Pitman Training Chesterfield opened in September 1995 and since then has gained an excellent reputation locally for quality training.

New course enquiry:

01246 511334

Existing student:

01246 511352

Situated in the historic market town of Chesterfield on the edge of the Peak District National Park we will offer you a warm and friendly welcome.

We have been established in Chesterfield for over 19 years and over that time have trained thousands of individuals – helping kick start new careers, facilitate a change of direction or get back into work following Redundancy or unemployment. We are able to tailor courses to suit an individual’s requirements and offer flexible attendance to fit in with today’s busy lifestyles.

Pitman Training Chesterfield has been awarded the Matrix Standard (for Independent Advice & Guidance).

Find us at

1st Floor 37 Holywell Street,
S41 7SH

Opening Times

Day Open Closed
MONDAY 9am 4pm
TUESDAY 9am 8pm
THURSDAY 9am 8pm
FRIDAY 9am 4pm
SATURDAY 10am 12noon

Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

01246 511334

Existing student:

01246 511352

About Us

We are situated on Holywell Street just around the corner from the famous Crooked Spire – Chesterfield’s prominent landmark.Our First Floor Centre

Our training Centre is open-plan, light and airy and offers a calm and friendly working environment with support and assistance from experienced staff.

The centre is operated by Carla Hudson and her team. Carla has over 25 years’ experience in training and really understands the skills and qualities being sought by local employers.

Our friendly and supportive team are all previous students of Pitman Training Chesterfield and offer guidance and support throughout your learning.

You can be assured of receiving a warm welcome - our training Centre is open-plan, light and airy and offers a calm and friendly working environment with support and assistance from experienced staff. We have two training rooms with over 30 computer workstations. As well as daytimes, we are also open late night until 8 pm on a Tuesday & Thursday as well as Saturday mornings to give you completely flexibility to fit the learning around your busy life.

If you're unable to attend the Centre to complete your learning, for whatever reason, we can offer the majority of our modules via distance learning, using our Pitman Campus, giving you complete flexibility as to where and when you study. We have students that study with us from throughout Derbyshire & South Yorkshire including Barnsley, Doncaster, Sheffield, Derby & Worksop.

Training With Us

Reasons for training are personal and depend on aspirations and experience to date. Our Chesterfield Course Advisers are skilled at understanding your needs and will be able to help you choose the best course for you. We combine an analysis of your experience to date, future goals and our knowledge of the local employment market to help you choose the best options for you.

At Pitman Training Chesterfield we believe that training is an important step in achieving your goals. It is vital to select the right course – one that will provide you with the skills you need to get the job you want. You may just need a quick course to top up existing skills or a Diploma Programme to help you switch careers.

You can make a no obligation appointment to have a discussion with one of our Course Advisors and discover where we are, what we do and how we do it. You will get a feel for how the training works and see the learning environment for yourself.
Learning can be completed at our Chesterfield training centre (where you will receive full support from our experienced staff), at home, in the workplace or wherever suits you. You can start your training at any time and learn full time or part time, evenings and/or weekends.

Why choose to train with us?

  • Training is flexible and fits around your life and commitments
  • Our courses are designed to give you job-ready, real world skills
  • You can improve or gain new skills in just a matter of days/weeks
  • We have a calm and friendly working environment with support and assistance from experienced staff
  • One-to-one help is always on hand – one reason why we have a 95% pass rate!
  • Over 50% of learners secure employment within 3 months of completing training
  • We are passionate about what we do and want you to succeed

In addition to our Pitman Training Courses we are an Accredited Examinations Centre for numerous bodies including:

  • OCR - (Text Processing Business Professional – levels 1, 2 & 3)
  • BCS - Computer & Online Basics, ECDL Essentials & Extra
  • City & Guilds - Medical Terminology
  • AAT – Book-Keeping & Accounts (Levels 1 – 4)
  • IAB – Book-Keeping, Accounts & Payroll

We also host exams for:

  • Chartered Institute of Banking Scotland (CIOBS)
  • Lift and Elevator Industry Association (LEIA)

Simon came to Pitman Training Chesterfield to study Book-Keeping and Accounts to add to his previous IT Technical qualifications as he was finding employment in this field impossible to find.

- Simon

How to find us

Pitman Training Chesterfield is located on the First Floor of 37 Holywell Street above Formal Affair & Nova Tours, over the road from the Blue Bell overlooking Holywell Cross (Doughnut) Car Park. There is ample public car parking on our doorstep - either behind our premises in the car parks off Durrant Road or in Holywell Cross Car Park. We are within easy walking distance of Chesterfield Train Station and local bus routes.

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Quick Enquiry

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.

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