In accordance with the GPhC’s online mode of assessment, the NPA is pleased to offer an eLearning mock exam that is delivered online to help the trainee familiarise themselves with the process prior to the actual assessment. The NPA’s online mock exam is up to standard – the question types have stayed the same and we have included reference materials within the mock exam.

Upon purchasing the GPhC/PSNI style online mock exam, which is available on the NPA’s eLearning platform, the Learning Academy, you will gain access to:

  • Full Part 1 (calculations) and Part 2 (clinical) mock exam questions
  • Receive answers immediately and tailored guidance. This includes an explanation of the correct answers for Part 2, and access to a webinar explaining how to work out the Part 1 answers
  • Gain access to the NPA’s Learning and Development Pharmacists through the platform’s Inbox tool.

In addition, the NPA is offering a free handbook to every student who enrols. The handbook gives an overview of common over-the-counter conditions encountered in practice, as well as guidance on how check a dispensed prescription accurately. It will be available to download from the NPA Learning Academy once enrolment has been processed.

Previous students have found the mock exam extremely useful – here is feedback from one former trainee:

“I find the mock exam calculation questions really useful and helpful. It is also beneficial being shown how to work out the answers.”


Payment and enrolment:

The online mock exam is included as part of the NPA’s Foundation training programme.

It is also open for all other students to purchase (including N. Ireland). The fee for the eLearning mock exam is £50 ex-VAT, (£60 incl. VAT) which includes the free handbook. Payment must be made at the time of enrolment by debit/credit card. The mock exam will be released in May. Enrol here

For further information please contact Member Services by email: or by phone: 01727 800402.