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About Our Training Centre

Welcome to Pitman Training Manchester! As one of the leading training providers in the North West, we have transformed thousands of careers over the years. Whether you wish to change career, or upskill yourself in your current role, our unparalleled approach to training can help you achieve your goals.

Whether you are upskilling or changing careers, our diplomas and courses are designed to give you job-ready skills and ensure you are a success in your career goals. Discuss your training needs with one of our Course Advisors today, who are on hand to guide you toward your future goals…

Our areas of study cover a range of sought-after paths for you or your staff!

How to find us

Pitman Training Manchester is on Bloom Street in the heart of “The Village”, one of Manchester’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan districts. We are within a comfortable 5-minute walking distance of Manchester Piccadilly railway station as well as other local transport links. You can park your car across the street in the NCP and there’s plenty of affordable contract parking close by.

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0161 923 6814


2nd Floor, Richmond House
15 Bloom Street
Manchester M1 3HZ


With 180+ years of changing lives, Pitman Training has the courses and diplomas you need. Whether you’re learning new skills, rejoining the workforce, or training a whole team, we’ve got you covered.

Office & Secretarial

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Software & Web Development

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Sage, Accounting & Bookkeeping

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Information Technology (IT)

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Microsoft Office

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Visual Design

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Business & Management

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Language & Personal Development

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No matter where you are in your career journey, get in contact today and find out how we can help you achieve your
career goals.

Here at Pitman Training, we have designed our approach to learning so that we offer only the best support to our
students. Our flexible timetable means you can fit your learning alongside your other commitments, whilst our
knowledgeable training team will be there every step of the way to support and motivate you.

Our training centre in Manchester is rated 4.9out of 5 based on 144 Google review. See all reviews

Some of the many benefits of Pitman Training Manchester’s approach to training are:

  • Prestigious Name Recognition – We have been training people for almost 200 years, and employers hold our qualifications in high regard
  • Access to our Training Centre – Open 6 days a week – including every Saturday and select evenings – there is no better place to study. Our quiet, modern centre contains workstations for you to use, all of which have dual monitors and a wireless mouse. Whilst you are here studying a member of the training team will be on hand to offer any assistance you need. Students also get access to the kitchen area, with free hot drinks provided. –
  • Fully Flexible – Whilst our wonderful Manchester city centre location is the perfect place to study, but you can also study from home. How you split your time is completely up to you, meaning you can fit training alongside your other commitments.
  • CPD Accredited Certificates and Graduation Ceremony – Completing a Diploma is a big deal, and every student who completes gets presented their framed certificate during their Graduation Ceremony. A chance to invite family and friends along to celebrate with you, don the famous blue cap and gown and show off your achievements!
  • Support from our Training Team – Our knowledgeable Learning Coaches are there to support you throughout your studies. They will check in on you to keep you motivated and on track, and any questions you have during the course they will happily answer.
  • Employability Support – Every Pitman Training Manchester student gets access to our employability services. Have a 1-to-1 CV workshop. Participate in a mock job interview. Get tailored job recommendations. The team are dedicated to helping you achieve your dream career.

Meet The Team


Callum – Centre Manager

Callum oversees all operations, to ensure everything run smoothly, and that students receive the highest quality experience.


Megan – Learning Coach

Megan will be there to help you throughout the duration of your studies. Whether you’re stuck on a module of your course, or need to book in your Validation Test, she’s always happy to assist.


Hannah – Learning Coach

Hannah’s employability experience will help see into your dream career. She will help you get that CV perfect, but will also be on hand to help with any course queries as well as the day-to-day stuff!


Andy – Exams Officer

Andy has years of experience helping students through exams. From helping you book, to ensuring you are ready on the day, Andy is the font of all exams knowledge.


Kirsten – Course Advisor

Kirsten is here to help you navigate the career of your dreams. With her extensive knowledge of the range of Pitman courses, she will ensure you study what’s right for you

Support for Businesses

Every year dozens of businesses trust us to train their staff, giving them the skills they need for the modern

In the modern office, high levels of computer literacy are essential, so we offer a range of fully flexible courses that can help develop your team. And beyond that, we offer the soft skills needed to thrive in any workplace.

Our Manchester Centre Includes Success Students From All Walks Of Life

Our Manchester Family Includes Success Stories From All Walks Of Life

Student Success Stories

Pitman Training was a game-changer for me. I wanted to level up with Microsoft programs and have a better understanding of the legal secretary role. The courses were easy to follow, and I got quick results. Pitman Training’s flexible learning approach was a huge plus, and having a Learning Coach was awesome; they gave me great advice! Now, I’ve got top-notch Microsoft and admin skills for my CV, boosting my career confidence. Pitman Training? I’d recommend it in a heartbeat!

Gaenor Thomson

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

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.”

Marius followed the Amazon Career Choice programme to Pitman Training in Birmingham. Here is his story.

Marius followed the Amazon Career Choice programme to Pitman Training in Birmingham. Here is his story.

“I believe that Pitman Training Birmingham is perfect for anyone who wants to change their personal situation and gain new knowledge and skills.”

Polly Lu gains skills for work at local University

Polly Lu gains skills for work at local University

Polly started work as a waitress at Pret A Manger before coming to speak to Pitman Training for advice on her career and training required to achieve her goal. Polly decided on the Secretarial Diploma along with further courses to develop her skills further i.e. Meetings and Minutes Seminar, Teeline Shorthand and Microsoft 2003 Access. … Read more

Shem Mandela Transforms His Microsoft Office Career with Pitman Training

Shem Mandela Transforms His Microsoft Office Career with Pitman Training

A pharmacist by profession, Shem Mandela, was introduced to Pitman Training by his boss to pursue the Microsoft Office Diploma program in order to strengthen his work and career. Shem was impressed by the course’s delivery, which allowed him to train at his own pace and schedule while receiving full support from our learning coach. He enrolled … Read more

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