RCPsych Course Accreditation

This is an exciting opportunity for your organisation to associate with the College which aims to raise the standards of mental health training. 

Promoting excellence in psychiatry and mental healthcare

The Royal College of Psychiatrists offers course accreditation to a wide range of courses that deliver mental health training to the public. All accredited courses will undergo a comprehensive review to ensure it meets our criteria and quality requirements. 

Our accreditation quality mark is our seal of approval for mental healthcare training. By accrediting your courses with us you are demonstrating your commitment to best practice ensuring your training is delivered to a high standard. 

As well as providing quality assurance, please see below the benefits of RCPsych accreditation.

  • Stand out against competitors with our accreditation quality mark 
  • Build a reputation as an excellent service provider from association with RCPsych.
  • Course promotion to a wider/clinical audience via our e-newsletters
  • Increased appeal to organisations choosing effective mental health training courses for its employees. 

What is accredited

  • Training workshops and courses; this includes online as well as face to face.

What is not accredited

  • Events or conferences and any courses that are in direct competition with the College’s own training.

Apply for accreditation

If you are a training course provider and would like to apply for RCPsych accreditation please complete this form. Informal enquiries can also be made to accreditation@rcpsych.ac.uk.

What others are saying about RCPsych accreditation

"We were thrilled when the i-act (for positive mental health wellbeing) training courses achieved accreditation by The Royal College of Psychiatrists and we were particularly impressed with the team of psychiatrists, quality and accreditation staff, and support staff at The Royal College of Psychiatrists who supported us on our journey to achieve our accredited status. We appreciate all the work that The Royal College of Psychiatrists have dedicated to this and appreciate the high standards and quality that are ensured. 
At the heart of our objectives at i-act has always been to provide quality, evidence-based information concerning mental health and wellbeing issues, having the independent accreditation by The Royal College of Psychiatrists, further ensures that our course participants can be confident that they are receiving information which they can trust and rely upon.
We therefore, wish to thank everyone involved in helping us to achieve our accreditation with The Royal College of Psychiatrists and we look forward to continuing and furthering our work in promoting positive mental health and wellbeing within workplaces and communities in The UK around the world". - i-act

RCPsych accredited training courses

Please see the current list of courses awarded accreditation by RCPsych.

Course providerCourse name
East London Foundation TrustPeer Support Worker Training
i-act for Positive Health and Wellbeing LtdManaging and Promoting Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing- for Employees/Frontline workers.
Managing and Promoting Positive Mental Health and Wellbeing- for Managers.
The i-act Instructor Training Course
Our Time

How To Support Young People Living with Parental Mental Illness

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