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CONTRACTOR PREQUALIFICATION AND BEST PRACTICE ACCREDITATION SCHEME 2015-2017 FOR CONSTRUCTION AND RELATED WORK VALUED $1M AND OVER - SCM1461

Scheme ID SCM1461
Starts 21-Apr-2015
Ends 31-Dec-2022
RFT Publish Date 21-Apr-2015
RFT Close Date & Time
31-Dec-2022 12:00pm
ABN Required Yes
 
RFT Type Scheme Invitation
Agency NSW Procurement
Category Hardware & Construction

Contact Person
NSWBUY
Phone: 1800 679 289
nswbuy@finance.nsw.gov.au

Scheme Details

Contractor Prequalification and Best Practice Accreditation Scheme 2015-2019

For Construction and related work valued $1M and over

Start application

The information displayed below is a read-only version of the application process. Please review and, when ready to apply for the scheme, click the Start application button above.

Vendor Instruction

You need to answer all the questions in this online application and provide the information requested.

If you don’t supply the information we need, we will not be able to assess your application properly or quickly.

*It is recommended that you submit the application from a generic/ proxy email address (such as tenders@###.com) that the relevant people in your organisation will have access to. Tendering opportunities will typically be sent to the email address that submitted the application.


Prequalification Types

For projects valued from $1M to $10M
For projects valued above $10M

Documents

Terms and Conditions

Capabilities

The Applicant must identify its areas of substantial expertise by nominating the categories in which it is seeking prequalification.

1. Work Category
  • Building Works
  • Civil Works
  • Fitout and Refurbishment
2. Contract System
  • Construction
  • Design & Construct
  • Managing Contractor
3. Specialities
  • Heritage
  • Modular Building
  • Wastewater Infrastructure
  • Water Infrastructure
4. Best Practice accreditation
  • Best Practice accreditation
    For Best Practice Accreditation applicants must already be prequalified under the Prequalification and Best Practice Accreditation Scheme for work of value $2.5M and above (Restricted to prequalified firms with a benchmark score of 65% with DFSI or other NSW Agencies).

For projects valued from $1M to $10M Questionnaire

The Applicant must answer the following questions based on the prequalification type they are applying for

Management, Key Personnel & Qualifications

Key personnel *

Complete and upload the attached template nominating the relevant contact and key personnel.

Contact and key personnel template

Response Type: Upload
Training, development and contract experience *

Complete and upload the attached template nominating senior staff who have attended relevant training and have relevant contract experience.

Refer to template for detailed instruction.

Training & contract experience template

Response Type: Upload
Cooperative based contracting *

Attach Cooperative based contracting (GC21) certificates completed by 2 senior staff.

Response Type: Upload
Conflict Resolution Training *

Attach Conflict Resolution certificates completed by 2 senior staff.

Response Type: Upload
Alternative Dispute Resolution *

Attach Alternative Dispute Resolution certificates completed by 2 senior staff.

Response Type: Upload

Experience and Performance history

Experience *

Complete and upload the attached template detailing your firm's experience.

At least 2 examples for each Work Category (capability) you are applying for are required.

Refer to the template for detailed instructions.

Experience template

Response Type: Upload
Client referee/ performance reports *

Upload relevant client referee/ performance reports that demonstrate your record in the Work Categories (capabilities) applied for.

Each Work Category must be supported by at least 2 reports that clearly align to that Work Category.

Referee report template

Response Type: Upload

Financial details

Financial details *

Complete and upload the attached Financial details table.

Financial details table

Response Type: Upload
Financial statements *

Please upload a copy of your annual financial statements for the last 3 years.

Response Type: Upload

WHS & QMS systems and accreditations

WHS - Work Health and Safety

QMS - Quality Management System

Quality Management System (QMS) *

Upload:

  • 3 ITPs and evidence of actual implementation on actual contract.
  • Current JAS-ANZ QMS certification to AS/NZS ISO 9001

Use the calendar feature to enter the expiry date of your relevant certification.

Response Type: Upload & Date
WHS Management System *

Upload:

  • current accreditation with the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner; or

  • current certification to NSW Government Work Health and Safety Management Systems and Auditing Guidelines Edition 5; or

  • accreditation with a NSW Government Construction Agency within the last 3 years to the NSW Government OHS Management Systems Guidelines Edition 4.


Use the calendar feature to enter the expiry date of your relevant certification.

Response Type: Upload & Date
WHS Management System *

Provide for 3 separate contracts completed in the last 2 years, evidence of one of the following site specific WHS documents:

  • third party WHS Audit Report

  • internal WHS Audit Report

  • site Safety Inspection Report

  • site Safety Review Report

  • other similar evidence

Response Type: Upload

Best Practice Accreditation

The following questions must be answered if applying for Best Practice Accreditation. Applicants applying for Best Practice Accreditation must in the first instance obtain prequalification for work valued over $2.5m with a benchmark score of 65% with DFSI or other NSW Agencies.

Performance Internal Review

Where a firm has been awarded work through the NSW Government Procurement System for Construction, the firm is to formally track and review at the Executive level, the firm’s own performance based on Contractor Performance Reports for all contracts procured in this manner. The firm is to ensure that it obtains and retains fully completed copies of CPRs from the Project Manager on a quarterly basis.

Complete and upload the attached template.

Refer to the template for detailed instructions.

Performance Internal review template

Response Type: Upload
Performance Delivery

The firm is to have achieved a Best Practice Performance benchmark of 65% based on the Contractor Performance Reports for all contracts procured through the NSW Government Procurement System for Construction for all work in progress within the last three (3) years.

Alternately, where there is insufficient work history with the Department, the firm is to be able to provide four (4) Client Referee Reports (based on the DFS template) or four (4) Contractor Performance Reports (based on the performance reports of other NSW Agency Clients) for work fully completed within the last three (3) years which meet the 65% Best Practice Performance benchmark.

Response Type: Upload
Best Practice matrix

Applicants applying for Best Practice Accreditation must in the first instance obtain prequalification for work valued over $2.5m with a benchmark score of 65% with DFSI or other NSW Agencies.

The firm is to be able to provide evidence of meeting the Best Practice Matrix criteria including ability to provide extracts of relevant policy, procedures, communications, training and operational records. (Refer to application form for details).

Complete and upload the attached template.

Best Practice matrix

Response Type: Upload

Legal

Fines *

Complete and upload the attached template. The applicant is to identify all fines, prosecutions and convictions in the last 3 years as well as action taken by applicant to address these matters including Work Health and Safety; Environmental matters.

Fines template

Response Type: Upload
Confirmation of Authorised Representative *

I am authorised to submit this application for and on behalf of the applicant.


For projects valued above $10M Questionnaire

The Applicant must answer the following questions based on the prequalification type they are applying for

Management, Key Personnel & Qualifications

Key personnel *

Complete and upload the attached template nominating senior staff who have attended relevant training and have relevant contract experience.

Refer to template for detailed instruction.

Training & contract experience template

Response Type: Upload
Cooperative based contracting *

Attach Cooperative based contracting (GC21) certificates completed by 2 senior staff.

Response Type: Upload
Conflict Resolution Training *

Attach Conflict Resolution certificates completed by 2 senior staff.

Response Type: Upload
Alternative Dispute Resolution Training *

Attach Alternative Dispute Resolution certificates completed by 2 senior staff.

Response Type: Upload
Project Management Training *

Attach a BSB51407 Diploma of Project Management or an equivalent qualification or a higher qualification level specific to Project Management   Or Professional PM Registration and Experience including: Certified Practicing Project Practitioner (CPPP) with the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) or similar.

Response Type: Upload

Experience and Performance history

Experience *

Complete and upload the attached template detailing your firm's experience.

At least 2 examples for each Work Category (capability) you are applying for are required.

Refer to the template for detailed instructions.

Experience template

Response Type: Upload
Client referee/ performance reports *

Upload relevant client referee/ performance reports that demonstrate your record in the Work Categories (capabilities) applied for.

Each Work Category must be supported by at least 2 reports that clearly align to that Work Category.

Referee report template

Response Type: Upload

Financial details

Financial details *

Complete and upload the attached Financial details table.

Applicants must use the table provided below.

Financial details table

Response Type: Upload
Financial statements *

Please upload a copy of your annual financial statements for the last 3 years.

Response Type: Upload

WHS, EMS, Quality Assurance & Project Management System

WHS - Work Health and Safety

QMS - Quality Management System

EMS - Environmental Management System

Quality Management System (QMS) *

Upload:

  • 3 ITPs and evidence of actual implementation on actual contract.
  • Current JAS-ANZ QMS certification to AS/NZS ISO 9001


Use the calendar feature to enter the expiry date of your relevant certification.

Response Type: Upload & Date
WHS Management System *

Upload:

  • current accreditation with the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner; or

  • current certification to NSW Government Work Health and Safety Management Systems and Auditing Guidelines Edition 5; or

  • accreditation with a NSW Government Construction Agency within the last 3 years to the NSW Government OHS Management Systems Guidelines Edition 4.


Use the calendar feature to enter the expiry date of your relevant certification.

Response Type: Upload & Date
WHS Management System *

Provide for 3 separate contracts completed in the last 2 years, evidence of one of the following site specific WHS documents:

  • third party WHS Audit Report

  • internal WHS Audit Report

  • site Safety Inspection Report

  • site Safety Review Report

  • other similar evidence

Response Type: Upload
Environmental Management System (EMS) *

Applicant seeking prequalification for $10M or more are to provide evidence of one of the following:

  • Certificate confirming Corporate EMS Management System to the current AS/NZS 14001; or

  • current certification to NSW Government Environmental Management Systems Guidelines Edition 3; or
  • accredited by a NSW Government construction agency within the last 3 years as conforming to the NSW Government Environmental Management Systems Guidelines Edition 2.


Use the calendar feature to enter the expiry date of your relevant certification.

Response Type: Upload & Date
Environmental Management System (EMS) *

Applicant seeking prequalification for $10M or more must provide:

  • 2 Environmental Management Plans used on 2 separate completed projects that comply with the current AS/NZS 14001 or current NSW Government Environmental Management Systems Guidelines

Response Type: Upload
Project Management System *

Applicants must provide:

  • Project Management Plans on 2 contracts completed by the applicant detailing coverage of all ten PMBOK elements or equivalent

Response Type: Upload

Best Practice Accreditation

The following questions must be answered if applying for Best Practice Accreditation. Applicants applying for Best Practice Accreditation must in the first instance obtain prequalification for work valued over $2.5m with a benchmark score of 65% with DFSI or other NSW Agencies.

Performance Internal Review

Where a firm has been awarded work through the NSW Government Procurement System for Construction, the firm is to formally track and review at the Executive level, the firm’s own performance based on Contractor Performance Reports for all contracts procured in this manner. The firm is to ensure that it obtains and retains fully completed copies of CPRs from the Project Manager on a quarterly basis.

Complete and upload the attached template.

Refer to the template for detailed instructions.

Performance Internal review template

Response Type: Upload
Performance Delivery

The firm is to have achieved a Best Practice Performance benchmark of 65% based on the Contractor Performance Reports for all contracts procured through the NSW Government Procurement System for Construction for all work in progress within the last three (3) years.

Alternately, where there is insufficient work history with the Department, the firm is to be able to provide four (4) Client Referee Reports (based on the DFS template) or four (4) Contractor Performance Reports (based on the performance reports of other NSW Agency Clients) for work fully completed within the last three (3) years which meet the 65% Best Practice Performance benchmark.

Response Type: Upload
Best Practice matrix

Applicants applying for Best Practice Accreditation must in the first instance obtain prequalification for work valued over $2.5m with a benchmark score of 65% with DFSI or other NSW Agencies.

The firm is to be able to provide evidence of meeting the Best Practice Matrix criteria including ability to provide extracts of relevant policy, procedures, communications, training and operational records. (Refer to application form for details).

Complete and Upload the attached template.

Best Practice Matrix

Response Type: Upload

Legal

Fines *

Complete and upload the attached template. The applicant is to identify all fines, prosecutions and convictions in the last 3 years as well as action taken by applicant to address these matters including Work Health and Safety; Environmental matters.

Fines template

Response Type: Upload
Confirmation of Authorised Representative *

I am authorised to submit this application for and on behalf of the applicant.

Amendment History

  1. 13-Apr-2017 2:02pm

    Amended the Scheme Documents

  2. 25-Aug-2017 3:37pm

    Amended templates and sychronised against advance and base questions

  3. 6-Sep-2017 1:25pm

    Updated the Financial Details template so that it is in line with the current financail year.

  4. 21-Jan-2019 2:28pm

    Updated the Financial Details Table template.

  5. 17-Jun-2019 1:26pm

    Access should only be available for public sector agencies.

  6. 26-Jun-2019 2:07pm

     

    This is to notify that the Prequalification Scheme SCM1461 is being extended till 31 December 2019. No action is required from the approved suppliers.

     

  7. 16-Dec-2019 11:26am

    PLEASE NOTE: Current supplier are not required to reapply or make changes to the application.

    The scheme has been extended with the same terms and conditions.

    The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, Public Works Advisory, advises that the whole-of-government Contractor Prequalification and Best Practice Accreditation Scheme for Construction and Related Work Valued $1 Million and Over (SCM1461) has been extended to 31 December 2022.

    For more information, contact the NSW Procurement Service Centre on nswbuy@treasury.nsw.gov.au or 1800 679 289.

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