Midlands-based Acacia Training has been rated in the top 5% of UK colleges and training providers based on a major survey of employer satisfaction levels in the further education sector.

The employer satisfaction survey, led by FE Choices, captures more than 59,000 employers’ perceptions on the quality and responsiveness of training provided by 566 different colleges and training organisations. More than 130 of Acacia Training’s clients took part in the survey, awarding them a 98.5% employer satisfaction rating that placed them in the top 30 colleges and training providers out of 566 nationwide.

Acacia Training specialises in training in the health care and early years sectors. It operates from headquarters at Trentham and works with care homes, nurseries, pre-schools and social care companies throughout the UK.

Managing director Victoria Sylvester comments: “We pride ourselves on being a flexible and pro-active training provider working closely with care sector employers to identify and respond to their training needs. Most importantly, we ensure that our training has a direct impact on improved quality of care and standards in health, social care and childcare settings.

She adds: “Our recent Skills for Care accreditation and ‘good’ ofsted rating had recognised this but we are thrilled that more than 130 of our employer clients took the time to respond to the survey, giving us 98.5% satisfaction rate.

She continues: “The results of this survey are testament to the hard work of our team and our focus on proactively monitoring funding, sector developments and training delivery options – ensuring we regularly check in with our clients on their business needs.”

Acacia Training offers work-based training, short courses, apprenticeships and bespoke training. For full details visit www.acaciatraining.co.uk or call 01782 646 346.