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How and where our courses are delivered?

Since 2003, we have been providing Acacia learners with tailored study options – so you can decide when and how you want to study. We continue to ensure everyone is given the best opportunity to fit study around work, family and life commitments.

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London Classroom

We run high quality courses across 7 different central and outer London locations including Waterloo, Holborn and Liverpool Street. Classes are delivered either during evenings, day time or weekends with multiple start dates throughout the year. Contact our course advisers at to see our full timetable.

Find out more about our CIPD London Classroom courses >

Watch our student testimonial videos below from Elisabeth Bucknall who studied at CIPD Advanced Level 7, Sarah Bartlett and Niamh Murphy who both studied the Intermediate CIPD Level 5.


CIPD training courses

Our face to face classroom training courses are available for all CIPD qualifications in London.

CIPD Live Online Training Sessions

With our Live Online CIPD sessions delegates will receive the same level of interaction and support provided in all our classroom sessions, combined with the convenience of online study.

Find out about our CIPD Live Online training courses >

Listen to our Live online students, Lauren Owens and Borislav Borisov.

Acacia Live Online training courses

CIPD Competency Route

This programme supports learners to develop the underpinning knowledge required to be an effective practitioner but also acknowledges the experience and competence in the workplace you already possess. 

– Supported and assessed by Senior Lecturer and CIPD Chartered Fellow.
– Remote 1-2-1 support.
– Feedback on draft assignments.
– Flexible start dates and support.

Available for all CIPD qualifications. Find out more about our unique Competency Route.

CIPD Competency Route

CIPD Fast Track

Within this programme more emphasis is placed on independent preparation for classes, so your class time can focus on in-depth instruction and discussion.

– Attend two stimulating Live Online CIPD classes per module.
– Pre-class tasks and reading.
– Class time focused on in-depth instruction and discussion.
– Learn from expert lecturers who will support you to apply theories to your work context.
– Access online resources 24 hours a day.
– Flexible start dates – Mix and match classes to create your own timetable.
– Share your experience and questions with your peers across case studies and discussions.

Available for CIPD Level 5 HRM and CIPD Level 7 Certificate. Learn more about our Fast Track study options >

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In-house Training Programmes

If you have more than one employee wishing to study for the same qualification, we may be able to deliver In-house training for you. Our in-house training programmes can provide you with the benefits of:

– Customised to meet your requirements.
– Flexible in format.
– Dates and locations to suit you.
– Scheduled at a time convenient to you.
– Less expensive than sending individuals for professional training.
– Content and application of the course confidential to your organisation.
– Provide your employees with an accredited, recognised CIPD qualification.

We have delivered accredited in-house training programmes in the UK and across the world, in a number of languages. Past in-house clients include the World Health Organisation, Shell and the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Contact us now to find out how we can tailor a course to fit the needs of your organisation.

Professional training courses

International Training Courses

The Middle East

We have worked across the Middle East since 2014 to deliver top quality UK accredited qualifications. In January 2019 we were delighted to open our first Middle East Office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This has allowed us to extend the service we provide within the region. 

We deliver Accredited qualifications from the CIPD, ILM, IOSH and NEBOSH.

Find out more about our programmes across the Middle East >

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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Available for CIPD Level 3, CIPD Level 5.

Since 2014 we have successfully helped over 1000 Saudi students to become CIPD qualified and progress in their career with one of the world’s most highly respected professional qualifications. Throughout the year we regularly run CIPD HR training courses at Level 3 and Level 5 in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al Khobar as well as other major cities.

Get SAR 30,000 to support your CIPD qualification

Quality & Economy Academy Institute (QEATI)

We work in partnership with QEATI to deliver our fully approved and internationally recognised CIPD programmes in Kuwait City. Our CIPD qualifications are delivered face-to-face in English by qualified British tutors with experience of working and living in the Middle East. See our training courses in Kuwait.



We have been delivering fully approved CIPD Foundation Level 3, Intermediate Level 5 and Advanced Level 7 training programmes in Human Resources and Learning & Development in Bulgaria for 10+ years with our partners IHR based in Sofia, Bulgaria.


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