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 Reading

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

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0118 963 9059

Existing students & exam bookings:

0118 968 0789

Learn to Earn and Live your Potential

In today’s job market, it is tough to get ahead:

• Are you looking to boost your CV?
• Are you seeking a promotion?
• Are you looking for a career change?
• Are you returning to work?
• Do you want to live your potential?

Then welcome to Pitman Training Reading!

Located in the heart of Reading town centre, Pitman Training Reading is a trusted training provider of flexible classroom, online and seminar courses. Popular learning includes: Microsoft Office courses, Executive PA training, Secretarial courses , Excel training, IT Courses, Bookkeeping, Sage Accounts, Web Design, Graphic Design, Management training, Marketing Courses, Social Media, Administration Training, Touch Typing training and much more!

We offer flexible training, with full support from tutors. You own your training schedule and we help you to learn, making the whole training experience more enjoyable and do-able.

Book your FREE course demo today!

Find us at

Pitman Training Reading,
Bowman House,
2/10 Bridge Street,

Opening Times

Day Open Closed
MONDAY 9am 5pm
TUESDAY 9am 8pm
THURSDAY 9am 8pm
FRIDAY 9am 5pm
SATURDAY 9am 5pm

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About Us 

Why not boost your skills with the UK’s longest running training provider and get a trusted, well-known SuperbrandTM on your CV to help you to stand out from the crowd? Our state-of-the-art Reading Training Centre, at Bowman House, provides effective, affordable training programmes, delivered in a way that is up-to-date and meets the needs of consumers and business alike. We provide online training, classroom training, business seminars, diplomas, courses and much, much more!

Our Reading Training CentreReading is a thriving commercial centre and an ideal location for career opportunities, as it has the benefit of being within close proximity to London, but also harnesses its own continuous flow of inward commuters. Located conveniently 200 metres from the Oracle Shopping Mall and close to Broad Street Mall, the newly refurbished Bowman House provides modern, flexible and mainly open plan air-conditioned space behind the period grade II listed façade, with new entrance doors on Bridge Street.

People are turning to Pitman Training for a winning combination of reasons: the strength of our brand; the quality of our training and our reputation for enhancing CVs and opening doors!

Ready for a career change?

Stay ahead of the pack. Train to fulfil your full potential and win the job of your dreams or get that promotion!


Please contact us for a FREE career consultation.

Do you need high quality staff training?

Our Reading Training Centre• Maximising productivity is vital to your business success
• Finding the time to train staff can be difficult
• Finding good people is tough
• Finding a trusted training partner can be hit and miss

Pitman Training Reading solves all of those problems for you!

You’ve got good staff, but if the truth were to be told, you want them to be the best. Don’t waste time and money just recruiting new staff – instead, why not unleash the untapped potential that lies within your team?

We offer tailored Microsoft Office seminars, Excel seminars, Sage Accounts seminars, bookkeeping seminars, management seminars, project management training and much, much more!

We take the hassle out of booking and administering training and save you time and money. You gain the peace of mind that training is of the best quality and right for your team.

Watch your productivity and profits soar with the help of Pitman Training Reading, Berkshire’s favourite training provider!

Staff can attend seminars at our Training Centre; we can provide bespoke onsite seminar training at your premises; or they can train at their own pace at home or in the workplace with our CPD accredited online training. We give you a truly flexible training service.

Book your FREE training consultation today!

Our training centre in Reading is rated 4.2 out of 5 based on 20 Google reviews. See all reviews.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Both employers and individuals benefit from continuous professional development (CPD). By developing and enhancing skills, the productivity and efficiency of a business is also enhanced.

CPD is now a fundamental for professionals and employers alike. By encouraging a structured and methodical route to learning, it enables businesses to attract and retain key staff.

CPD ensures they individuals have the knowledge and capability to remain effective and competent in their role.

Most of our training programmes in Berkshire are CPD accredited, ensuring that individuals and business actually gain the skills and recognition that they need to succeed. These include classroom courses, online training courses, seminars and blended learning in Reading and the surrounding Berkshire area.

Whether you are looking for training courses online, or in a class, or a blend of both, then Pitman Training Reading is the leading training provider of choice for your CPD training.

Call us now to arrange a FREE demo and training consultation!

Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

0118 963 9059

Existing students & exam bookings:

0118 968 0789

What our students say

Sushma makes herself more marketable to employers with UK qualification

Pitman Training Reading student, Sushma decided that training with us would be great for her to upskill and give her chance to find employment. After having a FREE training and careers consultation with an Admissions Advisor, she enrolled for our Professional Development Diploma.

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Katherine jump starts her career with Executive PA Diploma

Katherine decided to enrol on Executive PA Diploma with Pitman Training Reading. She felt like Pitman courses would give her great start for her career.

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Miranda Gains Practical Skills After 8-Year Career Break at Pitman Training Reading

Miranda Roberts used to be a Personal Injury Lawyer and took a career break to raise her family. After 8 years, she is now looking for a new challenge and would like to reenter the workforce in administrative role for a good organisation.

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Meg’s new skills learned with Pitman Training Reading are really useful in her new job as a Travel Sales Consultant.

Meg had been working for some time in the luxury travel and hotel business as a Concierge, and Guest Manager, when she felt that to progress she needed to develop a new skills set.

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Training with Pitman in Reading opens up exciting possibilities for Andrea.

Andrea is heading towards a career as an Administrator and her goal is to work as a PA. The training here in Reading has taken her on an amazing journey. Andrea has gained the Medical Receptionist, Administrative Assistant and Executive PA diplomas!

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Avinash has got his dream job as a Paralegal

Avinash has just completed his Paralegal Diploma with Pitman Training Reading. He studied Law at University, but found it very difficult to get a foot hold in the legal world. He started off doing administrative work which had no job security and was not helping him to meet his career goals but now he is working for a Reading based legal firm.

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Bhisan gains the skills needed to become a PC Support Specialist at Pitman Training Reading

Bhisan decided to study with Pitman Training Reading hoping to better his skills in order to increase his chances of getting into the Army and possibly getting a job.

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Laura gains marketable skills to transition to office roles

Pitman Training Reading student, Laura Antonie, is from Romania originally and had gained her hospitality degree, before moving to the UK. She has been working in the industry for the 5-years since she arrived in the UK but this is not and has never been her dream career path.

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Vasia upgrades her skillset to improve her career in Customer Service

Pitman Training Reading student, Vasia, looked into training to improve the quality and efficiency of her work in her current role in customer service. She also wanted to be able to look for further and more exciting opportunities in the future.

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How to find us

Our centre is conveniently located just 200 metres from the Oracle Shopping Mall and close to Broad Street Mall.

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