About Pitman

Pitman Training has led the way for growth in development and efficiency within the workplace since 1837 – when Sir Isaac Pitman invented Shorthand. Since then the business has developed to incorporate modern technologies and advances. Keeping true to the heritage of the brand, the key focus is to arm our students with the skills they need to get the jobs that they want.


Our Mission

Pitman Training aims to achieve and sustain excellence in every area of its involvement in learning, thereby maintaining and developing its historical position as a world-class provider of workplace skills education, and enriching national and regional communities through the success of its methods and the skills of its learners.

Why Train With Pitman?


Students report being hired in 180 days of graduating


Average salary increase among employed Pitman grads


Self-paced and flexible courses, which you can start at any time


Years in business, after founding by Sir Isaac Pitman in 1837


Centres in the UK, Ireland, and internationally

Why Pitman?

Your CV Will Stand Out From the Crowd

Sir Isaac Pitman invented shorthand in 1837 and since then we’ve enjoyed an unrivalled reputation; highly respected by employers. When you’ve trained the Pitman Training way, you’re already a cut above the rest.

You Can Train Anytime, Full-Time or Part-Time

We don’t have rigid course timetables with fixed terms, like many others, which means training can fit around your work and home lives.

Handy City and Town Centre Locations

There’s nothing more convenient. We’re easy to get to so it’s simple for you to pop in just when you need to – and we’re open six days a week*. Some of our courses can also be done remotely online.

Help and Support Along the Way

Experienced course advisors are always on hand to help. Our exceptional levels of support and guidance mean whenever you need advice or encouragement, we’ll be right there by your side.

Why Pitman

Our Graduates Get Hired by Top UK and Global Companies.

“Nowhere in the world offers anything like Pitman Training – because our students receive a unique combination of benefits.

Whether you want to improve your career prospects with one of our highly respected diplomas, gain that promotion, get back to work or simply stand out from the crowd, Pitman Training can help you like nobody else can.”

Pitman Training Course Enquiry

For further information and pricing please fill in your details below and we will get back to you as soon as we can, or call the team on 0161 907 6724.

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