Courses in Peterborough

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

New course enquiry:

01733 459102

Existing students & exam bookings:

01733 459105

Our training centre is located in a modern office building and is ideally situated in the town centre within easy walking distance of bus and train stations. The centre has modern facilities and equipment, has wheelchair access and disabled toilets, and you’ll find all our staff friendly and helpful.

The centre was established in May 2000, and since then has become the training provider of choice for individuals, employers and funding agencies throughout Peterborough and the surrounding area.

People that have been made redundant recently can be assisted in applying for Government Funding to re-train/update their skills.  Please get in touch with the centre by calling 01733 459102 for more information if this option applies to you.

Find us at

Pitman Training Centre,
Stuart House,
St John’s Street,

Opening Times

Day Open Closed
MONDAY 9.30am 4.30pm
TUESDAY 9.30am 4.30pm
WEDNESDAY 9.30am 4.30pm
THURSDAY 9.30am 4.30pm
FRIDAY 9.30am 1.30pm

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NEET Funding for those Not in Employment, Education or Training and aged 15 to 24

Are you aged 15 to 24 and not in employment, education or training OR at risk of dropping out of school or an apprenticeship?

Pitman Training Centre in Peterborough is in receipt of NEET funding from the Education & Skills Funding Agency and the European Social Fund to provide training courses and progressions routes to the 15 to 24-year-old participants, living in the Greater Peterborough area, that are NOT in EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION or TRAINING or that ARE AT RISK OF BECOMING NEET (e.g. dropping out of school, dropping out of apprenticeship due to underperformance and/or poor attendance).

This programme is funded by the European Social Fund and the Education and Skills Funding Agency

Please contact us directly to discuss your training needs: - 

PLEASE CALL: 01733 315 814 or 07856 660 527 or

PLEASE E-MAIL: [email protected] or

PLEASE VISIT US AT: Pitman Training Centre, Stuart House, St John’s Street, Peterborough, PE1 5DD

The Team and Our Centre

The training is carried out in a relaxed environment which resembles a modern open plan office.

The centre has a kitchen equipped with a fridge, a hot drinks vending machine and a chilled filtered drinking water dispenser. There is also a student common room for relaxation in between study sessions.

We operate a “Learner Centred” environment which places the individual at the core of the learning process. Everything is geared towards satisfying the needs of the learner, whether gaining the skills and qualifications for a career move or learning how to use the internet and email to shop online or keep in touch with relatives.

Pitman Training is well-known to employers for providing very practical skills for the workplace. A Pitman qualification will add a lot of value to you CV and will impress your future employer.

Centre Staff:

  • Stuart Clarke – Managing Director and Tutor
  • Kasia Lisowska – Centre Manager and Tutor
  • Ela Lisowska – General Manager and Tutor

Our Training

Our training centre in Peterborough is rated 5 out of 5 based on 6 Google reviews. See all reviews.

All our prospective learners benefit from a skills and training needs analysis carried out by a Course Adviser qualified to an NVQ Level 4 in Advice and Guidance, and are provided with an Individual Learning Plan with realistic and achievable goals which are designed to build confidence throughout the learning journey and optimise achievement of qualifications.

Prospective learners are always offered a course taster session before enrolment onto the course to see how the training is delivered and to find out for themselves whether the training method is suitable.

The training is carried out in a relaxed environment which resembles a modern open plan office.

Pitman Training’s unique method of study allows learners to progress at their own pace with a virtual audio-based tutor in their ears guiding them through every step of the course and with one-to-one support and guidance available from qualified tutors at all times.

This method of study allows learners the flexibility of starting the course whenever it suits them and choosing study sessions to fit in with their other commitments without being tied to a fixed routine. It can be different days and times every week, whatever suits the learner best. Distance learning is also available with the examination being taken in the centre at a time convenient to the learner.

Our range of training courses in Peterborough 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 Peterborough offers CPD accredited Speedwriting and Shorthand Courses, as well as Typaz Speed Typing Courses, Touch Typing, Teeline Shorthand and Shorthand Fast Courses.

Our learners call it the “best possible learning experience” with minimum stress and maximum skills gain.

Over 70% of our government funded learners progress into employment within 12 weeks of completing the training.


Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

01733 459102

Existing students & exam bookings:

01733 459105

What our students say

Svetlana realises her career aspirations after her Amazon Career Choice funded studies at Pitman Training Peterborough

"I believe that Pitman Training is ideal for anyone who wants to change their life, gain new knowledge and skills, and find a job in an office environment."

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Petra follows her career dream and secures an office job after her Amazon Career Choice funded studies with Pitman Peterborough

"I could study from home, at my own pace on my days off and still have the support from Training Coaches whenever I need it."

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Pitman Peterborough gave Cintia the confidence to become an Office Administrator

"All the skills I have gained during my studies have given me the courage and the confidence to find a job as an Office Administrator. This is all thanks to my studies at Pitman Peterborough."

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Working Mum Opens Up Life-Changing Career Opportunities After Studying at Pitman Peterborough

"I can honestly say that it is thanks to my studies at Pitman Training Peterborough that I have set myself on a new career path. It is a life changing experience for me. Coming to the UK from abroad, I never thought that I would be able to establish a career, even better, than I would be able back in my country."

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Agnieszka Lands a Job as a Payroll Assistant After Studying at Pitman Peterborough

"Having gained the Administrative and Payroll skills, I felt more confident and I had the courage to start applying for jobs. I managed to get a job as a Payroll Assistant. I believe that the course has helped me to get the job and start a new career in the office environment."

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How to find us

Our centre is located within walking distance of the city centre and close to the main bus and train station.

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