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 Edinburgh

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

New course enquiry:

0131 278 0138

Existing students & exam bookings:

0131 278 0143

Pitman Training in Edinburgh is located in the heart of the city very close to all major transport links and to the tram terminus. We offer a great mix of historic tradition with courses to teach you skills that enable you to work in the modern office.

Being one of four Pitman Training Centres in Scotland we are able to offer training to private individuals and staff from businesses and organisations throughout the country. The best way to describe the range of courses we offer is that we offer training in anything you may require in the modern office workplace. We cover all the traditional subjects, computing and IT skills and also a wide range of personal development workshops and seminars.

Whether you are looking for that new job or to consolidate your skills in the office environment we have a range of course to suit your needs. At Pitman Training we are used to supplying the solution to the learning and development needs of hundreds of people every year from our centre in Edinburgh.

Find us at

Pitman Training Edinburgh,
4 Queen Street,
First Floor,
Buzzer 12,

Opening Times

Day Open Closed
MONDAY 9am 5pm
TUESDAY 9am 8pm
THURSDAY 9.30am 5pm
FRIDAY 9am 4.30pm
SATURDAY 9am 12noon

Pitman Training Course Enquiry

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About Us

Pitman Training has been established in Edinburgh since 1987 and continues to this day supporting students by a dedicated team with years of experience working with learners at all stages of their development.

The real thing that makes the Pitman Training experience unique is the flexibility it offers students to be able to gain new skills while retaining their current lifestyle and commitments. Due to the unique tutor system students can pick and choose when they come into the centre to complete many of our courses. This allows them to be able to timetable their training round family, work and social commitments. With the flexibility of our training programmes you also get the benefit of our team of tutors who are available in the centre to help and guide all learners through their study.

Our centre is able to offer qualifying students a grant of up to £200 towards the cost of training through the Skills Development Scotland ITAs. Terms apply and not all our courses are eligible so contact us today to find out more.

Train With Us

At Pitman Training in Edinburgh we believe that we have an unrivalled range of courses to meet the requirement to be able to work with confidence in the modern office environment. We offer a range of office, financial and IT skills courses to rival any in the country. Our courses are designed to give you the practical skills to be able to perform and impress at your place of work.

Our training centre in Edinburgh is rated 4.3 out of 5 based on 24 Google reviews. See all reviews.

We have two distinct groups of students however each is treated as an individual when it comes to their training requirements and during their study programme.

Private Individuals:- The range of individuals looking to return to work or to change or further their careers is staggering. We have advised and trained such a wide variety of people looking to further their abilities that we would be surprised if we didn’t have experience of someone with a similar experience and desire to you. Many successful and dynamic careers have been launched through the skills that they have learnt at Pitman Training.

Employees:- For many corporate bodies Pitman Training are the first port of call when looking at staff development. Whether it is to fill a skills gap within an organisation, or with an individual from an organisation, or to educate and re-skill a group from within the company we will be able to provide a suitable course of training for you. Our workshop and seminar programme also allows individuals to gain practical experience in the company of fellow delegates to assist in achieving their goals.

Whether it is a full time diploma or a part-time evening course our trained supervisors and tutors have years of experience which aids putting out course content into a meaningful context for our students. They are able to put their knowledge and experiences to good use in applying theories into workplace scenarios.

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


Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

0131 278 0138

Existing students & exam bookings:

0131 278 0143

How to find us

We have recently relocated to 4 Queen Street. Waverley Station is a 5 to 10 minute walk away and we are served by many local buses that travel to York Place or the near by Princes Street and Omni Centre. Parking is available at the St James Centre NCP or nearby at the Omni Centre Car Park. Please call us for further directions.

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