a. The Contractor shall provide training courses normally available to commercial customers, which will permit Government users to make full, efficient use of general purpose commercial IT products. Training is restricted to training courses for those products within the scope of this solicitation.
b. The Contractor shall provide training at the Contractor’s facility and/or at the Government’s location, as agreed to by the Contractor and the Government.
Written orders, EDI orders (GSA Advantage! and FACNET), credit card orders, and orders placed under blanket purchase agreements (BPAs) shall be the basis for the purchase of training courses in accordance with the terms of this contract. Orders shall include the student’s name, course title, course date and time, and contracted dollar amount of the course.
3. TIME OF DELIVERY
The Contractor shall conduct training on the date (time, day, month, and year) agreed to by the Contractor and the Government.
4. CANCELLATION AND RESCHEDULING
a. The Government will notify the Contractor at least seventy-two (72) hours before the scheduled training date, if a student will be unable to attend. The Contractor will then permit the Government to either cancel the order or reschedule the training at no additional charge. In the event the training class is rescheduled, the Government will modify its original training order to specify the time and date of the rescheduled training class.
b. In the event the Government fails to cancel or reschedule a training course within the time frame specified in paragraph a, above, the Government will be liable for the contracted dollar amount of the training course. The Contractor agrees to permit the Government to reschedule a student who fails to attend a training class within ninety (90) days from the original course date, at no additional charge.
c. The Government reserves the right to substitute one student for another up to the first day of class.
d. In the event the Contractor is unable to conduct training on the date agreed to by the Contractor and the Government, the Contractor must notify the Government at least seventy-two (72) hours before the scheduled training date.
5. FOLLOW-UP SUPPORT
The Contractor agrees to provide each student with unlimited telephone support for a period of one (1) year from the completion of the training course. During this period, the student may contact the Contractor’s instructors for refresher assistance and answers to related course curriculum questions.
6. PRICE FOR TRAINING
The price that the Government will be charged will be the Government training price in effect at the time of order placement, or the Government price in effect at the time the training course is conducted, whichever is less.
7. INVOICES AND PAYMENT
Invoices for training shall be submitted by the Contractor after Government completion of the training course. Charges for training must be paid in arrears (31 U.S.C. 3324). PROMPT PAYMENT DISCOUNT, IF APPLICABLE, SHALL BE SHOWN ON THE INVOICE.
8. FORMAT AND CONTENT OF TRAINING
a. The Contractor shall provide written materials (i.e., manuals, handbooks, texts, etc.) normally provided with course offerings. Such documentation will become the property of the student upon completion of the training class.
b. For hands-on training courses, there must be a one-to-one assignment of IT equipment to students.
c. The Contractor shall provide each student with a Certificate of Training at the completion of each training course.
d. The Contractor shall provide the following information for each training course offered:
(1) The course title and a brief description of the course content, to include the course format (e.g., lecture, discussion, hands-on training);
(2) The length of the course;
(3) Mandatory and desirable prerequisites for student enrollment;
(4) The minimum and maximum number of students per class;
(5) The locations where the course is offered;
(6) Class schedules; and
(7) Price (per student, per class (if applicable).
INFORMATION APPLICABLE TO ALL COURSES:
The format of all courses will include lecture, discussion and hands-on training.(4) Minimum Number of Students: one for courses at TechNow Training Facilities, ten for courses at the client’s facility; Maximum Number of Students: twelve, for courses at TechNow and client facilities.
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