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Who we are

We have enjoyed 30 years as a growing national training provider specialising in pharmacy support staff training. This has allowed us to recruit outstanding staff, passionate about the delivery of training in pharmacy. They include pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, graduates in science, mathematics, history and English, an IT team of graphic designers, computer scientists, e-learning technologists, and Functional Skills tutors. Our team were finalists in the national Times Education Awards for e-Learning Team of the Year in Further Education.

Buttercups Training’s Mission Statement:

Our mission is 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

Thirty Years of Experience

We have extensive experience of delivering Pharmacy Services training to support staff. Our training is developed to the highest of standards in order to meet the needs of the profession.

A Leading national training provider

Buttercups Training is a leading national training provider, with a track record of providing high quality programmes with high achievement rates.


Buttercups Training is accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, the Royal Society for Public Health and is a Pearson (Edexcel) Centre

Training for professionals

We deliver training programmes to pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and support staff working in hospitals, the community, dispensing doctors’ practices and the Armed Forces.

Why choose us ?

Our courses are delivered as blended learning, where learners undertake the programme as a mixture of online, or paper based work, alongside activities and observations in the workplace using a registered pharmacy technician or pharmacist as a witness. We believe that our ability to communicate directly with our learners is one of the keys to a successful learning experience

As part of our commitment to giving our learners the highest quality of education, all of the following benefits are offered:

Personal one-to-one tuition is available

Out of hours learner support helpline

Password protected website offers online support

Learners receive individual written feedback


Tutorial sessions via online webinars can be deliverd to a learning group or on a one to one basis.

The b-Hive

The b-Hive is our online learning platform where course experiences are designed and delivered. The b-Hive allows us to deliver highly accessible courses, packed full of interactive quizzes, games and videos using the latest web technologies creating a more engaging learning experience

Responsive Design

Our courses are avaiable to complete on any device enabling our learners to study at home, in the workplace or on the go.

Accredited Courses

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Tailored solutions to meet the needs of clients and learners

Our course development team are able to create bespoke courses and programmes tailored to meet your companies needs. Our teaching team is on hand to offer learners additional support when 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.

Employer Analytics

Our Employer Analytics Dashboard is a portal for training teams, regional coordinators and pharmacy managers to easily filter and view progress / course completions of learners via both a reporting list view and a visual chart view. This dashboard will give up to date information in moments, saving time across your organisation.

Learner Progress

Through the b-Hive dashboard, learners can view their current and completed courses, monitor their progress, receive messages and notifications and be awarded digital badges (achievements) through which they can download a certificate for completing learning activities or assessments.

The system will interact with our e-portfolio system, combining data from both apprenticeship programmes and equivalent non-funded courses.


Happy Customers

Here is a selection of nice things people have said about us

Learner Welfare

Buttercups Training is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff and learners to share this commitment.

Buttercups Training’s Safeguarding Policy applies to all of our learners and in particular learners who are children (under the age of 18) or adults with additional needs. The key objectives of the Policy are to:

  • Promote a safe environment for all our learners to learn and achieve
  • Actively promote the welfare of learners
  • Identify any learners who may be experiencing abuse or harm in the workplace.

All staff at Buttercups Training have a duty to identify any learners who may be experiencing abuse or harm in the workplace, at home, through online computer networks or in relationships, and take appropriate action to ensure their safety.

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