COURSES

All these courses are Accredited through Australian Centre for Advance Studies.​

Graduate Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology

10437NAT  This course is for Christian leaders seeking to develop professionally within the context of Christian ministry:Provide advanced knowledge of Christian beliefs and their implications for Christian life and practice.Explore a broad range of life and ministry situations based on advanced interpretations about Christian theological and contextual beliefsProvide autonomous, senior leadership in a Christian ministry context Entry requirementsApplicants need to have all core units required to complete the Advanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology, or a recognised Australian undergraduate degree or higher qualification, or equivalent overseas qualification. RequirementsTo be awarded this Graduate Diploma, students must have gained three required units and at least two elective units.Required unitsApplication of Christian Teaching 1   (Research and assess Biblical concepts and present day Christian life and practice CMTTHE803A)Application of Christian Teaching 2   (Research and assess concepts about God in relation to the way we live as Christians CMTMIN802A)Research topic   (Research and assess information within a theological area of study CMTTHE804A)Elective units may include:These suggested unitsLeadership   (Be a community leader BSBATSIL512A)Community partnerships   (Develop and cultivate collaborative partnerships and relationship BSBREL701A)Team management   (Ensure team effectiveness BSBWOR502B)Community development   (Develop and implement community development strategies CHCCD615A)Performance management   (Benchmark performance PSPGOV518A)Innovation  (Create innovation and change through extension PSPSCI701A)Other relevant units from the Community Services Training Package.Competency units from other National Training Packages or accredited courses if appropriate to the specific ministry context for individual students and their workplace requirements, provided that they are not core units from any other Christian Ministry and Theology qualification.​

Certificate IV in christian ministry and theology

10433NAT This course is intended to provide participants with a range of skills for a Christian ministry context:Understand Christain teachings and basic Christian beliefsCommunicate Christian beliefs and teachings to some Christian and some non-Christian audiencesTake on inttroductory ministry leadership roles.There are no pre-requisites for the core competency units in this qualification, except that students must have sufficiently advanced reading and writing skills to meet course requirements.You might find that the names of subjects actually offered are not the same as the unit titles. For example, there may be Introduction to the Old Testament, Introduction to the New Testament, and studies of particular books in the Bible. Six compulsory unitsCMTTHE401A Discuss the nature of the Bible and present day Christian life and practiceCMTTHE402A Interpret theological dataCMTTHE403A Investigate information within a theological theme or issueCMTTHE404A Gain new personal revelationCMTMIN401A Explore ideas about God in relation to the way we live as ChristiansCMTMIN402A Communicate theological informationAt least three electivesElectives should reflect specific theological and ministry emphases (e.g. youth ministry, community involvement, music/ worship) and should be adapted to the students' ministry situation.Elective units may include: Relevant electives listed belowUnits at Certificate IV or higher in the Community Services Training PackageElectives may not include any core units from a higher level Christian Ministry and Theology qualification.CHCMH301C Work effectively in mental healthCHCCOM302D Communicate appropriately with clients and colleaguesCHCCS422B Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriatelyCHCCD404E Develop and implement community programsCHCCHILD403B Promote the safety, well-being and welfare of children, young people and their familiesCHCCD413E Work within specific communitiesCHCCD509C Support community leadershipCHCCOM403A Use targeted communication skills to build relationships​

Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology​

10434NAT This course is intended to provide participants with a range of skills in leadership to Christians based on demonstrated understanding of Christianity.There are no pre-requisites for admission to this qualification, except that students must have sufficiently advanced reading and writing skills to meet course requirements.You might find that the names of subjects actually offered are not the same as the unit titles. For example, there may be Introduction to the Old Testament, Introduction to the New Testament, and studies of particular books in the Bible. Six compulsory unitsCMTTHE501A Analyse and interpret theological beliefs in the light of current thinkingCMTTHE502A Analyse and interpret theological dataCMTTHE503A Research and analyse information within a theological theme or issueCMTTHE504A Identify new theological informationCMTMIN501A Relate theological ideas to the Christian way of lifeCMTMIN502A Communicate theology in a clear formAt least four electivesElectives should reflect specific theological and ministry emphases (e.g. youth ministry, community involvement) and should be adapted to the students' ministry situation.Elective units may include: Relevant electives listed belowUnits at Diploma level or higher in the Community Services Training PackageElectives may not include any core units from a higher level Christian Ministry and Theology qualification.CHCADMIN403D Undertake administrative workCHCCS422B Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriatelyCHCCD404E Develop and implement community programsCHCCOM504B Develop, implement and promote effective workplace communicationCHCNET503D Develop new networksCHCORG506E Coordinate the work environmentCHCORG525D Recruit and coordinate volunteersCHCORG529B Provide coaching and motivationCHCORG624E Provide leadership in community services delivery​

Advanced Diploma of Christian Ministry​

10435NAT This qualification relates to senior Christian leadership and scholarly thought in theology and ministry.Entry to this qualification is subject to the applicant having successfully achieved the six core units of the Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology or equivalent.Satisfactory completion of Year 12 is recommended, but applicants without it will be considered. Six compulsory unitsCMTTHE601A Analyse and critique religious traditions in the light of current thinkingCMTTHE602A Analyse and critique theological dataCMTTHE603A Analyse and critique data within a theological theme or issueCMTTHE604A Critique new insights on theological informationCMTMIN601A Synthesise theological ideas and the Christian way of lifeCMTMIN602A Communicate theology in substantial depth At least four electivesElectives should be adapted to the students' ministry situation and should reflect specific theological and ministry  emphases, e.g. youth ministry, community involvement, leadership development, music and worship, etc.Elective units may include: Relevant electives listed belowUnits packaged at Advanced Diploma level or higher in the Community Services Training PackageUnits packaged at Advanced Diploma level or higher in other endorsed National Training Packages or accredited courses (Where appropriate to address workplace requirements).Electives may not include any core units from a higher or lower level Christian Ministry and Theology qualification in this Training Product.CHCCD505E Develop community resourcesCHCCD606C Establish and develop community organisationsCHCCS422B Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriatelyCHCMH301C Work effectively in mental healthCHCORG428A Reflect and improve upon professional practiceCHCORG610B Manage change in a community sector organisationCHCORG611C Lead and develop others in a community sector workplaceCHCORG627B Provide mentoring support to colleaguesCHCPOL403C Undertake research activities ​

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