Mediator Academy

Career-building courses FOR the 21st century professional

Expert-led, immersive mediation courses for every stage of your professional career.

Learn the mediation process directly from experienced mediators and gain the skills to effectively settle disputes and resolve conflicts in the workplace and other settings. Browse through our course offerings and details below.

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Learn career-building mediation skills with credentials to back them up

Our training programmes in mediation develop and advance the careers of many aspiring mediators. Here's what they have to say about our courses:

"As a full-time working mom to 3 energetic boys, I found it easy to learn when it suited my schedule and because it was so enjoyable. The course content is well structured and engaging, and has input and insights from leading experts across the mediation world. I have no doubt that the course gave me a renewed confidence boost, which helped me secure a promotion at my workplace during the first semester. It's an emerging field that is relevant to so many sectors, and the different professional backgrounds of my fellow students gave diversity to the class."

- Elaine Devine
Errors Manager, Ulster Bank

"The way the programme was structured meant our firm could upskill all our litigation associates in an efficient way. Learning about the latest practice developments from subject-matter experts made the programme relevant and engaging. I couldn't recommend them highly enough."

- Emma Crowley
Head of Legal Professional Training
McCann FitzGerald LLP
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mediation Courses

Enhance your expertise and credibility with a professional credential or postgraduate qualification in mediation. These courses will develop your skills in de-escalating conflicts and facilitating collaborative negotiations.

We offer accredited mediation courses in Ireland and in the UK, and we also provide mediation courses online.

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Accredited Mediation Training - Dublin

Qualify as an IMI & CMC Accredited Mediator. Gain the skills, knowledge, and a professional qualification to deal with commercial and workplace disputes in Ireland and abroad.

Sept '24 / Jan '25
€ 2950.00 Euro
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Introduction to Commercial Mediation

Take your first step towards a career in Commercial Mediation with our Certificate course, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Learn at your own pace from respected international experts.

£ 150.00 GBP
Newcastle University School of Law

LLM in Mediation and Dispute Resolution

Graduate with in demand commercial skills and advanced understanding of the law, theory, and practice of dispute resolution. This Online Law Masters Programme is delivered in partnership with Newcastle University Law School.

Sept '24 / Jan '25
£ 14,000.00 GBP
Newcastle University School of Law

PG Cert - Mediation & Dispute Resolution

Gain in-depth knowledge of a rapidly growing area of dispute resolution. This Online Postgraduate Certificate with Newcastle University Law School will equip you with the skills and expertise to work in this exciting new practice area.

*NEW* September 2024
£ 5,000 GBP

Prof Dip in Dispute Resolution- Mediation

Be at the forefront of conflict resolution and gain the competencies to prevent, manage and resolve disputes. This Online Professional Diploma course is offered in partnership with the University College Dublin, Sutherland School of Law.

January 2024
€4,450.00 Euro
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Accredited Mediation Training - London

Qualify as a CMC and IMI Accredited Mediator on this mediation training in London. Learn directly from expert trainers and practitioners. Acquire the core skills and professional qualifications to mediate commercial and workplace disputes in the UK.

December 2024
£ 2,750.00 GBP

Foundation Certificate Mediation Lawyering

Gain the legal knowledge and practical skills to assist your clients in negotiating the best outcomes from mediation. Help your clients select the right person to lead a mediation session and draft settlement agreements.

Online or Blended
£ 250.00 GBP
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Certificate - Mediation Law in Ireland

Learn how Ireland's Mediation Act 2017 impacts your practice. Understand your obligations as a lawyer or mediator, and refine your competencies to better support clients and avoid costly mistakes.

£ 150.00 GBP
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Commercial Mediation - 21st Century Lawyers

This training course is the ideal introduction to commercial mediation for law students, trainees or anyone new to commercial mediation. Learn from real-world experts, and advance your core skills in conflict resolution.

£ 47.00 GBP
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International Commercial Arbitration

This course will give you a comprehensive introduction to the lucrative practice area of International Commercial Arbitration. Learn how to break into this thriving practice area and discover the career opportunities that arbitration offers.

£ 67.00 GBP


All our mediation courses feature experts from fields of mediation, negotiation, neuroscience and other interdisciplinary fields. You'll not only learn the theories that underpin the skills and process of mediation but you'll also bring it all to life through practical experience.

Get started with our introductory mediation course

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Why study with Mediator Academy?

Our mediation training courses are taught by industry-leading practitioners with extensive mediation experience. You will receive evidence-based coaching and feedback, which will help advance your expertise in mediation and conflict resolution.

We provide mediation courses online and in-person, allowing you to attend mediator skills training at your convenience.


Design For Learning

Thoughtfully designed courses that make it easier for you to grasp and critically analyse conflict resolution concepts. Every lesson is engaging and logically structured.

Case Studies

Engage in role plays and case study simulations to blend mediation theories with practice. These practical training exercises will hone your skills in collaborative dispute resolution and outcome-oriented negotiation strategies.

Learn From Experts

Learn directly from highly experienced experts and accredited mediators, and connect theoretical concepts with real-life conflict resolution situations.

Global Community

Join a global network of aspiring mediators. Connect with fellow professionals and aspiring mediators, and gain insights into the current state of mediation in the workplace and the community.

Internationally Recognised Accreditation

Our courses are independently accredited by the UK Civil Mediation Council (CMC) and the International Mediation Institute (IMI).
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Choose a course setup that best suits your schedule. You can participate in five days of intensive in-person training in London or Dublin, or go for a self-paced, online course.



Upon successful completion of an accredited mediation course, you can become an accredited mediator by passing the required assessment and registering with an accredited organisation. Accrediting bodies may also require a minimum level of mediation experience under the supervision of a qualified mediator.

Take the next step in your career or launch a new one.

"As a mediator and academic I need the best combination of academic and professional resources to improve my knowledge and develop my mediation business. Mediator Academy provides both, conveniently in one place. Learning from the highest calibre of expert distinguishes this mediation resource from any other."

Helena Sanchez - Madrid

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