About Us

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Welcome to Advance Business Training!

We are a locally based Northern Ireland company offering a comprehensive range of business services across all sectors from private companies right through to charity and voluntary groups.

Whether you have an existing team who is in need of professional training in sales or management or you simply would like advice on how to grow your business, then we can offer you bespoke programmes that will greatly enhance your outcomes.

Part of our services will include a complimentary consultation to decide exactly what programme would best suit the needs of your business and your people.


Services range from a confidential internal audit, possibly recommending enhancements and structural changes to drive your business forward to one to one, bespoke sales and customer care training programmes that inspire and motivate your team. Courses can be delivered on or off site and range from one day up to a series of staff development programmes covering a longer period, tracking and evidencing performance.All the courses are highly interactive and cater for up to twelve people within a training room environment plus one to one mentoring is also included within the range of services.

Role-play is an integral part of the programmes where skills are practiced and perfected impacting positively on your business and developing your people to become the best at what they do.

AdVance Business Growth will work with you to achieve your business goals and aspirations.

Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesperson – not the attitude of the prospect.

Pat Vance - CEO of Advance Sales Training

Pat Vance – Our CEO

Passionate about training, Pat Vance is the CEO of AdVance Business Growth and has an outstanding track record working within the sales and training industry for over twenty years.

Pat began her career in sales within the beauty sector and then afterwards, joined Belfast Telegraph Newspapers working directly in newspaper sales and advertising for both daily and weekly publications. Moving on to their UK umbrella group, Thomson Regional Newspapers, renowned for producing some of the most professionally trained and successful business people within the industry, Pat was appointed Group Training Director. She was responsible for creating and delivering staff training and development programmes to over 4000 personnel across the commercial divisions and delivering the management training and leadership development programmes.

Previous to setting up AdVance Business Growth, Pat was Business Development Director with the thriving Northern Ireland based social enterprise, Employers For Childcare Charitable Group where she and her team delivered record revenue growth when the group was awarded the NI Chamber of Trade and Commerce ‘Best Business of the Year.’

Pat now delivers a comprehensive range of training and management programmes to employers across Ireland.

She lives in Belfast, loves to cook and has a daughter Kate who is studying Journalism and Media at Northumbria University.