Certificate in General Mediator Training

Class Contact Hours
40 hours

Medium of instruction 
Cantonese (supplemented with English)

Course Fee
HK$15,000 per programme

Venue 
Lingnan University Union Park Learning Centre (UPC)
9/F, Union Park Centre, 771-775 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Course Schedule
Lesson 1: 12 November 2022
Lesson 2: 19 
November 2022
Lesson 3: 26 
November 2022
Lesson 4:   3 
December 2022
Lesson 5: 10 
December 2022

Time: 9:15a.m. - 6:45p.m.

Saturday


Application Deadline
31 October, 2022 (Mon)
Qualifications Framework
QF Level 3
QR Registration No.:21/000031/L3
Registration Validity Period:
01/03/2021 - On-going


Continuing Education Fund
Course code:44C130682
Statement of Consent Form


Enquiries
(852) 2616 7255
llpd@LN.edu.hk

Co-organizers

Hong Kong Mediation Centre (HKMC)
 

Programme Features

Mediation is a way of resolving disputes.  The role of a mediator is to use various techniques to help the parties in dispute to find out possible ways to solve conflicts and reach an agreement on the disputed matter through a win-win settlement.  It is also useful in daily life to break the predicament of interpersonal relationships and maintain effective communication.  The course provides a brief account of the elementary skills on mediation, including its basic principles, procedures, techniques and applications.

Programme Content

  • Overview of concepts, trend and prospects of mediation
  • Mediation processes I: mediation procedures, mediator’s opening statement
  • Mediation processes II: joint session, separate session, agenda setting
  • Mediation skills: communication skills and questioning skills,
  • Mediation skills: active listening, facilitation skills, reframing skills, negotiation skills
  • Mediation skills: application of body language, empowerment, handling impasses, closing the last gap
  • Basic concept of contract and settlement agreement
  • Rules of mediation and Mediation Ordinance
  • Code of ethics for mediators
  • Role-plays

Professional Qualification and Recognition

  • The course is recognized under the Qualifications Framework (QF level 3),QR Registration No.:21/000031/L3
  • Certificate of the Attainment will be issued by Lingnan Institute of Further Education to those students who have attended 80% or above of the class and passed each of the course assessment*.
  • Certificate will be issued by HKMC to those students who have attended 100% and passed each of the course assessment*. With this Certificate, students can apply directly with the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited ("HKMAAL") for attempting accreditation. Successful accreditation will lead to qualification of "General Accredited Mediator" and listed on the panel of the HKMAAL and HKMC. For further details on the accreditation requirements and fees, please refer to HKMAAL's website http://www.hkmaal.org.hk/en/HowToBecomeAMediator_G.php.  (Remarks: For those who are seeking to be an accredited mediator of the HKMAAL must have at least 3 years full-time working experience.).
  • The CPD points application of the Law Society of Hong Kong has been approved.  The eligible participant will be awarded 48 CPD points after completing the course.
     
​* Settlement agreement drafting assessment (25%); and​ End-of-course assessment (75%)

Admission Requirements

Holders of Bachelor's degree or sub-degree (or equivalent/above qualification) in any discipline.

Fee

Application Fee
HK$200 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee : HK$15,000 per programme

Application Guidelines

Applicants are required to post the below listed documents within three days upon submission of online application form. Please post to Lingnan Institute of Further Education (Address: Room 301, 3/F,  Lau Chung Him Building, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, N.T.), specifying “Lifelong Learning Programme Course Application - name of the course”.

(1) Two separate cheques for Application Fee and Tuition Fee
(Please make crossed cheque or bank draft payable to “Lingnan University”. Post-dated cheque is not acceptable. Please write down the applicant’s name, HKID card no. and name of programme on the back of the cheque.)
(2) Copies of academic transcripts 
(3) Copies of certificate of employment 
(4) Original copy of Continuing Education Fund (CEF) "Statement of Consent Form"(if applicable)

Attention:
Applications will be processed only upon receipt of the completed application form, copies of supporting documents  and crossed cheques of application fee and tuition fee. If the cheque is rejected by bank, the applicant concerned will be required to settle the tuition fee within three working days upon receipt of notification from the Institute. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of enrollment or suspension from taking subsequent classes.Unless otherwise notified, applicants are expected to be present for class at the time and place indicated in LIFE website or the leaflet. In the event of any inconsistency between the online version and the leaflet version, the online version shall prevail.

Continuing Education Fund(CEF)

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
This course is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 3).


Eligibility of Application for Continuing Education Fund (CEF) Reimbursement

If applicant would like to apply for the Continuing Education Fund (CEF) Reimbursement (if applicable), please download the CEF "Statement of Consent Form” on the Institute website and submit the completed "Statement of Consent Form" with the abovementioned documents and cheques when applying the programme. The application would only be processed upon the submission of the signed original copy of the Continuing Education Fund (CEF) "Statement of Consent Form" to the Institute before the course commencement.
 
Upon successful completion of the CEF course*, to apply for reimbursement, the applicant is required to submit the completed CEF Application Form to the Office of the Continuing Education Fund (OCEF) with the required documents within one year upon successful completion of a CEF Course. Please follow the notice and instruction from the Institute email or to refer to the Institute CEF webpage (please see the link below) when completing the CEF application form. Enclose the required items with the completed CEF Application Form in an A4 size envelope and submit the envelope to Lingnan Institute of Further Education (Room 301, Lau Ching Him Building, Lingnan University) in person or by post. The Institute will return the institution certified CEF Application Form to the applicant within 20 working days by post.  Failure to provide the required document(s) or complete information may result in delayed application.
 
*“Successful completion of a CEF course” means that the applicant must have attended no less than 70% of the contactable hours of the course or such higher attendance requirement as prescribed for the course (whichever is higher), and attained an overall mark of either 50% or such higher percentage of assessment(s) as prescribed for the course (whichever is higher)
 
For more detailed information for Continuing Education Fund (CEF) Reimbursement, please refer to: "Continued Education Fund (CEF)" in our website.

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