SIMI Registered Training Program (SIMI RTP)

Here you will find the Benefits of SIMI RTP, SIMI RTP Application Process, SIMI RTP Fees and the List of SIMI Registered Training Programs

If you wish to become SIMI Accredited Mediator Level 1, do approach any of our SIMI Partners running SIMI RTPs for details about how to sign-up for their respective mediation courses.



Benefits of SIMI RTP

  • Able to train and assess individuals for the purposes of becoming SIMI Accredited Mediator Level 1;
  • Listing on the SIMI website;
  • Use of the SIMI RTP logo;
  • Highly customised, detailed and independent audit report prepared by SIMI to capture the SIMI RTP's essential course information;
  • Regular servicing by SIMI to ensure future iterations of the SIMI RTP remain consistent and relevant;
  • 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 to be a SIMI RSP or SIMI QAP.

SIMI RTP Application Process

  1. Download the application form here.
  2. Send the completed application form to admin@
  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 one-off applicable fees punctually, and also adhere to the renewal requirements.

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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 750 per application.
  2. Annual fee of SGD 2000.


International Institute of Mediators (Singapore) Limited (iiM)*

1 North Bridge Road Level 30
High Street Centre
Singapore 179094

Tel: +65 9825 1403

The International Institute of Mediators (Singapore) Limited (iiM in short) was established to develop and promote the mediation profession. As an inclusive organisation, iiM hopes to encourage anyone who is interested in mediation to network with each other to build a harmonious global environment.

Its Vision is to develop the mediation profession for the global environment, and its Mission is to foster a harmonious global environment through mediation and development of the mediation profession through education, training and best practices.

The Institute welcomes any person who is interested in mediation to join as a member. The main categories of membership include Life Member, Ordinary Member, Associate and Corporate Member.

*iiM is also recognised as a SIMI Registered Service Provider (SIMI RSP) and SIMI Qualifying Assessment Program (SIMI QAP).

Singapore Construction Mediation Centre Pte Ltd (SCMC)*

Construction House
1 Bukit Merah Lane 2
Singapore 159760

Tel: +65 6278 9577

The Singapore Construction Mediation Centre Pte Ltd (SCMC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Singapore Contractors Association Limited (SCAL). Its objective is to encourage mediation as the preferred dispute resolution process in the settlement of construction disputes.

SCMC provides SCAL members an independent, unbiased, effective and cost-efficient mediation service where amicable and early settlement of disputes will eliminate lengthy and costly court proceedings.

SCMC also offers Mediation Skills Assessment and two mediators training courses: Dispute Resolution Mediation course for Professionals (Module 1) and Dispute Resolution Mediation course for Professionals (Module 2). These are conducted through SCAL academy, another wholly owned subsidiary of SCAL. For more information about the courses and Mediation Skills Assessment, please visit SCAL Academy's website here.

*SCMC is also recognised as a SIMI Registered Service Provider (SIMI RSP) and SIMI Qualifying Assessment Program (SIMI QAP).

SAGE Mediation*

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

Tel: +65 9637 2473

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 Qualifying Assessment Program (SIMI QAP).


MTI East Africa


Agip House, 4th Floor, Suite 417,
P. O. Box 42199 - 00100
Nairobi, Kenya

Tel: +254 20 2227886
Fax: +254 20 311219

Mediation Training Institute International (MTI) East Africa is an international training and consulting institution that specialise in mediation. They partner with organisations to train and certify individuals in mediation and alternative dispute resolution skills. MTI East Africa is also a qualifying assessment program (QAP) for the IMI. Under the Professional Mediation Training Program that is recognised as a SIMI Registered Training Program, MTI East Africa delivers an intensive, comprehensive, and effective course to mediators and those interested in conflict management.

Upon successful completion of the program, participants are certified as professional mediators with the following benefits: 

  • Be included on  MTI International East Africa Roster of Certified Professional Mediators;
  • Receive membership to the society of mediators of East and Central Africa (SMECA);
  • Be eligible to join the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC).

Individuals who complete the program may also qualify for free mentorship under the MTI East Africa Mentorship program. This entitles them to receive continuous professional support free of charge.

Additionally, this program is accredited by the Law Society of Kenya (LSK). Lawyers who attend will receive 3 CPD Units. Also, individuals who qualify are eligible to apply and be accredited by the mediation accreditation committee of the Judiciary.

Past participants of the course vary widely. They have included conflict resolution practitioners, lawyers, advocates, Magistrates and Judges, Professionals from Government agencies, educational /academic institutions, the Judiciary, Business corporations, the Media, the Police, as well as local, regional and international organisations.


ADR ODR International*

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

Tel: +44 (020) 3 488 1979

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.

Information about ADR ODR International's current courses are available on their website here.  

*ADR ODR International is also recognised as a SIMI Registered Service Provider (SIMI RSP) and is a SIMI Qualifying Assessment Program (SIMI QAP).


Community Mediation Centre (CMC)*

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

Tel: 1800-CALL-LAW (1800-2255-529)

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's SIMI Registered Training Program is only available for CMC mediators. 

*CMC is also recognised as a SIMI Registered Service Provider (SIMI RSP) and a SIMI Qualifying Assessment Program (SIMI QAP)


Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA)


55 Armenian Street
Singapore 179943



Professional Mediation Skills: Cross-Border Mediation Course

The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) is Asia’s leader for learning and research in negotiation and dispute resolution with a cross-cultural focus. SIDRA’s mission is to lead change in the culture of deal-making and dispute resolution and to empower people to create value.

People turn to SIDRA when:

  • They face intractable problems in their negotiations and disputes, and need cutting-edge solutions.

  • They see the rapid evolution of complex challenges that are defining our time, and want to acquire next-generation expertise in negotiation and dispute resolution.

  • They realise that conventional wisdom and theories may not work in all situations, and want access to the latest practice-based and context-sensitive research.

  • They understand that growth is not easily achieved alone, and wish to be part of a community of international stakeholders who regularly exchange and explore ideas and experiences in negotiation and dispute resolution.

  • They appreciate the relevance of diverse perspectives in a globalised world, and want to hear the leading Asian ideas and insights in global conversations on negotiation and dispute resolution.

SIDRA engages in research and development projects and collaborations, conducts training and accreditation programmes, and organises think-tank and community events. SIDRA also provides consultancy services. These services form SIDRA’s three strategic pillars: fostering ideas, generating innovation and sharing insights.

SIDRA works with government officials, judicial officers, business executives, lawyers, mediators and trainers. Its distinguished international faculty has been drawn from the fields of practice, academia and policy and has worked with clients from all over the world. This includes Australia, Bahrain, Austria, Germany, Vietnam, Hungary, France, Italy, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Philippines, Dubai, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Vanuatu, United Kingdom, United States, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Latvia, Slovenia, Russia, Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong, Fiji, China, Ghana, Egypt, Cameroon and South Africa.

SIDRA is a non-profit organisation supported by the Ministry of Law and is a subsidiary of the Singapore Academy of Law and the Singapore Mediation Centre.


Regent's University London (RUL)


Inner Circle, Regent's Park,
London, NW1 4NS


Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Course*

For more information about the RUL's ADR course, please visit their website here.
*Regent's University London (RUL) runs this training course in Singapore through a partnership with Harmony Mediation Group (HMG). Find out more here.


An academic member of the Civil Mediation Council (CMC), Regent’s School of Psychotherapy & Psychology (RSPP) is at the forefront of developing, promoting and researching mediation, both in the UK and internationally. The RUL innovative Mediation & Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) programme is specifically designed to develop the particular skills and methods required for successful mediation and conflict management, including conflict avoidance and conflict resolution.

The skills for effective mediation are similar to those required for successful counselling. The course therefore employs well-proven psychotherapy and counselling techniques as part of the training programme.

This unique psychotherapeutic approach to mediation explores the strategies and behaviour patterns that parties employ when in dispute with others, whether they are executive directors of international corporations involved in multi-million pound commercial litigation, Heads of State involved in political disagreements, or simply suburban neighbours arguing over their boundaries.


Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)


10 Anson Road
International Plaza #27-16
Singapore 079903

Tel: +65 6182 8188
Email: (Ms. Sim Jiayi)

RICS ACRE Mediation Course*
Analytical Commercial Restorative Expert: robust mediation for the land, property and construction sectors.

*Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) runs this training course across the globe in cities such as Singapore, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Australia, Qatar etc.


RICS promotes and enforces the highest professional qualifications and standards in the development and management of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. The RICS name promises the consistent delivery of standards – bringing confidence to the markets RICS serves.

The RICS accredits 125,000 professionals and any individual or firm registered with RICS is subject to the RICS quality assurance. Their expertise covers property, asset valuation, and real estate management; the development of infrastructure; and the management of natural resources, such as mining, agriculture and plantations. From environmental assessments and building controls to negotiating land rights in an emerging economy; if RICS professionals are involved the same standards and ethics apply.



Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC)*

1 Supreme Court Lane, Level 4,
Singapore 178879

Tel: +65 6332 4366

Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals Workshop & Mediation Skills Assessment

For more information about the SMC's SCMP Workshop & MSA, please visit their website here.

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.

*The Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) is also recognised as a SIMI Registered Service Provider (SIMI RSP) & SIMI Qualifying Assessment Program (SIMI QAP).