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Next Nationally Accredited Mediator Training course begins 11th September

December 22, 2020by admin0

Qualify for a meaningful career which enables you to bring peace and productivity, to people in conflict.

Become a highly skilled Nationally Accredited Mediator. interMEDIATE Dispute Management’s robust, mediation training is held in Sydney from Monday 11th September to Friday Friday 15th September. For those who pass the course and wish to become a Nationally Accredited Mediator, two more days – Monday 25th September for Practice, and then National Mediation Accreditation Assessment on Tuesday 26th September. interMEDIATE Dispute Management will train you with highly interactive and interesting education, by highly knowledgeable and skilled trainers, in small class sizes to ensure you become the best mediator you can be.

Some of the trainers are:

  • Laurence Boulle, Professor of Law, Australian Catholic University International Research, author and lecturer in mediation studies, Nationally Accredited Mediator
  • Janice McLeay, Master of Dispute Resolution, former NSW Industrial Relations Commissioner, mediation trainer, Nationally Accredited Mediator
  • Peter O’Brien, Doctor of Education, mediation trainer, Nationally Accredited Mediator
  • Jean-Marcel Malliaté, Master of Dispute Resolution, Trainer, Nationally Accredited Mediator
  • Naomi Holtring, Master of Dispute Resolution, trainer/coach, Nationally Accredited Mediator

For those who wish to mediate in the workplace, add the skills to their current career or work as private mediators, this course is ideal for those who currently work in HR, psychology, counselling, law and any others who wish to help those in dispute, to resolve their issues peacefully and collaboratively.

Our 5 day plus 2days course exceeds the requirements of National Mediation Accreditatin Standards (NMAS) to ensure high levels of learning. The interMEDIATE Dispute Management model will provide you with skills from first enquiry through to agreement writing. Shockingly, most other mediation training courses in Australia don’t cover enquiries, Initial Assessments, which are key to the success of any mediation, or even agreement writing. How do they expect you to succeed without these basic fundamentals?

interMEDIATE Dispute Management has a unique model of mediation which combines the facilitative model, which encourages even handed, meaningful and respectful dialogue, with the transformative model (Bush & Folger) which helps each party appreciate the dispute from the other’s perspective, encouraging acknowledgement of their point of view, and apologies – these are incredibly powerful.

Uniquely, the interMEDIATE Dispute Management model then adds a really helpful educational component.

The educational component of the interMEDIATE model recognises when parties are not able to communicate respectfully, asks permission of the parties to show them how to use highly effective communication skills, and understand the dynamics of their relationship. We provide them with the most appropriate and effective skills to assist them during the mediation and beyond.

To ensure the very best learning opportunity for you, student/trainer ration is 3:1 during roleplays.

Class sizes are strictly limited. Don’t miss out! 

Phone us for more information 1300 367 330 or email

Some Mediator Trainees’ Comments:

“Professional, thorough preparation. Well balanced program. Great leaders working well together. Very
relaxed, friendly, always encouraged to fully participate.” Peter D
“Inclusive, friendly, very knowledgeable professional presenters.” Mercedes M
“Interactive and engaging. Great experience.” Josephine G
“Well paced, informative. Great to hear experts talking. Skillful encouraging coaches.” Mark K
“There was an end goal, with all the practice and feedback.” Janice K.
“Thoroughly professional trainers and coaches and process. It restored my faith that resolving conflicts is really possible, even when it may seem impossible. Jean- Marcel and Naomi’s enthusiasm is infectious.” Dr. Margo O

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