About Acacia Training and Development

Acacia Training and Development offers 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.

You can gain skills and qualifications in the following areas:

• Business Skills such as Management, Marketing, Business Administration, Team Leading  and Customer Service
• Childcare and Support Teaching
• Employability
• Hairdressing/Barbering
• Health and Social Care

Learning can be done through work based assessment, attendance at short courses or online and distance learning courses.

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.

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