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MGD Chair Certification and Recertification 2024 - Online Interactive

The Chair Certification and Recertification course is now available to be completed online with a mix of online activities and live MS Teams sessions on the day you have registered for. The aim of the course is to enable Chairs whose certification expires to gain re-certification and for potential new Chairs to gain endorsement, develop the skills and behaviours required of a Chair and to share your experiences and gain knowledge from other Chairs.


The MGD Chair Recertification course covers six modules presented over a one day workshop.

Module 1 - The Competent Chair

Module 2 - Types of Hearings

Module 3 - Difficult People and Difficult Situations

Module 4 - Roundtable discussion.

Module 5 - Hearing Preparation, Procedural Rules and the Powers of the Chair

Module 6 - Decision Making 

Assessment information

There is a written pre assessment that is required to be completed prior to attendance of the course workshop and a post assessment required to be successfully completed after the course to gain Chair certification.


Must already hold valid Panel or Chair Certification.  

To attend an interactive online course you will need the following:

  • Access to Microsoft Teams
  • A laptop or computer to use on the day (Tablets or IPads are not suitable)
  • Headset and microphone to allow you to contribute to the course.

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