At SJM Training, we believe there's no such thing as a standard user;
so we don't offer standard training.
All our training is tailored to you, and  what you need to do your work;
efficiently, effectively and with less frustration. Find out more >


SJM Training provides expert IT software training and consultancy, delivered in a friendly, professional manner for the individual user, small businesses and large companies and organisations in both the public and private sectors.

Using our 25 years' experience working with computer software, we know the importance of understanding your requirements and of tailoring flexible solutions to your need.

Our business success stems from:

  • being expert trainers on business applications
  • providing a highly personalised service
  • being technically up-to-date
  • providing consultancy and bespoke software expertise

SJM Training is based in Taunton, Somerset but has a network of trainers that covers the South West, London and the South East. 

Solution Picture

IT Training

We offer training on business applications, such as Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook, covering features ranging all the way from absolute beginners through to expert and specialist. In addition, we offer bespoke system course design and delivery.

Our training is flexible in content and flexible in delivery. It is training that is focused on the way you work – enabling you to learn what you need to know to do your job effectively and without frustration. No longer will you finish a training course wondering how to adapt what you have learnt and apply it to your work – we show you how to apply what you've learnt. This ensures your training is time efficient and cost effective.

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IT Consultancy

Sometimes training is not the solution. Sometimes you don't have the time or the need to learn expert or specialist skills. So what you need are our consultancy solutions.

We have been writing programming code in spreadsheets and word processors since the facility became available in the 1980s. Since then, SJM Training has helped many clients by producing a customised solution for them – ranging from a simple set-up of a spreadsheet or document template through to a fully automated system.

In Excel, you can facilitate the production of Management Information (MI) reports, avoiding repetitive actions on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. In Word, long contractual documents can be created quickly and accurately from choices made in a custom form.

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Latest News

Sep 11, 2017

Stephen Covey's Habit No. 2 in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is applicable to developing commercial software or custom solutions in Excel or Word. As a developer it is helpful to imagine yourself as the user of your product.

Jun 20, 2017

Everyone loves using AutoSum to total values in a spreadsheet – but do you trust it to give the right answer all the time?

May 16, 2017

Many self-taught users of Microsoft Office are not sure whether course outlines contain topics that are relevant for them. They wonder what the features are or what they do; they always seem to be listed in Microsoft speak rather than describing what they enable you to achieve! They are often no help for picking training that will convert the unknown unknowns...