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.

Courses in Taunton

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

New course enquiry:

01823 726100

Existing students & exam bookings:

01823 726102

The internet is awash with independent/on-line training providers and choosing the right one for you is not as easy as you might think. We are not all the same, so why choose us?

Pitman Training:

- We are not new to this (we have been established for over 180 years).

- We have been welcoming customers in Taunton since 2004.

- We understand training and help thousands of students each year.

- We care about you, you will not be alone, we’ll support you every step of the way.

- We are here for you, you can visit us in the training centre, phone or email.

- We are accommodating, you can study at home, work or in our training centre.

- We have great courses and use a state of the art online training portal.

- We provide nationally recognised and CPD accredited qualifications

- We offer bespoke Diplomas and Awards tailored for you

- Our courses can help you achieve nationally recognised qualifications including: ACA, AMSPAR, AAT, MOS, CILEx and CompTIA

In summary, Pitman is not your average training provider, we pride ourselves on our products and our customer service excellence.


Find us at

Pitman Training Taunton,
50 North Street,

Opening Times

Day Open Closed
MONDAY 10am 4pm
TUESDAY 8am 7.30pm
WEDNESDAY 9.30am 2.30pm
THURSDAY 8am 5pm
FRIDAY 8am 2pm
SATURDAY 9am 12noon

We are open for 50 hours per week for you to access your training! Times may vary on occasions, please do always ensure you have booked in advance to avoid disappointment. Friday afternoon is reserved for external testing.

Pitman Training Course Enquiry

For further information and pricing please fill in your details below and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Or, call the team on 0161 907 6724.


We are located right in the heart of Taunton so, with great transport links and two park and ride facilities, we are easy and convenient to get to. We have the most flexible learning hours available in Somerset, with the centre open Monday to Saturday each week. If you live further afield or prefer to study away from the Centre, then do not panic as you can access most training over the internet via our Pitman Cloud. So whether you want to study Sage Accounts in Bridgwater or Medical Terminology in Yeovil, Pitman Training Taunton can make it possible for you.

For individuals:

Whether your ultimate goal is to get that promotion, return to the world of work, or learn for fun - we can offer a solution to suit you.

Our training can be started at any time, is flexible, fits around work and social commitments and can be studied in centre, at home or at work.

Our training centre in Taunton is easily accessible and has excellent facilities available to our students. We have highly trained and motivated Learning Coaches to help our students achieve, both during and for 6 months following their studies.

We are very proud to say that over 94% of our students graduate with either a Pass or Distinction!

For companies:

We offer flexible, tailored learning solutions for business of any size.

  • Full access to our course prospectus, with mix and match course options.
  • Tutor led on site training for Personal Development and IT Skills.
  • Tutor led virtual training solutions.

Pitman Training can help your business to:

  • Increase staff efficiency
  • Maximise business productivity
  • Enhance profit growth
  • Attribute an ROI to the training budget
  • Ensure staff loyalty/job satisfaction

Our Team

Ready to welcome you at Pitman Taunton are:

Centre Manager, Debbie who will help you identify your training needs and offer recommendations and solutions. She will support you throughout your training, reviewing your progress (if you wish), to ensure you achieve your goals and aspirations.

Eddie, Careers Advisor, who is great at supporting those scared of IT and a master of CVs, career planning, job application forms and interview techniques

Kali, Rhianna, Gianna, and Eddie, Centre Support Team, making sure you have the right environment, equipment and learning aids to make the most of your training. Whether it’s assistance with accessing the Cloud or getting you comfortable headphones, nothing is too much trouble.

With our huge course range we have a great team of specialist trainers - Indrel, Elaine, Heather, Patricia, Jeanette and Mary – to call on to support you with shorthand, bookkeeping, Microsoft Office training, Website Design and Personal Development Courses. In addition our specialists work directly with corporate clients customising training for delivery either in house or at the Centre.

Other customer benefits include TOTUM cards*, Software4Students link, free massage and nail treatment, free hot and cold drinks, biscuits and fruit for those much needed study breaks.

Here at Taunton we are lucky enough to be able to offer bursaries from time to time, (speak to our course advisor for details and an application form).

We also offer great discounts for you and your friend when you refer someone to us and once they start their training. Speak to Debbie for more details.

Come and visit us for an informal chat to see how we can best help – contact us today!

* Available to qualifying students only

Our Training

At Pitman Training Taunton we have a course and learning opportunity to suit everyone.

We go over and beyond to support our customers; the team members are experienced and knowledgeable so can answer any questions that you may have.

Many of our customers come to us with different reasons for studying, so whether you are looking to get some employable skills to return to work, to update existing skills, change careers or aim for that promotion we can help.

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

Our courses are flexible so you study at a time and pace to suit you. You can also take study breaks to fit in with other commitments. Only when you are ready would you take the course test to receive your internationally recognised Pitman Certificate to put on your CV.

Our range of training courses in Taunton 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 Taunton offers CPD accredited Speedwriting and Shorthand Courses, as well as Typaz Speed Typing Courses, Touch Typing, Teeline Shorthand and Shorthand Fast Courses.

98% of our students pass their tests first time.

If you are looking to change your job or career, then we offer a free CV, job application and interview session with Eddie who will get you on your way to your dream job.

In a competitive market, jobs can seem out of reach, employers need staff to be skill ready, enabling them to be highly effective and productive. With Pitman skills on your CV you’ll be top of the pile.

We offer a range of Awarding Body certification and testing, including OCR, IAB, AAT, ECDL, CIOB, Matrix testing to name but a few. To find out more or book your test date, just call us for details.

Training Your Staff With Us

Here at Pitman Training we are committed to meeting your training needs. Whether this is for an individual staff wishing to develop new skills or a group needing a refresher we can help.

Investing in your people can improve efficiency and flexibility in your team, increase staff retention and motivation.

Facilities and Flexibility

We offer:

  • A wide range of self paced courses which can be studied at the centre or online from work or home
  • One or half day seminars in business, ICT or personal development skills offered at our Taunton town centre location on on-site at your premises
  • We will work with you to tailor seminars ensuring staff are trained to meet the needs of your organisation

Business Solutions

We can offer training in a wide range of topics to provide solutions for your business including:

  • Management & Supervisory Courses
  • IT Training including Microsoft Office, Web Design and Graphic Design
  • Office Skills, Secretarial Courses and Shorthand
  • Keyboard Skills and Touch Typing
  • Sage Training, Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Marketing, Event Management and Social Media
  • Personal and Career Development

Hear directly from some of our past students on their experience training with us here in Taunton

Click play below to listen to Debbie, our centre manager, being interviewed about the courses and services on offer at Pitman Training in Taunton as well as hearing about the first-hand experience of one of our learners.

Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

01823 726100

Existing students & exam bookings:

01823 726102

What our students say

Jasmine - Flexible training leads to formal qualifications for PA

Jasmine didn’t have any formal qualifications, so she decided training could be the answer.

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Not sure if uni is for you? Emily tells us how Pitman Taunton helped her create her own path to success

While many of her friends were getting ready to go off to university Emily chose a different route. After completing a Secretarial Diploma she tried a book-keeping course and was hooked!

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How to find us

We are in the centre of Taunton at the top of North Street, nestled between County Stores and Nat West Bank. When you arrive, please press the buzzer and a member of staff will come down to greet you.

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Your Courses Fees and Payment Options


Options to pay upfront, on a flexible payment plan* or seek local funding in your area. * Full T&Cs apply

Company Funded

Payment arrangements can be set up with your finance department.

Corporate Accounts

We can tailor a training programme for your staff and offer flexible payment options.

0% Finance

You can choose to pay monthly using our 0%* finance payment plan. * Full T&Cs apply

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