SmokeFree Hull

Stop smoking training

If you want to reduce smoking and improve health in your community, we can help. We offer free training to health and social care frontline and support staff, workforces, community groups and charities, and you can refer people to our service for help.

Get in touch to find out more about our training here: [email protected]

Book free stop smoking training sessions

    • Session duration: 1 hour

    SmokeFree Workforce Training

    Designed for business owners, managers, leaders and workplace champions who want to support employee health and productivity.

    Smoking costs Hull millions of pounds every year in healthcare, social care, fires and lost productivity.

    We’re on a mission to improve our city by reducing smoking, particularly amongst routine and manual workers who have the highest smoking prevalence in the country.

    This session covers:

    • Understanding tobacco addiction and the health risks of smoking
    • The impact of smoking on workplaces and business productivity
    • How to talk to colleagues about the benefits of quitting smoking and the free specialist help available from SmokeFree Hull.

    It’s designed to help you to help others.

    Sessions can be delivered:

    • Onsite at your workplace or any other suitable venue.
    • Online via Microsoft Teams

    Email [email protected] for further information and to book your session.

    • Session duration: 90 minutes

    Brief Intervention Training - Hull

    Designed for health and social care frontline and support staff, who support smokers and/or their families. Available training dates and booking form are below.

    This 90 minute session gives information about the harmful effects of smoking and the benefits of quitting.

    It also gives you advice on talking to people about their smoking and referring them to specialist services. It is designed to help you to help others.

    Training is currently provided via MS Teams, however dedicated group face-to-face sessions can also be arranged.

    Please also note this training is free however failure to attend may result in a charge.

    A yearly refresher is not required but it is recommended that the Very Brief Advice (VBA) Video is watched annually.

    You can book a place on this course using our booking form.

     

    Training dates 

    January 2023

    Wednesday 3rd

    09:30

    Monday 8th

    15:00

    Tuesday 16th

    09:30

    Wednesday 24th

    14:00

    Monday 29th 

    11:00

    February 2024

    Tuesday 6th

    09:30

    Wednesday 14th

    12:00

    Monday 19th

    14:00

    Tuesday 27th

    15:00

    March 2023

    Wednesday 6th

    09:30

    Monday 11th

    11:00

    Tuesday 19th

    15:00

    • Session duration: 30 - 60 minutes

    Very Brief Advice Training (VBA) – Hull

    Designed for Hull residents, employers and staff.

    This session gives basic information about the harmful effects of smoking and the products and support available to smokers who want to quit.

    It can be used to help family, friends or work colleagues who want to improve their health.  

    The duration can be adapted to the audience and can be delivered online or in a workplace or community setting

    Please note this training is free however failure to attend may result in a charge.

    A condensed 16-minute VBA video is also available. You can watch it here.

    • Session duration: 2 hours

    SmokeFree Champion Training - Hull

    Designed for anyone who has a paid or voluntary role that includes promoting healthy lifestyles within a workplace or a community setting.

    This 2-hour workshop is aimed at people who want to include smoking cessation advice and information as part of their workplace or community role. It’s flexible enough to be useful for paid HR professionals with a remit for staff wellbeing or volunteers for health and wellbeing charities, and a range of other ‘champion’ roles.

    The session covers the harmful effects of smoking and the benefits of quitting plus advice on talking to people about their smoking and referring them to specialist services. It is designed to help you to help others.

    It also includes generating and sharing ideas on how to use whatever resources you have, such as noticeboards, awareness stands and social media to spread the smoking cessation message. You’ll also learn about the resources SmokeFree Hull can provide you with to help with your role.

    Please also note this training is free however failure to attend may result in a charge.

    Sessions can be delivered:

    • Onsite at your workplace or any other suitable venue.
    • Online via Microsoft Teams

    Email [email protected] for further information and to book your session.