Introduction to Mediation

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Course summary
1 day
240 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Online courses

Course description

Introduction to Mediation

To provide an understanding of the general principles of mediation and its relationship to other dispute resolution processes. The course will provide candidates with an introduction to the legal position of, and good practice and procedure in, mediation.

Suitability - Who should attend?

There are no entry requirements. The course is intended for candidates who:

  • Are new to the field of mediation
  • Wish to learn more about mediation and its benefits to users
  • Wish to become an Associate member of CIArb.

Note: You will only be eligible for membership once you have passed the Introduction to Mediation Assessment.

English Language Competence - CIArb training and assessment is carried out in English it is therefore essential that candidates are proficient in both written and spoken English.  Where English is not a candidate’s first language it is recommended that they have achieved a standard that is, as a minimum, equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) level 7 or a score of 94-101 in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) system. CIArb issues this advice as a guideline and, while it will not require any evidence of this standard prior to enrolment on a course, candidates who do not have this standard of English may be disadvantaged.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On successful completion of this course candidates will be able to:

  • Understand the background to mediation;
  • Describe the process and procedure of mediation;
  • Understand mediation in the context of other forms of dispute resolution.

Training Course Content

  • The nature of conflict
  • How mediation differs from other forms of conflict resolution
  • The principles of mediation
  • The Models of Mediation
  • The core skills of a mediator
  • The structure of a mediation meeting

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Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is the world’s leading qualifications and professional body for dispute avoidance, management and resolution. CIArb is passionate about promoting a harmonious society and helping people and organisations avoid, manage and resolve conflict through our...

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