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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.

CIPD approved centre

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 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.

CIPD Level 5 Live Online
What is your learning style with Jay Glover

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 Competence Based Assessment Route

Acacia Learning

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  • Rachael O'Sullivan ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    Acacia L is a highly professional and trusted learning organisation. The level of communication provided by the team is faultless and all of the tutors are engaging, knowledgable and genuinely care about the students. The way that the organisation … More has set up the courses allows for a great deal of flexibility if you are undertaking a course, whilst in full-time employment. If you had the desire to work hard and focus on the course you are undertaking then you can easily complete the assessments in your own time.
  • Yael Sonnenfeld ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    I am doing my Level 3 CIPD with Acacia learning. I’ve been very pleased with this choice. Tutors are great and always willing to answer questions in class or after class/by e-mail. Learning material has been easy to follow.
    I have found
    … More it easy to be working and doing this course at the same time as there are many course options to choose from. I would therefore really recommend Acacia.
  • Carmen Becker ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    Truly professional and amazing tutors! Really supported me throughout my Advanced Diploma Level 7 CIPD learning journey!
    Thank you for making me feel part of this great community, Acacia Learning!

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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.

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. As a leading CIPD Approved provider we are proud to deliver our training course programmes across the Middle East including Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Doha, Eygpt, Israel and Turkey.

Find out more about our programmes across the Middle East >

Saudi Arabia

Available for CIPD Foundation Level 3, CIPD Associate Level 5 and CIPD Advanced Level 7.

Since 2014 we have successfully helped thousands of Saudi students to become CIPD qualified and progress in their career with one of the world’s most highly respected International professional qualifications. Throughout the year we regularly run Live Online and Classroom CIPD HR / L&D training courses at qualification levels 3, 5 and 7 in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al Khobar as well as other major cities.

Get SAR 30,000 to support your CIPD qualification


We work in partnership with QEATI to deliver our fully approved and internationally recognised CIPD programmes in Kuwait City. Our CIPD qualifications are delivered online and 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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