Certificate in General Mediator Training Services
(Course Code: CMT101)

Programme Objectives

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 Features

  • 40 total contact hours;

  • Face-to-face lectures with discussion, role play and case study;

  • The medium of instruction of the programme is Cantonese (supplemented by English).  Study materials will mainly be in English.

Assessment and Award

  • Settlement agreement drafting assessment (25%); and

  • End-of-course assessment (75%).


By LIFE:

  • Certificate of Attainment will be issued to students who have attended 80% or above of the classes and passed each of the course assessment.


By HKMC:
http://www.mediationcentre.org.hk/en/training/training_view.php?eventtype=3&orgid=6

  • Certificate will be issued to students with the attendance rate of 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.)

Course Outline

  • 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

  • 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.
  • The course is recognized under the Qualifications Framework (QF level 3)
  • Certificate will be issued by HKMC to those students who have attended 100% and passed each of the course assessment.

Admission Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

HK$15,000

Class Schedule

Lesson Date Time
1 3 January 2021 (Sun) 9:15 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
2 10 January 2021 (Sun) 9:15 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
3 17 January 2021 (Sun) 9:15 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
4 24 January 2021 (Sun) 9:15 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
5 31 January 2021 (Sun) 9:15 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.


Venue
Prince Edward Learning Centre
189 Prince Edward Road West, Mong Kok, Kowloon

Briefing Session Video

Application Deadline

23 December 2020 

Enquiries

Lingnan Institute of Further Education
Room 301, 3/F, Lau Chung Him Building, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Tel:(852)2616 7255
Fax:(852)2460 2049
E-mail:llpd@LN.edu.hk

Consent for CEF Course Participant

Interested applicants please submit the completed "Statement of Consent Form" with the cheque for tuition fee (Please make crossed cheque payable to “Lingnan University”) in person or mail to “Lingnan Institute of Further Education, Room 301, 3/F, Lau Chung Him Building, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong.”, specifying “Application for Lifelong Learning Programme” before the application deadline.
 
*For details, please refer to "Continued Education Fund (CEF)" in our website.