Pitman Training

Want to get into a Business or Office career?  First stop Pitman Training

Make Pitman Training your first stop to explore your career choices when you want to get into an office or business career and start earning.

Employers love to see a Pitman Training qualification on your CV – they are well recognised, prestigious and show you are serious about your career. One of the best ways to get hired is to demonstrate your potential by showing you have the skills to make a contribution – a Pitman Training Certificate or Career Diploma gets that across to potential employers instantly.

No organisation helps more people gain valuable business skills with over 50 different Awards and Diplomas to choose from.  These cover career areas including

  • Executive PA and Secretarial, including specialist legal and medical options
  • General office administration and IT skills
  • Bookkeeping and Accounting foundation and advanced Diplomas, with AAT Level 2 and Level 3, Sage courses
  • Business IT Diplomas with Microsoft Office Specialist, graphic design, social media and web design options
  • Management options for business start-up, event and office management
  • IT Technical Diplomas including network and server technician qualifications

These Diplomas not only give you great confidence to get on to the career ladder but lead to fantastic and well paid careers in their own right.  And they give you skills for life to move into other aspects of business such as finance, marketing, HR, legal, medical and many areas of management in different industries and professions.   Even Ben Wishaw, James Bond’s latest technical wizard ‘Q’ trained with Pitman!

Quality and Support: And the training is second to none in both content of the courses and the ways you can learn. From the minute you talk to a Course Adviser to ensure you select the right course for you to the time you graduate with your Diploma, you have a Training Adviser looking after you, providing support and encouragement.  We want you to pass the end of course assessments with Distinction!

Learning Method: Learning is flexible and you can pace yourself – you always have a professional personal start up at one of our Learning Hubs in London City or London Oxford Circus. Then you can attend our learning centres full-time or part-time, you can also do some distance learning from home and some tutor-led seminars.  All the time fully supported by your Training Adviser in the training hub or by phone or email.

Timescale: Courses start daily and each course has a recommended number of hours. Diplomas generally take from 3 months to 12 months.  As you can study of flexible hours, you can do some work around this so you can be earning as you go.  If you get a job really quickly you can continue your course part-time or your employer may let you continue through distance learning at the office.

Links to Employment:  We have links to employers through our Pitman Training and also directly to office, administration and business jobs through our recruitment agency, Love & Tate. Many people find their first job even before they have finished their Diploma and we directly circulate your details to hundreds of employers in and around London when you are ready to start your employment search.  We can share lots of success stories with you.

Other benefits that are included are:

Initial course and career consultation with a Course Adviser so you choose the right options for you

CV advice and interview coaching to get you more interviews and job opportunities

NUS student card for all Diploma students providing discounts on over 100 retail stores, cinemas, restaurants and entertainment

OYSTER travel card giving you 30% off travel in London

Study Buddy – we’ll team you up with others studying at the same level, so you have mates!


''Employer comment: I met three people intending to take two but they were so good, I ended up offering placements to all three. One has now joined us permanently, one continued on a temporary basis and we are trying to find a job for the third person.''

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