Level 2 Stop Smoking Practitioner training

This course is suitable for people working in a GP or pharmacy setting where the organisation hold a current 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 advisers in Devon.

Course duration

  • This course comprises of a two day face-to-face session
  • Followed by successful completion of NCSCT e-learning online modules

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

Current available 2-day initial training:

3rd and 4th February 202009:15 – 16:45Basepoint Business Centre, Exeter
4th and 5th May 202009:15 – 16:45Courtnay Centre, Newton Abbot
15th and 16th September 202009:15 – 16:45Barnstaple Rugby Club, Barnstaple
17th and 18th November 202009:15 – 16:45Basepoint Business Centre, Exeter

Book a place

To book onto a course you will simply need to book via https://bookwhen.com/onesmallstep (if you are booking the 2 day course please ensure you book both days consecutively).

You will then need to fill in the registration form below and send to onesmallstep2.quit@nhs.net



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.  



Please note, training is currently on hold due to the COVID-19 outbreak. A virtual offer is being explored – this website will be updated when more information is available. Thank you for your patience.