ALL COURSES ADVERTISED ON THIS SITE HAVE BEEN VALIDATED BY REGIONAL PANELS
DUE TO THE CORONA-VIRUS SOME FACE TO FACE COURSES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2020/21
The Royal College of Psychiatry are currently offering online AC and S12 Induction Courses please go to their website to book. Other course providers may offer similar courses in the near future
SECTION 12 DOCTORS
Doctors wishing to apply for initial Section 12(2) Approval must attend a validated two day section 12 induction course. All courses linked to this list are validated by a regional Mental Health Act Approvals Panel.
Section 12 two day induction national training courses list download HERE
If you are a section 12 only doctor and wish to renew your section 12 approval you must attend a validated 1 day section 12 refresher course all section 12 refresher courses on the attached list are validated by a regional approvals panel.
Section 12 one day National Training Refresher Courses list download HERE - s12 refresher courses are not suitable for renewing AC approval.
Professionals who meet the professional requirements to become an AC for the first time must attend a 2 day AC induction course validated by a regional approvals panel.
AC two day Induction Courses National List download HERE
Approved Clinicians who wish to renew their AC approval must attend a 1 day AC refresher course validated by a regional approvals panel all courses on the list are validated.
Medical Approved Clinicians are not required to attend a separate section 12 refresher course.
AC one day Refresher Course National List download HERE . S12 refresher courses are not suitable for renewing AC approval.
Please ensure you attend the correct course for the approval you are applying for
PLEASE NOTE ATTENDANCE AT THE COURSE DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY GRANT APPROVAL/REAPPROVAL.
The portfolio workshop are for medical and non-medical applicants who wish to apply for Approved Clinician Approval via the portfolio route. These workshops do not count towards section 12 or AC approval.
See AC approval - Portfolio tab for further details.