Australian Mediation Association

Continuing Professional Development 2021
23 February webinar Online Dispute Resolution

Continuing Professional Development Online Webinars

The 2021 NMAS training and CPD program is intended to cover mediation skills, practice and specific content areas.

These specialist courses and events are delivered by practicing mediators, allowing you to add input on key subjects. Our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Events are a constantly evolving portfolio of short training courses and events.

The events are held online on the Australian Mediation Association’s training platform. Our CPD Events are designed and delivered by experts in the field, aiming to deepen and broaden your skills and knowledge as a professional mediator.

23 February (5.00pm – 6.30pm): Online Dispute Resolution
Since COVID many mediators have moved their practice on line using the variety of platforms. This webinar will look at the success and otherwise of this move and how maybe the use of ‘blended’ processes can assist your practice.

NB: ALL times are in Australian Eastern Standard Time at all times (non daylight saving time). Check times for your location on the Meeting Planner calculator here.
Please find our 2021 program and register here

NMAS Online Mediator Qualification Course 2021

With our Mediator Training Course, there exists the opportunity to obtain the necessary basic process and skill components of mediation training online. You can become accredited in accordance with the Australian National Mediator Standards.

The Australian Mediation Association (AMA) for offers a collaborative, interactive training and learning experience. Every participant will stay engaged like never before.

2021 Course Commencement dates – each course is of 4 weeks duration online:

  • Week commencing 1st March 2021
  • Week commencing 31st May 2021
  • Week commencing 27th September 2021

Enrolments are open for 2021 for those who want to use this year to get ahead as an FDRP

The AMA and MTA remain dedicated to providing the highest quality, most innovative and compliant training and delivery methods.

Many of our professional applicants want to use their time to undertake many of the required hours to complete their Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner qualification online for 2021. Because of their busy schedules during the year, many applicants use the holiday time and after hours to get ahead of the study hours that are required for the CHC81115 Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution.
As a result, we have added additional assessors to the team so that we can assist with those efforts. If you would like to take advantage of that extra time to get ahead, it is important that you enrol now so that you that you are in with the study group and engaged.

If you would like to join the 2021 intake, please email:
In partnership with ICES: provider code 22487.
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  • All textbooks, student handbooks, assessments and learning materials are included in all qualification packages.
  • Corporate Discounts are available for companies as well as Family Relationship Centres.
  • Easy weekly payment plans available.
  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express & Diners Club are accepted.

Conflict Coaching Fundamentals

CCI offers a fully online program Conflict Coaching Fundamentals through CCI Academy.  The program is designed to be flexible and completed at your own pace. It includes:
  • Over 40 hours of video lessons;
  • Videos of two complete conflict coaching sessions;
  • Reflective activities to apply and embed your learning;
  • Two personalised one-on-one sessions with your trainer;
  • Opportunities to practice coaching on other students in the program;
  • An engaged online community for peer support and networking. 
AMA members receive a 20% discount off the normal registration fee of $2,497.00, including accreditation assessment (and there are now added inclusions such as monthly live masterclasses, and artistry sessions for accredited coaches).  Just use the coupon code AMAMember at checkout.
Click HERE for more information, course dates and registration

What work opportunities are there as a mediator?

There is increasing use of mediation and other forms of ADR in Australia. People undertaking mediation and Family Dispute Resolution training vary to the extent in how they find opportunities as a mediator.

Some may find salaried roles within government or not for profit agencies. Some individuals pursue mediation as a full-time career whilst others see a career in mediation as a viable option to supplement their current vocation or as a part-time profession post retirement.

For current mediation and Family Dispute Resolution careers please visit our ‘careers page’ and search for current mediation career opportunities in the associated search engines.

Click Here for more information

Insurance Reminder

Please remember that Insurance is compulsory for National Accreditation and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners. Policy renewal reminders for AMA members are currently being sent. We have now deployed a more friendly service online which will ensure that your policy is only a few clicks away and takes only a few minutes. In line with our commitment to utilise technology and ensure the ease of access for our members to our services, we are incorporating an online insurance component to our website to reduce the amount of administrative forms used and to streamline the processing of dispute resolution insurance applications. Click here to renew or take out a new policy.

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