Is This for You?

Our training is intended to help you learn practical, workplace ready skills. We offer training across a wide array of subjects ranging from accountancy, IT, web design, social media through to our most widely recognised Office and Administration training.

If you’re looking for a way to combine some of our individual courses into one, unique training programme, this Diploma could be the perfect option.

Our training is accredited by The CPD Standard Office so if you’re working in an industry or organisation where you’re required to fulfil a specific number of CPD training hours, building your own bespoke Diploma that covers your needs is the way to go.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 100 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
Minimum 100 hours

About This Diploma

If you know the subjects you want to study but haven’t quite been able to find the perfect fit for you, this diploma will give you the control and flexibility you’re looking for. You can select courses from across our range to build your own training programme and gain the specific skills you’re after.

Create Your Own Learning Path

The courses don’t have to be chosen from the same subject category so, you could be studying a social media course, then moving on to web design training, then bookkeeping, or whatever you need.

Alternatively, it may just be that you want to focus in one specialist area. Whatever works for you, this diploma can fit the bill. From the outset the team in your local Pitman Training centre will work with you to help build the perfect programme.

There is just one requirement for this diploma: the total learning hours for the programme as a whole must reach 100 hours as a minimum, which means you’ll gain 100 CPD points for your learning record.

On successful completion of your training you’ll receive a prestigious Pitman Training diploma certificate to validate your skills.

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Aims and Objectives

The main aim of this diploma is to offer you ultimate control and dictate the subjects you want to study to achieve your specific learning objectives, whilst still getting the benefits of professional, CPD accredited training.

Courses Included

Work with our teams in centre to build the perfect Diploma for you! The only requirement is the learning hours must reach a minimum of 100 hours in total.


There are no prerequisites required for this training.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –


  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

Career Path

The beauty of this diploma is that it can help lead you to a variety of careers. So, whether you are looking for a career change, want to set up your own business or have managerial aspirations, you can gain the skills to get the career you want.

What’s the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.