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CIPD Approved In-house Training Courses

Study for an internationally accredited CIPD qualification

In-house delivery of CIPD Approved workshops

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 General Manager, Kevin Haslam, has a vast experience in human resources as well as learning and development. This enables him to provide local support, guidance and expertise.

Our CIPD accredited workshops 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. 

Why choose CIPD training with us?

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

Which CIPD qualifications are available in the Middle East?

CIPD accredited qualifications either focus on People Management (HR) or Learning and Development.

People Management: How to look after employees, from making the best decisions during recruitment to managing performance, maximising retention and easing disciplinary and dismissals.

These courses range from focusing on individual skills to long-term strategic planning. 

Learning & Development: 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. 

Our CIPD Middle East courses

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.

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 gives professionals the skills to benchmark how their organisation is currently operating, to implement good practice, and to manage their own development.

CIPD's Advanced programmes are rigorous and in-depth qualifications which offer breadth as well as depth across People Management or Learning & 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 these programmes are equipped to make informed decisions tailored to the needs of the organisation.

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How are CIPD qualifications delivered in the Middle East?

All CIPD courses must be delivered and assessed in English. 


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.

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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.

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