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Certification for Quit Smoking Consultants

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The Certification for Quit Smoking Consultants is a national programme that enables Quit Smoking Consultants to provide quality smoking cessation support. The Health Promotion Board will be the certification provider.

Objectives

This programme aims to equip Quit Smoking Consultants with:

  • Advanced knowledge and counselling skills to provide effective smoking cessation services to clients
  • Information on the latest developments in treating tobacco dependence

Pre-requisites

Consultants are required to have:

  • Completed the Level 1 training course, or another equivalent course
  • Accumulated at least 30 hours in smoking cessation counselling or 60 hours in general counselling

You can find more information on the entry requirements on page 4 - 5 of the Certification for Quit Smoking Consultants.

Programme schedule

Dates of 2021 Certification runs:

Run 1

Brief Description

Venue

Date

Time

CQSC Workshop

Online session (via Zoom) 22 Jun 2021

9.00am - 5.00pm

Written Examination

Online session (via Zoom) 

8 July 2021

9.30am - 12.30pm

Practical Examination

Online session (via Zoom)

30 min slot during period 26 & 27 July 2021

Case Report Presentation

(Case report submission on

22 July 2021)

 

Online session (via Zoom)

15 min slot during period of 16 – 17 Aug 2021 

Run 2

Brief Description

Venue

Date

Time

CQSC Workshop

Online session (via Zoom) 

8 Oct 2021

9.00am – 5.00pm

Written Examination

Online session (via Zoom) 

22 Oct 2021

 

9.30am– 12.30pm

Practical Examination

Online session (via Zoom) 

30 min slot during period 10 – 11 Nov 2021

Case Report Presentation

(Case report submission on

5 Nov 2021)

 

Online session (via Zoom) 

15 min slot during period of  9 – 10 Dec 2021

Run 3

Brief Description

Venue

Date

Time

CQSC Workshop

Online session (via Zoom)

12 Jan 2022

9.00am – 5.00pm

Written Examination

Online session (via Zoom)

26 Jan 2022

9.30am – 12.30pm

Practical Examination

Online session (via Zoom)

30 min slot during period of 8 - 9 Feb 2022

Case Report Presentation (Case report submission on 4 Feb 2022)

Online session (via Zoom)

15 min slot during period of 9 - 10 Mar 2022


Application and further enquiries

You can find more information on the course and application details in the Certification for Quit Smoking Consultants.

For further enquiries, you can email HPB at HPB_Smoking_Control@hpb.gov.sg.