Training Course Approval Process for Associate Affiliation or Membership Level

All training programmes approved by the Mediators' Institute of Ireland are assessed against specific criteria based on the competencies required for the various levels of membership.

The assessment fee for training programmes is €600 and the annual renewal fee is €425.Any training programme seeking approval to MII approved Associate Affilation or Membership level must meet the requirements as set out in the Associate/Membership Training Programme Assessment Grid. For further details in relation to the specific requirements of approved assessment processes refer to Roleplay Assessment Procedures.

Courses recognised as equivalent to Associate Affilation or Membership level are also assessed against these criteria.

To apply for approval of your training programme, please submit documentation outlining the knowledge, skills and assessment procedures of your training programme and submit with a completed Training Course Profile Form to the Director of Accreditation at  Download the Training Course Profile form

The Director of Accreditation will acknowledge receipt of the application and indicate the timescale for assessment.

From 1st March 2019 all applicants will have to show that their programme adheres to the MII Quality Assurance Framework: 

Applicants will be assessed by a group consisting of Advanced Members of the MII. No Member of that group will be running a training programme in mediation during their involvement in the assessment of training programmes.

If further information is required in order to properly assess the training programme, this will be requested. If there are specific identified gaps in relation to the application of the course or assessment of skills content, this will be discussed with the trainer making the application.

Following assessment, trainers will be informed of the status of their programme and the ongoing quality assurance criteria of the MII.

If you have any queries or require further information, please contact the Director of Accreditation at

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