About Our Training Centre
Pitman Training is conveniently located on the A2 at Enterprise Zone, Whitfield. The training centre is a single-storey building with free parking on site. There is local access to cafes and supermarkets within a 1-mile radius. We are proud to have been very much a part of the local business community since the mid-1990’s and look forward to supporting career changes and skills development for many years to come.
Every person who contacts us about becoming a student is invited for a face-to-face meeting so that you can see the centre, meet the team, and find out how best we can help you. Whether you are looking for a promotion, to improve your IT skills, changing direction, or starting a new challenge, we have the tailored and individual approach you need to help you move forward.
All our students receive expert support while they are studying with us. We also AAT, ICDL, and Cilex exams so it really is a one-stop shop. We also offer the following services included in your training.
- DISC Personality Profiling
- Career Change Coaching
- CV Review
- Interview Preparation
- Go Get That Job Free Training
You will be fully supported on your learning journey whether you choose to study with us in the centre or from a home office space. There is lots of extra help at hand too: advice on improving your CV or interview technique and introductions to local employers. When you become one of our students you become part of our Pitman family and we will do everything we can to help you.
What are you waiting for? Get in touch today and bring your new future one step closer!
How to find us
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Our location is off the A2 at Whitfield Roundabout. There is free onsite parking available at The Enterprise Zone. This is situated at the first left exit on Honeywood Road, Dover CT16 3EH.
The local bus route is number 61 from Dover.
In order to make the training sessions available to customers who are working during the week, there is an opportunity to attend the centre on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. These sessions must be booked in advance as they do not run every week.
Suite 2, Knight House
Whitfield, Dover CT16 3EH
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.
Popular Courses & Diplomas
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Legal Secretary Courses & Diplomas
Legal Secretary Diploma with CILEx Level 2 Qualification
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Paula Elliott – Berelia Ltd Director and diploma advisor
Paula retrained at Pitman Training when she left the Army. She is a prime example of how learning new skills can completely change your life.
Paula completed the Executive PA Diploma and started working at Pitman Training in Dover as their training supervisor. She later became the proud owner of Pitman Training when it came up for sale. Since then, the centre has received numerous accreditations, including Investors in People, the Enterprise and Training Award for Excellence and Matrix Accreditation for providing Information, Advice and Guidance. Paula is a Microsoft Office Master Instructor and holds the Advanced Certificate in Education from Christ Church University College. She has an NVQ Level 4 in Management, is an assessor and a numeracy subject specialist.
Paula is the course advisor for Diplomas and Individual Courses and also has many years of recruitment and training experience, so feel free to book a session for advice on any aspect of improving your career prospects through gaining new skills.
Learning For Life
A flexible approach to learning – just for you.
Based in the heart of Dover town centre, Pitman Training Dover has been an integral part of the local business community for the past 25 years.
Experience the difference. Pitman Training will design a bespoke training package flexibly around your family and work life. Tailored to fit with your preferred style of learning, whether it’s part-time, full-time, at the centre or even from home, you will be fully supported every step of the way.
Our goal is to ensure you reach your goals. Trust the experts: make the most of your learning opportunity and come and talk to us about your options.
Pitman Training is the best place for you to make a change in your life. You will see what our current students think of the service we provide as you investigate courses and see the progress that they have already made.
Our training centre in Dover is rated 5 out of 5 based on 4 Facebook reviews.See all reviews.
Age 50 was just around the corner when I first went to Pitman to enquire about courses. I wanted to improve my work prospects and confidence; it began to show badly in job interviews.
Our Dover 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!
Caroline Armon-Jones – Re-trains for Career Change
I have had a complete career change having spent several years at home with my children.
Sabina Pietrzkiewicz – Studied Get into HR with Pitman Training Islington
Sabina is employed and even though she didn’t have much time to study in our centre, she studied from home and passed her exam!
Esther McAusland, Professional Executive Assistant Diploma
Esther McAusland recently completed Pitman Training’s Professional Executive Assistant Diploma after deciding to enhance her skillset to benefit her current job as a Personal Assistant.
Ewa Biela: Successful in her job search thanks to her Pitman Training credentials
“Straight after completing my diplomas at Pitman Training in Notting Hill, I started applying for better jobs”