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Civil and Commercial Mediator Training

Our acclaimed Civil and Commercial Mediation Training Programme leads to full recognised accreditation as a mediator and provides detailed and comprehensive tuition for any professional seeking to acquire the core skills and gain mediator status.

The ADR Group is widely acknowledged as one of the leading providers of professional mediator training and development in the UK.  Successful completion leads to being awarded the ADR Group Certificate of Accreditation as a Civil and Commercial Mediator - an accrediation meeting UK and European standards.


Becoming a Mediator

Mediation has become a well-established field in the UK, Europe, US, Australia and elsewhere around the world.  Although the number of individuals whose career is based entirely on mediation is increasing, the majority of mediators include mediation as part of a portfolio career or within the scope of their existing business or professional practice.


Who Should Attend

ADR Group’s Civil and Commercial Mediator Training Programme is essential for anyone wishing to practice as a mediator.

The skills obtained will enhance the performance of:


Why Choose ADR Group

Aligning yourself to the right organisation is key to developing a mediation practice.  It was the ADR Group who introduced and formalised mediation training in the UK, bringing recognition to mediation as a profession and setting the standards within the industry.  We have been leading the way ever since with a reputation for excellence in the field of mediation.  We are a founding member of the Civil Mediation Council - the UK's leading authority in Civil and Commercial mediation. 


Recognised Accreditation

ADR Group is accredited by the Civil Mediation Council. Our mediation courses have continually evolved in association with distinguished experts to ensure that they reflect the latest thinking and practice in the field.  Following successful completion of the course, you will be awarded with the title of ADR Group Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator.



Meeting Standards

By offering a total of 52 hours learning, including 40 hours face to face practical training, ADR Group’s programme exceeds the required standards of the Civil Mediation Council.


Mediator Accrediation

Upon successful completion of the course, you become an accredited mediator.  On qualifying we encourage mediators to keep up with the standards for continuing professional development (CPD) within the jurisdiction of the country you choose to practise.  CPD ensures that mediator professionals maintain their knowledge and skills and remain up to date with practise.


Support and Development

After successfully completing the ADR Group training course, you are eligible to join ADR Group's membership, a strong network of ADR professionals where you can benefit from networking events, introduction to mediators and other continual professional development opportunities.


Course Structure:

Module I - Distance Learning Module (Assessed)

Module II - 5 day Intensive course (Assessed)


Civil and Commercial Mediator Training course schedule

Date Location Cost Brochure Options
19th March to 23rd March 2018 IDRC, London £2950.00
16th April to 20th April 2018 Birmingham £2950.00
9th July to 13th July 2018 IDRC, London £2950.00
24th September to 28th September 2018 IDRC, London £2950.00
15th October to 19th October 2018 Bristol £2950.00
26th November to 30th November 2018 IDRC, London £2950.00

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