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Acorn Training demonstrates high levels of diversity amongst SSW Programme participants

(Monday 25th January 2020) Acorn Training has been praised by Serco for the delivery of the Skills Support for the Workforce programme because of the high levels of diversity and inclusion amongst participants, and how Acorn Training have successfully demonstrated strong engagement with priority groups...

Acorn Training launches new #getintoacorn campaign to support people through learning opportunities during COVID-19 pandemic

(Wednesday 13th January 2021) Acorn Training are launching a new campaign, aimed at helping individuals to #getintoacorn by learning a new field, skill or hobby. The campaign has been created after expanding the range of online courses we have available this year and breaking down barriers for people to upskill, change career paths and/or find sustainable employment through a Like it. Learn it. Live it. philosophy. The organisation are hoping to ignite the passion within individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic to use their time productively and let the team at Acorn Training support them on their journey...

Acorn Training's Facebook following chooses winner of the ‘2020 Christmas Card Design Competition’

(Monday 7th December 2020) In November, Acorn Training posted details on how to vote for their 2020 Christmas Card Design Competition winner on their Facebook page. The competition was created by Acorn’s Managing Director, Gareth Fallows, who invited all children within the Acorn Family to design and submit a card for the company to send out to all of their employees, learners, customers and other stakeholders this festive season. A prize of a £100 donation to a charity of their choice plus a £50 gift voucher for themselves would be awarded to the winner...

Acorn Training logo turns purple for #PurpleLightUp day in support of International Day of Persons with Disabilities

(Thursday 3rd December 2020) The Acorn Training company logo is getting a makeover for one day only. The usually green logo, lending itself to match the nature-inspired company name of ‘Acorn’, will be changing to purple on Thursday 3rd December. This change is inspired by the #PurpleLightUp campaign, #PurpleLightUp is a global movement designed to celebrate and draw attention to the economic contribution of disabled people on the annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities...,

Acorn Training earns place on NHS Customer Service Framework

(Monday 23rd November 2020) Acorn Training has successfully placed as one of the providers on the HEE / Salisbury NHSFT national framework for Customer Service Level 2. This exciting development for Acorn Training enables the company to work with any NHS organisation in the East and West Midlands to deliver their Customer Service level 2 apprenticeship bespoked to the needs of NHS employers...

Acorn Training wins Ufi VocTech Grant to help digitise its training courses

(Thursday 8 October 2020) Acorn Training, has installed a fully-integrated, video recording suite at its Head Office in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent. The latest step in digitising courses, further helping individuals to gain valuable and sustainable employability services. The investment in the technology comes following a successful bid for a grant awarded by the Ufi VocTech Trust, who support the delivery of adult vocational skills through digital technology...

Acorn Training Employee secures success with The Vicar's Relief Emergency Fund

(Friday 21st August 2020) Nicola Smith, Acorn Training employee, has shared her success in securing 12 laptops for her participants, meaning they can begin to access online provisions and training...