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Welcome to Pitman Training Guildford

Our comprehensive learning solutions bring innovative design and delivery of flexible training that matches your needs. Our courses and diplomas are specifically designed to help you, or your team get relevant, professional skills delivered using up- to-date technology, effective for teaching, learning and assessments.

Or simply learn a new skill you always wanted to master then we have the flexible solution for you as an individual or a business. With our certifications, you or your team will have the latest work-ready skills to accelerate productivity gains and be more confident with day to day tasks.

Making Education Accessible:

Choose the training that meets your needs without compromising. The availability of many diplomas, awards and single modules we offer makes this choice an easy one. With the help of our experienced Course Adviser you can put together a training plan that will suit all of your needs and goals. Our Learning Coaches will support you throughout the journey whether you choose to study online at home, from work or in our dedicated training centre. We are here to help you build your skills and gain confidence. Adjusting your life to fit your studies is a thing of the past! With Pitman Training Guildford our training is tailored around your commitments and busy life.

Pitman Training has been empowering students for generations, equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today’s competitive landscape. Let us help you succeed, just like countless thriving students before you.

How to find us

Find us at Pitman Training Guildford is conveniently located at 229-233 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3BJ.

For drivers, there is plenty of nearby parking – for example, Upper High St. Car Park is just behind Pitman Training Guldford. For those using public transportation, the Guildford train station a short walk away. And if you prefer taking the bus, the G-Live bus stop is even closer.

Opening Times


Our Saturday opening hours are available on alternate weeks.


4QD Cavendish House,
233-235 High Street,
Guildford, Surrey,


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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Our Training Centre

Our Training Centre is conveniently located close to Guildford High Street and only 7 minute walk from the railway station. It is very close to a number of bus routes and many local car parks. It is also well-placed for all of the town centre shops, restaurants and coffee shops if you want to combine training with other activities. We provide excellent facilities for those who choose to study in the Centre or come to do their tests.

Our Team

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Meet Rachel, our extraordinary Learning Coach at Pitman Training Guildford

Rachel’s journey with us began when she was just 17 years old, starting her training at Pitman Guildford. Over the years, she has built a fruitful career while also managing a family. Seven years ago, Rachel decided to retrain at Pitman, and today, she excels in her role as a Pitman Training Learning Coach. Rachel is dedicated to helping our students complete their courses and resolve any queries they may have, ensuring they have the support they need to succeed.

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Meet Mandi, our dedicated Career Adviser at Pitman Training Guildford

With a successful and extensive background in Human Resources, Mandi brings an abundance of experience to her role, helping students select courses that align with their career objectives. Her strong relationships with local recruitment consultancies enable her to support our students in finding their dream job. Mandi’s tireless efforts and commitment to our students’ victories make her an invaluable member of our team.

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Meet Sandy, our dedicated Centre Manager at Pitman Training Guildford

With a qualification as a Chartered Accountant and prior experience as a Tutor at Kaplan Financial, Sandy is a key member of our Pitman Training Guildford team. Dedicated to assisting bookkeeping and accountancy students, he hosts evening accounting sessions, offering invaluable guidance. Sandy’s commitment contributes to our students consistently achieving above-average pass rates in their exams.


Pemba is Head of Motivation at Pitman Guildford

Whilst she generally works from home, Pemba makes periodic and important visits to the office to motivate and inspire our learners.

Our Training

Our training covers the full range of Pitman’s courses and includes PA and Admin/Secretarial Courses, Microsoft Office, Bookkeeping and Accounting, Web Design and Graphic Design Courses, Marketing/Digital Marketing, Social Media, Event Management, IT and more.

What makes our training unique?

Flexibility: Our training is flexible and you can choose to study in the Centre , distantly or as a blended option. You can do your training at the time convenient for you and at your own pace therefore you can do it around your other life commitments.

Support: It is the combination of flexibility and individual support that makes our training so unique. Our training supervisors are always here to help and assist you.

Qualifications: Pitman’s qualifications are highly regarded and recognised by employers worldwide. The skills you will get are invaluable and transferable.


Elevate your team’s skills with Pitman Training Guildford’s dynamic face-to-face seminar-based training in Microsoft Office and selected management courses! Whether you prefer on-site sessions at your premises or at our state-of-the-art Training Centre, we cater to your needs. Our expert Trainers deliver high-quality training that is designed to provide immediate benefits and enhance employee engagement.

Corporate Training

As an employer, it’s essential to find the best way to get the most out of your workforce. By encouraging your staff to undertake corporate training programs you can be sure you will reap the rewards. Aside from increasing staff loyalty and motivation, you will see an increase in efficiency and productivity; key to better business performance.

When looking for a corporate training provider, look no further than Pitman Training Guildford. We offer a range of corporate training solutions and will take the time to understand your objectives so that we can work with you to find the best program for your workforce.

All training will be customised to your specific needs and requirements.

Our Most Popular Seminars:

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Project)

Managing People Effectively and Appraisal

Presentation Skills

Project Management

Business Writing

Minute Taking

Communication Skills/Assertive Communication

Here is what the participants say…

Just to say what a great day and Lisa was very approachable on all aspects of the course.

Learnt a lot. The trainer was fantastic and very helpful.

I enjoyed the course and have learnt a lot of new things I can take back to the office.

Fantastic course. I have learned many skills that I can apply at work and which will make me more time efficient. Very helpful.

Payment Plan

At Pitman Training Guildford, we understand that investing in your education is a significant decision, which is why we offer flexible payment plans tailored to suit your financial situation. Our goal is to make our training accessible to everyone, regardless of their budget constraints.

Student Success Stories

Olivia came to study with us after being made redundant by her retail employer. She wanted to start a new career in office administration so studied our Introduction to Office Skills Diploma. As a result she found a position working for an oil company based in central Guildford even before she finished her course!

Frankie started her new career with top City law firm as a legal secretary. She says: “The Pitman course taught me all the practical skills I needed the get my dream job.”

Grace a language graduate, completed her Executive PA with us and found a position as a Senior Director’s PA with an investment bank in the City of London on the last day of her course.

Our training centre in Guildford is rated out of 5 based on 18 Google Business Reviews. Facebook review. See all reviews here.

Call or email us and we will be happy to explain more! Telephone: 01483 572855. There has never been a better time to invest in your skills to get the job or salary you want.

We run many seminar sessions on subjects such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and other key Microsoft Office programmes on demand. So, if you’re interested in attending a workshop but can’t see an upcoming date on the website, just get in touch and we may be able to help further. 

Our Guildford 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

Hayley upskills during lockdown via Distance Learning with Pitman Training

Hayley upskills during lockdown via Distance Learning with Pitman Training

Hayley utilised some additional time to update her skills as part of her accounting qualification with the team at Pitman Manchester.

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

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.”

Reading Student Ela Kucuksahin Wins A New Job!

Reading Student Ela Kucuksahin Wins A New Job!

Read more about Ela’s time studying with Pitman Training Reading…

Ade lands new, higher-paying position as a book-keeper

Ade lands new, higher-paying position as a book-keeper

Ade had always been ambitious and graduated with a BSc in Economics, so when he joined a TV station as a customer service agent in their call centre, he quickly made his way through the ranks to become a call centre manager. But before long, he got the feeling that he was treading water, that … Read more

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