This course is intended to provide participants with the following knowledge and skills to deepen their understanding of Christian theology and to perform limited functions associated with serving in a Christian church group or ministry context:
- Knowledge of theological sources
- Understanding of theological information
- Understanding of Christian practice
- Skills to identify theological insights
- Ability to communicate theology effectively
In some locations, this course is offered face to face in conjunction with Youth Dimension.
- Online (Full)
- Donvale Christian College (Full)
- Heatherton Christian College (Full)
- Belgrave Heights Christian School (Full)
- Victory Christian College (Full)
Admission CriteriaThis course is only available to domestic students (those not requiring a student visa).
English Language Requirement
An applicant for this course will be deemed to have sufficient LLN proficiency if they can demonstrate the following minimum ACSF levels:
- Level 2 in learning, reading, writing, numeracy and oral communication.
Initial pre-training assessment will be conducted by reviewing the prospective student’s qualifications, on-line application and/or written application form. As a general guide the following will meet the minimum requirements:
The applicant was born in a country where the official language is English and they have completed at least one year of a senior secondary qualification or at least one year of full-time study at a minimum AQF level 2 (or equivalent).
They were not born in in a country where the official language is English, but have completed at least one year of a senior secondary study or at least one year of full-time study at a minimum AQF level 2 (or equivalent) in which the qualification was undertaken in English.
Further pre-training assessment shall be conducted during the mandatory face-to- face interview. Where pre-training assessment suggests ACSF levels are below the recommended level the prospective student may be directed to complete a foundation skills course (at their expense) prior to acceptance into the course.
Students are required to complete 6 core units and two electives.
Competencies attached to this course
|CMTMIN301 Apply theological knowledge to contemporary ethical issues||60||Core|
|CMTMIN302 Communicate theology in everyday language||60||Core|
|CMTTHE301 Research Christian Scripture and Theology||60||Core|
|CMTTHE302 Identify theological data||60||Core|
|CMTTHE303 Present information on a theological theme or issue||60||Core|
|CMTTHE304 Apply new theological insight||60||Core|
|BSBCMM401 Make a presentation||30||Elective|
|BSBCRT101 Apply critical thinking techniques||0||Elective|
|CHCCDE004 Implement participation and engagement strategies||65||Elective|
|CHCECE006 Support behaviour of children and young people.||30||Elective|
|CHCGRP001 Support group activities||30||Elective|