There has never been a better time to qualify as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner!

Is it time to enhance your career?

We are now enrolling for the Mid-Year 2018 intake.

Although additional places have been added, in order to allow all participants to enjoy the personal availability of our assessors and delivery personnel, capacity will be limited for the Mid-Year 2018 intake.

Enrolment is a very simple online process.  Please enquire about special tuition fee rates for Family Relationship Centres

There is a high demand for Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners (FDRPs) throughout Australia.

Family Dispute Resolution is compulsory in fulfilling the requirements for the Australian Family Court prior to family court orders.  This qualification enables Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners to issue the required 60i Certificate to the Family Court of Australia.

CHC81115 Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution (online and self paced).  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.

A career in Family Dispute Resolution mediation as an FDRP.  A family dispute resolution (FDR) practitioner is an independent person who helps people affected by separation or divorce to resolve their parenting disputes. As it is compulsory for couples to attend an FDR practitioner prior to attending the Family Court of Australia, FDRPs are in high demand and is an excellent career path for mediation professionals.

To be qualified as an FDR practitioner you must meet the accreditation standards in the Family Law (Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners) Regulations 2008. The Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution will meet this requirement and allow the FDRP to issue section 60I certificates, which are required by the Family Court of Australia.

Pathway to Masters of Conflict Management and Resolution

Unique to this Academy, participants who complete the CHC81115 Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution will receive credit for 4 subjects of the Master qualification with James Cook University.  This equates to one third of the Master requirements.

Our Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution is prepared by our Academic Advisory Board which includes some of the most qualified mediators, teachers and education authors in Australia.

Mediator Training Academy is associated with and endorsed by the Australian Mediation Association which has a membership of over 2700 mediation professionals throughout Australia.