION.

Questions related to the invitation to tender should be directed to Kate Fuller, Climate FORTH Project Manager. Any tender responses should be emailed to Kate Fuller This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the closing date of 17:00, Wednesday 18 May 2022. Kate Fuller can assist with any enquiries or queries.

This training activity will sit within the Climate FORTH project as part of a wider suite of activities that aims to support the resilience of our Inner Forth communities to climate and other change. The activity is aimed at young people (14-25) within the project area and those from the lowest 20% national Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) datazones within the project area. The successful candidate should demonstrate previous experience in similar work. The Training Programme will be submitted as part of a Stage 2 bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund, grants for heritage.

This work is possible thanks to National Lottery players, the Climate FORTH development phase is funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Added 27 April 2022.