North Wales is the northernmost unofficial region of Wales, encompassing the main regions of Gwynedd, Conway, Llandudno, with Wrexham being the largest town in the area.

Pitman Training have a brilliant opportunity for an ambitious and focused entrepreneur to expand our heritage brand into the region by investing in a Pitman Training centre, to be situated in one of the main central towns. With a unique mix of in centre learning and our Pitman Distance Learning product, the correct franchise partner has the means to effectively deliver high quality training to the whole of the vast region.


Retail, transport and educational infrastructure is centered on Wrexham, Rhyl, Colwyn Bay, Llandudno and Bangor. In 2007 Wrexham was ranked fifth in the UK for business start-up success, and Bangor is noted for having a high student population due to it being a university town. Colwyn Bay has a large tourist economy because of its beautiful beaches and it is a business and commercial centre with rail links and close access to the surrounding countryside.

The Pitman Training centre in North Wales has the unique opportunity to become the leading training provider for the whole region. Through our flexible study options, which can include a blended combination of centre based training and distance learning, there is a large customer base in the area able to benefit from what Pitman Training has to offer. In turn the centre will be providing the people of North Wales with the skills and support they need to be able to push themselves into the competitive and widely spread workforce in the area.


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: 670,800*

Capture Areas:

  • Conwy
  • Gwynedd
  • Denbighshire
  • Wrexham
  • Ynys Môn / Anglesey

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.