Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology



This course is intended to provide participants with a range of skills in leadership to Christians based on demonstrated understanding of Christianity.

There are no pre-requisites for admission to this qualification, except that students must have sufficiently advanced reading and writing skills to meet course requirements.

You might find that the names of subjects actually offered are not the same as the unit titles. For example, there may be Introduction to the Old Testament, Introduction to the New Testament, and studies of particular books in the Bible.


Six compulsory units

CMTTHE501A Analyse and interpret theological beliefs in the light of current thinking
CMTTHE502A Analyse and interpret theological data
CMTTHE503A Research and analyse information within a theological theme or issue
CMTTHE504A Identify new theological information
CMTMIN501A Relate theological ideas to the Christian way of life
CMTMIN502A Communicate theology in a clear form

At least four electives

Electives should reflect specific theological and ministry emphases (e.g. youth ministry, community involvement) and should be adapted to the students' ministry situation.

Elective units may include:

Electives may not include any core units from a higher level Christian Ministry and Theology qualification.

CHCADMIN403D Undertake administrative work
CHCCS422B Respond holistically to client issues and refer appropriately
CHCCD404E Develop and implement community programs
CHCCOM504B Develop, implement and promote effective workplace communication
CHCNET503D Develop new networks
CHCORG506E Coordinate the work environment
CHCORG525D Recruit and coordinate volunteers
CHCORG529B Provide coaching and motivation
CHCORG624E Provide leadership in community services delivery