Pitman Training is not only highly respected in its own right, but also has important partnerships with a number of key bodies. Our training enables learners to access a wide variety of qualifications, and successful completion of each Pitman Training course gives our students a prestigious Pitman Training certificate to enhance their CVs.

AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians)

AAT is the UK’s leading qualification and membership body for accounting and finance staff. Members include people working in accountancy, students and self-employed business owners. All AAT members are committed to continuing their professional development with the support of the organisation ensuring skills are kept up to date. Pitman Training has several AAT diplomas enabling students to gain recognised qualifications at both Level 2 and Level 3.

Amazon Career Choice

Career Choice is an innovative Amazon program uniquely designed to upskill Amazon employees who are interested in pursuing a future outside of Amazon. By partnering with Pitman Training to deliver training for high-demand careers, Amazon is proud to give eligible employees the tools they need to make a move and pursue their aspirations.

AMSPAR (The Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Managers, Administrators and Receptionists)

AMSPAR is a professional membership organisation which has teamed up with City & Guilds to offer recognised Medical Secretarial qualifications. Pitman Training has different diplomas and awards which will enable students to progress to gain the City & Guilds/AMSPAR Level 2 Award in Medical Terminology qualification which is a pre-requisite for many job roles in the NHS and private health sectors.

BCS (Chartered Institute for IT)

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, seeks to promote wider social and economic progress through the advancement of information technology science and practice. Pitman Training has worked successfully with BCS for many years – BCS are behind the qualifications we offer with a number of our courses, for example ECDL.


The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) is the professional association and governing body for Chartered Legal Executive lawyers, other legal practitioners and paralegals.

City & Guilds

City & Guilds offers learners the chance to gain qualifications that equip them to fulfill their career ambitions – these qualifications are valued by employers – many are developed in conjunction with key industry bodies so they’re relevant and up to date. Many Pitman Training centres are registered City & Guilds examination centres to offer learners the chance to gain Medical Terminology qualifications.


CompTIA’s vendor-neutral certifications are a great way to break into the information technology field because they provide a broad knowledge base and are not limited to only one product or company. Let Pitman Training help you achieve CompTIA certification. .

IAB (International Association of Bookkeepers)

Most Pitman Training Centres are registered IAB examination centres to enable students to progress to take examinations in manual and digital bookkeeping. The IAB, which was established in 1973, is the longest established professional bookkeeping body. It is committed to maintaining the highest standards in bookkeeping, and holds its examinations in over 90 countries worldwide. AAT exemptions apply for some IAB Level 2 qualifications.


The International Computer Driving Licence® (ICDL) is the European-wide qualification which demonstrates competence in computer skills. Pitman Training centres offer ICDL, as it is a very well-recognised qualification which demonstrates your computing abilities to current (or future) employers . No prior knowledge of IT or computer skills is needed to study the ICDL.


LearnKey is a global company that have created expert online learning solutions for a range of users. Pitman Training have teamed up with LearnKey so that our students now not only get access to their vast range of IT Technical, Web Design and Web Development courses but can also combine this with the high quality Pitman Training course offerings meaning our students get a more rounded, broad skillset.

Microsoft IT Academy

The Microsoft IT Academy program enables academic learning institutions to connect the world of education to the world of work by enabling faculty and students to acquire new technology skills in an academic setting. Microsoft IT Academies benefit from world-class Microsoft curriculum and cutting-edge software tools to experience real-world challenges in the classroom environment.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

Microsoft Office courseware produced by Pitman Training follows the relevant Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) syllabus. Students may take a MOS test after successfully completing one of our Microsoft courses. The MOS certification is recognised internationally and it proves to any organisation that the student has reached a high level of working knowledge in the specified application.


Sage is a widely recognised global company that provides an extensive range of financial software solutions which assist businesses in managing their accounting processes. Their software cover areas such as business accounting, payroll, and financial forecasting to name just a few. Pitman Training offers a number of Sage courses in this leading software.

The CPD Standards Office

Many training programmes provided by Pitman Training are CPD accredited by the CPD Standards Office, and you will receive a certificate for your formal CPD records, which confirms the CPD points you have gained training with us.

The European Social Fund (ESF)

The European Social Fund (ESF) was set up to improve employment opportunities in the European Union and so help raise standards of living. It aims to help people fulfil their potential by giving them better skills and better job prospects.

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Why Train With Pitman?


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Years in business, after founding by Sir Isaac Pitman in 1837


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