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 Diploma in Human Resources or Learning & Development Practice and the CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management or 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.
Explore the other training programmes we offer across the Middle East.
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.
Saudi Arabia VAT Rate will increase to 15% on 1st July 2020
The Ministry of Finance have announced an increase to the value added tax (VAT) rate to counter the economic implications of the Coronavirus pandemic. The VAT rate will be increased to 15% (from current rate of 5%) effective 1 July 2020.
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Completion of the Foundation and Intermediate programmes give eligibility for CIPD Associate professional membership. The Advanced Diploma provides eligibility for CIPD Chartered membership.
For more information about the different CIPD levels read CIPD Levels 3, 5 and 7 explained.
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.
CIPD Level 3 Foundation Diploma in HR Practice is delivered over 6 weekends. The next start dates are:
CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in HR Management is delivered over 3 separate weeks across three months. The next start dates are:
Contact us to find out more about any of our CIPD programmes or speak with a tutor based in KSA.
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.
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