Courses in Bournemouth and Poole

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Whether you are upskilling or changing careers, our diplomas and courses are designed to give you job-ready skills, and ensure you are a success in your career goals. Discuss your training needs with one of our Course Advisors today, who are on hand to guide you towards your future goals.

Our areas of study cover a range of sought-after paths for you or your staff:

How to find us

Second Floor,
Pearl Assurance House,
128 – 130 Old Christchurch Rd,
Bournemouth BH1 1NL

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Bournemouth and Poole

Second Floor, Pearl Assurance House
128-130 Old Christchurch Rd
Bournemouth BH1 1NL


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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Pitman Training Bournemouth is a well-established and reputable provider of vocational training and professional development courses.

Award Winning “Best New Business & “Dorset Mind Special Business Award” We have helped hundreds of people and businesses across Dorset re-train and upskill staff, we work with Amazon, NHS, Goadsby & More.

Looking for a new career? looking for that promotion? We have the training to help you achieve these goals!


Courses and Programs:

Pitman Training is known for offering a wide range of courses and programs that focus on practical skills relevant to various industries.

Common areas of study include office administration, secretarial skills, bookkeeping, IT skills, business management, and more.

Many courses are designed to enhance employability by providing hands-on training and certifications.

Our Most Popular are our Microsoft, Accounting and now our Programming & Software Development Training courses!

Flexibility and Delivery:

Pitman Training often provides flexible learning options, allowing students to study at their own pace. This flexibility is particularly beneficial for individuals who may be working or have other commitments.

Courses may be offered in a variety of formats, including in-person classes, online learning, and blended learning options.


Pitman Training may offer certifications upon completion. All CPD Accredited.

Global Presence:

Pitman Training has a presence in various countries, and its courses are designed to cater to the needs of a global audience.

The organisation may have a network of training centers or affiliates in different regions to facilitate accessibility.

Career Support:

Some Pitman Training centers may offer career support services, including job placement assistance, resume building, and interview preparation to help students transition into the workforce.


Call us now for a friendly, one-to-one chat with one of our team to see how we can help you achieve what you want out of life.

A little bit about us!

Calum (our Centre Manager) and Gary will welcome you and are on-hand to offer support and guidance throughout your time with us. Please take a look at testimonials below from Pitman students who have achieved their goals and gone on to be successful in their chosen career, whether as a Secretary, PA, bookkeeping/Sage courses user, or IT Support Technician.

Whether you are training for yourself or being sponsored by a company, we are here to help you unlock your potential. Our flexible self-paced study methods are reasons why our students are so successful in their achievements. Most of our courses can be studied online using our distance learning system, offering the ultimate in flexibility to fit around your lifestyle.

Why Train With Pitman Training Bournemouth and Poole?

For most people, training is about changing career, returning to work or gaining a promotion. We are experts at focusing your training on your career needs. Employers are looking for efficient and well-trained people, and many of them use us to train their team members effectively.

At Pitman Training, we offer a unique training method, combining audio tutorial, a workbook (which you can keep for future reference), and practical activities on the computer whether that’s in our centre, at home, at work or a combination of them all.

You can start whenever you’d like and learn at your own pace with completely flexible study times; full time, part time, daytime or evening, making it easy to achieve everything you want around even the busiest of lifestyles.

Finance options are available and there are no age limits. We regularly help people of all walks of life through our centre study and home/distance learning options.

We can tailor make specific course packages to suit your individual requirements. We have a team of friendly, professional advisors whose job it is to provide you with the right information, advice and training to help you change your career and perhaps even your life.

We will talk to you and match your training to your needs. At Pitman Training Bournemouth and Poole you can start training at any time and most of our courses can be studied online – with the same Pitman Training quality but from the comfort of your home or office desk.

Our Bournemouth And Poole 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

Emillie expands career opportunities with a Professional Executive PA Qualification

Emillie expands career opportunities with a Professional Executive PA Qualification

Emillie had been working as a PA for 4 years, but wanted a qualification to demonstrate the skills she had learnt previously, as well as enhance these further, so she enrolled on the Professional Executive PA Diploma.

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.

Studying from home—Alison boosts her CV with up-to-date qualification

Studying from home—Alison boosts her CV with up-to-date qualification

Following a challenging time facing redundancy, Alison boosted her CV by studying with Pitman Manchester, gaining an incredible Distinction grade for her Administration Assistant Diploma!

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