Property FDR Certificate Course


Property Family Dispute Resolution Certificate Training is a course in property mediation for family dispute resolution practitioners.


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This course teaches the skills required to confidently facilitate property family dispute resolution.

Who is the course for?

This course is for accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners who want to refresh and strengthen their skills and knowledge in facilitating Property Family Dispute Resolution.

If you are not yet an accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner please see our CHC81115 – Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution course.

Course Overview

The course learning objectives are:

  1. Property Mediation context for risk assessment and determining if property mediation is appropriate
  2. How to help clients to prepare for Property Mediation
  3. How to help clients to get legal advice in preparation for Property Mediation
  4. How to help clients to determine and agree on their asset pool
  5. How the Family Court judges decide property settlements (a peek into the maze)
  6. How to help clients to discuss considerations
  7. How to help clients to negotiate financial arrangements
  8. How to help clients to negotiate a property settlement agreement
  9. How to use a spreadsheet and/or whiteboard to visualize the asset pool and negotiation
  10. How to document a property settlement agreement
  11. How clients can make their agreement legally enforceable with examples of Consent Orders

The course is very practical and focused on helping you to strengthen your knowledge and build your skills and confidence when working with clients who need property settlements.

Delivery Method

  • Online learning for the theory
  • Live webinar discussion of pre-mediation preparation issues unique to property FDR
  • Live mentored video role plays for property mediation scenarios using either a speadsheet or FamilyProperty as a tool

Course Duration

The course is approximately a 40 hour course including the self-paced online learning and a minimum of 4 role plays as either a role player or mediator facilitating simulated property FDR mediations.

Course Start

This course is self-paced with ongoing enrollments.