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CIPD Approved Inhouse Training Courses

Study for an internationally accredited CIPD qualification

In-House Delivery of our CIPD Training Programmes

We have been delivering top quality, accredited CIPD qualifications across the Middle East and Africa since 2014. In January 2019, we opened our Middle East office in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Our Middle East Operations Manager, Kevin Haslam has a vast experience in human resources as well as learning and development. This enables him to provide local support, guiadance and expertise.Our CIPD accredited qualifications are delivered face-to-face in English by qualified UK tutors with experience of working in the Middle East. We can help to find the most appropriate course for your teams and ensure the content is tailored to your needs. 

CIPD Approved

The future of all organisations are their people. Ensure your teams responsible for the current and future talent of your company are well trained with one of our CIPD qualifications:

  • Acacia Learning programmes are fully CIPD accredited
  • CIPD qualifications are internationally sought after and highly valued
  • Plan for and develop the future talent of your organisation
  • Ensure you have the right people to within your company remain competitive in a changing market
CIPD Middle East

Which CIPD Qualifications are available in the Middle East?

CIPD accredited qualifications either focus on Human Resource Management or Learning and Development. 

Human Resources: how to look after employees from making the best decisions during recruitment, managing performance, maximising retention and easing disciplinary and dismissals. The courses ranges from focusing on individual skills to long term strategic planning. 

Learning and Development: focuses on how to develop the talent you need for your organisation to continue to grow and change as the wider economy does. These CIPD courses start with making effective use of the training cycle and delivering engaging and informative sessions. As you move up the levels the focus changes to managing process and planning for the future of your organisation. 

CIPD Level 3

Designed for those in a support role within the HR or L&D departments. They will develop practical and theoretical skills across the core functions of each area. These programmes enable participants to transfer skills immediately to the role. There are no entry requirements for this level.

CIPD Level 5

This degree level qualification is designed for those with more experience of working within HR or Learning & Development. Participants will be equipped with the core theoretical base to support HR or L&D leadership. It prepares professionals with the skills to benchmark how their organisation is current operating, to implement good practice and continuing to manage their own development.

CIPD Level 7

The Advanced programme is a rigorous and in-depth qualification which offers breadth as well as depth across HR Management & Development at the strategic level. Successful participants are knowledgeable in the latest HR thinking and capable of examining the external environment to assess the implications for their business. Graduates of this programmes are equipped to make informed decisions tailored to the needs of the organisation.

All CIPD courses must be delivered and assessed in English. 

CIPD Saudi Pass Rate
Acacia CIPD Saudi students

How are CIPD qualifications delivered in the Middle East?


If you have a team of 6 or more one of our qualified UK tutors will deliver the course in your organisation. We have experience of delivering qualifications across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Our tutors will travel to Bahrain, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the UAE.

You can also join our open CIPD programmes in Saudi Arabia or Kuwait


Live Online and Experience Routes

Talk to us to discuss flexible delivery models or how to join UK classes remotely. We can explain how we used technology to deliver a project with DP World which reached members of their team spanning 10 time zones. 

Student Testimonials

  • 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.

    Eman Bajnaid
    Assoc. CIPD
  • 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.

    Amjad B.Mulayh
    Assoc. CIPD
  • 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.

    Faisal Aljuwayid
    Assoc CIPD Level 5 Acacia Saudi Student
  • 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.

    Sumeyyah M. Alnajjar
    Acacia Saudi Student
  • 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.

    Lamia Alshatri
    Assoc CIPD Level 5 Acacia Saudi Student
  • It has been my pleasure to take this program with such a knowledgeable Tutor. Thank you for your support, guidance, patience and J Co donuts! You have been a great tutor, mentor and a friend to all of us. This is only the beginning, we will forever remain in contact and will DEFINITELY celebrate this achievement together when this pandemic is over!

  • Thank you for everything you have done for us I definitely lucked out by having you as my tutor. I really learned a lot of things related to HR from you.

  • Thanks a lot Kevin it was a pleasure attending this course with you I am so so happy that I have achieved one of my 2020 main goals successfully.

  • Finally, I achieved it and this will drive me to achieve other goals inshalla. Here, I would like to thank you for your valuable and remarkable effort with us during our journey with level 5. Honestly speaking, I learned a lot from you, knowledge, skills, and experiences. I’m really happy, Thanks for everything Kevin.

    Yousif Al-Nas
    Assoc CIPD Level 5 Acacia Saudi Student

Our Clients

Aramco, CIPD Client with Acacia Learning Middle East, KSA
Deutsche Gulf Finance, CIPD Diploma in HR
Mercer Saudi Arabia, HR CIPD courses
Saptco Aranco, CIPD Client Acacia Learning Middle East, KSA
Deutsche Gulf Finance, CIPD Diploma in HR
Ministry of Education Saudi Arabia, CIPD Client
Morgan Stanley, CIPD HR Client in KSA
King Saud University, studying CIPD HR with Acacia Learning
Kafa'at, Riyadh CIPD HR Client

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