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 Chesterfield

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

New course enquiry:

01246 511334

Existing students & exam bookings:

01246 511352

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

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 20 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.

Find us at

Pitman Training Chesterfield,
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

Please note our late nights on Tuesday and Thursday and Saturday mornings are by appointment only. Please get in touch to book your slot!

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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.

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

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 training centre in Chesterfield is rated 4.4 out of 5 based on 12 Google reviews. See all reviews.

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 (by appointment) late night until 8 pm on a Tuesday & Thursday as well as Saturday mornings to give you complete 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, Rotherham & 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.

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

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:

  • AAT – Bookkeeping & Accounts (Levels 1 – 4)
  • BCS - Computer & Online Basics, ECDL Essentials & Extra
  • CILEx - Legal Secretary
  • IAB – Bookkeeping, Accounts & Payroll
  • City & Guilds - Medical Terminology

We are happy to host exams for External Candidates as well as those who have completed their training with us!

Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

01246 511334

Existing students & exam bookings:

01246 511352

What our students say

Rachel enjoys her time gaining valuable graphic design skills

Rachel Short studied the Graphic Design Diploma with Pitman Training Chesterfield. Here is what she said about why she chose Pitman Training

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Erica values the flexibility studying with Pitman Training offered

Erica Johnson studied the Sage Payroll course with our Chesterfield centre. Read on to find out more about why she enjoyed her time studying with us...

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Johnathan gains valuable skills as he takes the next step in his career

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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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