Acacia Training and Development Ltd is part of the Somerset Care Group and is one of the largest non-college based apprenticeship providers in the South West with over 20 years of experience. We are recognised by Skills for Care as one of only 10 ‘Centres of Excellence’ for care training in the UK.

You can choose from a range of apprenticeships in Business Administration, Marketing, Accounting, Hairdressing, Early Years Care and Health & Social Care amongst others. As an apprentice this will prepare you for the future, as you earn money; receive a qualification and provide you with the skills and knowledge to progress on your chosen career path.


Somerset Care is one of the major care providers in Southern England and one of the largest not-for-profit care companies in the UK.

We have 29 care homes across the south of England. We also have a range of care and support services to help you remain independent in your own home; this includes our Realise and Petals services, our specialist learning disabilities and dementia care teams. We are well-established in Somerset, with links to adult social services, the NHS and GP practices, and have over 25 years’ experience of delivering care.