The British Council is looking for service providers in Belgium and Luxembourg who will provide an end-to-end Test Day service to IELTS on Computer test-takers, including the provision of the Test Day venue, venue staff (Invigilators and IT Technician) and Test Day equipment. The British Council will facilitate pre-test and post-test activities, such as registration, apportionment, test marking and results. Tests will be marked by the British Council. The British Council will also provide and cover the cost of Speaking Test Examiners who will deliver Speaking tests remotely to the Test Takers taking the test at supplier’s premises.


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Location of contract United Kingdom

Value of contract £463,000

Procurement reference BC/01848

Published date 15 June 2021

Closing date 30 July 2021

Closing time 10am

Contract start date 14 September 2021

Contract end date 14 September 2023

Contract type Service contract

Procedure type Open procedure (OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs? Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs? No

Bidders will be required to register on British Council`s e-Tendering portal In-Tend hosted at in order to take part in the tender process. Once registered, bidders must log-in to the website where they can view the project and access the bidders pack and submit their return. Bidders will also be required to demonstrate their capability and `means of proof` will be required. These conditions are outlined in the ITT.