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Mediation Training

Mediation Training

The 52-hour programme provides detailed and comprehensive tuition for professionals seeking to acquire core mediation skills and accreditation.

Law Training Centre is a registered training provider of the Civil Mediation Council (CMC) and this course is delivered in partnership with the ADR Group. ADRg is widely acknowledged as one of the leading providers of professional mediator training and development in the UK.

Who should attend?

Course Objectives

Benefits of completing mediation training with Law Training Centre

Passing the Civil and Commercial Mediator Training Programme will enable you to:

  • meet the training requirement for becoming a CMC Registered Mediator (by delivering a total of 52 hours learning, including 40 hours face to face practical training, this programme ensures you not only meet but exceed the required standards of the Civil Mediation Council)
  • become a fully accredited mediator meeting European standards in mediation.
  • be awarded the ADR Group Certificate of Accreditation as a Civil and Commercial Mediator – an accreditation meeting the UK and European standards.

Course cost: £2,950.00

Inclusive of all printed and digital materials, self-study materials, certification, refreshments and lunch each day of the course.

Exceeding accredited training standards

Civil Mediation Council (CMC) Registered Mediation Provider


Support and Development

Programme Content:
Civil and Commercial Mediator Foundation Training Programme


Module I – Distance Learning Programme on history, theory and basic dispute recognition

(12 hours)

The initial phase gives you an insight into the history and theory of mediation. The programme takes you through specific tutorials and case studies together with 6 exercises which must be submitted to LTC prior to attending Module 2.


Module 2 – Five day practical training on core mediator competency

40 hours)

This intensive module involves tutoring in mediation’s core competencies; planning & organisation, process management, communication skills, facilitation and creative problem solving. Delegates will be involved in role-playing mediation sessions, group discussions and practical exercises in order to practice the skills being learned. The use of video provides the opportunity for maximum feedback.

Delegate assessment will be conducted throughout the course and will conclude with a formal video recorded assessment of a role-play in which delegates will be required to demonstrate the practical application of skills and core mediator competencies. The video recording will be retained for external moderation.


Course Prerequisites

The Civil and Commercial Mediation Training Programme is designed for individuals affiliated with a professional body. In order to fully engage in the role-play aspect of the course, participants require a strong command of the English language. If you have any concerns in this regard, please call us to discuss further prior to booking. There are no other particular course pre-requisites other than a willingness to engage in shared learning through role-plays and interactive exercises. Knowledge of the law is helpful but not essential.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Attendance of Civil and Commercial Mediation Programme, Modules I and 2 accrues 52 hours Law Society CPD and 33 hours of CPD for The General Council of the Bar.


What will I need before I get started?

To study your online course, you will need the following:

Minimum Hardware Requirements:

  • Computer / laptop / Google Chromebook / Apple MacBook
  • Keyboard and a mouse or another pointing device
  • Broadband connection with 10 Mbps average speed
  • An Ethernet cable for maintaining internet stability
  • Working microphone, either internal or external
  • Webcam with 320 x 240 VGA resolution, either internal or external

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Preferred Internet Browser: Google Chrome
  • Operating System: Windows 7+ / macOS 10.11+ / Chrome 58+
  • Free RAM: 2GB
  • Processor: 2GHz Intel Pentium / Intel / ARM
  • Free disk space: 1GB

We are here to help. If you have any questions on the above, please contact us.


How do I enrol?

The Law Training Centre accepts applications throughout the year so that learners can start when it suits them most.

You can request an enrolment form by completing our form. Once completed, you will receive the form directly to the email address you provide.

Please fill in the enrolment form and return it to [email protected]

To ensure your enrolment is processed as quickly as possible, please make sure that you read the form carefully, and fill out all the required boxes. If you need any help or have questions, please contact us on 0330 088 8495 or [email protected]


What happens after I send my enrolment form?

Once received, your enrolment will be processed by our Student Services Team. If there are any queries at this stage, we will contact you.

  • Invoicing:
    We will issue your invoice according to your chosen option – either self–sponsored or firm-sponsored. If you are paying by instalments, a separate Direct Debit mandate email will be sent out for you to complete online, you will need to set up both the Direct Debit and complete the initial payment. Once the invoice has been paid (or the Direct Debit set up if applicable) please notify us by return email.
  • Payment options:
    You can pay by bank transfer to our account or by card using the payment link on your invoice. Cheques are accepted and your course login will be made live once the cheque has cleared into our bank account.
  • Course Login:
    Once we have processed your payment and the 14-day cooling-off period has passed or has been waived, please allow up to 2 working days from the invoice being paid to being emailed your course login.


Why choose us?


We are specialised legal trainers, solely focussed on the provision of legal and business training for aspiring and qualified lawyers.


We have a deep understanding of the current legal sector and the training needs of those who work within it.

Our course delivery is uniquely engaging, having full regard of how precious time is for those not only studying law, but also practising at the same time.

We are here to support our students and partners by providing them with the tools to stand out from the competition and accelerate their legal career.

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