WATERFORD'S MOST SUCCESSFUL TRAINING: Over 95% of our students are working in better careers and earning more within 6 months of graduating!

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What we offer

Pitman Training is Waterford's' leading provider of career-focused training, delivering flexible and self-paced training via homestudy and at our training centre in Waterford.

At our training centre in Waterford, we now offer over 250 individual career focused training courses, ranging from Medical Secretary and Legal Secretary to Management, Accounting and Finance courses, HR and industry recognised Web, Graphics, IT and Technical training programmes.

Pitman Training was established over 180 years ago and the centre in Waterford is part of the largest independent network of training providers in Ireland.

If you are looking for night courses or part-time courses, online courses or distance learning courses, contact us today to speak to a Course Advisor about our flexible training options.

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Our most popular programmes include:

We also offer courses in:

And thanks to our flexible study solutions, we can provide support to students across Waterford, including students in Dungarvan, Lismore, Ardmore, Cappoquin, Clonea, Dunmore East and Kilmacthomas.

Get in touch now to speak to our Course Advisor about what course is best for you, our team are available to answer your questions and help you enrol now!

Flexible training that works for you in Waterford

We provide the most flexible training in Waterford. You can train with the support of our professional tutors and career advisors at our training centre at the IDA Business Park and from home with the support of our tutors using our comprehensive homestudy system.

All our courses are available for you to train either fulltime, part-time or in a flexible manner form home now or later at our training centre, meaning you’ll never miss a lesson or fall behind.

Students across Waterford, from Lismore, Ardmore, Cappoquin, Dungarvan, Kilmacthomas, Tallow and Tramore have enrolled to avail of our flexible training courses and diplomas.

Coronavirus/Covid-19 update

The Pitman Training team in Waterford are here to help you through this challenging period. If you are at home during this challenging time, this is your opportunity to upskill or build a new career!

We are here to help you secure a new professional qualification. We will provide everything you need to upskill and secure a recognised qualification with no risk. Our Waterford centre remains fully operational and you can also train from home.

We have no hidden fees and all our courses include a 21 day evaluation period.

Pitman Training Waterford are delighted that we have been awarded with the coveted Business All-Star again for 2020 after first receiving the accreditation at Croke Park in 2019. This is an independently verified standard mark for businesses based on rigorous selection criteria: "Performance, Trust and Customer Centricity". Read on....

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Find us at

Pitman Training Waterford,
Unit 630C,
Northern Extension,
IDA Business Park,
Cleaboy Road,
X91 HY58

Opening Times

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

Please note, our evening hours are currently reduced during the Coronavirus period. Please also note, the training centre is closed each Sunday and all Bank Holiday weekends.

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Welcome to Pitman Training in Waterford



Our Training centre

We are conveniently located at the IDA Park (Northern Extension) in Waterford City which is easily accessible via a variety of transport options including bus or car, and it’s only a 25 minute walk from the City Centre.

We provide the ideal atmosphere to permit students to study in the perfect environment without any of the distractions that can be a factor. We can also guarantee that our welcoming team is always available to offer assistance if needed. Our goal is to help get you where you want to go in your career.

"What a lovely training centre and lovely friendly faces on entering. Thanks in particular to Maria who made me feel so much at ease on induction. The course was well laid out ant the literature easy to understand. I learned a lot of helpful hints and would highly recommend this training centre, which also provides a “welcome” cup of tea and eating area. Thanks again to all the staff.” A. Browne, Dungarvan Co Waterford - TIME MANAGEMENT STUDENT










Our Team

We guarantee that our friendly and welcoming team is always available to offer assistance as needed. We have been at the forefront of career-based training since 2004, and we have many years of experience training students and helping them achieve their career goals.

"Pitman Training has been a godsend to me. I loved coming in each day. I had fantastic support especially from Laura, she was always happy to help you when needed. I’m so grateful to Pitman Training Waterford for helping me achieve what I needed at a pace that suited me. Great place. Great people. Highly recommend this.” N. Cashell, Cashel Co. Tipperary - OFFICE SKILLS DIPLOMA STUDENT







Flexible Training

When you get in touch with us we do not just assist you in selecting a course, we are the ONLY training group in Waterford that take the time to meet with you and look at your overall situation and where you want to go in the future. You can train at your own time and own pace with the support of our professional tutors and career advisors.

We offer the most flexible training methods and options. Full time, part-time, evening, weekend, flexi-time and distance learning…students can be assured of never missing a work opportunity during your training.

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



“I would highly recommend training with Pitman Training. The course was very detailed and informative. The staff were very well trained and helpful. Thank you to all at Pitman Waterford for all your help!”  A.O'Keeffe, Farmleigh Waterford City - MEDICAL SECRETARY DIPLOMA


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Our Latest Blogs

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Career Support and Advice

Once you’re 100% satisfied and certain you’re embarking on the right road for you our professionally trained Course Advisors will inform and direct you on the local jobs scene, providing you with real and truthful feedback on how to fully utilize the potential of your CV, cover letter and job application. We will advise you honestly on what course (if any) will enhance your chances of gaining the precise skills you require for that promotion or new and improved career.

We also offer a FREE 25 point CV Review service at our centre in Waterford. 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 Waterford, and we'll get back to you within 24 hours with a comprehensive list of recommended improvements...all completely free!"

Our group at Pitman Training Waterford and their associates review job posts across Waterford every week and publish the results in their centre “Jobs List”. Call the centre on (051) 574136 for free copy now and to sign up to receive this list each week.


“Great staff, courses are easy to follow and I love that you can do them at your own pace! Very handy when your working full time and have small kids at home! Couldn’t say a bad word about them” Ailish Keating Co. Waterford


Jobs of the Month

We provide a weekly list of current jobs available in Waterford. If you are looking for a JOB OPPORTUNITY, then take a look at our Job Seekers page for the latest career opportunity in the area.


Recognised Certification


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.

“Pitman Training has reignited my interest in learning that had gone stale since finishing college. Due to working full-time the course was perfect to do in my own time with Pitman giving support by email and in person if I needed it. I would highly recommend the course and the company. Thanks for all your help”. K. Croke, Waterford City - SERVER SUPPORT TECH DIPLOMA STUDENT


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.

Student of The Month

Congratulations to our Student Of The Month for August 2021- Audrey Murray!

Audrey is studying our Secretarial Diploma.

" Since I started my course, I have been made feel very welcome. Also the girls always made me feel capable and confident no matter how silly I think my questions are. They always make me feel that no question is silly or too trivial.

Anyone thinking of going back to education no matter what the age you are, I would highly recommend Pitman Training. The support from all the girls is second to none. I really appreciate all their help and patience. " - Audrey Murray

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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

BY TAXI: There are taxi ranks at the Train Station, Bus Terminal and in the town centre.

BY RAIL: The train station is approximately a 30 minute walk or 10 minute taxi ride to Pitman Training.

BY BUS: Take the 605 Bus to the stop beside the IDA Park before the Skibbereen Rd stop. Pitman Training is a 4 minute walk from here. SAT NAV: Enter co-ordinates 52.256335,-7.148969 or search for “Northern Extension, IDA Industrial Estate, Waterford”. SMS / WHATS APP: 087 396 0854

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