Thousands of people have successfully undertaken Pitman Training programmes; they’ve progressed their careers, raised their salaries and broadened their horizons as a result.
They come from all walks of life and, to give you an idea of just what Pitman Training is all about, we've asked some of them to share their experiences.
Have a read and watch the videos to discover more about why Pitman Training is the best you can get.
Course completed: Executive PA Diploma Job secured: Executive PA to Chief Executive Geraldine found the friendly atmosphere at her local Pitman Training centre really appealing. Her confidence was boosted by the supportive staff who encouraged her to go for the top Executive PA role she had always... Read more
In May 2009 aged 41 years and after 26 years in the Manufacturing Industry I suddenly found myself unemployed. Having left school at 16, I had no formal education behind me. The future looked very bleak indeed. However instead of thinking this is the end, I decided to look at it as a new beginning a... Read more
Paula previously worked as an Insurance Administrator and approached Pitman Training Dublin after deciding she needed a change. Now working as a Medical Secretary, here's what Paula had to say about Pitman Training: - "I wanted a change of career, and Pitman’s proposal of flexible hours and a... Read more
Course completed: Business Skills Diploma "I have finished my Pitman Training Business Skills Diploma with Human Resources and Personnel, at the centre in Wexford. I thought the Pitman Training course was excellent as it helped me to achieve my goal, and gave me the confidence to believe that... Read more
Course completed: Business IT Diploma Job secured: Customer Services Executive "I needed to update my skills and chose a Business IT Diploma as it specialises in computing and administration skills. I got a new job through Pitman Training Dublin before I had even finished the course. I stron... Read more
"Pitman Training Wexford opened many doors for me. Not only did I learn the skills to make myself successful in the work place, but I also experienced the amazing support from the trainers and career advisory staff in the Wexford Centre. Pitman Training gave me the flexibility I needed by offering ... Read more
Course completed: Medical Secretary Diploma Job secured: Medical Secretary After many years working in the financial sector in a sales role I decided enough was enough! Fed up with sales targets and working late evenings and weekends, I decided I needed to look for a new career. I always had stron... Read more
Course completed: Legal Secretary course Job secured: Office Administrator for Solicitor Leaving school in 5th year and moving up to Dublin was hard and I felt under pressure to prove to people that it was the right choice for me. The plan had been to join another school and complete my leaving ce... Read more
Course completed: Legal Secretarial Diploma "I recently completed my Legal Secretarial Diploma at the Pitman Training Centre in Gorey. As an overseas student, I didn’t know what to expect and always thought it would be hard for me to study in English. Pitman Training in Gorey made it so... Read more
I first decided to upgrade my skills after an interview with an employer that advised me that my ECDL qualification was out of date. As you can well imagine, I was initially horrified to learn this, I had completed the ECDL nearly 12 years previously and naturally presumed that this was still a... Read more
Courses completed: Book-keeping and Accounts Job secured: Training Supervisor Simon came to Pitman Training Chesterfield to study Book-Keeping and Accounts to add to his previous IT Technical qualifications as he was finding employment in this field impossible to find. Simon proved to be a v... Read more
Course completed: Executive PA Diploma Job secured: Executive and Digital Assistant Amy really enjoyed learning with Pitman Training. She found all the staff supportive and the learning structure was flexible to fit in with her other commitments. Without Pitman Training Amy says she wouldn't have ... Read more
Course completed: Executive PA Diploma Job secured: Director's PA Graduate Claire originally contacted Pitman Training Plymouth in October 2009. “At that time”, Claire explains, “I had just come back to Plymouth and found it really hard to get a job even with my degree” Cl... Read more
Courses completed: ECDL, Typing, Sage Accounts & Payroll Job secured: Accounts Assistant, architectural firm “After 15 years as a full-time Mum to two daughters I decided it was time to go back to work in accounting, which seemed preferable to becoming a full-time chauffeur service for... Read more
Course completed: Medical Secretarial Diploma Job secured: Medical Secretary Like many mums Annabel wanted training she could fit around her family commitments, which would also allow her to update her skills and increase her after 6 years of brining up children. Annabel’s objective was to f... Read more
Course completed: Business IT Diploma with HR Job secured: Training Supervisor Lisa always felt she could achieve much more and longed for a career within an office environment. Lisa decided to improve her skills, so she would have something to offer future employers. Lisa completed the Business I... Read more
Course completed: Accounting Technician Diploma Job secured: Assistant Accountant Zhenya wanted a change and was considering accounting so she approached Pitman Training and after a consultation with a Course Advisor signed up for the Pitman Training Accounting Technician Diploma. “I contin... Read more
Course completed: Introduction to Office Skills Diploma Job secured: Adminstrator for an oil company Olivia came to study with us after being made redundant by her retail employer. She wanted to start a new career in office administration so studied our Introduction to Office Skills Diploma. As a ... Read more
Job secured: Legal Secretary “This course was very important for my career development, not least because I learned to use Microsoft Office and to type faster. After a month doing the course I also found work experience in a solicitor’s company. After, two weeks, they asked ... Read more
Courses completed: Medical Secretary Diploma, Executive PA Diploma Job secured: Medical Secretary Joanne is Pitman Training's Student of the Year 2010. She has worked incredibly hard and achieved great success. Joanne first completed the Medical Sectary Introductory course before moving on to co... Read more