Pitman Training - Training Centre Franchise
Pitman Franchisees operate their own centres, delivering quality vocational training using our blended learning systems.Watch Video
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- Finance requirements
- Franchise Fee: £35,000+
- Total Investment: £75,000 to £100,000
- Minimum Investment: £75,000
- Available areas
- The Pitman Training network covers the entire UK and extends into countries around the world. Network Size: 51-100 units
Transform lives with your own Pitman Training Centre.
Pitman Training has been the global name to trust in vocational training since 1837 when Sir Isaac Pitman revolutionised office communications with the invention of shorthand.
The world has changed vastly in the last 180 years, but the need for continuous development and learning is ever-present. Pitman Training courses are designed to help students get the skills and ultimately the jobs that they really want.
Through a blended delivery of online learning coupled with centre support, Pitman Training provides the very latest in office skills, IT training, as well as a comprehensive range of professional Diplomas, Awards and Courses.
As a mature Franchisor with an established and successful Franchise network, this classic British brand is looking for outstanding individuals to grow and develop as:
- Master Franchisor (country wide)
- Area Developer (multiple location operators)
- Single Franchisee (large location)
The facts speak for themselves.
- Leader in private adult education with 180+ years of highly regarded, British heritage
- Awarded Business Superbrands in 2018 in Executive Education, Training and Development
- 89 locations globally
- 180,000+ learners in 2018
- Stunning 90% student completion rate
- 75% (avg.) of students find employment within 6 months of completing Pitman studies
The highly reputable Pitman Training brand allows franchise partners to achieve career goals and achieve a new future through a Career Training Centre that provides job-ready training in shorter and affordable formats.
Partners benefit from a proven concept that leads the way in adult learning, a rapidly growing market for skilled workers, and both direct-to-consumer offerings and business services.
What we offer.
- Our brand: the right to use the highly regarded Pitman Training brand in an exclusive agreed upon territory.
- Access: to our wide portfolio of 200+ highly regarded, up-to-date accredited training courses and programs.
- Our Model: a blended delivery of online learning coupled with centre support via a state-of-the-art learning management system.
- Superior Support: a proven franchise system with dedicated support and employer focused training backed by LaunchLife and our skilled and passionate Pitman team.
Along with being highly respected in its own right, Pitman Training courses and diplomas are accredited by a number of established and respected key education bodies.
Pitman Training locations.
We’re currently established in 15 markets with 89 locations, with markets available for international expansion.
United Kingdom (58) • Ireland (14) • Russia (8) • Nigeria (2) • Cayman Islands • Ghana • Kenya • Kuwait • Pakistan • Palestine • Zimbabwe
For more information contact us today!
Pitman Training is a proud member of the LaunchLife family.
- Pitman Corporate - About Pitman Training
- Pitman Training offers over 250+ highly recognised, self-paced training courses across our centres in the UK and online.
- Pitman Training Franchise Opportunities - UK & Worldwide
- Start your own local training centre with the Pitman Training Franchise and transform the lives of people in your local area.
- Derek Smith
- Derek Smith has been a Master Franchise Partner for Southern Ireland since 2002:Here he explains what it is, he feels, that makes a Pitman Training Franchise so attractive to so many people. “Pitman Training is a strong brand. This undoubtedly adds weight when a potential franchisee is looking at ...
- Keith & Shilpa Wymer
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- Martin Ladd OBE
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- 09 November 2015
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- 21 September 2015
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- 21 April 2015
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- UK Training Provider Launches in Cayman Islands, with supporting Marketing Activity Securing Record Number of Students within First Opening Days.
- 23 March 2015
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- 17 March 2015
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- 21 October 2014
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- 28 August 2013
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