Accuracy Checking Pharmacy Technician (ACPT) Competency Workbook

23rd August 2018

Completion of this course workbook will help identify gaps in knowledge and serve as a resource to demonstrate continued professional development (CPD). It is based on the learning outcomes defined in the ‘Skills for Health National Occupational Standards for ACPTs’ and includes inter-text activities, answer book and guidance marking.


The online workbook covers:

  • Communication skills
  • Law & Ethics
  • Accuracy Checking Process
  • The NHS Community Pharmacy Contract
  • Routes of administration
  • Health & Safety
  • Calculations


NPA Support

In addition to the workbook, the NPA has produced the following materials to support ACPT’s:

The NPA has produced the following materials to support them:

  • ACPT Competency Toolkit containing important information on changes to the re-accreditation process and logs designed to support ongoing competency of certified ACPTs by means of keeping an updated record of evidence of going checking and learning – free to download here
  • FAQs on the changes to the re-accreditation process, its impact on ACPTs – these FAQs are included within the toolkit, but can be viewed separately here

ACPTs have a professional obligation to ensure they revalidate their registration, abide to the standards for pharmacy professionals and remain fit to practise.

Read our Superintendent update on this change in re-accreditation here

If you have any questions regarding this change in revalidation, please contact Member Services on 01727 800402 or email