Join CIPD’s international community of HR and L&D specialists with our accredited courses. Find out more about why thousands of professionals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have successfully taken their carers to the next step with Acacia.
Since 2014 we have been delivering fully CIPD Accredited HR courses in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. During this time we have helped thousands of professionals in the Kingdom to become CIPD qualified and progress in their careers with one of the world’s most highly respected and recognised professional qualifications.
Our flexible timetable includes classroom and live online sessions tailored to meet the needs of organisations and individuals in KSA. With Acacia you can achieve the following qualifications, CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice and the CIPD Level 5 Diploma in People Management or Organisational Learning & Development.
We deliver world class CIPD programmes in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al Khobar, as well as on our Live Online platform to enable HR Professionals to contribute significantly to the strategically important vision 2030 and capability of the Saudi Arabian workforce.
Whether face-to-face or online, our courses are delivered in English by highly experienced UK tutors based at our Middle East office in Riyadh. Our KSA office is headed up by Acacia Learning practitioner and Middle East Operations Manager, Kevin Haslam. Kevin has a wealth of experience as a CIPD practitioner, facilitator, lecturer and psychotherapist having worked in the private, public and charity sectors both in the UK and internationally within a range of sectors including telecoms, aviation, health and logistics.
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We run the following CIPD HR and Learning & Development courses with training course start dates each month. Contact our Course Advisers now to find out more and book your first module.
CIPD qualifications are highly regarded by employers and internationally recognised. Read this blog: CIPD Membership 2021 explained to understand more about the different membership levels and the benefits of each.
The CIPD have launched their new 2021 qualifications. Find out about what has changed including how the new Certificate In People Practice qualification compares to the previous CIPD Level 3 Diploma? Read: CIPD course levels 3, 5 & 7 explained.
Middle East Student Award Winner 2020 Rewiza Muza emigrated from Sudan to live and work in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. She decided to study the level 5 CIPD diploma to develop herself professionally and submitted excellent work throughout the programme. Listen to her story >
COVID-19 UPDATE: following guidance from the Saudi Government, all of our sessions are currently being run live online. We will move back into classrooms in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al Khobar as soon as the Ministry of Health tells us it’s safe.
All of our sessions are delivered by expert UK tutors with experience of working in the Middle East.
Contact us to find out more about any of our CIPD programmes or speak with a tutor based in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
It was a great pleasure to be trained and coached by Mr. Kevin in CIPD Diploma L3. During this opportunity Mr. Kevin inspired us to develop and enhance our knowledge and experience in HR and how to turn what we gained to practice. He’s a great motivator, helpful, supportive and one of the best tutors that I ever met. Mr. Kevin is delivering his HR knowledge and sharing his professional experience in an interesting, amazing and unforgettable way. Thank you for your effort and time.
Mr. Kevin is a remarkable Coach and educator. It was really an honour to be one of his student in CIPD. I learned and gained a lot during the blocks, which the way he taught us was beneficial and amazing. His HR knowledge where explained in an attractive way. As he is a great HR professional, he is a great motivator.
It was a pleasure to be mentored by Kevin at Acacia learning and it was a great experience, Mr. Kevin has a great personality. Is full of experience and knowledge. I have benefited a lot from him, I enjoyed very much as I learned, where I had a great knowledge of HR and how connects reality situations where he familiar with the laws in Saudi Arabia and the GCC. And the method of teaching more than wonderful and attractive.
Mr. Kevin, is one of the best educators that taught me. I like his way of teaching where he combines knowledge with humor, which makes you love the class of CIPD that I took with him where he was professional and humorous and patient with us . Thank you for your time and efforts you have given us all.
It was one of the great opportunity for me to be coached by Mr.Kevin in the CIPD programme Mr. Kevin is one of the great personality that I ever met in the HR. He is one of the Real HR practitioners who always motivates us to put what we learn in practice.
I have passed my #CIPD diploma by completing the entire assessments in Human resource practices which have given me a huge knowledge and skills to implement. A big thanks to the talented instructor Kevin Haslam – Ac MCIPD for the rich information shared with us and to all of my colleagues.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for a very valuable time during the program. I really enjoyed it, and appreciated that you made it easy to understand and fun! I found the program was informative and inspirational of evolution my skills and knowledge of Human Resources field. I look forward to continuing with Acacia especially with you in level 5 and several courses inshallah.