NMAS Mediator Course and Assessment


NMAS Mediator Course is delivered fully online via eLearing and video mediation with the option of one day role play workshops from time to time.

You will participate in a minimum of 9 role plays including a minimum of 3 as a mediator prior to a 90 minute role play assessment.


This Mediation Institute NMAS Mediator Course is offered fully online through eLearning with the option of face to face role plays from time to time in certain locations subject to demand.

Training is delivered through an e-learning platform and live webinars. Skills are developed through live video mediation role plays.

The NMAS Mediator course covers the skills and knowledge you need to facilitate mediation and includes:

  • all training to the NMAS standards established by the Australian Mediators Standards Board
  • A complimentary copy of the Mediation and Communication Skills – Facilitative Mediation Skills Manual
  • support and mentoring throughout the program
  • student membership of Mediation Institute Recognised Mediator Accreditation Body (Mi RMAB) for the duration of your studies
  • assessment for accreditation is included in the course fee, once course requirements are met

NMAS Mediator Course Pre-requisites

No pre-requisite qualifications apply to enrol in the NMAS Mediator Course.

The course must be delivered in English and requires sufficient spoke and written English to enable you to fully participate in mediations as a role player and mediator.

If you are unsure of your ability to complete this course please call our office for a discussion. Phone 1300 781 533.

Accreditation Assessment

To apply for NMAS Accreditation after this course you must complete a 90-minute assessment role play.

You can book in with Mediation Institute for no additional fee or with any RMAB at the fee they charge for this assessment.

Mediation Institute students have the opportunity to make a second attempt at no additional cost in the unlikely event that your first attempt is assessed as not-yet-competent.

NMAS Accreditation

Once you have completed your Accreditation Assessment you must complete an application process to a Recognised Mediator Accreditation Body (RMAB) such as Mediation Institute.

This includes meeting good character requirements. Please review the Mediation Institute Ethical Standards 2018

If you have any professional disqualifications, criminal convictions or other issues in your past that may affect your status as a fit and proper person please call for a confidential discussion about how that may affect your ability to apply for NMAS Accreditation.

Download a copy of the NMAS Accreditation Application Form for full details – New NMAS Mediator Accreditation

Payment Options

You can pay in full or makeup to 2 or 3 monthly payments with an interest-free payment plan option. Just tick pay by bank transfer option and put in a note about your preferred payment plan and our team will contact you.

Please note that payment plans are arranged as an authorised credit or debit card payment plan.



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