Pitman Training Group is the leading provider of IT and business skills training in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The strength of the Pitman Training certification coupled with premium quality courseware and the opportunity for flexible learning at a time and place that suits the student, makes the Pitman Training experience truly memorable.
Having been franchising since 1992 Pitman Training Group is a mature franchise with approximately 85 training centres already operating. These are based primarily in the UK and Ireland, but such is the demand for training the Pitman way, across the globe, we also have centres operating in Kuwait, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Caymand Islands, Bucharest, Moscow, Palestine and Barcelona and we have agreements in place for forthcoming openings in Ghana and Myanmar.
Pitman Training has a wealth of knowledge and experience available for new franchise partnerships across the UK and the world and international growth remains a key focus for us for 2017/18. We are seeking talented partners to set up and operate new Training Centres using our experience and guidance. You don't need lots of staff or trainers, our unique way of training means you can maximise your resources whilst offering complete flexibility to the students. Our partners come from a wide range of backgrounds:
- Maggie Love - former business owners
- Chris Wyle - former sales coach
- Martin Ladd and Paula Elliott - ex-forces
- Jazz Chateau - former teacher
The franchise is well suited to those with middle management skills possessing good sales and marketing ability combined with a sound knowledge of computer literacy. However our partners, as will be seen, have varied skills which complement each other whilst increasing the strength of the network. We know that all our partners bring something special and possess different skills which allow them to grow their business and enhance our network.
Total start-up costs vary depending on the size of the territory, and including the franchise fee of £22,000 and upwards it will range from approximately £60,000 to £100,000+. Our franchise partners have a territory based area, rights to the Pitman Training brand and product, business, sales and marketing support, an industry standard five year franchise agreement with no-cost renewal rights and the strength of a franchisor who believes strongly in the value of its partners.