Borders College

Tendering Procedure

The College has access to the following framework agreements:

  • National Higher and Further Education Contracts
  • Scottish Public Sector Contracts established by Procurement Scotland
  • Government Procurement Services
  • Crescent Purchasing Consortium

Where the College requires to procure goods, services or works that are not covered by agreements set up by the above, the College complies with the following procedure:

  • Above £2,000 – three quotations
  • Above £20,000 – Competitive Tender
  • Above £173,934 (goods and services) – EU Tender
  • Above £4,348,350 (works) – EU Tender

Public Contracts Scotland Portal (PCS)
Borders College advertises all tenders above £20,000 through the Portal. The Public Contracts Scotland Portal is also used for smaller value tenders and/or quick quotes.