National Mediation Assessment

Course ID CN171001_PSK1

  • Face to Face
  • 10
  • Foundation

The College of Law offers mediation training courses for participants who are interested in adding mediation to their skill set, or obtaining national mediation accreditation. 

The Nationally Accredited Mediator Training Program can be completed on its own if you do not wish to become nationally accredited. Similarly, if you have completed a mediation training course elsewhere that satisfies the NMAS requirements, but have not yet completed the national accreditation assessment, you may complete this with the College. 

Both the training program and assessment must be completed successfully in order to become a Nationally Accredited Mediator.

For more information about national accreditation see here.

This course is now full. Please contact us if you wish to enrol

Full Price $1,100.00

Alumni/Member Price $990.00


Start date:

06 October 2017

End date:

07 October 2017


The College of Law 
2  Chandos Street
St Leonards NSW 2065

About This Course


The College of Law’s National Mediation Assessment meets the requirements of the National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS).

The National Mediation Assessment is comprised of 1.5 days of workshop where you will practise your mediation skills, followed by an assessment under the NMAS.

Designed for

This program complies with the mandatory area of Professional Skills.


Linda Kochanski
LLB, Nationally Accredited Mediator (NMAS), FDRP 

Linda Kochanski has been admitted as a Solicitor in Queensland since 1986, initially specialising in Family and Criminal Law. She gained extensive experience in various areas of law but discovered a particular interest in family law and mediation.

Linda subsequently worked for Relationships Australia in various roles including Branch Manager, Coordinator of Mediation and Senior Consultant in Mediation. She has practised in all forms of relationship mediation. Linda continues to practice mediation and is a member of Bond University's Dispute Resolution Centre.

Linda has been a Tutor and Lecturer since 1991 working initially as a tutor with QUT. In 2001, Linda was a founding Lecturer in the Griffith Professional Legal Training Program instructing in Family, Criminal, Property and Estates Legal Practice. In 2004 she was appointed as On Campus Program Coordinator at Griffith. Linda has been teaching in the Bond University PLT program since 2009.

Linda has presented at national and international conferences on Mediation and Family Law and has published in these areas as well.

Linda is the current Practice Leader at The College of Law for both their Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution Practice and their suite of mediation programs. Linda is also an Adjunct Lecturer for the College for their Applied Law Postgraduate Program, in Family Law.