SIMI Qualifying Assessment Program (SIMI QAP)


Here you will find the Benefits of SIMI QAP, SIMI QAP Application Process, SIMI QAP Fees and the List of SIMI Qualifying Assessment Programs

If you wish to become a SIMI Mediator of any tier, do approach one of the SIMI QAPs for information on how you can do so through one of their services. Note that only SIMI QAPs are able to assess and submit an individual's name to become a SIMI Certified Mediator

A SIMI Partner who has SIMI QAP status, is also a SIMI Registered Service Provider (SIMI RSP) and runs at least one SIMI Registered Training Program (SIMI RTP).

 


 

Benefits Of SIMI QAP


  • Only SIMI Partner able to assess and submit an individual's name to become a SIMI Certified Mediator. 
  • Able to submit names for any tier under the SIMI Credentialing Scheme. Note that a SIMI QAP will still need to submit their courses for review to attain SIMI RTP statuses (application fee apply).
  • Listing on the SIMI website;
  • Use of the SIMI QAP logo;
  • Highly customised, detailed and independent audit report prepared by SIMI to capture the elements of SIMI QAP's professional assessment, training course (SIMI RTP) and mediation service (SIMI RSP) information;
  • SIMI QAPs will only pay SIMI QAP annual fees and do not need to pay SIMI RTP annual fees;
  • Early access and notification to events and seminars organised by SIMI; 
  • Updates from SIMI on best practices relating to mediation training; and
  • Assessment priority and discounted rate when applying for their courses to attain SIMI RTP statuses.


SIMI QAP Application Process


  1. Download the application form here.
  2. Send the completed application form to admin@ simi.org.sg1.
  3. The entire review process for each application may take 6 to 8 weeks and results will be notified by email.
  4. Successful applicants will have to ensure that they pay the applicable fees punctually, and also adhere to the renewal requirements.

1 To email us, please remove the empty space after @.

 

SIMI QAP Fees


SIMI charges administrative fees for processing submissions under the SIMI Partner Scheme. As always, all fees received by SIMI will go towards supporting SIMI's mission in maintaining high standards of professional mediation in Singapore and the region, raising awareness among users and other stakeholders in the mediation space, as well as promoting education and research initiatives in mediation academia.

The following fees are applicable from 1 January 2015 onwards. SIMI regularly reviews its fees to ensure that they are aligned with the scope of entitlements and privileges under each scheme, as well as the cost of funding SIMI's various operations and activities.

  1. Administrative fee of SGD 1200 per application.
  2. Annual fee of SGD 4000.

 


List of SIMI Qualifying Assessment Programs (SIMI QAPs)



SAGE Mediation*

168 Robinson Road, Capital Tower, #20-01,
Singapore 068912

Tel: +65 9637 2473
Website: https://sagemediation.sg/

Sage is a 21st century mediation consulting firm specialising in helping organisations and individuals to overcome complex conflicts.

Led by Mr Aloysius Goh, an International Mediator and former CEO of the Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC), Sage works with clients to generate creative and sustainable solutions. Settlement Agreements achieved through Sage Mediators may be converted under the Singapore Mediation Act into a consent court order. 

Sage offers clients a specially curated panel of distinguished international advisors from various disciplines. The wide pool of talent is designed to assure clients of outcomes that are practical and meaningful. 

Sage is invested in each and every client and takes pride not only in solving their conflicts but also in equipping them with the confidence and ability to resist costly adversarial approaches for resolving future conflicts. It aspires to spread the satisfaction of knowing that one has contributed to a legacy of peace for themselves and their communities.

*SAGE Mediation is also recognised as a SIMI Registered Service Provider (SIMI RSP) and runs SIMI Registered Training Programs (SIMI RTPs).



 

ADR ODR International*

Hardwicke Building, Old Square,
Lincoln's Inn, London WC2A 3SB

Tel: +44 (020) 3 488 1979
Website: https://www.adrodrinternational.com/

ADR ODR International was created in 2016 by a Barrister turned mediator, Rahim Shamji, who was moved and inspired by the true potential of mediation after advanced studies in alternative dispute resolution. They are a thought leader in progressive dispute resolution and training from international conflict management to mediation, negotiation and arbitration, with a global presence in 24 countries and over 100 dispute resolution professionals on their panel.

ADR ODR International provides a variety of services, from helping clients find the right mediator, negotiator and arbitrator, to innovative training courses such as online training and e-learning platforms. The company has trained both students and professionals in a range of sectors and countries from civil/commercial mediation in UK universities to executive negotiation courses in Dubai. 

The company’s core ethos lies in social responsibility and its mission is to help reduce conflict on a global scale. They believe the best way to do this is by creating positive and progressive dialogue, and their Dialogue and Pluralism department focuses on global projects that bring people of different races, ethnicities, and religions together to discuss their differences and discover their similarities. 

*ADR ODR International is also recognised as a SIMI Registered Service Provider (SIMI RSP) and runs SIMI Registered Training Programs (SIMI RTPs).



 

Community Mediation Centre (CMC)*

45 Maxwell Road,
#07-11, The URA Centre (East Wing),
Singapore 069118

Tel: 1800-CALL-LAW (1800-2255-529)
Website: https://www.mlaw.gov.sg/content/cmc/en.html

The Community Mediation Centre provides mediation in Singapore for residents who face issues with their neighbours, family members, friends, co-workers, landlord or tenants, or any other kind of interpersonal relations.

The CMC opened its doors to the Singapore public in January 1998, with the first centre, CMC (Regional East), located at the Marine Parade District Hall. Previously, the CMCs were located in three different locations – CMC (Central), CMC (Regional North) and CMC (State Courts).

Their mission is to provide an attractive, practical and convenient solution for social and community disputes in Singapore. 

*CMC is also recognised as a SIMI Registered Service Provider (SIMI RSP) and runs SIMI Registered Training Programs (SIMI RTPs).



 

Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC)*

1 Supreme Court Lane, Level 4,
Singapore 178879

Tel: +65 6332 4366
Website: www.mediation.com.sg

Since 1997, The Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) has set the standard for excellence in mediation services both in Singapore and in the region. They have a proven track record in delivering successful results and training the best professional mediators. 

*SMC is also recognised as a SIMI Registered Service Provider (SIMI RSP) and runs SIMI Registered Training Programs (SIMI RTPs).