Bath is an exciting and vibrant place to live and work. The area is considered affluent with low unemployment and high disposable income. There is sustained investment in the development of Bath and the surrounding commercial areas with a great potential for the provision of training services in Bath and surrounding areas. The market for both private and corporate clients is potentially very large.

To move forward with our plans for a Pitman Training Centre in Bath, we are seeking commercially minded, driven individuals or organisations with a passion for training and education. These are strong values of Pitman Training and the key reasons why people choose to study our courses.

The territory covers Bath, Trowbridge, Frome and Bradford on Avon, and all other areas within postcodes BA1 to BA3; BA11; BA13 to BA15 and SN12 to SN13. This postcode area has a population of approximately 304,880 (2011 census).


Bath historically was renowned for manufacturing but in recent times has embraced advances in technology and now boasts a strong software, publishing and service-orientated businesses and growing employment sectors include communication and information technologies. Major employers in the area include the NHS, Ministry of Defence and the city's two universities.

Additionally there is continued growth in the digital sector within the area, with Bath attracting investment from both local and world-leading technology companies. Leading software companies operating from Bath include Praxis High Integrity Systems, Civica Digital and AMDOCS.

As a strong tourist location, Bath caters for a wide range of tastes with many cultural venues including museums and theatres and also sporting venues.

With a growing local economy and future phases of the city's business district plans for office space having recently been given the go ahead, this provides the perfect environment for a Pitman Training Centre to develop. All we require is a talented, business minded individual or organisation to take Pitman Training into this vibrant city.


Franchise Type: New

Cost of Investment: £40,000+

Average Total Investment: £70,000 – £100,000 (varies based on start-up costs)

Estimated Turnover: £POA

Population: 304,880*

Capture Areas:

  • Bradford on Avon
  • Trowbridge
  • Frome
  • Bath

The sale includes:

  • A 5 year franchise agreement
  • Full training on all aspects of owning a Pitman Training Centre, including sales, marketing and the product
  • Pitman Training website
  • A centre start up pack

*Approx. figures - franchise fees are determined by population in postcode areas so postcode area can be negotiable.