Anyone who has a responsibility for health awareness can have an important role in helping people to stop smoking, from brief advice and referrals to becoming a trained Stop Smoking Advisor.

Whether you’re a practice nurse, pharmacist, healthcare assistant, or community worker, one of our free courses will help you.

Brief Interventions

Brief Interventions is suitable for a range of public-facing services. It’s designed to give you the skills and confidence to raise the issue of smoking with your clients / patients, using the 3 As (ask, advise, and act).

Bespoke Brief Interventions training can be tailored to the needs of your organisation, and delivered at a time and place which is convenient for you, subject to minimum numbers.

Smokefree Families

Training for frontline staff to become Smokefree Champions.

Providing information on the dangers of secondhand smoke, along with health advice, and help on how to protect children and families from the risks of secondhand smoke.

Intermediate Stop Smoking Advisor training

Training for people who have signed a contract with commissioners to deliver a Stop Smoking Service. This programme provides the underpinning knowledge around smoking and supporting the behaviour change needed to deliver a Stop Smoking Service.

Annual refresher training

An update course for current Stop Smoking Service Advisors, including updates on pharmacotherapy, behaviour change, and relapse prevention.

Find courses taking place in your area.