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 Cardiff

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

New course enquiry:

02920 290575

Existing students & exam bookings:

02920 290570

Situated in the heart of Cardiff’s City Centre, opposite the historical Cardiff Castle, our training centre is easy to locate and offers a warm friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

At Pitman Training Cardiff we help boost people’s confidence, help them learn new skills and make individual’s more effective in the workplace.

We provide a unique experience, helping individual’s to learn new skills in a flexible and fully supported environment. Our courses are designed to suit your needs and to give you the skills to achieve your goals. Learning can be completed at our friendly training centre in a one to one supported environment, at home, in the workplace or wherever suits you. You can get started at anytime and learn full time or part time, evening and/or weekends. We also offer REACT Funded Training options. Courses can be completed in just days and diplomas in a matter of weeks, fast tracking you to where you need to be!!

We help individual’s looking for their next career step and also businesses looking to support their staff in continuing their professional development. We help people of different skill levels from beginners learning a new skill, to experts refreshing an existing skill and currently our youngest student is 18 years old and our oldest is 86 years old!!

Just give us a call today or pop in for a cuppa and a chat, we’d love to see how we can help.

Find us at

Pitman Training Cardiff,
2nd Floor,
1-7 Castle Street,
CF10 1BS

Opening Times

Day Open Closed
MONDAY 9am 5pm
TUESDAY 9.30am 5pm
THURSDAY 8.30am 5.30pm
FRIDAY 9am 4pm
SATURDAY (Please check availability) 10am 4pm

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Our Training Centre

Here at Pitman Training Cardiff we offer a relaxed atmosphere and a warm, friendly place to learn…where the kettle is always on!!

We have 3 large training rooms catering for up to 50 people at any one time. Modern and up to date technology is combined with our open, comfortable lounge area for you to relax and take a break from the training. We also have a kitchen where you can help yourself to tea, coffee, hot chocolate, biscuits and treats. Every morning we hold a breakfast club where you can help yourself to toast, crumpets and croissants and have some ‘me’ time.


Meet the Team

Our small team in our Centre are always here to help:


Our Cardiff Team

Leanne has been managing the centre from day one and is very passionate about the service we offer and the success we achieve for our learners.

All our training supervisors were once learners at Pitman Training Cardiff and now use their knowledge and expertise to help others achieve their goals. Phill, Hazia, Helen and Rebecca look forward to helping you soon!!

Our friendly and supportive team are all previous students of Pitman Training Cardiff and enjoy getting to know each learner personally, discovering which course suits their individual needs and then helping them every step of the way in reaching their goal.

Each learner will have the full support of the training supervisor team once they get started and in addition, will have a designated mentor to personally help, motivate and support them from beginning to end, both in the centre and learning from home/work.

For those individuals who are looking for the next step, we have strong relationships with both local employers and recruitment agencies and offer a full career package, from careers consultation, identifying the right course for you, our free CV clinics and exclusive employment opportunities.

Our training centre in Cardiff is rated 5 out of 5 based on 22 Google reviews. See all reviews.

Our training centre in Cardiff offers CPD accredited Speedwriting and Shorthand Courses, as well as Typaz Speed Typing Courses, Touch Typing, Teeline Shorthand and Shorthand Fast Courses.

Our Training

At Pitman Training Cardiff, we have many years experience in helping people realise their potential and change their lives. Our success rates speak for themselves, with around 97% of our learners achieving a pass or better and over 70% walking in to a job within 6 months!

Pitman Training’s qualifications are recognised nationally and internationally and our flexible training allows students to start and learn anytime within a fully supported environment, helping them to achieve their goals.

The first thing we do is have an informal chat and get an understanding of what your needs, current skills and future goals are. We then help you decide which course or diploma is right for you and your ambitions.

You can get started at anytime and learn whenever we are open, 6 days a week Monday through to Saturday and 2 late evenings a week until 8pm. We can support you from home and/or in work…the choice is yours!!

We can also deliver the training using distance learning if you are unable to travel into the centre regularly. We are currently helping students from Merthyr, Pontypridd, Tonypandy, Caerphilly, Bargoed, Monmouth, Chepstow and Brecon. Call us today and we can have a chat about how we can help and support you.

Our training centre in Cardiff is rated 5 out of 5 based on 22 Google reviews. See all reviews.

Whether you want to become a Receptionist, Admin Assistant, Medical/Legal Secretary, Executive PA, Bookkeeper, IT Technician or Web Design Specialist, we can help you get where you want to be.

We have strong relationships with local employers and recruitment agencies and offer free professional one to one CV advice from our CV expert. We also have a monthly scholarship programme, where we offer one month’s experience working in the centre to help students gain work experience and put their new skills to the test.

We have joined partnerships with Office Angels and Now Accountancy and are actively helping individuals into their new role, utilising the skills they have learnt. We also help support individuals who want to add some work experience to their CV and we have connections to a variety of organisations and charities to help with this.

We deal with various funding schemes and also offer interest free career development loans. All available options can be discussed with one of our friendly course advisors.


With our FREE skills assessment we can understand your business and identify how we can help. We can tailor our courses to the specific needs of your business and the individual, ensuring we deliver a productive and measurable result.

Each individual learns at a pace they feel comfortable with, ensuring they take in the new skills and then apply them on a day to day basis, improving productivity and efficiency. Our flexible training also has the benefit of staff learning at different times, so no need for large numbers to be out of the office at any one time. We can deliver your tailored training at the centre or at your premises both on an individual basis and to a group of any size.


REACT Funding for Training Courses in Cardiff, Wales

Have you recently been made redundant? We can help!!

If you are serving your notice period or have been made redundant within the last 3 months you may be eligible for REACT funding. REACT funding is a scheme set up by the Welsh Government with support from the European Social Fund to help individuals who are newly redundant. The Redundancy Action Scheme helps people affected by redundancy gain new skills and encourage recruiting employers to employ a redundant worker.

Within the REACT scheme, up to a maximum of £1,500 training costs are available to acquire new skills to help you attract future employers and get back in the world of work as quickly as possible.

We like to know exactly how we can help and invite you in to our friendly training centre for a coffee and a chat to help you gain the most out of the REACT programme. In this informal meeting in our coffee lounge, we can discuss your previous role, the type of jobs you would like to apply for and then devise a tailored training plan to help you achieve success and get back to work ASAP.

In addition to the training we also offer free CV help and with our strong links with local employers and recruitment agencies, we receive regular live job vacancies and are helping to place many individuals in their next role.

For more information please contact us on 029 2034 2020 or Careers Wales on 0800 028 4844 to find out more about REACT.

Ready to improve your career?

New course enquiry:

02920 290575

Existing students & exam bookings:

02920 290570

What our students say

Nicola Williams - from a call centre to Executive PA

To help make her dream come true, Nicola completed the Executive PA Diploma; fitting her studies around her work and life commitments.

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Sharon Palmer – Pitman Training Cardiff

I had such a good experience at Pitman Training Cardiff. The team there gave me the confidence to be able to move forward after quite a stressful time in my life.

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How to find us

Pitman Training Cardiff is based on the 2nd floor in Castle House, directly opposite the main entrance to Cardiff Castle and next door to the Welsh Gift shop.

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