Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town which is noted for its tourist popularity as it attracts over 5 million tourists each year. This coastal town is also a Regional Centre of business; home of the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) and also honing a financial sector that is worth more than £1,031.8 million GVA.

This makes the scenic coastal town of Bournemouth an ideal location for any business to have a presence. Pitman Training is looking for a franchise partner who is ambitious, innovative and sales driven to promote the brand and product offering in Bournemouth and potentially the surrounding areas of Pool and Christchurch.


Bournemouth is a Regional Centre of business, home of the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) and has a financial sector that is worth more than £1,031.8 million GVA.

The main employment sectors are the public services, public admin, education & health and finance, IT and other business services, and companies such as JP Morgan, Nationwide Building Society, Liverpool Victoria and Unisys have firmly established themselves here.

With diplomas in bookkeeping and accounts, medical secretary diploma and IT specific courses, the product range and training courses provided by Pitman Training are very well matched to the main employment sectors in this area.


Franchise Type: New

Cost of Investment: £35,000+*

Average Total Investment: £50,000 – £100,000 (varies based on start-up costs)

Estimated Turnover: £POA

Population: 400,000* (including Poole & Christchurch)

Capture Areas:

  • Bournemouth
  • Poole
  • Christchurch
  • Wimborne Minster

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.