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Costs and Funding

MII Certified Mediator Training – Course Costs

The full cost of the training course is €1,990 The costs for the external assessment process with an external Mediators’ Institute of Ireland approved assessor is €250

Government Funding for Job Seekers

Supports are provided under a scheme called the Enterprise Support Grant (ESG). (The ESG replaced the Technical Assistance and Training Scheme (TATS) from 16 April 2014.)

You can get the ESG if you have been approved for the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance or the Short-Term Enterprise Allowance. The business plan you submit as part of your application for the scheme must set out the rationale and requirement for financial support.

With respect to training the supports are up to €500:

Short-duration training/instruction relating to book keeping, regulation, roll-out of business plan, IT courses, start-your-own-business and courses of training related to the business start-up

O’Sullivan Solutions Phased Payments

O’Sullivan Solutions makes provision for a customised phased payment plan for those who would find this helpful.

Further information contact Gerry O’Sullivan at