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Company Overview

Buttercups Mission Statement

To help Buttercups learners employed in the healthcare sector achieve their potential and make a rewarding contribution to the health and wellbeing of their local communities and the success of their employers.

Buttercups Training is a successful, well-established training provider with a wealth of experience and expertise.

Founded in 1988, Buttercups Training delivers high quality training programmes to pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and support staff working in hospitals, community pharmacy and primary care.

We work with and provide training for independent pharmacies, small and large multiples, hospitals and dispensing doctors.

As a direct benefit of having a deliberate policy of recruiting experienced, well-qualified personnel, we are staffed by a committed and enthusiastic team of around 150 professionals, including pharmacists and technicians drawn from all sectors of pharmacy.

We provide a flexible approach to training, principally through blended learning and teaching. As part of our commitment to giving our learners the highest quality of education, all of the following benefits are offered to our learners:

  • State of the art b-Hive learning platform
  • Real-time learner analytics
  • In-house teaching team comprised of pharmacy experts
  • Year-round out-of-hours learner helpline and email support
  • Course developers are available to speak with learners and employers
  • Client relationships team for employer support
  • Individual learner feedback
  • Personal one-to-one tuition available
  • Allocated tutors and assessors on enrolment

Buttercups Training actively seeks government funding for payment of fees and are flexible according to the delivery model required.
Our learners' progress is individually monitored and supported for the duration of the course and even beyond completion when our information, advice and guidance service remains available. We believe that our ability to communicate directly with our learners and their workplace is the key to a successful learning experience.

Company Values

We are a Buttercups Family

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.

We play by the rules

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 stay ahead of the game

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 a safe pair of hands

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.


As part of the BPP Education Group, Buttercups Training Limited is committed to achieving Net Zero emissions by 2050 - Carbon Reduction Plan.