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International Professional Mediator Accreditation Assessment

IDRRMI regularly holds International Professional Mediator Accreditation Assessments. Assessed by veteran mediators, candidates have to achieve satisfactory performance in two simulated mediation cases in order to obtain the qualification of "International Accredited Professional Mediator”.

Notes to Applicants

Students who have completed the International Professional Mediator Training Certificate Course and attained relevant requirements are eligible to apply for the International Professional Mediator Accreditation Assessment held by IDRRMI. This assessment aims to evaluate whether the candidate has reached the professional standard of a mediator. Candidates are required to pass 2 assessments in the format of the simulated mediation cases, including drafting the Mediated Settlement Agreement.

Each assessment lasts for 2 hours and the time allocation is as follows:

Assessment Time allowed
Reading and Preparation 15 mins
Simulated Mediation Session 1 hr 30 mins
Drafting the Mediated Settlement Agreement 15 mins

Eligibility

Applicants must fulfill one of the following requirements:

  • Completed the International Professional Mediator Training Certificate Course organized or co-organized by Academy of International Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation (AIDRN), obtained the relevant certificate within 3 years upon the completion of the Course; or
  • Completed the mediator training courses organized by other organizations and accredited by IDRRMI, obtained the relevant certificate within 3 years upon the completion of the Course; or
  • Completed the 40-hour General Mediator Training Course of Hong Kong Mediation Centre and the Conversion Course for International Accredited Professional Mediator organized by AIDRN and obtained the Certificate of Completion within the past 3 years

Latest Assessment Date (Update in 10/2021)

Month Assessment date Location Application Deadline
November 25 & 26 Nov 2021 Hong Kong 12 Nov 2021
December 29 & 30 Dec 2021 Hong Kong 19 Dec 2021
January 20 & 21 Jan 2022 Hong Kong 6 Jan 2022
February 24 & 25 Feb 2022 Hong Kong 12 Feb 2022
March 24 & 25 Mar 2022 Hong Kong 12 Mar 2022
April 28 & 29 Apr 2022 Hong Kong 16 Apr 2022
May 26 & 27 May 2022 Hong Kong 14 May 2022
June 23 & 24 Jun 2022 Hong Kong 11 Jun 2022
July 28 & 29 Jul 2022 Hong Kong 16 Jul 2022
August 25 & 26 Aug 2022 Hong Kong 13 Aug 2022
September 29 & 30 Sep 2022 Hong Kong 17 Sep 2022
October 27 & 28 Oct 2022 Hong Kong 15 Oct 2022
November 24 & 25 Nov 2022 Hong Kong 12 Nov 2022
December 29 & 30 Dec 2022 Hong Kong 17 Dec 2022

Assessment Location

  • Hong Kong ~
    • International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute
      (5/F, West Wing Justice Place, 11 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong)
  • Mainland China
  • Overseas - In local / Online

Fee Schedule

Graduates from International Professional Mediator Training Certificate Course co-organized / organized by AIDRN Graduates from International Professional Mediator Training Course organized by other associations and approved by IDRRMI
HKD HKD
First attempter (for 2 simulated cases, including the Mediated Settlement Agreement) $10,500 $12,800
Repeater (for each simulated case) $5,250 $6,400
Repeater (for each Mediated Settlement Agreement) $1,000 $1,000
Application for appeal Each simulated case $4,660 $5,250
Written part (The Mediated Settlement Agreement) $900 $900

For applicant in Hong Kong or Overseas

For applicant in Mainland China

Preparation for the assessment

Candidates are encouraged to make sufficient preparation before taking the International Professional Mediator Accreditation Assessment. To support candidates to achieve better preparation, the AIDRN is hosting the "Preparatory Workshop for Professional Mediator Accreditation Assessment". This preparation course targets candidates who are interested in applying for the qualification assessment of International Professional Mediators organized by the International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI). Please visit the course info for more details.