Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)
Professional Accreditation Status
One subject within this course is accredited by LEADR (or any other Recognised Mediator Accreditation Body) - LB5501 Facilitative Mediation Practice. This subject covers the education and training requirements of the National Mediator Accreditation Standards - to get accredited, students must also pass the competency-based assessment (Mediation Accreditation Workshop, professional development (this is not part of the JCU subject).
One subject is also accredited by Conflict Coaching International - LB5527 Conflict Coaching. This subject covers the education and training requirements for accreditation as a REAL Conflict Coach through Conflict Coaching International. Students also need to complete a portfolio and a video-recorded competency-based assessment (this is not part of the JCU subject).
Tropical Environments and Societies
Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree from this or another university; or
Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies as equivalent to the above.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
12 credit points as per course structure
Course learning outcomes
JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.
On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Conflict Management and Resolution, JCU graduates will be able to:
LB5525:03 Conflict Analysis
LB5530:03 Conflict Resolution Processes
Select 6 credit points of specified subjects from List 1
LB5501:03 Facilitative Mediation Practice
LB5514:03 Cross-Cultural Conflict Resolution
LB5515:03 Workplace Conflict Management
LB5521:03 Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace
LB5526:03 Conflict Management and Engagement
LB5527:03 Conflict Coaching
LB5531:03 Research and Writing in Conflict Management and Resolution
LB5533:03 Ethics and Reflective Practice in Conflict Management and Resolution
LB5534:03 Foundations of Mediation
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Mid year entry is available
Some subjects can be taken in either external mode or limited contact mode at either the Townsville City or Cairns City Campus
Expected time to complete
1 year part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Professional accreditation requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A student who has failed a single subject towards the award in their final teaching period and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject. However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation will apply.
Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing and Articulation policy and associated procedures.
6 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 13 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the student has not completed the course.
Advanced standing will not be granted for undergraduate studies or for work experience that is used to gain admission to the course.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND RESOLUTION
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Students who complete the Graduate Certificate of Conflict Management and Resolution may be eligible for entry to the Master of Conflict Management and Resolution, and may be granted advanced standing for all subjects completed under the Graduate Certificate.