Buttercups is able to access apprenticeship funding for the level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant (PSA) apprenticeship standard for dispensing assistants, and the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Pharmacy Services for pre-registration pharmacy technicians. Apprenticeship funding can be used to utilise the apprenticeship levy and make training budgets go further
Buttercups prides itself on the support we can give our learners. Our support network includes:
- Special education needs provision
- Learner liaison coordinators
- Learner support and welfare teams
- Additional learning support coordinator
- Specialist tutors (maths, English, science)
- Initial Advice and Guidance (IAG)
- Progress monitoring with PASS
- Out of hours helpline
- Learner and WTS handbooks
- Stay Safe website
Looking for a first job, a change of career, or to develop new knowledge and skills? Buttercups has a range of resources available to help you develop in your career. Whether you’ve never worked in pharmacy before, or are a pharmacist looking to develop clinical skills, Buttercups can help.
At Buttercups, we strive to give employers the same level of support that we give to learners. Our employer information page empowers employers to develop their workforce to best meet their organisational needs.
This is the first programme on the market which meets the new GPhC Initial Education and Training Standards for Pharmacy Technicians.
Our staff are committed, respectful and loyal. We care deeply about our colleagues’ welfare and well-being, and that of our learners, as well as those who look after and develop them.
Professionalism, fairness and integrity is important to us. We respect the rule of law. We believe that policies procedures are there to be followed, that confidentiality and protection of our own brand and data and that of our clients is a responsibility that we take seriously.
We are innovative and forward thinking. We seek to understand and predict influences that may affect the world of pharmacy and education, so that we can improve. We invest in our future and do not sacrifice it for short-term gain
We are accountable and take responsibility for our decisions and actions. We are trusted to get things right and when we do not, we will say so and work together with energy and positivity to put things right.