HCaTS Pool 1 On-Ramp
This $3.45 billion (for Pool 1) GWAC covers Customized Training and Development Services, Human Capital Strategy Services, and Organizational Performance Improvement. The current RFP is an on-ramp to increase participation, with an expectation of 30 new awards expanding the pool of 11 already awarded companies. This is a set-aside competition for small businesses with the socio-economic status of HUBZone Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Woman-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB), Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), and 8(a) Small Business (8(a) SB).
HCaTS Pool 1 in a Nutshell:
|Agency:||General Services Administration (GSA)|
|Status:||Full Solicitation was released on December 20, 2018|
|Proposal Due Date:||Feb 8, 2019 6:00 pm Eastern|
611430 — Professional and Management Development Training
611699 — All Other Miscellaneous Schools and Instruction
624310 — Vocational Rehabilitation Services
|Contract Period:||Base Period ends on 9 November 2021 with another five option years|
|Type of Contract:||Multiple Award IDIQ (GWAC)|
|Number of Awards:||30|
|Maximum Contract Ceiling Value:||$3.45 Billion|
|Set-Aside:||Total Small Business Set‐Aside|
|Functional Areas:||Covers three (3) individual Key Service Areas (KSAs):|
1: Customized Training and Development Services
2: Customized Human Capital Strategy Services
3: Customized Organizational Performance Improvement
|Partnering:||Joint Ventures or Subcontracting are NOT allowed.|
|Specific Requirements:||Essentially need to provide Six (6) past performed contracts that have the highest past performance rating and are within the 3 KSAs mentioned above with extra scores for federal contracts, contract value, number of KSAs covered, period of performance, multiple subs, cost reimbursement, etc. The prior performed contracts must have been completed within the last 5 years or be ongoing with at least 3 months of performance. Past performed contracts can be Federal or Commercial. All contracts must have been performed as Prime (performance as a subcontractor is not allowed). Four out of the Six contracts must be Pool 1 NAICS.|
|Evaluation:||This is a self-scoring system with a total possible score of 28,470. The division of the scoring is:|
– Experience: 13,310
– Past Performance: 15,000
– Accreditations/Certifications: 160
GDIC Related Articles:
|Oct 8, 2018||Ready for HCaTS On-ramp Pool 1 GSA’s Bid?|
|Sep 28, 2018||Human Capital and Training Solutions Small Business (HCaTS SB)|
|Solicitation Link on FBO Website:||HCaTS Pool 1 RFP Documents|
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