All of our centres are fully open for in centre study and exams. Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available.

All of our centres are fully open for in centre study and exams. Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available.

Welcome to Pitman Training York! Whether you are looking to train at home, at work, or at our centre, our training courses in York have everything to improve your career prospects. Get started with Pitman today!

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01904 819051

Existing students & exam bookings:

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Pitman Training York is situated right in the heart of this historic city, just minutes away from car parks, Park and Ride buses and the train station. It really couldn’t be easier to get to us. Not only that, we’re located in a safe pedestrian precinct area amongst all the best shops!

If you are too busy to attend the training centre or live outside the York area we can now provide most of our courses online, please ask for details when you call.

Our track record of helping our students into full time employment as Secretaries and Personal Assistants in the local area is very impressive. For example we recently helped some of our students gain employment in companies such as Nestle, The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the NHS, the University, York Minister, Langleys and many more. We work with many companies, including Benenden Healthcare, Tate & Lyle and more.

We want to make sure YOU gain the maximum benefit of our experience and get the job you really want!

Find us at

Pitman Training York,
9a Davygate,

Opening Times

Day Open Closed
MONDAY 9am 5pm
TUESDAY 9am 5pm
THURSDAY 9am 5pm

Although we are closed for training on Fridays, we are available if you have any queries regarding our training so don't hesitate to get in touch!

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A little bit about us!

Richard and Diane will welcome you to the training centre which is a very friendly and comfortable place to study. Please take a look at testimonials from our students who have achieved their goals and gone on to be successful in their chosen career, whether as a Secretary, PA, bookkeeping/Sage courses user, or IT Support Technician.

Whether you are training for yourself or being sponsored by a company, we are here to help you unlock your potential. Our flexible self-paced study methods - along with evening and Saturday opening times (by appointment) are just two of the reasons why our students are so successful in their achievements. Most of our courses can be studied online using our distance learning system, offering the ultimate in flexibility to fit around your lifestyle.

Why Train With Us?

For most people, training is about changing career, returning to work or gaining a promotion. We are experts at focusing your training on your career needs. Employers are looking for efficient and well-trained people, and many of them use us to train their team members effectively.

Our training centre in York is rated 5 out of 5 based on 2 Google reviews. See all reviews.

Our range of training courses in York is extensive and includes PA Courses, Excel and Admin Courses, Pitman's Online English CoursesMinute Taking, Receptionist and Medical Receptionist Courses with City & Guilds/AMSPAR, AAT Accounting & AAT Bookkeeping and the ECDL online (European Computer Driving Licence) courses.

Keyboard skills and touch-typing are the foundations of computer literacy and confidence – fast, accurate typing and number input can revolutionise your experience at work and ensure you’re a highly productive member of any team. Our training centre in York offers CPD accredited Speedwriting and Shorthand Courses, as well as Typaz Speed Typing Courses, Touch Typing, Teeline Shorthand and Shorthand Fast Courses.

We will talk to you and match your training to your needs. At Pitman Training York you can start training at any time and attendance is very flexible. Alternatively, most of our courses can be studied online – with the same Pitman Training quality but from the comfort of your home or office desk.

Large and small, local and national companies trust us to train their staff including Nestle, Benenden, Rowntree, York Minster, Aviva, The Merchant Adventurers, and York NHS Trust.

You can click below to find out more about some of the most popular courses and diplomas here in York, or simply call us on 01904 819051 to chat through in more detail.

Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

01904 819051

Existing students & exam bookings:

01904 819052

What our students say

Lydia Edwards secures fantastic PA position at Nestle thanks to her Executive PA Diploma!

"I chose Pitman Training as my Mum did a Pitman course when she was younger so I knew that it was a well-established firm."

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Alfredo: The flexibility of studying with Pitman suited him perfectly

"I wanted to study at my own pace and choose the days to study, my time with them has been excellent."

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Fiona - Gains Distinction with her Executive PA Diploma

"I chose to study with Pitman Training York as I wanted to consolidate my experience into a recognised qualification that I could also use for my CPD requirements with the Institute of Professional Administrators and Institute of Certified Bookkeepers."

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How to find us

We’re in Central York, on Davygate, close to the train station, bus stops and York car parks. The York park ‘n Ride service is an excellent way to get into the centre.

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