RTO No 1712

Certificate III in Theology & Ministry - Requirements

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There is no entry requirement for this program apart from the sponsorship of the local church and the completion of an enrolment form.  Studies can commence with distance study before a formal enrolment. Students must complete satisfactorily a total of 20-21 study units in four study areas to be awarded the Certificate III in Theology & Ministry.  Each unit involves 20 hours of study.

The Certificate III in Theology may be studied on a full-time basis by mixed-mode study only in one year.  A 2-year part-time program is offered with a mix of residential blocks in Cairns and distance study in local communities. Distance study is arranged with staff and tutors. Each student should work out a plan of studies with the College. Abstudy funding will cover travel and accommodation for block study.


Options for Study

Residential study is offered in 2-week Blocks at Tropicana Lodge, Cairns or in other ways in regional centres or communities. Study by distance education with a local tutor is also required. OPTIONS for study are:

  1. Part-time 2-year program
    Up to 4 Blocks a year plus home base study.

  2. Own pace study
    Home base study only



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