Update concerning COVID-19 – Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available. Find out more about distance learning at Pitman Training

Update concerning COVID-19 – Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available. Find out more about distance learning at Pitman Training

Courses in Watford

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

New course enquiry:

01923 369183

Existing students & exam bookings:

01923 369181

Hertfordshire - ‘County of Opportunity’ - do you need help unlocking your potential?

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at our Pitman Training Centre in Watford, only minutes away from the popular intu Shopping Centre. We offer supported training in PA & secretarial skills, administration, accounting and bookkeeping plus IT together with a wide range of personal development workshops and seminars.

When you visit us you won’t find just another training provider as we are flexible in our approach taking time to get to know you so that we can understand your dreams and aspirations. Whether you are employed or unemployed, experienced or just a complete novice we can advise and tailor a training programme specifically for you. We also offer a free taster session so you can experience for yourself, before deciding to buy, the exceptional quality of our Pitman Courses.

Build your own delivery programme around our flexible opening hours, Distance Learning or a blended approach to the two. Learn when you want at a pace that suits you. You can attend our Watford Centre anytime during the day, or if you are only free of an evening or during the weekend you might like to check out our very flexible opening hours. So whether you wish to study Accountancy in St Albans, become a Medical Secretary in Harpenden, train to be a Legal Secretary in Hatfield, change your career and become an IT Technician in Watford or add to your skills with Social Media for Business or Speedwriting in Borehamwood call us today on 01923 369183!

We can help you open doors and achieve your goals in this ‘County of Opportunity’ at Pitman Training, Watford, Hertfordshire.

Find us at

Pitman Training Watford,
Meridien House,
69-71 Clarendon Road,
WD17 1DS

Opening Times

Day Open Closed
MONDAY 9.30am 5.30pm
TUESDAY 9.30am 8pm
WEDNESDAY 9.30am 5.30pm
THURSDAY 9.30am 8pm
FRIDAY 9.30am 5pm
SATURDAY 9.30am 1.30pm

We are now open every Saturday!

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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.

Our Team - Ready to help!

At Pitman Training in Watford you can guarantee that our professionally trained staff, who all understand what is needed to get ahead in the current job market, will make you feel as comfortable as you would be in your own home. We pride ourselves on our customer service and being able to offer up-to-date training support that is relevant and recognised in today’s workplace. If you are interested in returning to work, changing careers, seeking promotion or obtaining a better job then come in and see us at our modern training centre and talk over your needs with one of our course advisors.
Our Watford Training Centre
The owner manager of Pitman Watford was a Finance Director of a group of small to medium companies. This wealth of expertise enables her to successfully support our students at Pitman Watford through their level 2 and level 3 AAT diplomas with distinction passes.

Our tutors have a wealth of experience. One has a law degree and is successfully supporting our students in centre in gaining their legal qualification whilst another is able to support those students that have no experience using a computer to those wishing to get their MOS qualification/level 3 ITQ. She has also herself successfully completed a Pitman's diploma. Our final tutor has a wide range of experience of a large number of Pitman's courses and has started to specialise in the medical subjects.

All our tutors either have or are working towards their PTLLs (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) to ensure the quality of tutor support is excellent. Now added to the team is a level 6 qualified Careers Adviser to give free professional careers advice to those learners requiring this support. We are also now able to offer employability support through a two day course covering CV writing, cover letters and interview techniques. The course has been written and delivered by a corporate HR Director.

This wealth of knowledge within the Pitman Watford team together with their exceptional support and guidance ensures all our students achieve their learning aims enabling them to stand out from the crowd and obtain that all-important job.
The flexible delivery style of the courses, that can either be taken at our Watford centre or online, will provide you with the tools and skills that are sought-after by employers today. Our goal is to help you arrive where you want to be in your career.

Our range of training courses in Watford is extensive and includes PA Courses, Excel and Admin Courses, Pitman's Online English Courses, , Minute 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 Watford offers CPD accredited Speedwriting and Shorthand Courses, as well as Typaz Speed Typing Courses, Touch Typing, Teeline Shorthand and Shorthand Fast Courses.

Look forward with confidence!

Looking to return to work, thinking about moving on or moving up?

Since we opened our doors in 2011 Pitman Training Watford learners have all appreciated our diverse flexible way of learning. The results speak for themselves with 70% of learners achieving a distinction and all learners going on to a successful outcome.

Our training centre in Watford is rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 4 Google reviews. See all reviews.

Our team is not only here to help you as you plan and undertake your studies. We pride ourselves on helping you to build your future skills with confidence and join millions of other Pitman ‘Skills Builders’.

The Pitman Training approach used at Watford means you can study at your own pace during our flexible opening hours or talk to us about our online learning options.

Whatever your training needs - at Pitman Training Watford it’s all about YOU!

Business Support – Workforce Development

Looking to build the skills and abilities of your workforce to meet the fresh challenges ahead of your business?

We are happy to talk to you about how we can tailor our courses and diplomas to support individuals, managers, senior managers and professionals through periods of upskilling and career change. Shape and develop your workforce of the future by providing your staff with the skills they need to transform their working lives!

Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

01923 369183

Existing students & exam bookings:

01923 369181

What our students say

Laura Mould studied SpeedWriting and Audio Transcription Level 2

"I would happily recommend Pitman Training to anyone looking for a professional and friendly environment, and I would certainly study with them again."

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Neil Brodie studied ECDL Extra (Level 2) with us...

"I was made redundant from my last job at the end of February and wanted to gain skills to make a career change into Book-keeping. I was referred to Pitman Training Watford to undertake a course as part of retraining to become more employable as part of this change."

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Pitman Training Watford helped me regain my confidence

"Pitman Training gave me back a lot of the much needed confidence that I needed to look for work after staying at home for quite some time. I was pleasantly surprised by the flexibility of the course and the hands on method to learning."

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How to find us

We have recently moved to light and airy new offices in Clarendon Road. We are within sight of Watford Junction Railway and Bus Station so there is easy access for buses and trains and there is public car parking available next door at The Holiday Inn and also in the surrounding car parks. Based in central Watford we are only a short walk to the Intu Shopping Centre, High Street and cafes.

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Company Funded

Payment arrangements can be set up with your finance department.

Corporate Accounts

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