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The Department of Tobacco Control’s online training courses provide accessible and convenient opportunities to increase knowledge and build capacity.  Our e-learning modules cover key areas of tobacco control. 


Who are these courses for?

Our online training courses are designed for the following professionals:

  • Government representatives responsible for drafting, implementing, enforcing and evaluating tobacco control legislation.
  • Bloomberg Initiative grantees and project leaders in priority countries.
  • Representatives of civil society working to encourage governments to introduce tobacco control policies.
  • Staff from BI partner organisations who support the work of other participants.

How much do they cost?


How do I sign up?

To sign up click on the link…it’s self-registration. 

Are they accredited?

Not yet, but we're working on it with some universities.


Courses available now:

Smokefree Implementation and Enforcement
English. Estimated time 2 hours 

Introduction to International Trade Law and Tobacco Control
English. Estimated time 3 hours

Article 5.3 – Stopping Tobacco Industry Interference
English. Estimated time 2 hours

Tobacco-Free Sports Events: Training for Volunteers
Russian. Estimated time 30 minutes 




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The Tobacco Control Department is based at The Union Europe Office, Edinburgh, registered charity no. SC039880
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