Mount Pleasant College | Certificate III in Christian Ministry
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Certificate III in Christian Ministry

Course Description

ID: 10432NAT

Are you looking for a foundational course of study in biblical knowledge? The Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology offers a way to learn more about the Old and New Testaments. The course was developed to provide introductory knowledge and skills for people wanting to serve in Christian denominations as ministry workers or religious instructors.

As you study the Certificate III, you will develop new insights about the scripture’s application in your life and in the lives of others. You will also be equipped for further theological study at Certificate IV level.

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The Certificate III course includes 8 separate subjects (6 core and 2 electives). The core units focus upon an introduction to…

  • the scripture (the Old and New Testaments)
  • theology – key ideas, themes and practices
  • applying theological concepts in everyday life
  • communicating theological ideas

The elective units are practical work placements that focus upon leading and participating in small groups. You may choose to complete the electives in a youth or a small group which makes this course ideal for a local church intern.


2 semesters

Contact time

1 day (6 hrs p/w)

Entrance requirements

Prospective student interview