All Course

ID Course Name Description
AAT Bookkeeping Level 1 Certificate – Short Course (Plymouth)

Duration – For 10 weeks, weekly from 5-8pm
Qualification – AAT Bookkeeping Level 1 Certificate
Cost – The course including the certificate and books cost £275 + VAT

Accounting AAT Certificate Level 2 – Apprenticeship

Duration – This QCF Certificate usually takes 12 months to complete
Qualification – Accounting AAT Certificate Level 2
Cost – The Skills Funding Agency requires Acacia Training to choose Apprenticeship funding over any other form of funding where there is a choice. The Apprenticeship is now available for all ages (subject to eligibility) and is made up of a framework of the QCF Certificate, Functional Skills in Maths and English at level 1, An Employment Rights and Responsibilities Work Book (ERR), and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. Textbooks are provided within the funding.

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

The QCF Certificate at Level 2 is also available commercially to those who are not eligible for funding at a price of £1100 +VAT, with an additional cost for the necessary textbooks.

Accounting AAT Diploma Level 3 – Advanced Apprenticeship (or stand alone Diploma)

Duration – This QCF Diploma usually takes 12-15 months to complete
Qualification – Accounting AAT Diploma Level 3
Cost – For learners aged up to 24, the Skills Funding Agency currently provides funding for this programme.

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.

Acacia Training can access 24+ Advanced learner loans to pay for this training, subject to eligibility.

Commercial cost incl. VAT: £1920 (plus cost of books and AAT fees).

Accounting AAT Diploma Level 4 – Higher Apprenticeship (or stand alone Diploma)

Duration – This QCF Diploma usually takes 15-18 months to complete
Qualification – QCF Diploma Accounting Level 4
Cost – Commercial course cost incl. VAT: £2000 (plus cost of books and AAT fees)

Adult Social Care – Class Provision (Plymouth)

Duration – One Week training at various locations throughout the region.
Qualification – City&Guilds Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in the Adult Social Care Sector.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone aged 19 or over and who is in receipt of JSA, ESA or Universal Credit.

Advanced into Employment – Class Provision

Duration – 4 days 9.30am – 4pm at the Plymouth centre.
Qualification – You will receive a NOCN Level 1 Award in Employability.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone 19 and over who are claiming Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) or ESA in the work-related activity group.

Appraisal and Effective Performance Management – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – This 1-day-course from 9.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – £110 plus VAT.

Assertiveness – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 1 Day course 09.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – The cost per learner is £110.00 + VAT.

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

Barbering Diploma Level 2 – Intermediate Apprenticeship

Duration – This is a technical qualification which can take between 12 and 15 months to achieve Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship
Qualification – Barbering Diploma Level 2
Cost – The Skills Funding Agency requires Acacia Training to choose Apprenticeship funding over any other form of funding where there is a choice. The Apprenticeship is now available for all ages (subject to eligibility) and is made up of a framework of the QCF Diploma and Functional Skills. To access this funding via Acacia Training, applicants must be working under contract of employment with a local employer in the South West Region.

However, in some cases this stand-alone Diploma may be an option.

Business Administration Diploma Level 2 – Intermediate Apprenticeship

Duration – You can achieve this qualification in a minimum of 12 months, as part of the Intermediate Apprenticeship
Qualification – Business Administration Diploma Level 2
Cost – The Skills Funding Agency requires Acacia Training to choose Apprenticeship funding over any other form of funding where there is a choice. The Apprenticeship is now available for all ages (subject to eligibility) and is made up of a framework of the QCF Certificate, a Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

The QCF Certificate is also available commercially to those who are not eligible for funding at a price of £1100 +VAT.

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

Business Administration Diploma Level 3 – Advanced Apprenticeship (or stand alone Diploma)

Duration – You can achieve this qualification in anything between 15 months to 18 months
Cost – Commercial costs incl. VAT: £2220

Business Administration Diploma Level 4 – Higher Apprenticeship

Duration – You can achieve this qualification in anything between 15 months to 18 months
Qualification – Business Administration Diploma Level 4
Cost – For learners aged up to 24, the Skills Funding Agency currently provides funding for this programme.

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 learners aged 24 years and over, the Advanced Apprenticeship is co-funded with a contribution from the government to add to an employer contribution of £250.

Learner Loans are also available for learners aged over 24 years, have lived in the UK for the past 3 years and have a NI number.

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

Childcare – Class Provision (Plymouth)

Duration – 1 week training at various locations throughout the region.
Qualification – You will receive a NOCN certificate made up for 3 units.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone 19 and over and who is in receipt of JSA, ESA or Universal Credit.

Children and Young People’s Workforce Certificate Level 2 – Apprenticeship

Duration – You achieve this qualification in approximately 13 months
Qualification – QCF Certificate in Children and Young People’s Workforce
Cost – The Skills Funding Agency requires Acacia Training to choose Apprenticeship funding over any other form of funding where there is a choice. The Apprenticeship is now available for all ages (subject to eligibility) and is made up of a framework of the QCF Certificate, Functional Skills, and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

The QCF Certificate is also available commercially to those who are not eligible for funding at a price of £1100 + VAT.

Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 3 – Advanced Apprenticeship (or stand alone Diploma)

Duration – You can achieve this Advanced Apprenticeship or with a Learner Loan (if you are over 24 years old) in anything between 18 months and 24 months
Qualification – QCF Diploma in Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 3
Cost – For learners aged up to 24, the Skills Funding Agency currently provides funding for this programme.

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

Learner Loans are also available for learners aged over 24 years, have lived in the UK for the past 3 years and have a NI number.

Commercial course cost incl. VAT: £2340

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.

Confidence Building – Class Provision (Plymouth/Taunton)

Duration – 1 day training at various locations throughout the region.
Qualification – You will achieve a QCF Level 1 Certificate in Confidence building.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone 19 and over and who is in receipt of JSA, ESA or Universal Credit.

Customer Service Diploma Level 2 – Intermediate Apprenticeship

Duration – You can achieve this qualification in a minimum of 12 months, as part of the Intermediate Apprenticeship
Qualification – Customer Service Diploma Level 2
Cost – The Skills Funding Agency requires Acacia Training to choose Apprenticeship funding over any other form of funding where there is a choice. The Apprenticeship is now available for all ages (subject to eligibility) and is made up of a framework of the QCF Certificate, a Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.
The QCF Certificate is also available commercially to those who are not eligible for funding at a price of £1100 +VAT
To access this funding via Acacia Training, applicants must be working with a contract of employment with a local employer in the South West Region.

Customer Service Diploma Level 3 – Advanced Apprenticeship (or stand alone Diploma)

Duration – You can achieve this qualification in anything between 12 months and 15 months as part of an Apprenticeship.
Qualification – QCF Certificate in Customer Service Level 3
Cost – For learners aged up to 24, the Skills Funding Agency currently provides funding for this programme.

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.

Acacia Training can access 24+ Advanced learner loans to pay for this training, subject to eligibility.

Commercial course cost incl. VAT: £2220

Customer Service Skills – Class Provision (Plymouth/Taunton)

Duration – 1 day training at various locations throughout the region.
Qualification – You will achieve a QCF Level 1 QCF Certificate in Customer Service Skills.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone 19 and over and who is in receipt of JSA, ESA or Universal Credit.

CV Writing – Class Provision (Plymouth/Taunton)

Duration – 1 day training at various locations throughout the region.
Qualification – You will achieve a QCF level 1 Certificate in CV Writing.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone aged 19 or over and who is in receipt of JSA, ESA or Universal Credit.

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/IOW)

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.

£75.00 + VAT (this includes course book & certification fee).

Prices for the Isle of Wight centre: £60 plus VAT per person and £420 for a group at the centre or workplace. Prices for group bookings at your workplace in Hampshire mainland and Dorset will vary. Please fill in the enquiry form for more information.

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

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.

Equality, Inclusion and Diversity – Short Course (Isle of Wight)

Duration – 3-hour course from 9.30am – 12.30pm
Cost – Cost per learner £33 + VAT. A group session at the Isle of Wight centre or your workplace will cost £260 plus VAT

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 / Isle of Wight)

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).

Cost per learner £33 + VAT for the Isle of Wight centre. A group session at the Isle of Wight centre or your workplace will cost £260 plus VAT. These costs will vary on the Hampshire mainland and in Dorset. For more information, please fill in the enquiry form.

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.

Functional Skills Funded Courses

Duration – This course can take 3-6 months and you will have a tutor helping you to pass your final City & Guilds test.
Qualification – City and Guilds qualifications.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone 19 and over with no GCSE Maths or English grades A – C.

Future Directions – Class Provision (Plymouth/Taunton)

Duration – This course will run over a 10-day-period with a mix of classes and 1-to-1 sessions.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone 19 and over who are claiming Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) or ESA in the work-related activity group.

Hairdressing Diploma Level 2 – Intermediate Apprenticeship

Duration – This is a technical qualification which can take between 12 and 15 months to achieve Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship
Qualification – Hairdressing Diploma Level 2
Cost – The Skills Funding Agency requires Acacia Training to choose Apprenticeship funding over any other form of funding where there is a choice. The Apprenticeship is now available for all ages (subject to eligibility) and is made up of a framework of the QCF Diploma and Key Skills. To access this funding via Acacia Training, applicants must be working under contract of employment with a local employer in the South West Region.

However, in some cases this stand-alone Diploma may be an option.

Hairdressing Level 3 – Advanced Apprenticeship (or stand alone Diploma)

Duration – This is a technical qualification which can take between 18 and 24 months to achieve as a component of an Advanced Apprenticeship
Qualification – Hairdressing Level 3
Cost – For learners aged up to 24, the Skills Funding Agency requires Acacia Training to choose Advanced Apprenticeship funding over any other form of funding where there is a choice. The Advanced Apprenticeship is now available for all ages (subject to eligibility) and is made up of a framework of the QCF Diploma, Functional Skills at the appropriate level, and an Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook.

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

Acacia Training can access 24+ Advanced learner loans to pay for this training, subject to eligibility.

Commercial course cost incl. VAT: £2880

Health & Safety in the Workplace Level 1 – Class Provision (Plymouth)

Duration – One Day Course 9.30am – 4.30pm. Courses run throughout Devon & Cornwall.
Qualification – You will gain a NCFE level 1 Award in Health & Safety Awareness.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone aged 19 or over and in receipt of JSA,ESA or Universal Credit.

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.

Hospitality – Class Provision (Plymouth)

Duration – 1 day training at various locations throughout the region.
Qualification – You will achieve a QCF Certificate in Hospitality Industry.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone aged 19 or over and who is in receipt of JSA, ESA or Universal Credit.

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 / Isle of Wight)

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

Information, Advice or Guidance – 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.

Interview techniques – Class Provision (Plymouth/Taunton)

Duration – 1 day training at various locations throughout the region.
Qualification – You will achieve a QCF Level 2 Certificate in Interview skills and Level 2 Certificate in preparing for a Recruitment Interview.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone 19 and over who is in receipt of JSA, ESA or Universal Credit.

IOSH Managing Safely – Short Course (Taunton)

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

Leadership for the Children and Young Peoples Workforce Diploma Level 5 (City & Guilds)

Duration – This Level 5 Diploma will last 24 months
Qualification – City & Guilds award
Cost – The cost of this Level 5 Diploma is currently £2000+ VAT.

Management Diploma Level 3 – Advanced Apprenticeship (or stand alone Diploma)

Duration – This qualification will generally take 12 months to achieve.
Cost –
To access this funding via Acacia Training, applicants must be working with a contract of employment with a local employer in the South West Region. For learners aged under 24, this Management Diploma is funded.

For learners aged 24+, this qualification is funded under a learner loan, subject to eligibility.

Commercial cost incl. VAT: £2220

Management Diploma Level 4 or 5 – Higher Apprenticeship

Duration – This is a comprehensive Management programme that will take between 12 and 18 months to complete
Qualification – Management Diploma Level 4 or 5
Cost – Where we may be unable to access funding for the individual or business we will discuss with you, payment options available, to include government backed students loans for training for the over 24’s.

The Level 4 or 5 Diploma is available commercially at a price of £2000 +VAT.

Managing Meetings – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 3 Hours 09.30am 12.30pm
Cost – The cost per learner is £70.00 plus VAT.

Managing Stress at the Workplace – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration: 12.30 – 04.30pm
Cost: £110 plus VAT

Marketing Certificate Level 2 – Intermediate Apprenticeship

Duration – Level 2 Certificate in Marketing will take approximately 9-12 months.
Qualification – QCF qualification in Marketing Level 2
Cost – The Skills Funding Agency requires Acacia Training to choose Apprenticeship funding over any other form of funding.

However, in some cases, the Certificate or Diploma may be offered as a stand-alone QCF qualification.

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

Marketing Diploma Level 3 – Advanced Apprenticeship (or stand alone Diploma)

This course is is a progression route and for people who wish to further their career in marketing as an advanced apprenticeship.

Medical Administration Diploma Level 2 – Intermediate Apprenticeship

Duration – The learner can achieve this qualification in a minimum of 12 months, as part of the Intermediate Apprenticeship. This course can be started at any time.
Cost – Where not everyone may be eligible for full or part funding, we are experts at matching the variety of government or European funds at our disposal to those seeking our services. Where we may be unable to access funding for the individual or business we will discuss with you any available payment options.

Medical Administration Diploma Level 3 – Advanced Apprenticeship

Duration – The learner can achieve this qualification in a minimum of 12 months, as part of the Advanced Apprenticeship. This course can be started at any time.
Cost – To access this funding via Acacia Training, applicants must be working with a contract of employment with a local employer in the South West Region. For learners aged under 24, this Diploma is funded.

For learners aged 24+, this qualification is funded under a learner loan.

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.

New Claims – Job seeking course (Taunton)

Duration – 4 days training at various locations throughout the region.
Qualification – You will achieve a range of QCF Certificates.
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.

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

Plumbing & Heating Diploma Level 2 – Intermediate Apprenticeship

Duration – The recommended duration for its completion will be 18 months.
Qualification –
Progress routes can involve:
• Level 3 qualifications and/or Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Domestic Plumbing and Heating
• Progress in their career with further training into such job roles as Technician, Designer Estimator, Project Manager, Site/Workshop Supervisor/Manager, Chartered Engineer, Sales Engineer or Commercial Manager.
Cost – Where not everyone may be eligible for full or part funding, we are experts at matching the variety of government or European funds at our disposal to those seeking our services. Where we may be unable to access funding for the individual or business we will discuss with you any available payment options.

Plumbing & Heating Diploma Level 3 – Advanced Apprenticeship

Duration – The recommended duration for its completion will be 18 months.
Qualification –
Progression routes can be:
• Level 4/5 qualifications, e.g. Building Services Engineering
• Technology & Project Management or Foundation Degree in Engineering
• Progress in their career with further training into such job roles as Technician, Designer, Estimator, Project Manager, Site/Workshop Supervisor/ Manager, Chartered Engineer, Sales Engineer or Commercial Manager.
Cost – Where not everyone may be eligible for full or part funding, we are experts at matching the variety of government or European funds at our disposal to those seeking our services. Where we may be unable to access funding for the individual or business we will discuss with you, payment options available, to include government-backed students loans for level 3 training for the over 24’s.

Plymouth Work Club

Duration – 2 hours each Tuesday morning (9.00am – 12.00pm)
Cost – Free of charge to anyone aged 19+ and in receipt of JSA, ESA or universal credit

Positive Pathway to Empowerment (Plymouth / Taunton)

Duration: 2-week course
Qualification: 3 Ascentis Certificates
Cost: Free of charge (subject to eligibility)

Preparing for Employment (New Claims) – Class Provision (Plymouth)

Duration – 5 days 9.30am – 4pm
Qualification – NOCN award in Skills & Personal Development.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone 19 and over who are claiming Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) or ESA in the work-related activity group.

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 Team Leading – 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.

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

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Diploma Level 2 – Intermediate Apprenticeship

Duration – The recommended duration for its completion will be 18 months.
Outcome –
The following job roles will be covered by the Intermediate Level occupation pathways:
• Refrigeration Operative
• Air Conditioning Operative
Cost – Where not everyone may be eligible for full or part funding, we are experts at matching the variety of government or European funds at our disposal to those seeking our services. Where we may be unable to access funding for the individual or business we will discuss with you any available payment options.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Diploma Level 3 – Advanced Apprenticeship

Duration – The recommended duration for its completion will be 18 months.
Qualification –
Progression routes can be:
• Register on a relevant industry Certification Scheme
• Progress to relevant Level 4/5 qualifications e.g. Building Services Engineering Technology & Project Management or Foundation Degree in Engineering
• Progress in their career with further training into job roles such as Technician, Designer, Estimator, Project Manager, Site/Workshop Supervisor/Manager, Service Manager, Chartered Engineer, Sales Engineer or Commercial Manager.
Cost – Where not everyone may be eligible for full or part funding, we are experts at matching the variety of government or European funds at our disposal to those seeking our services. Where we may be unable to access funding for the individual or business we will discuss with you, payment options available, to include government-backed students loans for level 3 training for the over 24’s.

Retail Course – Class Provision (Plymouth)

Duration – 1 week training at various locations throughout the region.
Qualification – You will achieve a range of QCF Certificates.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone aged 19 or over on 31 August 2013 and who is in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) or ESA in the work-related activity group.

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.

Stepping up to Management – Short Course (Exeter)

Stepping up to Management
Duration – 2-day-course
Cost – £250 plus VAT.

Stepping up to Management – Short Course (Taunton/ Exeter)

Duration – 2-day-course
Cost – £250 plus VAT.

Supervising Food Safety in Catering Level 3 – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 3-day course run between the hours of 9.30am – 5.00pm.
Cost – £350.00 + VAT (includes Awarding Body registration, certification fee and course book)

Supporting Teaching Level 2 – Intermediate Apprenticeship

Duration – This Apprenticeship will last 13 months and you can start at any time of the year.
Qualification – Level 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.
Cost – Where we may be unable to access funding for the individual or business we will discuss with you any available payment options.

Supporting Teaching Level 3 – Advanced Apprenticeship (or stand alone Diploma)

Duration – This Level 3 Diploma will last 18 months and the learner can start at any time of the year.
Outcomes – There will be increasing opportunities for apprentices to take on a wider range of responsibilities. Opportunities also exist to move into other roles across the wider children’s workforce eg, child care, play work or youth work. Dependant on the specialist optional units taken, a range of specialist roles may be open to the apprentice.
Cost – Where we may be unable to access funding for the individual or business we will discuss with you, payment options available, to include government-backed students loans for level 3 training for the over 24’s.

The max. learner loan amount set by Government: £2225.

Commercial course cost incl. VAT: £1920

Team Building – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – 1-day course from 9.30am – 4.30pm
Cost – £110.00 + VAT.

Team Leading (ILM) Diploma Level 2 – Intermediate Apprenticeship

Duration – There is no set timescale and you can achieve this qualification in anything between 12 and 15 months.
Qualification – QCF Diploma in Team Leading Level 2
Cost – The QCF Diploma is also available commercially to those who are not eligible for funding.

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.

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

Time Management – Short Course (Taunton)

Duration – Approximately 1 – 2 hours.
Cost – £70.00 + VAT.

Understanding Autism – 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.

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.

Working as a Cleaning Operative – Class Provision (Plymouth)

Duration – 1 week training at various locations throughout the region.
Qualification – You will achieve QCF Certificates in Cleaning.
Cost – Free of charge to anyone aged 19 or over on 31 August 2013 and who is in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) or ESA in the work-related activity group.

Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities – 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.

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