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 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).

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Emergency First Aid at Work Level 2 – Short Course

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.

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)

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 (Fully Funded Course)

Overview: Improve your CV with our English and Maths Functional Skills qualifications. These are delivered at a level to suit your needs and to enable you to improve your skills. We always strive to help individuals to strengthen their current ability level. If you want to improve – we have funding to support you up to a […]

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.

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)

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.

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.

Make Up Artistry Level 3 QCF Diploma

Make Up Artistry Level 3 Diploma – 12 week beauty course starting in September 2017

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

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

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.

Parental Mental Health – E-Learning

Duration – Approximately 2 hours
Qualification – You will be able to print a Virtual College certificate
Cost – £30.00 + VAT (£36.00 inc. VAT)

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

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.

Stepping up to Management – Short Course (Exeter)

Stepping up to Management is a 2-day-course for aspiring or new managers
Cost – £199 plus VAT.

Stepping up to Management – Short Course (Plymouth)

Stepping up to Management Overview This Stepping up to Management 2-day programme specifically devised to aid learners in progressing to work in management roles. Delegates can either book themselves on to a timetabled session at our Plymouth centre or attend a workshop help at their employers premises as arranged by their employer. Why attend this […]

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

Ready to step up to a management role – this course will guide you on how to take on these new responsibilities.

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)

Team Building – Short Course (Taunton)

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

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 Mental Health – Short Course (Taunton)

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

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.

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