Pitman Training Blog

Welcome to the our blog. Here you'll find all sorts of useful articles and resources to help you along your education and career journey.


The Importance of Having a Routine When Studying

A great routine is the key to being successful when taking an adult education course.


Reboot your career with Pitman Training’s IT support courses

At Pitman Training, we offer a range of courses to help students of all abilities get their foot in the door and get to grips with the fast-paced and rewarding world of IT support.


The impact of physical attendance in a training centre

At Pitman Training, studying in one of our training centres is perfect for helping students utilise all areas of learning.


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.

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