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.

Trudy Rodgers - from full time Mum to Executive PA

When Mum of two, Trudy Rodgers, first walked into Pitman Training Plymouth, she had not been in full time employment for ten years so she knew that updating her skills would be the best way for her to get her confidence back and ultimately get back into work.

Continue reading

Jill Sankey - Fast-track to Finance Assistant, thanks to new skills

Jill was offered a fantastic job whilst still only part way through her Accounts Diploma.

Continue reading

Catherine Pickering - new skills secure new role as PA

Catherine came to us as she wanted to learn new skills to become a Secretary or PA.

Continue reading

Viv Chapman - from admin to Training Supervisor

Viv was studying a Medical Secretarial Diploma with Pitman Training Swansea as this was something she had wanted to do since leaving school.

Continue reading

Anita - from Receptionist to Accounts Assistant

Anita studied for an Accounting Technician Diploma at our centre. After completing the training, we arranged a six week placement for her at a local accountancy firm.

Continue reading

Hannah Bennett - from Shop Assistant to Legal Secretary

Hannah came to us as she was bored working in a shop. She opted to study for the Text Production Diploma and, after the successful completion of this, we helped her get a job with a local solicitors who we have worked with in the past.

Continue reading

Francesca Bashall - from Graduate jobseeker to Editorial Assistant in publishing

"I decided to do a Pitman Training course to gain really solid practical skills and to help myself stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs."

Continue reading

Rosemary Newman - from Civil Service Secretary to Medical Secretary

Rosemary was aware her job would disappear under the re-structures taking place locally. So together we discussed the types of jobs she would like to do.

Continue reading

Nicola Williams - from a call centre to Executive PA

Nicola had always dreamt of being an Executive PA and was unhappy in her customer service job at a local call centre.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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."

Continue reading

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!"

Continue reading

Find your perfect course

Call us now and transform your career today

1800 532632

Connect with us on