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Acacia Training and Development Ltd

Acacia Training and Development Ltd offes a comprehensive service for businesses, individual employees and unemployed people seeking work. Recognised by the National Skills Academy for Care, We are one of the largest non-college based training organisations in the South West.

From vocational programmes for young people, to individually tailored courses for senior management, our commitment to delivering high quality training is paramount. We have built our reputation on the quality of our service, supported by our IIP and Matrix accreditations.

Acacia Training and Development provides classroom training as well as Work based and Apprenticeship training from three centres in Taunton, Newton Abbot and Plymouth.

Our Mission

To provide high quality training services, supporting employers and individuals in achieving their business aims and individual aspirations.

‘Learning without boundaries’

Our Aims

To deliver quality assured, seamless services within a culture where quality is everyone’s responsibility and there is a positive attitude towards continuous improvement.

To recruit and develop a professional and effective workforce, which is equipped to meet the challenges of the sector, both now and in the future

About us

About Acacia Training and Development Ltd

Acacia Training and Development Ltd is proud to be part of the Somerset Care Group, which is one of the largest not-for-profit care companies in the South of England.

Acacia Training and Development Ltd offers a comprehensive service for businesses and individual employees, and is recognised as one of the largest non-college based training organisations in the South West. We employ over 150 staff operating from training centres in Taunton, Heathfield and Plymouth. We also have an office in Roche in Cornwall and we are about to set up operations in the Basingstoke area.

In the area of workforce development, our services range from apprenticeship programmes for young people through to individually tailored courses for senior management. In all of our programmes, our commitment to delivering high quality training is paramount. We have built our reputation on the quality of our service, supported by our Investors In People and Matrix accreditations and our latest Ofsted Grade 2 GOOD inspection report. Acacia Training and Development Ltd was the first provider in the SW Region to be formally 'Recognised' by the National Skills Academy for Care.

We are experts in accessing government funding to help local employers to maximise the results from any investment in training and development for their staff. We have a large contract from the Skills Funding Agency and can allocate funding to contribute to or fully cover the cost of training. We provide learning programmes to a wide range of customers from unemployed job seekers, young people starting out on their career ladder in their first apprenticeship to senior management seeking to gain higher skills qualifications at level 5 or above.

Our qualifications are offered across a wide range of vocational areas including: Health & Social Care, Children & Young People’s Workforce, Hairdressing/Barbering, Accounting, Management, Business Administration, Customer Service, Payroll Administration, Marketing, Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools and Dental Nursing.

High quality Business Management, Statutory and Health & Social Care training (short courses) are available at all three of our well equipped training centres and at other locations. ATD is able to facilitate training on employer premises across the South West and beyond. Our courses Business Manager can also provide bespoke training courses designed to meet the needs of individual business requirements.

We have established effective partnerships working with many other training organisations in order to increase the scope and depth of our training offer to include a range of high quality e-learning and distance learning options. We also support many local employers who wish to access government funding to support their own delivery of QCF diplomas and apprenticeships and other small training providers that are unable to establish their own contract for funding due to limitation of size.

Facilities available

We have a wide range of facilities at Acacia Training and Development Ltd including:

  • Meeting Rooms
  • IT Suite
  • Training Rooms and Equipment
  • Free Wifi
  • On Site Care Park

If you wish to hire or view any of our facilities please feel free to contact us.

Additional support

We can offer additional support for everyone that requires it including Math, English and It training to help you progress, the option of online or paper based portfolios to suit your needs and additional tutor time to help with any learning difficulties.

We work closely with your employer to ensure that all your learning needs are met and you are happy in your working environment.

Learner success

We strive for success with our learners and continually have a high achievement rate.

Acacia Training and Development Ltd have been involved in the 'Grow Somerset Talent' schemes which celebrates learning success and awards both learners and employers for their achievements.

We also offer progression routes for our learners as much as possible including Level and higher level qualifications in certain sectors.

Upon achieving a qualification we offer information and advice to identify progression opportunities or additional qualifications or courses that may be appropriate and of interest.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Acacia Training & Development Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 09 December 2015
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