Virtual Module 1 Mediation Training & Assessment 2023


Date & Time:
10 October 2023

Bookable until:
2 October 2023

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£3,840.00 GBP

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Become an Accredited Mediator! Mediation is increasingly used as an effective way of resolving complex disputes outside of court.

Develop your knowledge and understanding of mediation through this practical and comprehensive course.

Delivered by experienced practising mediators this skills-based learning course enables you to gain a good understanding of the mediation process and relevant skills to support a mediation. This course will help you to understand:

  • What conflict is and how it arises.
  • What a mediator does and how mediation differs from other forms of ADR.
  • The core skills required to be an effective mediator.
  • The main mediation strategies.

On successful completion of the Module 1 assessment, you will be able to:

  • Apply to become a Member of Ciarb (MCIArb) – ideal if you are keen to develop your ADR career and professional network.
  • Progress on to the Module 2: Law of Obligations course.

Once you have successfully passed the Module 1 assessment and have been admitted as a Ciarb Member, you become a Ciarb Accredited Mediator.

This course is also recognised by the Civil Mediation Council. The CMC is the recognised authority for matters related to civil, commercial, workplace and other non-family mediation. It is the first point of contact for the Government, the judiciary, the legal profession and industry on mediation issues.

How is the course delivered?

The course and assessment are delivered virtually.

The course comprises two half-days of skills-based learning a week for seven weeks delivered by experienced, practising mediators. The assessment takes place in week eight.

How will I be assessed?

You will participate as a Mediator in two one-hour mock mediations and may be involved in role-playing as a client. You will be assessed in three categories: people skills, process skills and the management of the mediation.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this course. Although we recommend that if you have no previous experience in mediation you take the Introduction course and assessment first.

Click here to view the full course information sheet.

Eligible for a discount?

Candidates that complete the Virtual Introduction to Mediation course and assessment, are eligible to claim a 10% discount when booking the Module 1 Mediation Training & Assessment.

To claim this discount, please send your Virtual Introduction to Mediation course and assessment completion certificate to and you will be sent a registration form.

Please note: This discount cannot be applied retroactively.

To unlock this course/assessment, you need to have at least one of the below prerequisites completed

No additional courses are unlocked by this course


CIArb membership is an internationally recognized professional status in Alternative Dispute Resolution. It demonstrates a high standard of education and experience along with a commitment to development and keeping your skills current. Successfully passing this course will make you eligible for Member Grade. Member status indicates a high level of knowledge and/or experience in dispute resolution, as well as a commitment to the principles of professionalism, integrity, and excellence. Members can use the designatory letters MCIArb.