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Acacia Training Ltd
 
C1 Acacia House, Trentham Bus Qtr, Bellringer Rd, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 8GB
 
T: 01782 646 346 E: VictoriaS@acaciatraining.co.uk  W: http://www.acaciatraining.co.uk/
 
Welcome to Acacia Training
 
Acacia Training is a specialist provider of work-based learning in the care professions, including health and social care and child care.
 
Back in 2001 Acacia Training was founded on the principle that we wanted to deliver training differently. We started out in the care industry determined to provide courses that genuinely meet employer needs, having experienced our own skills shortages as the owner of two care homes that struggled to recruit and retain quality staff. We wanted to provide learners in an industry with a notoriously high staff turnover rate with job security, ambition, and opportunities to progress.  Our approach works. Our family business has expanded and we now deliver Apprenticeships, work-based qualifications and short courses to more than 1,500 learners across the UK each year.
 
Quality Measure
 
Acacia Training  /  National Average
  • Learner satisfaction (2011-12) 9.3 / 10  -  8.8 / 10
  • Employment rate (Percentage of learners who found work, got a better job or improved their prospects) 73% - 44%
  • Employer satisfaction (2015-16) 98.5% - 77.5%
OUR COURSES 
 
Health Care and Social Care Courses 
 
Childcare and Early Years Courses 
 
Short Courses and Bespoke Training 
 
Here at Acacia Training in practical training that gives learners valuable hands-on experience. Using specialist equipment we ensure that learners become competent in practical skills; meaning they are trained to deliver safe, effective high quality care.

These courses can be tailored to suite your individual needs, including incorporating your own policies and procedures into the delivery

  • Moving & Handling of People – Theory & Practical – 6 hour course
  • Moving & Handling of People – Practical only refresher – 3 hour course
  • Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work – 6 hour course
  • Basic Life Support – Standard 12 of the Care Certificate – 3 hour course
 
One Day Courses   We run a rolling programme of short courses every month, at a care home in Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire and in Crewe, Cheshire. Clients and learners are welcome to book up to 4 places on these courses. We can, of course, provide the same courses to groups of learners at clients’ premises throughout the UK.
 
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