Classes of membership

The MII actively encourages learning and participation at all levels of mediation and has six different levels of membership ranging from approved mediation professionals to those who have recently completed or are currently engaged in mediation training and those who have a general interest in mediation but with no wish to practice.

For information on the 6 different categories of MII Membership, please click on the titles below:

Advanced Member An experienced Mediator who has successfully completed an MII advanced assessment of their mediation skills.
Certified Member A Mediator who has satisfactorily completed a 60-hour MII approved or equivalent training programme and successfully undertaken an MII approved assessment of their mediation skills.
Associate Affliiate
Any person who has satisfactorily completed a 60-hour MII approved or equivalent training programme but have yet to compete the MII approval to practice process.
General Affiliate Any person with an interest in Mediation.
Trainee Affiliate Any person who is on or has recently completed an MII approved training programme and registered for Affiliation under the Trainee Affiliation scheme.
Organisation Affiliate Organistions that are interested in mediation are encouraged to register as Organisation Affiliate

Only Advanced and Certified Members who hold a current MII practising certificate are approved by the MII to mediate and are bound by the MII Code of Ethics to only mediate where they have the appropriate training, knowledge and competence to effectively mediate.

A list of MII accredited Mediators is available in the MII 'Find a Mediator' section.

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Certified Training Courses

The MII accredits mediation training courses which meet set training standards. The following training programmes have been recognised as MII approved training programmes.

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CPD Training

The purpose of CPD is to ensure that Mediators keep their knowledge and skills up to date for the benefit of users of their service and for their own personal and professional development.

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