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Section 12 Induction

Wednesday 16th October 2024 - Thursday 17th October 2024

Hilton Leeds City, Neville St, Leeds LS1 4BX

9:00am Registration, 9:30am Welcome and 4:45pm Close (Both Days)


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Presented by the Andrew Sims Centre’s established Mental Health Law multi-professional training team. This course has been accredited by the North of England Approvals Panel (NEAP) for practitioners requiring approval for the first time under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act and is valid for those attending from other parts of England. After you have attended this course you will be able to: 

Apply for Section 12 approval through your local approvals office.

Understand current developments in mental health legislation and apply this knowledge practically to your clinical work. This course is designed for doctors who wish to apply for Section 12 approval in England. It is not appropriate for those planning to work as a Section 12 Approved doctor in Wales. Attendance at this course is only one part of the approval process. Please contact your local S12/AC Administrator for full criteria for approval, and how to apply.

This course starts promptly at 9.30am and finishes at 4.45pm. You must attend the whole course to be entitled to a certificate of attendance which will be accepted as proof of completion of a Section 12 Induction course.


This course offers 12 CPD points and is suitable for psychiatrists needing first time approval under Section 12. To check your eligibility and the full criteria to attend this course, please contact with your local approval panel before booking to ensure this is the right course for you.

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