Boots offers some of the industry's best training and development to support our Pharmacists and Dispensers.
For all Pharmacists
Induction For new Pharmacists, our Step into Boots programme provides pre-joining information and a structured experience that prepares you for working in our pharmacies and stores.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) All practising Pharmacists receive face-to-face development through our Pharmacist out-of-store days, which happen several times a year. These days include clinical sessions and help support completion of your CPD records.
30-minute tutor is an award-winning, modular programme developed to improve knowledge about ailments and relevant product groups, offer handy hints to customers and focus on Boots branded products and other key brands.
Stay ahead is a bespoke management development planner for pharmacists who run a Boots store. An individual assessment helps you identify key areas and signposts relevant resources.
For selected Pharmacists
Additional training could involve face-to-face development, practical training or completion of online modules to ensure you're confident to provide additional pharmacy services at Boots.
Postgraduate diploma - a mixture of distance learning and study days at a selected university.
For newly qualified Pharmacists
ASPIRE, our development programme, includes a mix of professional, leadership and management modules. ASPIRE face-to-face development days are designed to support your work in today's community pharmacy. All of this comes on top of the training/accreditation you need to deliver pharmacy services under the pharmacy NHS contract.
Pre-Registration Need to know more about Pre-registration training and our Pharmacy Undergraduate summer placements? Visit our dedicated SPP and Pre-registration site here.
Dispenser Training aims to develop confident, competent team members who can provide excellent customer care to prescription customers as well as working safely to dispensary policies and procedures. The programme starts with an introduction to dispensing and moves on to cover everything from stock control and procedures to ethics and drug tariffs. In addition our E learning programme provides a suite of modules, a flexible way of accessing topics of particular interest to you.