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COURSES NOW ENROLLING for students starting their training in June, July, August and September 2019. Limited places, enrol now and start earning more in a new or better career for 2019!

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Exciting News! We have expanded and opened our latest Pitman Training Centre in Portlaoise! Pitman Training Laois is located in Kea-Lew Business & Retail Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.  After a lot of hard work, we are delighted to present you with a brand new modern centre with lots of training space, dedicated test and study rooms, canteen and lots more!

We are looking forward to meeting many new friends over the Summer!

We offer over 450 individual career focused and flexi-training courses in Business, Computer and Office Skills from our NEW Laois Training centre such as Medical and Legal Secretary, Office Administration, Management, Accounting & Bookkeeping, Computer Hardware, Networking, Software & Programming, Web Design, Graphic Design, Marketing and PR.

Come along and introduce yourself to our Course Advisors who will be more than happy to discuss any training requirements you may have.

We were recently awarded with the coveted Business All-Star Accreditation, an independently verified standard mark for businesses based on rigorous selection criteria: "Performance, Trust and Customer Centricity". We were also delighted to be finalists at the 2019 Education Awards in the Further Education Provider category.

Find us at

Pitman Training Laois,
Kea-Lew Business Park,
Mountrath Road,
Co Laois,
R32 W0DT

Opening Times

Day Open Closed
MONDAY 10am 6pm
TUESDAY 10am 6pm
WEDNESDAY 10am 6pm
THURSDAY 10am 8pm
FRIDAY 10am 3pm
SATURDAY 10am 5pm

Please note, the training centre is closed each Sunday and all Bank Holiday weekends.

Welcome to Pitman Training Laois

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Our Training centre

Our centre in Laois is conveniently located at the Kea-Lea Business Park in Portlaoise and is easily accessible via a variety of transport options including bus or car, and it's just a 10 minute walk from the town centre.



Our training centre opens in June this year with state of the art facilities and comfortable training rooms.  We have designed our centre to provide you with a professional environment with the best space to focus and train in comfort without unnecessary distraction.

Our Team

Our highly qualified team are dedicated to delivering the very best experience for all our students. With experience across the widest range of industries and professions, each member of the Pitman Training team at our Laois centre is focused on helping you make the best decision for your career or training objective, and ensuring that your training experience is pleasant, effective and ultimately delivers results!






Flexible Training

For people who care about their career, Pitman Training delivers the skills that employers want because of our unique and flexible training methods, remarkable service and proven track record.

Currently we have the highest employment record of any training organisation in Laois, with over 92% of students working within the same year as graduating.

Training and test times are flexible which means you can choose the days and times you attend and also the length of each training session.

You can train with us full-time or part-time, evenings and weekends as well as using our unique blended learning approach, meaning you can complete the vast majority of many of our programmes from home.

Our courses are practically based, not purely theoretical. The information, combined with the opportunity to learn by testing your newly acquired skills in a 'safe’ environment, is particularly beneficial to the learning process.


Check out our top featured Diploma courses now enrolling in Laois!



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Career Support and Advice

Before considering any training with us, we suggest that you meet with one of our friendly expert Course Advisors so you can explore all options available and ensure you make the very best decision.

We won't just help you choose a course either. 

We are the only training organisation in Laois that takes the time to meet with you and look at the big picture, so you're 100% happy and sure you're embarking on the best path for you.

Once you’re 100% satisfied and certain you’re embarking on the right road for you, our professional Course Advisors will update you on local jobs, providing you with real and truthful feedback on how to perfect your CV, cover letter and job application.

We offer a FREE 25 point CV Review service at our centre in Kerry. This is a free service available to everyone, not just Pitman Training students. Simply forward or drop in a copy of your CV to our centre in Laois, and we'll get back to you within 24 hours with a comprehensive list of recommended improvements...all completely free!


Recognised Certification

Each year our quality training and industry standard certification helps people return to work, improve their careers and change lives. Pitman Training Certificates, Awards and Diplomas are nationally and internationally recognised by individuals and by employers.

All of our training courses, seminars and diplomas are accredited by The CPD Standards Office, and we also offer a range of industry standard certification including Adobe (ACA), Microsoft (MOS, MTA, MCSA, MCSE etc), CompTIA and Cisco's (CCENT, CCNA) etc.



Our training really is the best value available in Ireland, and this is especially true because our fees cover everything.

With the average Pitman Training Diploma graduate earning up to €25,000 in the first five years after graduating, it’s highly likely that training with Pitman Training will be the best investment you’ll ever make.


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Interest Free Instalment plans for course fees available

Currently we are offering an interest free instalment plan for all of our Diploma courses.  Call us to find out more.

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How to find us

* DRIVING: (From M7). At the large roundabout (Dublin side of Toll Plaza, near Maldron Hotel) take the exit signposted for Portloaise onto Abbeyleix Rd/N77. Drive straight passing the GAA grounds on your left. At Abbeyleix Road Roundabout, go straight (2nd exit ) onto Abbeyleix Rd/N80 and continue straight to the Market Square Roundabout. Take the 1st exit onto Grattan St/R445 and drive for 250m, taking the second left into Kea-Lew Business Park. Pitman Training Laois is located at the second right in the business park.

*WALKING: At the James Fintan Lalor Roundabout (opposite Portlaoise Shopping centre) walk towards the Abbeyleix Road Roundabout (Council offices on your left) take the 2nd exit (right) onto Abbeyleix Rd/N80 and continue to the Market Square Roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Grattan St/R445. Walk for 250m taking second left into Kea-Lew Business Park. Pitman Training Laois is located at the second right in the business park.

*FROM TRAIN STATION (11 min walk): Head southwest towards Coote St/N80. Turn left onto Coote St/N80 and walk towards the Market Square Roundabout. Ttake the 1st exit (right) onto Grattan St/R445. Walk for 250m taking second left into Kea-Lea Business Park. Pitman Training Laois is located at the second right in the business park.

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