CHC81115 Core Units to become a family dispute resolution practitioner

What are CHC81115 Core Units?

The CHC81115 Core Units are the six (6) units of competence you must have to apply to become a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.

The CHC81115 – Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution qualification has ten units of competence.

If you have an undergraduate degree in law, social work or psychology or are willing to commit to maintain your NMAS Accreditation as a mediator at all times you can complete only the six core units from the qualification.  Review the requirements on the Attorney Generals website.


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Do I still get a Graduate Diploma Certificate?

No. Those seeking the minimum necessary training required to apply to become a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner can study the “core units” only from the CHC81115 – Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution. When you have completed the units you will get what is called a “statement of attainment” for the six units.

The 6 Core units are:

  1. CHCFAM001 – Operate in a family law environment
  2. CHCDFV008 – Manage responses to domestic and family violence in family work
  3. CHCDSP001 – Facilitate dispute resolution in the family law context
  4. CHCDSP002 – Adhere to ethical standards in family dispute resolution
  5. CHCDSP003 – Support the safety of vulnerable parties in dispute resolution
  6. CHCFAM002 – Work with a child-focused approach
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Can I get the full qualification later?

Yes. You may go on to complete the full qualification by completing four more units from this qualification at a later date.

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