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 Newcastle

Welcome to Pitman Training Newcastle! We are one of the city’s leading independent training providers, providing practical skills that will improve your career prospects. If your motivation is to improve your staff performance, upskill yourself or gain confidence we are the place to be!

New course enquiry:

0191 501 6557

Existing students & exam bookings:

0191 401 8432

Pitman Training Newcastle is a comfortable, quiet place to study with great facilities to help you on your way to your dream job, securing that much wanted promotion, return to the workplace and to learn new skills. We are located in Newcastle City Centre, just minutes from all of the major train, metro and bus links – what could be easier than popping in or giving us a call to see what is available?

Our courses can be studied at your own pace, either at home, in the centre or at your place of work. You choose your start date, you choose the times that you study, and you can even choose when to sit your exam! Pitman Training Newcastle is designed to fit around your lifestyle, no matter how busy you are.

Our courses can be tailored to suit each individual or business needs, so that you are studying courses that will be most beneficial to you. They are nationally recognised and CPD accredited and we also offer a wide range of industry standard certifications including Adobe (ACA), Microsoft (MOS), CompTIA, AAT, CiLEx and AMSPAR.

Our most popular Diplomas include:

Executive PA Diploma
Foundation Diploma in Accounting with AAT
Software Developer Diploma
Legal and Medical Secretarial Diplomas
Professional Development Diplomas
Event Management Diploma
IT Support Technician Diplomas

The team at Pitman Training Newcastle have a wealth of knowledge and experience and are on hand to help you to become the best and most successful that you can be. They are all passionate about learning and strive to instil that passion into the students.

To upskill yourself or your employees, please contact us on:

Email [email protected]
Phone: 0191 453 7925
WhatsApp/SMS: 07376 138 738

Find us at

Pitman Training Newcastle,
2nd Floor,
10-13 Saville Row,
Newcastle
NE1 8JE

Opening Times

Day Open Closed
MONDAY 9am 5pm
TUESDAY 9am 5pm
WEDNESDAY 9am 5pm
THURSDAY 9am 8pm
FRIDAY 9am 4.30pm
SATURDAY 10am 4pm

We also open two Saturdays a month between 10am and 4pm. Call us to find out our next Saturday opening date.

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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 Our Centre

Our centre is located in the heart of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, close to Monument metro station, several public car parks, and the main railway station. It is very easy to find us; our training centre is in the main shopping and restaurant area of Newcastle.

We specialise in training designed to help people get good jobs in the north east. We have great relationships with local employers and recruitment agencies, which means we really understand what’s needed locally

We offer the latest facilities to support our students with their training. With more than 20 computer stations, a dedicated exam room for peace and quiet when you need to concentrate most, and our expert staff on hand to support and guide you, you will find training with us an enjoyable and fulfilling experience.

All of our staff are highly competent with Microsoft Office and Audio Transcription Training. We also have a fully trained staff member in Pitman Training accounting courses who can dedicate time to help with any queries around our Bookkeeping, Sage training and Payroll courses.

If you live outside of Newcastle and the surrounding areas and would find it difficult to get in to study at our centre, you could choose to study online via distance learning.

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

There are many reasons why you should train with Pitman Training Newcastle:

  • Flexibility – Study daytimes, evenings, weekends or a combination to fit in with your day to day lifestyle. There are no set class times therefore you will never miss a lesson!
  • Learn at your own pace – Confused by something? Rewind and listen again. Our unique training method allows you to re-visit a topic so that you are confident before moving on to the next lesson.
  • Need to revise before your exam? Complete a mock exam, go to a chapter in your book and work through it again.
  • In a hurry to gain new qualifications? Study full time, Tuesday – Saturday to complete your course quickly.
  • Start at any time – no need to wait until the beginning of next term, start tomorrow if you wish!
  • Highly qualified, helpful and friendly staff on site to assist you with any problems you may come across.
  • We offer nationally recognised qualifications from BCS, City and Guilds (AMSPAR), AAT qualifications and OCR.

Our training centre in Newcastle is rated 5 out of 5 based on 16 Google reviews. See all reviews.

Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

0191 501 6557

Existing students & exam bookings:

0191 401 8432

What our students say

Joanna studied the Adobe Creative Cloud Award at Pitman Training Newcastle, to develop in her role and build a career

"I have always enjoyed learning new skills, and being able to help people; so when I got a new job with National Innovation Centre for Ageing I was excited to be sent to Pitman for training to enable me to develop my role."

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Esther built confidence and experience in her role as a Group Executive Assistant for a large financial services company

"I am currently working as a Group Executive Assistant for a large Financial Services Company, there is a lot of variety in my role so I have found studying the Professional Executive Assistant qualification to be very beneficial."

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Jerome found a way to work towards his dream of being a qualified Accountant, whilst also working full time

“I have been able to combine studying and working full-time. The courses have given me the knowledge and practical skills required to advance in my career with the aim of becoming a qualified Accountant."

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Tara realised she didn’t need to settle for anything less than what she wanted to achieve in life!

"Although the whole experience has been challenging with having to balance work, kids, the dog, caring for my grandparents and studying, I’ve also really enjoyed it, learning new aspects of each department with each module and the depth of knowledge I didn’t realise I would get."

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Lynne up-skills and progresses her career at Pitman Newcastle

"I can say that pitman training has given me the opportunity to improve on my current skills and introduce me to courses to help me progress in my career."

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Claire achieved fantastic results whilst working towards her ‘Professional Development Diploma’

Claire started studying her Professional Development Diploma at Pitman Training Newcastle, and has successfully completed her Diploma well before her deadline with fantastic results! She says, “I enjoyed studying with Pitman because I was able to customise my diploma to fit my training needs.

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Keeping motivated during lockdown, Kathryn works to make her CV stand out for potential employers

"I enjoy studying with Pitman Training Newcastle as I really like the flexibility of blended learning. I usually do the majority of my studying at home through distance learning, only going into the centre to take my exams so for me things haven’t been too different during the lockdown."

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Lauren developed a career as a Medical Secretary in just 6 months!

"Studying these courses and having the access to the amazing support from Pitman Newcastle has meant that I am now able to develop my career in Medical secretarial work which opens a lot of doors for my future and I am so grateful for it all."

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Learning during lockdown—Danielle achieves Distinction in Speedwriting

Despite an ever changing schedule, Danielle achieved a Distinction for her Speedwriting course, which she be utilising in her role as a Legal Secretary.

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How to find us

10-13 Saville Row is just off Northumberland Street. Please press the intercom when you arrive, and then come up to the 2nd floor. Newcastle Station is just 10 minutes on foot, and both Monument and Manors Metro station are less than 5 minutes’ walk. There are several car parks nearby, including Saville Row car park, Eldon Square, and an NCP.

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