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. 

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.

APPROVED CLINICIANS 

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.

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.

Please ensure you attend the correct course for the approval you are applying for course details can be found HERE

 
 PLEASE NOTE ATTENDANCE AT THE COURSE DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY GRANT APPROVAL/REAPPROVAL.

PORTFOLIO WORKSHOPS

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.