Our Story

Acacia Training was founded on the principle that we wanted to deliver training differently. Over 20 years later we are continuously looking at new and innovative ways of meet the needs of our learners and employers.

Our mission

To deliver high quality teaching which develops the skills, knowledge and behaviour of our learners to ensure we provide our employers with employees who deliver high standards in their organisations, whilst stretching and challenging our learners to progress onto higher levels and aspire to be the best they can be.

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About us – working for a better future

At Acacia we work alongside many different organisations to support our mission. We work to promote improved working environments within our own organisation and the wider workforce. Our links support health, wellbeing, equality and inclusion.

We are a preferred provider with Skills for Care, the sector skills council for adult social care.

Our status as a disability confident leader enables us to support our employees and promote inclusive and accessible recruitment.

We are proud to have trained over 150 mental health first aiders in conjunction in with Mental Health England.

Acacia have made a commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant to support those who have served in our armed forces.

We hold Silver accreditation with Healthworks, Stoke on Trent for workplace health and wellbeing.

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High quality teaching and learning

Good success rates

Positive destinations & progression for learners

Good Reputation

Growth and stability

Strong core ethos

Meet the team

Victoria Sylvester
Victoria Sylvester
Chief Executive Officer
Ryan Sylvester
Ryan Sylvester
Chairman
Hayley Marriott
Hayley Marriott
Chief Operations Officer
Clare Hancock
Clare Hancock
Partnership Manager
Maria Reason
Maria Reason
Contract and Audit Manager
Samantha Bailey
Samantha Bailey
Finance Manager
Amy Fowles
Amy Fowles
Quality of Education Manager
Paul Bailey
Paul Bailey
HR Manager
Joe Turner
Joe Turner
Chief Revenue Officer
Lisa Davies
Lisa Davies
Business Development Manager

Our vacancies

Help transform the lives of people everywhere by coming to work with Acacia. Check out our current vacancies.

See our current vacancies here
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Our accreditations

We work with a host of organisation from local government to national funding bodies to address the skills and needs of employers in our sectors. Here are some of the organisations we work with:

The Education & Skills Funding Agency | Skills for Care | Mecap | Staffordshire County Council | Stoke-on-Trent City Council | Carematch | ActHub | SARCP | SERCO | Dimensions Training Solutions LTD | European Social Fund (ESF) | AELP | Investors in People | Edexcel | DWP Supplier

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