Course

Family Mediation Certification Programme (Registration closed. Fully booked)

The Family Mediation Certification Programme (FMCP) is opened to all Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) Accredited Mediators. FMCP is a joint effort between SMC and Family Justice Courts.

This 5-day intensive certification programme, from 18 to 22 July 2022*, is designed to enhance a mediator’s skills in managing family disputes.

Participants will acquire practical knowledge on handling family mediation cases which includes how to manage issues such as family violence, asset division, custody of children and psychology of family dynamics.

*The programme organisers shall comply with Singapore’s Safe Management Measures. In the event that the programme is not able to proceed on the published dates, the programme shall be rescheduled to a later date. Advance notice will be given.

  • 5-day intensive certification programme, from 18 to 22 July 2022*
  • In-person training at Supreme Court
Course Name: Module 1: Family Law Module 2: Family Mediation Family Mediation Assessment
Date: 18 July 2022 19 to 21 July 2022 22 July 2022
Time: 9:00 am to 5:45 pm 9:00 am to 5:30 pm 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Course Fees
(incl. GST):
$374.50 $1070.00 $941.60
  • Written Assessment
  • Module 1 is compulsory for non-legal professionals. It is highly recommended that lawyers who do not practise family law sign-up for this Module 1.
  • Role Play
  • Written Assessment

*The programme organisers shall comply with Singapore’s Safe Management Measures. In the event that the programme is not able to proceed on the published dates, the programme shall be rescheduled to a later date. Advance notice will be given.

Registration

Registration has closed. Fully booked.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD):

An applicant may claim the following CPD points, where relevant:

1. Singapore Institute of Legal Education

The Singapore Institute of Legal Education (SILE) has accredited this training programme as follows:

  • CPD Points: 28 Public CPD Points (7 Public CPD Points each day)
  • Practice Area: Family Law
  • Training Category: Advanced

Applicants who require CPD points should state their Admission as Advocate and Solicitor Number (AAS No) on the registration form. For more information on the SILE’s CPD Scheme, please click here.

Contact

For more information, please contact:

Ms Sivaranjani
Tel: +65 6335 5038
Fax: +65 6333 5085
Email: training@mediation.com.sg

This course is accredited by:

Eligibility criteria 

Interested applicants must be SMC Accredited Mediator.

To be accredited as an SMC Certified Family Mediator, you must obtain a pass in the Family Mediation Certification Assessment. You will not, however, be placed on SMC’s Family Panel* nor be assigned cases by SMC**.

*Those who passed the Family Mediation Certification Assessment and wish to be on SMC’s Family Panel will need to sign up and clear the requirement to be on SMC’s Panel of Mediators as follows i. obtain a distinction in SMC’s Mediation Skills Assessment (MSA) and ii. clear the interview stage.

**Those already on SMC’s Panel of Mediators will automatically be empanelled on SMC’s Family Panel upon passing the Family Mediation Certification Assessment. SMC does not guarantee assignment of cases.

Exemptions

1. The following applicants are exempted from Module 1 Family Law

  • Family lawyers.
  • Non-family lawyers.

Note: It is highly recommended that lawyers who do not practise family law to sign-up for Module 1 Family Law.

 

  • SkillsFuture Credit Scheme

    All Singaporeans who are 25 years and above may also use their $500 SkillsFuture credit (or any part of it) to offset their course fee. For more information, please click here.

    All Singaporeans who are 25 years and above may also use their $500 SkillsFuture credit (or any part of it) to offset their course fee. For more information, please click here.