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EDUCATION – GENERAL

Introduction:

The Association offers correspondence courses to new and existing members.

By registering with the Association you will become an Associate Member and join a group of professionals who consider arbitration as a positive alternative procedure for the settling of disputes.  This group of professionals include a network of legal practitioners, (i.e. attorneys, advocates and other legally qualified persons), members of the construction industry (i.e. architects, quantity surveyors, claims consultants, engineers and project managers) and other business persons (e.g. accountants).

There are courses beckoning to be undertaken, which courses can elevate members from Associates to, inter alia, Fellowship membership status and/or enhance a member’s educational background in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).  The courses are:

  • Certificate Course in Arbitration;
  • Fellowship Admission Course;
  • Specialisation in Construction Law;
  • Mediation.

General Information:

The courses run annually from February to early December.

The courses are presented under the auspices of the Association’s Tutors’ Committee, under the direction of the Course Director, Professor David Butler, duly assisted by senior qualified arbitrators, all of whom are Fellows and act as tutors in the different courses’ modules.

Language:

All the course notes and examination papers are in English.

Payment:

Payment for the courses must be made in advance, on receipt of which documentation will be emailed.  Contact between students and the Association will be addressed to Mandisa, the Membership and Course Co-ordinator, at coursecoordinator@arbitrators.co.za.

Exemptions:

In exceptional cases candidates, who possess appropriate qualifications and/or experience, may, on application, be granted exemption from one or more of the prescribed modules.

EDUCATION – CORRESPONDENCE COURSES

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EDUCATION – INTERNATIONALLY ACCREDITED MEDIATION COURSES

The Association, in conjunction with the School of Mediation London (“the SML”), will be presenting various workshops during the course of the year in order to train and accredit mediators.

The course is structured in a way that provides total immersion in the mediation process.  The week includes over the 40 hours of contact time including demonstrations, role play exercises and traditional teaching.  It concludes with an examination and assessment of candidates.  Successful completion results in certification as an Internationally Accredited Mediator.