Best interests assessor: list of organisations providing training

List of organisations approved to provide training for people carrying out the role of Best Interests Assessors (BIAs).


Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 training courses


Best Interests Assessors play an important role in the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, which are part of the Mental Capacity Act.

Organisations approved to provide BIA training can be found on the Social Care Institute for Excellence website, listed in the Department of Health section: ‘Best Interest Assessor training - Approved providers’

For organisations that want to run BIA training courses but do not appear on the list of providers please contact:

Published 24 June 2016