Course Description

Certified Mediation Training Programme

Institute of Public Administration

The overall aim of the Certified Mediation Training Programme is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of Mediation as well as expertise in mediation skills for the management of workplace and organisational conflicts and disputes.

For those wishing to practice as professional mediators, this 60 hour programme is accredited by the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (MII) and leads to ‘Member‘ status of the MII.  On successful completion of this training  programme and a further separate ‘Assessment Day’, successful candidates are eligible to register at ‘Member’ level of the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland.

On completion of this training programme, students will have an understanding of:

  • mediation as a mechanism for dispute resolution and its appropriate use;
  • the five step framework for mediation and how to manage the mediation process;
  • the role of the Mediator;
  • the types and causes of conflict;
  • their own personal skills development needs in relation to working as a Mediator;
  • why mediation, as a process, is rapidly developing in various facets of Irish society and business.

Students will also have developed appropriate mediation related skills through practice, reflection and feedback.

Programme Dates 

There are two programmes scheduled to commence in October 2020 as follows.

Programme 2 2020      

Module 1: 6-7 October 2020
Module 2: 27-28 October 2020
Module 3: 24-25 November 2020

Programme 3 2020      

Module 1: 21-22 October 2020
Module 2: 10-11 November 2020
Module 3: 30 November – 1 December 2020

College Name Institute of Public Administration
Course Category Business, Conflict Management
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Professional Qualification
Course Location Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 4
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 6th October 2020
Course End Date 25th November 2020
Course Fee 1950.00
Course Duration Three Months. Requires 6 days attendance.
Course Times 9:30am-5:00pm on sheduled dates.
Awarding Body Institute of Public Administration (IPA)
Title of Awarding Professional Mediator (Mediators' Institute of Ireland)
Career Path For those wishing to practice as professional mediators, this 60 hour programme is accredited by the Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) and leads to 'Certified Member' status of the MII. On successful completion of this training programme and a further and separate 'Assessment Day', successful candidates are eligible to register at 'Certified Member' level of the Mediators' Institute of Ireland. Please see programme brochure for full details.
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Course Provider

Institute of Public Administration

01 668 9135
57-61 Lansdowne Road,, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland

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