A Bachelor in Psychology qualifies you to become a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner and greatly enhance your income and career.

Attending a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (or FDRP) is compulsory in fulfilling the mediation requirements of the Australian Family Court for family dispute resolution prior to family court orders.  Because of the legislation. a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner is the required qualification in order to issue the required 60i certificate to the Family Court of Australia regarding parenting matters.  It is also expected to soon be required for property matters as well.

The post graduate qualification, CHC81115 Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution, requires a Bachelor in Psychology, Law or Social Work as a pre-requisite.

Successfully completing the Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution allows graduates to register with the Australian Attorney General to become a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.

This study can be done quickly and online in the comfort of your own home or office throughout Australia.  The qualification is completely online and self-paced, allowing all of our professional clientele to complete their requirements anywhere in the world, and, in the most expedient and convenient manner available.

This post graduate qualification utilises the most highly trained and awarded teachers and assessors in Australia.  Please see the MTA Academic Advisory Board.


The following video might best illustrate what is essentially involved in a career in FDR:


Pathway to a Masters of Conflict Management and Resolution

Those who complete the CHC81115 Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution will receive credit for 4 subjects of the Master qualification – this equates to one third of the Masters requirements.

This is a tremendous opportunity for our graduates and as this Graduate Diploma is the ONLY ONE IN AUSTRALIA which carries a pathway to Masters, it is truly unique to the Australian mediation industry.

This qualification is :  Master of Conflict Management and Resolution with James Cook University


The Mediator Training Academy is part of the Australian Mediation Association (AMA).

The AMA along with the Australian Mediation Register has over 2700 professional members throughout Australia, so, the AMA can offer unequalled support to all MTA training clientele throughout their training and professional development.

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