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    Since 1 July 2011, pharmacy technicians have had to be registered with the GPhC to practise in England, Scotland and Wales. Do you have any registration queries? We can help...
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Featured Courses


  • “Decrim” for dispensing errors is not… The latest consultation on amendments to the Medicines Act does not propose to “decriminalise” dispensing errors but does describe a defence to what has been a strict liability offence.  The defence requires all four conditions to apply: The person dispensing the product must be a registered pharmacist OR a...
  • Last Thursday night we made our first ever appearance at the E-Learning Awards ceremony held in London where our work for the Virtual Pharmacy was recognised by being shortlisted for Best learning game, simulation or virtual environment. It was an enormously prestigious event with submissions coming from all over the world and a team of 25...
  • Finding the GPhC guidance on inspection standards There is now a wealth of information on the GPhC website about their new inspection regime. It is still described as a "prototype" because the Rules giving full powers to enforce improvement notices and publish inspection reports are still awaiting Parliamentary time.  To find the information...

About Buttercups

Buttercups Training is an NVQ (QCF) Centre for Pharmacy Services Level 2 and Level 3 Qualifications - Courses for Dispensing Assistants and Pharmacy Technicians. Buttercups Training provides a flexible approach to training principally through correspondence courses and we are committed to giving our learners the highest quality of education.


  • World class support
  • Innovative and interactive learning
  • 25 years of experience in delivering quality training to pharmacy staff
  • Screening all our learners for available funding
  • All year round course enrolment