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This suite of eLearning modules have been designed to provide professional training for stop smoking advisers* and community pharmacists who are or will be supporting smokers through the process of quitting smoking.

This course is available to start any time.

Course type
Time to complete
Various across the suite
Course category
Improving practice

The module content has been adapted by NHS Health Scotland from materials developed by the NCSCT (The National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training).

This learning programme is based upon evidence-based behaviour change techniques that are proven to maximise the effectiveness of stop smoking interventions.

The course is broken down into a suite of five eLearning modules designed to provide learners with the core knowledge and skills required by stop smoking advisers and community pharmacists in Scotland.

Target audience: this eLearning suite is designed for:

  • stop smoking advisers new to the role
  • stop smoking advisers who may wish to refresh their knowledge and skills
  • pharmacy staff, including pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

You need to enrol on our e-Learning platform before you can start the course. Please register and login before you start.

If you have any difficulties accessing the suite of resources, contact NHS Health Scotland's Workforce Development team.

If you are already enrolled on the e-Learning site and have logged in, you can start the course directly.