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©2020 by Mediation Academy South Africa (Pty) Ltd

INTERACTIVE COURSE PROSPECTUS

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE TRAINING?

  • Video Presentations on our YouTube channel (via login)

  • Mediation Textbook / eBook [University of California]

  • Contract Templates, including:

    • Divorce Settlement Agreement​s

    • Parenting Plan Agreements

    • Section 22 Agreements

  • Standard Court Forms

  • Cheat Sheet for Divorce Calculations

  • Maintenance Calculator App

  • Arrears Maintenance Calculator

  • Business Templates

  • Tutoring via Skype or telephone​

  • Lifetime Access to course updates

 
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WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?

 

 

While the requirements set out by the Dept of Justice for Court Annexed Mediators require only a Matric certificate, we find that Mediators in Private Practice typically do better if they have already attained a tertiary qualification. Mediators qualified in Law or Social Sciences, and those who have experience in running a Business or Private Practice have a clear advantage.

The Technical Requirements for studying our Online Courses are:

  • Laptop / Tablet / Smart TV / Smartphone

  • Internet connection
  • 64h to 76h of available time

 

 

WHAT CONTENT IS COVERED IN THE TRAINING?

 

 

The 64h course includes all necessary training to become an accredited Family Law Mediator, including ​all modules that are available as stand-alone short courses. The training program is built on the United Nations' principles for mediation.

  1. Mediation Basics

  2. Psychology in Mediation

  3. Fundamentals of SA Family Law

  4. Divorce

  5. Parenting Plans (incl. Substance Abuse)

  6. Section 22 Agreements

  7. Maintenance

  8. Domestic Violence

  9. Advanced Mediation Skills

  10. Mediation as a Business

64h Family Law Mediation Course

(includes all 10 modules)

Also available as Short Courses

WHAT DOES THE ONLINE TRAINING LOOK LIKE? (click images to view sample training videos)

 
Online Video Training
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WILL I RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE?

 

 

On completion of the course, you will be issued with a certificate like the one below (which belongs to our current top student)

Sarek, Nadiera Haniff - 64h Family Law M

 

 

IS THE TRAINING ACCREDITED?

 

 

Training courses are accredited in SA & Internationally by the ADR International Register,

as well as the South African Association of Mediators (SAAM).

 

The ADR International Register administrates a global standard in the Alternative Dispute Resolution industries. With its head office based in the Netherlands, and the SA office has been operational since 2016 via their Randburg branch.

Their Quality Assessment Programs are accredited in 31 countries by the International Mediation Institute, with board representatives from 27 countries administrating the IMI's Independent Standards Commission. The international governing body itself is ISO 9001 certified (audited by Lloyds).

The South African Association of Mediators (SAAM) is a non-profit governing body, established in 1988. It is a regulatory body for its members and is involved in mediation through education and training.

SAAM sets standards and procedures for mediators across a number of disciplines within the mediation industry and presents workshops and masterclasses on a regional basis.

 

 

HOW DO I COMPLETE MY ACCREDITATION AFTER THE COURSE?

 

 

A number of Accreditation Organisations/Bodies are active in South Africa, each of which sets standards for training and determines the post-training process of becoming an Accredited Mediator.

 

Mediation Academy's training is aligned to the International standards that are set by the IMI and administrated by the ADR International Register:

Need some practical experience? We'll connect you to a veteran mediator near you who can supervise your first 3 mediations.

 

 

HOW MUCH DOES THE TRAINING COST?

 

 

Option A   R12,490

Save by paying your tuition fees at the beginning of the course

Option B   R14,990

Pay off your qualification over 6 months while you study

 

Option C   R22,900

Classroom training option, available for block bookings only

NEED MORE INFO? CONTACT US OR REQUEST A CALL-BACK

 

Registration Assistance & Inquiries

Contact: 067 790 7311

Course Presenter

Contact: 074 118 4847