Course Description: 

This course has been designed to provide students with a basic understanding of theological theories and concepts within a Christian framework. The competencies gained will enable the performance of the following functions within a Christian ministry context:

  • Identify, interpret and compare information related to core Christian beliefs.
  • Provide information related to Christian beliefs and understanding to Christian and non-Christian audiences.
  • Propose what actions are appropriate in a range of life and ministry situations based on interpretations of Christian beliefs.

Practical experience is a compulsory component of this course. Students will obtain the requisite experience through:

  • Cross-cultural mission trips.
  • Ongoing placements with local churches, Christian ministries or community service organisations.

These experiences will allow students to ground their knowledge within the context of Christian community.

Instalment Plan: 

5 Instalments (Every 10 weeks)

Resource Fees: 

$210 

Tuition Fees: 

$4,800

Entry Requirements: 

WACE / Cert III (or greater)

Duration: 

52 weeks (41 weeks study + 11 weeks break)
Two Semesters

Course Content:

CMTTHE401A – Discuss the Nature of the Bible and Present Day Christian Life and Practice
CMTTHE402A – Interpret Theological Data
CMTTHE403A – Investigates Information within a Theological Theme or Issue
CMTTHE404A – Gain New Personal Revelation
CMTMIN401A – Explore Ideas about God in Relation to the Way We Live as Christians
CMTMIN402A – Communicates Theological Information
CHCCOM002 – Use Communication to Build Relationships
CHCCDE009 – Develop and Support Community Leadership
CHCCDE002 – Develop and Implement Community Programs

Assessment Methods:

  • Reports
  • Interviews
  • Role playing
  • Case studies
  • Group projects
  • Observations
  • Presentations
  • Problem solving
  • Work-based training

Employment Opportunities:

  • Chaplain
  • Pastoral Worker
  • Missionary Worker

Further Education:

Christian Ministry:

  • CHC41108 Certificate IV in Pastoral Care
  • 10434NAT Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology
  • 10435NAT Advanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology

Community Services:

  • CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services
  • CHC52015 Diploma of Community Services