All of our centres are fully open for in centre study and exams. Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available.

All of our centres are fully open for in centre study and exams. Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available.

Pitman Training Blog

Check out our latest blog posts - both from us and guest bloggers in this section. We'd love to hear your thoughts and opinions!


How To Go From ‘Busy’ to ‘Productive’ - A Quick Guide

Looking to accomplish more tasks in less time and evolve your workflow? Check our guide on going from ‘busy’ to 'productive.’


Harnessing heritage - How Pitman Training has helped students thrive since 1870

Since Sir Isaac Pitman invented shorthand in 1837 and established the first Pitman school in 1870, Pitman Training has enjoyed an unrivalled reputation as an elite training provider for over 180 years. Labelled by Sir Winston Churchill as, “Without equal in the whole world, equipped as it is with every improvement which thought and science can suggest, for the training of students in commercial life,” it’s clear Pitman’s remarkable service to students hasn’t gone unnoticed over the years. Here are some cool facts you may not know about us.


Managing your study and work life balance

The importance of study and continuous development should not be ignored in this ever-changing job market.


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Pitman Bursary – Local Support Here For You!

Pitman Training understand the importance of supporting individuals when their circumstances change. Whether it’s a dramatic change in your working circumstances or a shift in employment, Pitman Training are here to support YOU.


So You Want to be a Great Web Developer? Tips from an Experienced Developer

We catch up with Shane Prendergast, an experienced Web Developer, to talk about what he loves about his job and why essential skills coupled with a “a can-do attitude” will help you succeed in this role.


Become a Virtual Assistant (VA) – Have you got what it takes?

There are many benefits of being a VA. We asked one successful VA, Teresa, just what a typical week entails.


Regaining That Lost Motivation

Have you had trouble regaining lost motivation? Here are some great tips to help get you back on track.


Applauding Super People for SuperAchievers

We want to reward those that succeed in their daily lives and celebrate them. This is why we launched our annual SuperAchievers a few years ago.


A New Working Routine for the New Year

Do you want to reinvent your working self this New Year? Read this blog and pick up some points on how to achieve this. Success in 2019 is only a few changes away.


How to Get Organised in 2019

This month we have asked a group of amazing ladies, female entrepreneurs and business leaders from across the country for their top tips, advice, best apps… on how to get organised in 2019…


A Jack of All Trades

Written by Claire Lister, Managing Director of Pitman Training Group. A smaller version of this article originally featured in Executive Secretary Magazine...

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