Required training for S12(2) and approved clinician approval

Details of available approved training provided across England is hosted on this site and updated monthly.

List of training providers contact details and current courses including:

  • Approved clinician approved induction courses
  • Approved clinician refresher courses
  • Section 12(2) induction training courses
  • Section 12(2) refresher training courses
  • CAMHS AC/S12(2) refresher training courses.

Training requirements for initial applications

  • S12(2) approval - applicants seeking initial S12(2) approval are required to attend a two day S12(2) induction course.

  • AC approval - applicants seeking initial approval as an approved clinician (AC) are required to attend a two day AC induction course.

It should be noted that attendance at a course is only part of the approval process, and a course certificate should not be used or accepted as evidence of approval.

Should you have any additional queries regarding S12(2) or AC training, please contact NEAP for further support.

Training requirements for renewal applications

  • S12(2) renewal - medical doctors who are S12(2) approved are required to attend a one day S12(2) refresher course within one year of the expiry date of their S12(2) approval.

  • AC renewal - approved clinicians are required to attend a one day AC refresher course within one year of the expiry date of their AC approval.

For doctors who also who have S12(2) approval, attendance of a AC refresher course will automatically renew S12(2) approval also. There is not a requirement to attend two separate courses.

Attendance at a course is only part of the approval process, and a course certificate should not be used or accepted as evidence of approval.

Should you have any additional queries regarding S12(2) or AC training, please contact NEAP for further support.

 

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