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We help our students to achieve and give you the greatest possible chance of career success.

Visit Pitman Training's modern training centre in Reading, Berkshire; a vibrant historical county. Berkshire is a key component of the Thames Valley Sub Region, the 'engine room’ of the UK economy.

We offer diplomas, courses and seminars that are designed to help consumers to get the career of their choice and for businesses to improve the productivity of their managers and staff. With help and support always on hand, you won't find anywhere better to train.

Topics available range from Executive PA diplomas, Microsoft Office application training (such as Excel and Word), AAT accounts qualifications, SAGE 50 accounts, Management and Business Skills training, Business IT (including with HR, Marketing & PR, Web Design and Social Media diplomas) and much, much more. Please get in touch to book your free consultation!

Find us at

Bowman House,
2/10 Bridge Street,

Opening Times

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

Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

0118 963 9059

Existing student:

0118 968 0789

About Us 

Pitman Training is the UK and Ireland’s leading independent vocational training provider. A brand that is synonymous with excellence, quality and reputation resulting from the longevity of the business initially founded by Sir Isaac Pitman in 1837.
Reading is a thriving commercial centre and an ideal location for a Pitman Training Centre as it has the benefit of being within close proximity to London, but also harnesses its own continuous flow of inward commuters.
Our Reading Training Centre
Business and consumers are turning to Pitman Training for a combination of reasons, and the strength of the brand and their reputation for enhancing CVs and opening doors is undeniable.

Our state-of-the-art Reading Training Centre, at Bowman House, provides effective, affordable training programmes, deliveredin a way that is up-to-date and meets the needs of consumers and business alike.

Located conveniently 200 metres from the Oracle Shopping Mall and close to Broad Street Mall, the newly refurbished Bowman House provides modern, flexible and mainly open plan air-conditioned space behind the period grade II listed façade, with new entrance doors on Bridge Street.

Ready for a career change?

Stay ahead of the pack. Train to fulfil your full potential and win the job of your dreams or get that promotion. 

Please contact us for a free career consultation.

Why train?

There are a wide range of benefits that world class vocational skills can bring to your career:

  • Update your IT skills to stay ahead of the rest
  • Gain the skills that employers want when starting work/getting back to work
  • Changing your career to fulfill your true potential
  • Demonstrating that you are ready and committed for the next stage when seeking promotion at work

Business – Leadership – IT – Career Skills Training with Pitman Training Reading


You’ve got good staff, but if the truth were to be told, you want them to be the best. Don’t waste time and money recruiting new staff – instead, why not unleash the untapped potential that lies within your team?

  • Business Solutions

We provide you with practical and easy training solutions for your business.

  • Forward Thinking

Our training consultants are leading experts in dozens of industries.

  • Beyond The Box

We strongly believe in delivering innovative training to meet your needs.

The Reading Training Centre offers great flexibility to students. You can start our wide range of courses on any date required. For businesses, staff can attend seminars at our Centre, train at their own pace online or in the Centre, or we can provide onsite training at your premises. Pitman Distance Learning gives our students the opportunity to study at home or in the workplace, giving a truly flexible training experience.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

No matter how established you are in your career we’re sure you’ll agree there’s always room for continuing professional development (CPD). Most of our training programme are CPD accredited by The CPD Standards Office, which means training with us will not only help your personal and career progression, but we can also help you ‘tick your CPD box’.

What our students say

Gillian moved up with a Bookkeeping AAT qualification from Pitman Training Reading!

Whilst working as a Finance Administrator, Gillian had reached a point where she knew she needed to have industry qualifications in order to progress in her job and move up to the next bracket. She had always wanted to get proper qualifications, and this was her chance to do so!

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The future is bright for Reading IT Diploma student Cleber Luizon!

“Having had an exciting career in football in Brazil, I moved to the UK and had various jobs as a waiter and working in a supermarket. However, I soon realised that everything is about IT now and I love IT! As a result, I really wanted a career in that sector..."

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Reading student Lorraine wins a finance role after a successful career change!

Lorraine was made redundant earlier this year from her job in IT, and decided to make use of this opportunity to retrain. She had trained in accounting years ago, and have a very strong desire to go back.

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How to find us

Our centre is conveniently located just 200 metres from the Oracle Shopping Mall and close to Broad Street Mall.

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