ID Course Name Description
Award in First Aid at Work Level 3 – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 3 days each – 09.30am-5pm.
Qualification – A three-year Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
Cost – £245 + VAT for 3 days

Awareness of Mental Health Problems – Distance Learning

Qualification – nationally recognised Level 2 certificate
Duration – 12 weeks
Cost – funding by the government is available

Care and Management of Diabetes – Distance Learning

Duration – The course is usually delivered over a period of 12 weeks.
Qualification – a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification.
Cost – Due to the availability of government funding, this qualification is usually available at no cost.

Care Certificate

Many of our employers have been asking us about how we can deliver the Care Certificate and we have devised some options for you.

Catheterisation – Male & Female – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 3 hour course 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Cost – The cost per learner is £60.00 plus VAT

Common Health Conditions – Distance Learning

Duration – The course is usually delivered over a period of 12 weeks.
Qualification – a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
Cost – Due to the availability of government funding, this qualification is usually available at no cost.

Dementia and End of Life Care – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 1 day course 09.30am – 04.30pm
Cost – Cost is £95.00 plus VAT per learner

Dementia Awareness 1 Day – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 1 day course 09.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – Cost is £95.00 plus VAT per learner

Diabetes – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 3 hours 09.30am – 12.30pm
Cost – The cost per learner is £60.00 + VAT

Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care – Distance Learning

Duration – The course is usually delivered over a period of 12 weeks.
Qualification – a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
Cost – Due to the availability of government funding, this qualification is usually available at no cost.

Emergency First Aid at Work Level 2 – Short Course (Plymouth/Taunton/Exeter)

Duration – 1 day each – 09.30am-4.30pm.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone aged 19 or over on 31 August 2014 and who is in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) or ESA in the work-related activity group.

Prices range from £50.00 – £75.00 + VAT across our centres (this includes course book & certification fee).

Emergency First Aid at Work Refresher Level 2 – Short course (Taunton / Hamsphire)

Duration – 3 hours – 09.30am-12.30pm.
Cost – £60.00 + VAT.

End of Life & Palliative Care – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 6 Hours 09.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – £100.00 + VAT

End of Life and Palliative Care for Managers – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 6 Hours 09.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – £100.00 + VAT.

Equality and Diversity – Distance Learning

Duration – The course is usually delivered over a period of 12 weeks.
Qualification – a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification.
Cost – Due to the availability of government funding, this qualification is usually available at no cost.

Falls and Fracture Prevention in Older People – E-Learning

Duration – Approximately 2 – 3 hours
Qualification – At the end of this course, you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate
Cost – £30.00 + VAT (£36.00 inc. VAT)

Fire Training in Care Environments – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – One 4-hour-session.
Cost – £95 + VAT.

Food Allergen Awareness – CIEH Level 2 – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – Half day course 09.30am – 13.30pm
Cost – £55 + VAT Cost includes course book, test, certification and refreshments

Food Safety in Catering – Refresher Level 2 – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 4 hours 09.30am – 1.30pm
Cost – There is no government contribution to the cost of this course.

The cost per learner is £55.00 plus VAT (includes Awarding Body registration & certification fee).

Food Safety Level 1 Award – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 3 Hours 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Cost – There is no government contribution to the cost of this course.

The cost per learner is £50 plus VAT (this includes Awarding Body registration & certificate and course book).

Food Safety Level 2 in Catering – Short Course (Plymouth/Taunton)

Duration – 1 day training at various locations throughout the region.
Qualification – You will achieve a City & Guilds Level 2 Food Safety in Catering Award.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone aged 19 or over and who is in receipt of JSA, ESA or Universal Credit.

Range £50-70 plus VAT.

Health & Safety in the Workplace Level 2 – Short Course (Plymouth)

Duration – 1 day 09.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – The cost per learner is £50.00 plus VAT

Health & Safety in the Workplace Level 3 – Short Course (Taunton)

This accredited QCF qualification is intended for managers and supervisors working in either the private or public sector.

Health & Social Care Diploma Level 3 – Advanced Apprenticeship (or stand alone Diploma)

Duration – The Advanced Apprenticeship takes at least 12 to 18 months to complete
Qualification – Health & Social Care Diploma Level 3
Cost – This qualification can normally be fully funded depending on eligibility.

To access this funding via Acacia Training, applicants must be working under a contract of employment with a local employer in the South West Region.

For those not eligible for apprenticeship funding or wanting to complete the full framework this qualification can also be funded through an Advanced Learner Loan.

Commercial course cost incl. VAT: £2340

Health and Social Care Diploma Level 2 – Intermediate Apprenticeship

Duration – The Intermediate Apprenticeship takes at least 12 to 15 months to complete.
Qualification – City & Guilds award
Cost – The Apprenticeship is now available for all ages (subject to eligibility) and is made up of a framework of the QCF Diploma, a Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

If you are an employer and have not taken on an apprentice in the previous 12 months, you may be eligible for a grant of £1500.

Healthier Food & Special Diet – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – A full day course run between the hours of 9.00am – 5.00pm
Cost – There is no government contribution to the cost of this course.

The cost per learner is £88.50 including certification fee plus VAT.

Incontinence & Catheter Care – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 3 hour course 09.30am – 12.30pm
Cost – The cost per learner is £60 plus VAT

Infection, Prevention & Control – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – This classroom training takes 3 hours from 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Qualification – Learners will receive an ATD certificate of attendance
Cost – £60.00 + VAT

IOSH Managing Safely – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – This is a 4- day course 09.30am – 5.00pm
Cost – Cost per learner £750.00 + VAT.

Medicines in The Care Home – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 4 Hours 09.30am – 13.30pm
Cost – The cost per learner is £75.00 plus VAT

Mental Health Awareness – Distance Learning

Qualification – Level 2 certificate
Duration – 12 weeks
Cost – funded by the government

Moving & Handling Instructor & Assessor (People and Loads) – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – This is a 5 – day course 09.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – Cost per learner £450 + VAT.

Moving & Handling Instructor & Assessor People to Loads Conversion – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – This is a half day course 09.30am – 1.30pm
Cost – Cost per learner £65.00 + VAT

Moving & Handling Instructor & Assessor Update – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – This is a 1- day course 09.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – Cost per learner £110.00 + VAT.

Nutrition for the Elderly 1-Day – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 6 Hours 09.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – £75.00 plus VAT per person

Nutrition for the Elderly Train the Trainer – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – A full day course between the hours of 9.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – The cost per learner is £150.00* plus VAT.

Nutrition for the Elderly Train the Trainer Refresher – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 3 hour course 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Cost – The cost per learner is £60.00 plus VAT

Paediatric First Aid for Child Carers – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 2-Days 09.30am – 4.30pm (Saturdays)
Cost – The cost per learner is £95.00 plus VAT.

Paediatric First Aid Level 3 – Short Course (Plymouth/Taunton)

Duration – 2-Days 09.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – The cost per learner is £95 plus VAT for both Units and the Award.

We can offer this course free to every employer who hires a 16-18 year old apprentice with us for Level 2 in Childcare.

PAT Training – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – A full day course between the hours of 9.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – £125.00

Principles of Dementia – Distance Learning

Qualification – recognised Level 2 certificate
Duration – 12 weeks
Cost- funded by the government

Principles of End of Life Care – Distance Learning

Qualification – Level 2
Duration – 12 weeks
Cost – Due to the availability of government funding, this qualification is usually available at no cost.

Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings – Distance Learning

Qualification – Level 2 certificate
Duration – 12 weeks
Cost – funded by the government

Process of Ageing – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 3 Hours
Cost – The cost per learner is £60.00 plus VAT

Safeguarding Adults Alerters – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – This course is a full day training course in a class 09.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – There is no government contribution to the cost of this course.

The cost per learner is £95.00 plus VAT.

Safeguarding Adults Investigators – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 6 Hours 09.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – £95.00 + VAT.

Signs & Symptoms – Short Course (Taunton)

To give you an understanding of the signs and symptoms and the action that needs to be taken for a variety of medical conditions.

Signs & Symptoms Update – Short Course (Taunton)

To refresh on your understanding of signs & symptoms and the action that needs to be taken for a variety of medical conditions.

Texture Modified Diets – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration: 01.30 – 04.30pm
Cost: £50 plus VAT

Textured Modified Diets – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration: 01.30 – 04.30pm
Cost: £50 plus VAT

Understanding Mental Health – Short Course (Taunton)

To achieve a basic knowledge and understanding of common mental health issues.

Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care – Distance learning

Qualification – Level 2
Duration – 12 weeks
Cost – The Government funding is subject to availability

Venepuncture – Initial Training – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 1 day course 09.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – Cost per learner £95.00 plus VAT.

Venepuncture – Refresher – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 3 Hours 1.30pm – 4.30pm.
Cost – The cost per learner is £60.00 plus VAT.

Verification of Expected Death – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 3 hour course 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Cost – Cost is £60 plus VAT per learner.