Pitman Training Group

  • Membership: Full
  • Sector: Business Consultancy, Coaching & Training
  • Contact: Lisa Docherty
  • Email: franchising@pitman-training.com
  • Tel: 01937548527
  • Location: Fairfax House, Walkers Court, Audby Lane, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS22 7FD

Pitman Training

Company Overview

Pitman Training is a quality brand with real heritage, unrivalled in the sector, currently celebrating its 180th anniversary. With success stories of thousands of students across the UK and globally, ‘The Pitman Advantage’ helps people progress in their careers. An independent training provider, Pitman Training has been revolutionising office communications since 1837. Specialists in office, IT, administration, finance and business skills, students are able to study in one of their local centres, from home or from the workplace.

Franchise Overview

Having franchised for almost 30 years, Pitman Training offers a mature operation which provides a genuine competitive advantage. A well-recognised name with both individuals and corporate audiences, Pitman is a trusted brand.

With Pitman Training Centres established, both within the UK and internationally, the Group has seen sustained development of the network and continues to attract new, high-calibre franchisees. With strong internal systems in place, franchisees possessing the right skills, drive and determination can really succeed.

Pitman Training

Key Information

  • Network Size: 51-100 units
  • Franchise Type: Management
  • Typical Start-up Cost: £80,000
  • Minimum Personal Investment: £30,000
  • Franchise Location: Office-based
  • Market: B2B and B2C

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Because of the unique way Pitman Training operates, course familiarity training for new franchisees is offered from the outset. 

Three days training at head office is provided to all new members of the franchise network. Pitman Training Group provides full centre, sales and marketing, supervisor and student support training and course awareness through a mixture of presentations, one-to-one training and webinars.

Pitman Training

Daily Life of a Franchisee

With this franchise the owner will predominantly be office-based, running a busy training centre and concentrating on the sales and marketing opportunities driving business growth. There will be some staff supervision responsibilities or this can be delegated to a centre manager. The opportunity to build a team is there, and centre staff could range from a team of 2 to potentially 15+, depending on the centre growth.

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