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Mediation Skills for Complaints Handling

Learn how to resolve complaints more positively using mediation skills.

This course specifically addresses the need of groups who wish to train in mediation to resolve complaints at the earliest possible stage. The programme is especially popular with those wishing to incorporate structured mediation skills into their existing roles as complaints managers, tenancy officers, ombudsmen, or registry staff.

Mediation Skills for Complaints Handling aims to train your group to resolve complaints in a more positive way, using the same step-by-step model employed by mediators, and teaches your delegates to resolve all manner of complaints. This use of mediation training has been effectively implemented into healthcare, housing, education, and private sectors.

At a glance...

  • 2-day course
  • Face-to-face or online
  • For 6 to 12 delegates
  • Pre-course consultation
  • Delivered by expert trainers
  • Fully-customised materials
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  • Learn how to resolve disputes between complainants and complainees

  • Gain key mediation skills and tools

  • Build mediation skills into your professional role

Why train with us?

Tailored course materials

We carry out an in-depth pre-course consultation with you prior to delivery, and then tailor the materials and case scenarios to those specific requirements.

Trained by real mediators

All of our trainers are practising mediators with many years of experience. They are also certified adult educators, meaning you’re in capable hands during your training!

ISO:9001 quality standard

ISO-9001 is the internationally-recognised standard for quality management. You can be sure that all of our training will be carried out in an efficient and quality-focused manner.

Lifetime post-course support

At any point following your training, you can get in touch with us to discuss queries and ask for advice. We can also provide you with any forms or documents that you might need.

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About the course

This two-day course covers everything you need to be able to facilitate productive conversations regarding a complaint, including:

At the conclusion of the two days, you will be able to:

Delivered either online or in-person at your location, all of our courses are live, interactive events, run by a practising mediator who is an expert in the field.

Mediation Skills for Complaints Handling includes a combination of:

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What our learners say

"My overall experience was fab and I thoroughly enjoyed these two days. I loved the interactive sessions and everything I learnt to improve my mediation skills. The trainer was brilliant!"
Keya Prasad University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
"I would like to thank you for your excellent assistance in delivering the training. The approach was engaging throughout and was very well received by the attendees. The style of presentation was exceptional and I am very proud to have worked with you and learned from you."
Michelle Williams Dental Complaints Service
"Fantastic course - the group were engaged and enthusiastic from the start! As well as being able to set up an immediate mediation process, I feel that the skills we have learned can be used in day-to-day work and change our approach for the better."
Victoria Seales Flagship Group

Have questions about the course?

We understand that you may have some queries about the course’s content or about how the training is delivered.

We’ve gathered together some of the most Frequently Asked Questions and have answered them below.

Who should attend this course?
This two-day course would be suitable for those who deal with complaints in their professional roles, including customer service workers, complaints managers, academic registry staff, housing associations, and ombudsmen.

No previous experience with conflict resolution is required in order to attend.
Will I be a mediator after doing this course?
No, we are careful to distinguish our shorter courses from our accredited mediator programmes.

What we say is that this course will you how to facilitate resolution meetings with complainants and complainees, but you won’t be a Mediator. To gain full accreditation, you would need our Interpersonal Mediation Practitioner’s Certificate course.

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