Courses in Ipswich

Welcome to Pitman Training Ipswich! Your safety matters. Given the evolving Coronavirus situation, we’re providing a covid-secure training environment in our centre as well as the option to continue learning from home. To help you to effectively continue studying at this uncertain time, we're fully operational online with extended support from 8.00am to 8.00pm daily.

New course enquiry:

01473 206641

Existing students & exam bookings:

01473 206659


Improving your skills with Pitman Training in Ipswich combines 175 years of providing professional training with the passion of our local team into a single goal – helping you drive your career forward.

We offer the most flexible way to develop your skills that will get you the career you want, with self-paced learning either at our training centre, at work or at home. However you learn best, you won’t be on your own. Our team of skilled trainers are always on hand to ensure you achieve your learning aims – as quickly as you want to.

So whether you’re at the start of your career, looking to develop your skills to get ahead or seeking a change of direction – we’ve got nationally recognised and respected training to help you get there.

We’d love to meet you and learn more about what you want from your career. Call us on 01473 206641 or pop in and see what we can do for your career.

Find us at

Pitman Training Ipswich,
12 Northgate Street,

Opening Times

Day Open Closed
MONDAY 8am 8pm
TUESDAY 8am 8pm
THURSDAY 8am 8pm
FRIDAY 8am 8pm
SATURDAY 9am 5pm

Please note we also open late evenings and Saturdays by appointment. Get in touch for full details.

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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.


About Us 

Our Ipswich training centre offers support at the very heart of town and beyond, including Bury St Edmunds.

We're located on the corner of Northgate Street and Great Colman Street, offers a relaxed learning environment. There are a variety of styles and spaces to suit how you work.

The centre is open throughout the week, evenings and at the weekend to fit with your work and lifestyle commitments.

You have total flexibility and complete control over how and when you choose to fit your training around your existing commitments. Your study will be delivered via our unique, collaborative system of audio study and comprehensive workbooks. This combination of learning techniques has been proven to provide the optimum study results. 


Our Team

The training team in our Ipswich centre are highly experienced at helping people across Suffolk to achieve their career goals.

Our course advisors, Clare and Kayleigh, will help you choose the courses that will best help you achieve your career goals – whether that’s your first job, your current job, your next job or a complete change of direction.

Our learning coaches, Darren and Lee, are on-hand to support you throughout your course to make sure you achieve your course and diploma certificates.

Darren manages our exam centre which caters for professional exams for AAT qualifications, CIMA, CompTIA, Microsoft Office and many others.

Lee is our IT specialist providing practical hands-on support for those studying our IT professional programmes which lead to CompTIA or Microsoft certification.

Getting Started

We’d love to meet you and learn more about what you want from your career. Call us on 01473 206641 or pop in and see what we can do for your career.

Train with us at Pitman Training Ipswich and we will ensure that you have a completely flexible learning programme which is fully supported and totally personalised to your individual requirements. There are many benefits to training with us at Pitman Training Ipswich.

Your learning journey will be delivered by one of the UK’s leading training brands.

Local companies like what we do and often hire candidates directly from our training courses, placing people like you in pole position when it comes to finding work.

Alongside your studies, we’ll help you develop your CV, focus on where to look for work and hone your interview skills – so that whether you’re at the start of your career, moving up or changing direction we can help you make the right career choices.

We are completely geared towards and dedicated to helping you fulfil your career ambition.

Our range of training courses in Ipswich is extensive and includes PA Courses, Excel and Admin Courses, Pitman's Online English CoursesMinute Taking, Receptionist and Medical Receptionist Courses with City & Guilds/AMSPAR, AAT Accounting & AAT Bookkeeping and the ECDL online (European Computer Driving Licence) courses.

Keyboard skills and touch-typing are the foundations of computer literacy and confidence – fast, accurate typing and number input can revolutionise your experience at work and ensure you’re a highly productive member of any team. Our training centre in Ipswich offers CPD accredited Speedwriting and Shorthand Courses, as well as Typaz Speed Typing Courses, Touch Typing, Teeline Shorthand and Shorthand Fast Courses.

Our training centre in Ipswich is rated 5 out of 5 based on 2 Google review. See all reviews


Looking to train your staff?

If you run a business in the Ipswich area, and have a requirement to either expand or improve your staff’s skillset, then we will be able to assist you. We have many years of experience providing a completely tailored service for business requirements. Using the same fully flexible and supported training programmes, your employees can train with us whilst also being able to fit their learning around your existing business requirements. This will ensure that there is no disruption to your business whilst also enabling the improvement of performance and efficiency of your workforce. The Pitman Training courses and diplomas have also been approved for Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points which will help your staff to complete their required annual CPD points requirement.

To book a no-obligation Training Needs Analysis which will identify the most effective ways of developing the skills your business needs, please call Kayleigh Smith on 01473 206641.

Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

01473 206641

Existing students & exam bookings:

01473 206659

How to find us

We are located at 12 Northgate Street in the town centre, one block up from Starbucks. Ours is a bright orange front door and reception is on the first floor.

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Your Courses Fees and Payment Options


Options to pay upfront, on a flexible payment plan* or seek local funding in your area. * Full T&Cs apply

Company Funded

Payment arrangements can be set up with your finance department.

Corporate Accounts

We can tailor a training programme for your staff and offer flexible payment options.

0% Finance

You can choose to pay monthly using our 0%* finance payment plan. * Full T&Cs apply

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