Pitman Success Stories

We've helped thousands of people advance in their careers, increase their salaries and expand their practical skills. Hear just some of the experiences our students have had, studying with us.

Choosing to embark on training really will change your working life, whether you're seeking new skills to help you work smarter, updating your ability to reach for a promotion, or wanting to learn skills for a profession new to you. From professionals wanting to advance their skillset, to individuals wanting to return to work after a career break, or step into an entirely new role, we've trained thousands of people from a wide range of businesses and backgrounds. Read just some of our past learners' success stories below.

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Galina - from Housewife to Accounts Assistant

Galina came to the UK from Russia about eight years ago. While raising her family she decided to learn book-keeping, Sage and Microsoft Office skills.

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Waitress to Medical Secretary

"I came to Pitman after my nursing career didn’t happen in the UK, I completed the Medical Secretary Diploma and am now very happy working for a local medical surgery, thanks to all at Pitman Training."

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Housewife to Secretary for a sports clinic

"They had 80 applicants and a few days later they called and said I had a 2nd interview. I wasn't sure how I did, although I thought the interview went well. A few hours later they called me and offered me the job!"

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From Secretary to Executive PA in the City

"I have recently completed my Executive PA Diploma with Pitman Training. It took me 4 months to finish it and I enjoyed every moment of it. I managed to update my existing skills and learn many new ones, which made my performance at work more efficient and less time consuming."

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Silvana Clark - from unemployed to full-time Administrator

"Age 50 was just around the corner when I first went to Pitman to enquire about courses. I wanted to improve my work prospects and confidence; it began to show badly in job interviews."

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Galina Perry - from Care Assistant to successful Entrepreneur

Galina moved to Ipswich from the Ukraine in 1994. She was working as a carer but wanted to do something different and needed to develop her skills.

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Lambroulla - from shop worker to Legal Secretary in West End law firm

“I had been working as an assistant in a pharmacy since leaving school and was conscious that time was passing by, but when you’re working full time, how do you break out?”

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Ade - from Call Centre Manager to Book-keeper

Ade had always been ambitious and graduated with a BSc in Economics, so when he joined a TV station as a customer service agent in their call centre, he quickly made his way through the ranks to become a call centre manager.

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Ivana - from Administrative Assistant to Executive PA

“I started studying for my Executive PA Diploma and was immediately impressed at the level of support I received from Kathy in the Hammersmith centre."

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Dawn - from working in retail to Office Administrator

"Having worked in the retail trade for a number of years as a Store Manager with a large high street clothes retailer I felt that I couldn’t really progress any further and was tired of just the sheer number of hours."

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Charmain - from administration support to Legal Secretary / Team Leader

"My new employers were so impressed when they knew I had decided to train as a Legal Secretary for myself they offered me an alternative position as a Team Leader with a higher salary."

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Dahlia Porter - career change - from Administrator to School Secretary

"I had left my current role in a bank after 21 years and was at a crossroads as to what I would like to do; life being a mad treadmill I wanted to re-skill and felt unsure of the course I should take."

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