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    Certified Mediator Qualification Training

    Course Aim

    The aim of the course is to train individuals to become certified mediators and to provide an excellent understanding of the mediation process.

    Course Objectives

    The main course objectives is to provide an understanding of mediation as a career, mediation as an alternative to litigation, teaching the mediation process, completing the MII approved assessment and basically training the individuals in mediation as an alternative form of dispute resolution.

    Methodology and evaluation: The course comprises 40 hours training which will include workshops, assignment, role plays, discussion, and MII assessment

    Admission Requirements: none at present

    Senior Trainer

    John M. Sherlock, Certified member of the MII and founding member of the Mediation Academy of Ireland. John has worked as a senior lecturer in Communications Studies at the Garda College, Templemore. He is registered with Teaching Council of Ireland for further Education with qualifications in Legal Studies from DIT Dublin. Currently John is working as mediator with the Cavan Family Resource Centre. In addition he works as tutor with trainee solicitors in Mediation workshops with the Law Society of Ireland and as adjudicator for national & international mediation competitions.

    Other Trainer: Marty Lynch
    Marty Lynch is a Certified Mediator from Cavan. He has been working as a mediator since 2008. His experience includes taking cases in community, neighbourhood, workplace, family and separating couples. His interest in mediation and alternative dispute resolution stems from his involvement with cross border and peace building organisations, in the border regions.

    Organisation: Mediation Academy of Ireland
    Duration: 60 hours – 40 direct (plus 20 indirect)
    MII Approved: Yes

    Contact the trainer

    Contact the Trainer

    Contact: John Sherlock
    Phone: 087 9385443

    Course Information
    Course Structure: 40 hours training and 20 hours MII approved assessment
    Hours in training: 40 hours
    Hours required outside training: Assignment
    Course Brochure
    Venue: Springfield Hotel. Leixlip, Co. Kildare, Parking is available onsite.
    Course Timings: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Max number on course: 12 Cost is €1350 eur plus 350 eur assessment fee.

    Early Bird booking rate is available. Please call for details.

    Upcoming Programme Dates 2024

    October 24 , 25, 26 and November 1st & 2nd.

    (9.00am – 5.00pm) and further date for pre assessment training.

    Assessment date to be arranged.