Level 2 and refresher stop smoking practitioner training

Training  for professionals is delivered by OneSmallStep for more information see their website OneSmallStep Training

Level 2 stop smoking practitioner training suitable for people working in a GP or pharmacy setting, where the organisation holds a contract with Devon Public Health to deliver services. Trained advisors will be able to offer weekly stop smoking sessions for individual smokers wanting to become smoke free. Advisors do not need to be qualified health professionals. On completion of the training (including e-learning modules), advisors will be added to the register of level 2 intermediate stop smoking advisors in Devon.

Course content

This course comprises of:

  • successful completion of MECC e-learning
  • a one day face-to-face or virtual session
  • successful completion of NCSCT e-learning online practitioner assessment
  • follow up attendance at a live, virtual, hour-long Q&A session for advisors with OneSmallStep (at least one attended within 2 months of initial training)

Aims of the course

  • To increase knowledge of nicotine addiction and stop smoking treatment options
  • To increase knowledge of nicotine addiction and stop smoking treatment options
  • To increase skills and confidence  in running one to one stop smoking sessions
  • To become a competent Stop Smoking Practitioner compliant with the NCSCT Training Standard

Scheduled Initial Advisor and Annual Update Training:

Training Venue Date Time
Level 2 advisor training
Face to Face – South Devon TBC – The Courtenay Centre, Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QA Mon 25th September 2023 – CANCELLED 09:30-16:30
Annual Update
Zoom Zoom link will be sent to delegates nearer to the course date Wed 6th Sept 2023 09:30-12:30
Face to Face – Okehampton The Ockment Centre, North Street, Okehampton, EX20 1AR Monday, 9 October ’23   1:30pm – 4:30pm 13:30-16:30


Laura Bee – Deputy Service Manager (OneSmallStep Devon Healthy Lifestyle Service)

Book a place

To book onto a course you will simply need to go to https://bookwhen.com/onesmallstep 

Please note: if you are from a GP practice or pharmacy, please make sure your organisation has a contract with Public Health to deliver services before attending the training.