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 Hastings

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

New course enquiry:

01424 793383

Existing students & exam bookings:

01424 793384

We ensure that your training is completely tailored to you. We offer completely flexible & fully supported learning.

Pitman Training is the largest and longest established independent vocational training organisation in the UK today. Founded by Sir Isaac Pitman our first school was opened over 175 years ago and from that point on, we have has been at the very forefront of training provision in the UK, offering world class, flexible courses which have been designed specifically to meet the needs of businesses.

Our centre is situated within the Sussex Coast College campus and offers a quiet, friendly and relaxed environment with a full range of facilities and top quality training materials for you to come and study in and this, together with our unique learning method combining audio and workbook based training, guarantees to ensure that you will not only leave with world class skills in your chosen field but will have also gained that coveted Pitman Training certification which is recognised by employers across the South East.

The economy is now improving and there has never been a better time to invest in your future. The team at our Pitman Training Centre in Hastings are here to help you achieve this.

Find us at

Pitman Training Hastings,
Sussex Coast College,
Station Plaza,
Station Approach,
TN34 1BA

Opening Times

Day Open Closed
MONDAY 9.15am 5pm
TUESDAY 9.15am 5pm
WEDNESDAY 9.15am 5pm
THURSDAY 9.15am 5pm
FRIDAY 9.15am 5pm

We open one Saturday a month from 9am to 2pm. Get in touch 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.

We’d like to tell you little bit about us!

At Pitman Training Hastings we know that every learner is different and therefore has different needs and we’re committed to working with you every step of the way to ensure that you are fully supported on your learner journey.

 Pitman Training Hastings Training Room

Our vision is to INSPIRE FUTURES & CHANGE LIVES and we achieve this through our extensive and varied range of vocational training courses which we offer in our state of the art Hastings based training centre. Our trained advisors are on hand at all times to give you personal advice and guidance on the most suitable training courses for your aspirations, enabling you to improve existing skills, acquire new ones and achieve your desired goals.

We will begin by inviting you for a detailed discussion to ascertain which course or diploma best suits your particular needs. We will then provide help and guidance to make sure that you are able to reach your maximum potential whilst studying. Our training courses and diplomas have been carefully created to ensure that completion of your training will give you the skills and confidence that both new and existing employers want.

Our training programmes are self-paced and completely flexible meaning that you can study full-time, part-time, and around any existing work or family commitments that you might have. We can also now offer a distance learning option if you wish on many of our modules which means that you can study from home. You could also opt to combine the two study methods with our unique blended learning option, it is completely up to you and you can be assured that you will receive exactly the same level of expert support, however you choose to learn.

If you would like, you can also try a FREE demo of the course you are considering. Our aim is to always offer our learners the best possible advice that we can, and by working with you we can ensure that you undertake the courses most suited to your needs and we can help you get that dream job.

In addition, if you decide to take a Diploma course here at Pitman Training Hastings, you will also be eligible to become a member of the National Union of Students and receive all of the many benefits that go with it including a range of local discounts.

As well as this we offer a number of industry recognised exams including our recently launched accounting partnership with AAT (the Association of Accounting Technicians).

Our Pitman Training centre is in the heart of Hastings, right next door to Hastings railway station, the bus station and taxi rank, as well as all other local amenities including the town centre and beach.

Our Pitman Training Centre is open daytimes, evenings and weekends, and this means that you will have the complete flexibility you need to always be able to find a convenient time to undertake your studies.

Being based in a new state of the art College which provides a world class learning environment for our students and visitors, you will also have access to our other facilities such as Coast Coffee shop, Plaza Art Supplies, Station Plaza Fitness Centre and our hair & beauty training salon.

Why not pop in for a cup of coffee and a chat to see how we can help your business?

Flexible Learning, Fully Supported – tailored to your needs

There are many benefits to training with us at Pitman Training Hastings.

You will be receiving training from the U.K.’s leading training brand. Our Diplomas are recognised by employers in Hastings, across the South East and nationwide.

Our training centre in Hastings is rated 5 out of 5 based on 1 Google review. See all reviews

You will supported by our friendly, professional course advisors who will ensure that you get the maximum out of your learning experience.

You have complete control over when you choose to fit your learning sessions in around your existing commitments. You will study using our unique system of audio study and comprehensive workbooks. This combination of learning techniques has been proven to provide the optimum study results.

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

On successful completion of your training, you’ll receive a coveted Pitman course certificate or diploma and, depending on the subject studied, you may also have the chance to take an industry recognised exam. These currently include: -

We are dedicated to helping you fulfil your career ambition. To help you achieve this, we offer you help to compile your CV and can also provide tips and guidance on how to approach an interview, ensuring that you keep focused and motivated on the path to take your career to the next level.

If you’re a local business in the Hastings area and are looking to expand or improve the skills of your staff, we are able to assist you. We have many, many years of experience in providing a complete service in this field. Using our fully flexible and supported training programmes, your employees will be able to fit their learning around your existing business requirements, thus ensuring that your business needs remain undisturbed whilst also enabling the improvement of performance and efficiency of your staff members. Many of our training courses and diplomas have also been approved for Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points enabling your staff to complete their required annual CPD study.

Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

01424 793383

Existing students & exam bookings:

01424 793384

How to find us

Our Pitman Training Centre in Hastings is in the heart of town, located within Sussex Coast College. We are close to all public transport links and car-parks as well as the local shopping centre and the seafront.

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Your Courses Fees and Payment Options


Options to pay upfront, on a flexible payment plan* or seek local funding in your area. * Full T&Cs apply

Company Funded

Payment arrangements can be set up with your finance department.

Corporate Accounts

We can tailor a training programme for your staff and offer flexible payment options.

0% Finance

You can choose to pay monthly using our 0%* finance payment plan. * Full T&Cs apply

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