Certificate IV in Christian Ministry and Theology (10742NAT)

Description

This course is intended to provide participants with a range of knowledge and skills perform the following functions in a Christian ministry context:

  • identify, interpret and compare information related to basic Christian beliefs
  • provide information related to Christian beliefs and understandings to some Christian and some non-Christian audiences
  • propose what actions are appropriate in a range of life and ministry situations based on interpretations about Christian beliefs

In some locations, this course is offered face to face in conjunction with Youth Dimension.

Delivery locations

  • Online (Partial)

Admission Criteria

  • General Entry Requirements for all courses at Eastern College Australia.
  • There are no academic entry requirements for this course.
This course is only available to domestic students (those not requiring a student visa).

English Language Requirement

An applicant for studies in this course will be deemed to have sufficient English proficiency if:

  • They were born in one of the following countries and have completed at least one qualification (secondary or tertiary) in one of those countries and the language in which the qualification was undertaken was English
    • American Samoa; Australia; Botswana; Canada; Fiji; Ghana; Guyana; Ireland; Jamaica; Kenya; Lesotho; Liberia; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Singapore; Solomon Islands; South Africa; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; United Kingdom; USA; Zambia; Zimbabwe.
  • They were not born in one of the following countries but have completed senior secondary study or at least one year of full-time university study in one of these countries and the language in which the qualification was undertaken was English:
    • American Samoa; Australia; Botswana; Canada; Fiji; Ghana; Guyana; Ireland; Jamaica; Kenya; Lesotho; Liberia; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Singapore; Solomon Islands; South Africa; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; United Kingdom; USA; Zambia; Zimbabwe.
  • They have successfully completed a senior secondary qualification, a post secondary Diploma qualification of at least two years, an undergraduate program of three years or more, or a postgraduate program of two years or more FT or more, undertaken in a non-English speaking country provided the study:
    • was completed in an institution which is listed in the International Handbook of Universities, World Higher Education Database, UK Naric Database or AEI NOOSR guides or an institution accredited through one of ICETE’s registered accrediting bodies and is confirmed by the institution as having been conducted and examined solely in the English language.
  • They have attained results as listed in one of the following qualifications:

    Test Minimum Results
    IELTS Academic 5.5
    TOEFL (Paper based) 527+ Test of Writing English 4
    TOEFL (Internet) 46-59
    Pearson Test of English (Academic) 42-49
    Cambridge English Advanced 47 No less than Borderline in writing

Course Structure

  • The course has been developed as a one year full-time equivalent program.
  • Students must successfully complete nine units made up of six core and three electives.

Pathways

Graduation from this award allows admittance into any Eastern College Australia Diploma award

Specialisations

Competencies attached to this course

Competency Hours Core
CMTMIN401 Explain the application of Christian ethics to contemporary life issues 50 Core
CMTMIN402 Communicate theological information 50 Core
CMTTHE401 Interpret and discuss Christian Scripture and Theology 50 Core
CMTTHE402 Interpret theological data 50 Core
CMTTHE403 Compare and present information on a theological theme or issue 50 Core
CMTTHE404 Compare and apply new theological insights 50 Core
CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs 60 Elective
CHCCDE002 Develop and implement community programs 125 Elective
CHCCDE003 Work within a community development framework 65 Elective
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships 55 Elective
CHCGRP002 Plan and conduct group activities 70 Elective
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues 80 Elective
CHCPAS001 Plan for the provision of pastoral and spiritual care 45 Elective
CHCPAS002 Provide pastoral and spiritual care 60 Elective
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice 120 Elective
CHCVOL001 Be an effective volunteer 25 Elective
MSMSUP106 Work in a team 30 Elective