Acorn Skills Shop is a retail learning and career resource for retailers and individuals across a range of areas in Wales; from Swansea, Port Talbot and Carmarthenshire in South West Wales, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil, Torfaean, Blaenau Gwent and Monmouthshire in South East Wales, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion in West Wales, Powys in Mid Wales to Wrexham and Flintshire in the north. In England we cover Cheltenham and Gloucester.

We offer first-class support, training and development through a range of courses including Apprenticeships, vocational programmes and World Host Customer Service Workshops.  These courses can be full-time retail qualifications or short courses and can be delivered to suit your business needs.

Boosting retail performance through skills development

Retail is the largest private sector employer in the UK with 291,000 businesses, three million employees and an annual turnover of £265 billion. By utilising a network of Skills Shops, the National Skills Academy for Retail plays a key role in driving forward skills and qualifications for current and future employees within this vast sector.

As one of three Skills Shops in Wales, Acorn understands the needs of the retail sector and can help you increase business performance by identifying and delivering proven business solutions to meet your individual needs.

We can help you to:

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