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Welcome to Pitman Training Portsmouth! Whether you are looking to train at home, at work, or at our centre, our training courses in Portsmouth have everything to improve your career prospects. Get started with Pitman today!

Whether you’d like to upskill your employees, train for a specific job role, make yourself more desirable to employers or if you simply enjoy learning, Pitman Training Portsmouth prides itself on supporting learners in achieving their goals.

Our diplomas and courses can be studied either in-centre, at home or a mixture of both – the choice is yours. You can study at your own pace at times that suit you and fit in with your lifestyle.

We have a professional, welcoming centre with friendly and approachable staff who want to help you to meet your goals and complete your courses with outstanding results. Being conveniently based in Portsmouth Technopole means that it is easy to schedule a study session in between other commitments, whether this is work, childcare responsibilities or social activities.

Our Diplomas can be tailored to suit you or your business, so that you can achieve exactly what you need to reach your goals. If you are studying for personal development, you can include courses you will find useful and enjoyable. For employers and managers, this means that your employee is learning new skills that will benefit the business in ways that you might not have imagined!

Pitman Training’s courses are nationally recognised, and we offer qualifications including AAT, AMSPAR, ECDL, MOS, CILEx, ACA and CompTIA amongst others. These accreditations, alongside the Pitman Training brand, will give you a huge advantage in making that first step towards making your dreams become a reality.

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We have hundreds of courses available, so the choice is yours! To learn more about our courses and how we can help please contact us on:

Email [email protected]
Phone: 02394 318 088
WhatsApp/SMS us on 07547 414 355

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Suite 102 Technopole Centre
Kingston Cres
North End, Portsmouth PO2 8FA


With 180+ years of changing lives, Pitman Training has the courses and diplomas you need. Whether you’re learning new skills, rejoining the workforce, or training a whole team, we’ve got you covered.

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Our Team

Pitman Training is led by Paul Lawrence, an experienced careers advisor who takes pride in supporting our learners to achieve their goals. Rewrite your CV professionally, have an in-depth chat about your career goals, and use Paul’s expertise and local contacts to get your dream role!

Paul has over 20 years training experience and understands what it takes to get the very best out of our learners.

A supportive hands on approach is what you can expect from the whole team in Portsmouth. We will support you on to success in your chosen Diploma, Award or Course, knowing the difference our training can make in both your professional and personal life, we want you to succeed.

Our team will take the time to get to know you, understand how you like to learn and what level of support you require. You will always be made to feel welcome and we will never be too busy to give you the help and support you need.

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Our Centre

Our training centre is a comfortable learning space in the heart of Portsmouth, ideally located in the Portsmouth Technopole Centre.

Once inside you will be welcomed by our friendly team and shown around our training centre. You will have your own space to train in a clean, quiet and professional environment.

Our Training

Pitman Training Portsmouth offers superb training courses centred around your training needs.

Win that job, gain that promotion, become more efficient and productive in your current role or learn something new.  With people recognising more than ever the benefit that training offers to them and their organisation, there has never been a better time to invest in yourself.

With a wide range of Diplomas, Awards, Qualifications, Certificates and Seminars, Pitman Training has the course for you.

Join the 70% of students who achieve that promotion or secure their dream job within 6 months of completing their training with us.

This is not fluke – Pitman Training really is the difference in helping you achieve your career goals.

Don’t forget to ask about our FREE CV service too! We will work with you to create a winning CV and then assist you in distributing it to the leading recruitment companies in the City.


Flexible, supported, learning – tailored to you

For over 175 years Pitman Training has been at the forefront of providing the very best skills employers really need. Today’s reasons for training with Pitman Training remain the same and include;

  • Knowledgeable support staff to ensure you get the most from your Training;
  • The ability to learn from home as well as in our well-appointed centre. Or even a mix of both! Our unique training system combines audio based study with the most comprehensive workbooks on the market;
  • Our centre has extended opening hours and is open every Saturday morning ensuring that course advisors are always on hand to assist you;
  • The opportunity to top up your learning with industry recognised qualifications as well as obtaining the Pitman Training Diplomas, recognised by employers across the country. Including;
    • AAT
    • City & Guilds (AMSPAR)
    • IAB
    • OCR
    • BCS
  • Free, impartial careers advice ensuring that you are fully prepared as you go and get that dream job.

Our Portsmouth Family Includes Success Stories From All Walks Of Life

Student Success Stories

Pitman Training was a game-changer for me. I wanted to level up with Microsoft programs and have a better understanding of the legal secretary role. The courses were easy to follow, and I got quick results. Pitman Training’s flexible learning approach was a huge plus, and having a Learning Coach was awesome; they gave me great advice! Now, I’ve got top-notch Microsoft and admin skills for my CV, boosting my career confidence. Pitman Training? I’d recommend it in a heartbeat!

Gaenor Thomson

Annika Barker, Virtual Assistant Diploma

Annika Barker, Virtual Assistant Diploma

Annika Barker had spent much of her career working as a bookkeeper for an accountant. Whilst she enjoyed this job, she wanted more variety in her job, so she underwent Pitman Training’s VA Diploma.

Reading student Caroline Ritchie becomes a Legal Secretary!

Reading student Caroline Ritchie becomes a Legal Secretary!

“Before this I had not done a training courses in years! However, with the help of all the Staff at Pitman Training Reading I felt confident in my abilities. If I ever got stuck they were always there to give me the support I needed.”

Daniel Excels with his Microsoft Training!

Daniel Excels with his Microsoft Training!

“I chose Pitman Training Enfield after having done an internet search and checked some feedback. The Excel 2013 course was perfect and I’m sure this course will be very beneficial in the future…”

Iffat Ali studied Microsoft Excel Expert with Pitman Training

Iffat Ali studied Microsoft Excel Expert with Pitman Training

“I did excel course from pitman training, its really helpful n easy way to learn at home. I loved n enjoyed a lot with this module system. I recommend strongly all of u to join it. I believe I am able to make better use of the better Microsoft packages. I would definitely recommend Pitman Training … Read more

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