Become an expert in negotiation and dispute resolution. Mediation is the art of negotiation, resolving disputes as a preventative law measure. Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate IV in Mediation will set you up for a career in mediation or enable you to add mediation as a skill set to your existing career.
The sector is looking for you
Demand for mediators continues to grow as law courts seek to minimise litigious court actions and divert parties to mediation.
Acquire a valuable skill sought after in a range of industries
If you work in an industry such as building, youth work or human resources, the Certificate IV in Mediation can help you become an accredited facilitator on top of your existing qualifications.
Industry connections and resources
You’ll learn from experienced teachers with practical experience in the art of mediation and the industries to which it applies.
You will be qualified to work in a range of roles and industries:
- government departments
- legal firms
- indigenous connection worker
- indigenous family consultant
- mediation case worker
- mediation worker
- specialist mediation worker
Assessment may include classroom testing, assignments, written reflections, and role-playing.
VTAC CodePreston 6900610034
DepartmentBusiness Management and Finance
students can work part-time through selection of units on the timetable.
Modes of DeliveryClassroom
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsVCE or mature age (persons who have been out of school for 12 months). For more information, we encourage you to attend one of Melbourne Polytechnic's Information Nights.
Assessment MethodsVarious forms of assessment may be used including classroom testing, assignments, written reflections, and role plays.
MaterialsMaterials will be provided in the classroom. You’ll be advised of any prescribed textbooks at the time of enrolment.
Career PathwaysThe demand for skilled mediators is fast-growing and you will be able to use this qualification across a range of industries.
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|CHCCOM403A||USE TARGETED COMMUNICATION SKILLS TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS||55|
|CHCCS400C||WORK WITHIN A RELEVANT ETHICAL ND LEGAL FRAMEWORK||50|
|CHCCS401C||FACILITATE RESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOUR||40|
|CHCLD514B||ANALYSE IMPACTS OF SOCIOLOGICAL FACTORS ON CLIENTS IN COMMUNITY WORK AND SERVICES||100|
|CHCMED411B||CONDUCT A SOUND ASSESSMENT OF A DISPUTE IN PREPARATION FOR MEDIATION||50|
|CHCMED412B||GATHER AND CLARIFY INFORMATION FOR THE MEDIATION PROCESS||50|
|CHCMED413B||MANAGE COMMUNICATION PROCESSES TO DEFINE THE DISPUTE||50|
|CHCMED414A||FACILITATE MEDIATION PROCESSES||70|
|CHCMED415A||FACILITATE INTERACTION BETWEEN PARTIES IN MEDIATION||50|
|CHCMED416C||CONSOLIDATE AND CONCLUDE THE MEDIATION PROCESS||50|
|CHCMED417B||REFLECT AND IMPROVE UPON PROFESSIONAL MEDIATION PRACTICE||70|
|CHCORG405E||MAINTAIN AN EFFECTIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT||50|
|HLTHIR403C||WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH CULTURALLY DIVERSE CLIENTS AND CO-WORKERS||20|
|HLTHIR404D||WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH ABORIGINAL AND/OR TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLE||20|
|HLTWHS300A||CONTRIBUTE TO WHS PROCESSES||20|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.