Taunton

Situated in the west country in the historical county of Somerset, Pitman Training Taunton is committed to enabling our customers to stand out from the crowd with our internationally recognised courses and training tailored to meet your needs.

New course enquiry:

01823 726100

Existing student:

01823 726102

At Taunton we offer all of the amazing Pitman courses, plus one to one tuition on CV writing and preparing for job interviews, one day seminars for individuals and tailor made courses for businesses.
Whatever your aim or circumstances, Pitman Taunton can help you succeed in your career, assisting you to gain those much sought after employability skills.

A warm welcome awaits at Pitman Training Taunton – so contact us today to kick start your training.

Find us at

50 North Street,
Taunton
TA1 1LX

Opening Times

Day Open Closed
MONDAY 10am 4pm
TUESDAY 8am 7.30pm
WEDNESDAY 8am 4pm
THURSDAY 8am 5pm
FRIDAY 8am 2pm
SATURDAY 9am 12noon

We are open for 50 hours per week for you to access your training! Times may vary on occasions, please do always ensure you have booked in advance to avoid disappointment. Friday afternoon is reserved for external testing.

Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

01823 726100

Existing student:

01823 726102

We are located right in the heart of Taunton so, with great transport links and two park and ride facilities, we are easy and convenient to get to. We have the most flexible learning hours available in Somerset, with the centre open Monday to Saturday each week. If you live further afield or prefer to study away from the Centre, then do not panic as you can access most training over the internet via our Pitman Cloud. So whether you want to study Sage Accounts in Bridgwater or Medical Terminology in Yeovil, Pitman Training Taunton can make it possible for you.

Our Team

Ready to welcome you at Pitman Taunton are:

Centre Manager, Debbie who will help you identify your training needs and offer recommendations and solutions. She will support you throughout your training, reviewing your progress (if you wish), to ensure you achieve your goals and aspirations.

Eddie, Careers Advisor, who is great at supporting those scared of IT and a master of CVs, career planning, job application forms and interview techniques

Kali, Rhianna, Gianna, and Eddie, Centre Support Team, making sure you have the right environment, equipment and learning aids to make the most of your training. Whether it’s assistance with accessing the Cloud or getting you comfortable headphones, nothing is too much trouble.

With our huge course range we have a great team of specialist trainers - Indrel, Elaine, Heather, Patricia, Jeanette and Mary – to call on to support you with shorthand, book keeping, Microsoft applications, website design and personal development. In addition our specialists work directly with corporate clients customising training for delivery either in house or at the Centre.

Other customer benefits include NUS discounts, Software4Students link, free massage and nail treatment, free hot and cold drinks, biscuits and fruit for those much needed study breaks.

Here at Taunton we are lucky enough to be able to offer bursaries from time to time, (speak to our course advisor for details and an application form).

We also offer great discounts for you and your friend when you refer someone to us and once they start their training. Speak to Debbie for more details.

Come and visit us for an informal chat to see how we can best help – contact us today!

Our Training

At Pitman Training Taunton we have a course and learning opportunity to suit everyone.

We go over and beyond to support our customers; the team members are experienced and knowledgeable so can answer any questions that you may have.

Many of our customers come to us with different reasons for studying, so whether you are looking to get some employable skills to return to work, to update existing skills, change careers or aim for that promotion we can help.

Our courses are flexible so you study at a time and pace to suit you. You can also take study breaks to fit in with other commitments. Only when you are ready would you take the course test to receive your internationally recognised Pitman Certificate to put on your CV.

98% of our students pass their tests first time.

If you are looking to change your job or career, then we offer a free CV, job application and interview session with Eddie who will get you on your way to your dream job.

In a competitive market, jobs can seem out of reach, employers need staff to be skill ready, enabling them to be highly effective and productive. With Pitman skills on your CV you’ll be top of the pile.

We offer a range of Awarding Body certification and testing, including OCR, IAB, AAT, ECDL, CIOB, Matrix testing to name but a few. To find out more or book your test date, just call us for details.

Training Your Staff With Us

Here at Pitman Training we are committed to meeting your training needs. Whether this is for an individual staff wishing to develop new skills or a group needing a refresher we can help.

Investing in your people can improve efficiency and flexibility in your team, increase staff retention and motivation.

Facilities and Flexibility

We offer:

  • A wide range of self paced courses which can be studied at the centre or online from work or home
  • One or half day seminars in business, ICT or personal development skills offered at our Taunton town centre location on on-site at your premises
  • We will work with you to tailor seminars ensuring staff are trained to meet the needs of your organisation

Business Solutions

We can offer training in a wide range of topics to provide solutions for your business including:

  • Management & Supervisory Courses
  • IT Training including Microsoft Office, Web Design and Graphic Design
  • Office Skills, Secretarial Courses and Shorthand
  • Keyboard Skills and Touch Typing
  • Sage Training, Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Marketing, Event Management and Social Media
  • Personal and Career Development

Hear directly from some of our past students on their experience training with us here in Taunton

What our students say

Jasmine - Flexible training leads to formal qualifications for PA

Jasmine didn’t have any formal qualifications, so she decided training could be the answer.

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Not sure if uni is for you? Emily tells us how Pitman Taunton helped her create her own path to success

While many of her friends were getting ready to go off to university Emily chose a different route. After completing a Secretarial Diploma she tried a book-keeping course and was hooked!

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How to find us

We are in the centre of Taunton at the top of North Street, nestled between County Stores and Nat West Bank. When you arrive, please press the buzzer and a member of staff will come down to greet you.

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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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