To qualify for certification a candidate must;

  1. Undergo 50 hour professional mediation training and be assessed and certified as competent to mediate professionally
  2. Subjects himself / herself to the Code of Professional Conduct, and the Complaints and disciplinary procedures as set out in MTI International East Africa Code of conduct.


The assessment will consist of

  • a written component that tests the applicant’s understanding of mediation Theory and practice; and
  • an assessment of the applicant’s skills as a mediator in an actual mediation or an applicable role play by at least one external assessor among others.

When assessing an applicant, the assessor must certify a trainee as being of Competent standard, or if he or she does not meet the standards, recommend additional training and practice and re-assessment at a later date.