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This tool is designed to help you find the right course for you and your teams’ requirements.

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Why train with the NPA

The NPA offers recognised, gold standard training to support your career development to fulfil your potential. Find out more about our support.


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The NPA is here to support you and your pharmacy team with all your training needs. Browse through our latest training courses here.

Patient Group Directions (PGDs)

NPA PGDs are available to enable pharmacists to provide medicines and administer vaccines privately to support a wide range of patient groups.

Pre-registration Pharmacist Training Programme

A comprehensive programme to develop Pre-registration trainees into confident and competent pharmacists of the future.


Having an apprentice can improve productivity, reduce your costs, improve customer perception of your pharmacy, as well as reinforcing a culture of learning within the workplace.

NVQ Level 3 in Pharmacy Service Skills

The course includes 20 knowledge-based modules (accredited by GPhC) and 17 competency based units.

Accuracy In Dispensing (AID)

Provides the qualification to enable experienced pharmacy technicians to carry out the final accuracy check on pre-approved prescriptions.


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Accredited Dispensary Assistant Course (ADAC)

Mandatory GPhC accredited course for all staff undertaking dispensing activities and progressing to Pre-Reg Technician training

Medicines Counter Assistant course (Interact)

Fully accredited by the GPhC as meeting the minimum training required for staff working on the medicines counter.

Training Course FAQs

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Learning with CPD Hub

Free access for members with up-to-date clinical articles, learning records and research studies all in one place.

Business learning with Maguire Training

We offer the opportunity to access a range of CPD Certified business skill modules at an exclusive discount for NPA members.

Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions that apply to all courses provided by the NPA

Healthy Living Pharmacy (HLP)

An accredited scheme for pharmacies demonstrating a healthy living ethos and a proactive approach to health.

Pharmacy Undergraduate Training Programme (PUP)

This unique course supplements community pharmacy work experience and university course content. Enrolment open soon.