THIS TRAINING PATHWAY IS PROVIDED IN

Partnership with the Australian College of Ministries [ACOM].

ACOM IS A MEMBER OF SYDNEY COLLEGE OF DIVINITY WHO OFFER INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED HIGHER EDUCATION AWARDS. 

The Diploma of Ministry is designed to be very practical and experience based. The emphasis is on giving students a hands-on learning experience that is grounded in their ministry context of their learning cohort.

To complete the diploma 12 units are to be completed over 1 to 2 years full time or 2 to 4 years part time.
 

eight CORE UNITS 

      INTRODUCTION TO OLD TESTAMENT     

      INTRODUCTION TO NEW TESTAMENT     

      PERSONAL FORMATION      

      INTRODUCTION TO PASTORAL CARE + MINISTRY    

      INTRODUCTION TO CHRISTIAN DOCTRINES     

      THE PERSON AND WORK OF JESUS CHRIST     

      PRACTICAL MINISTRY ONE [FUEL CONFERENCE]     

      PRACTICAL MINISTRY TWO     

four ELECTIVE UNITS

CHOOSE FOUR: 

 

• LIFE OF JESUS

• INTRODUCTION TO YOUTH MINISTRY 

INTRODUCTION TO WORSHIP

THE EVANGELISING MISSION OF THE CHURCH 

MISSION TRIP

YOUR FAITH GROUPS DISTINCTIVES

PROCLAIMING GOOD NEWS

THE CHAPLAIN AS CARER: HELPING YOUTH IN NEED

TALKING TO MY NEIGHBOUR

INTRODUCTION TO CHILDREN'S MINISTRY 

INTRODUCTION TO CHURCH HISTORY

There is great flexibility in the program centred on four themes: the Bible story, the life of Jesus, personal formation and hands-on ministry experiences.

ACOM supplements accredited training resources with a supportive digital learning environment including:

• Online learning management system

• Online library

• Grammarly writing support
• Collaborate video conferencing

• Dedicated student support

 

A completed Diploma can be used as 8 units credit toward a Bachelor of Theology or Bachelor of Ministry. 

entry requirements 

FOR THE DIPLOMA

The Diploma is suitable for:
• those who have completed high school (year 12 or equivalent).

• those who are mature age (20+ years)

• those who have demonstrated an ability to complete previous Cerificate IV or Diploma Level units of study.

• Students may apply for up to six units of academic credit into the Diploma of Ministry for previous cerificate or diploma study in Christian Ministry and Theology. 

cost 

OF THE DIPLOMA

The cost per unit in 2019 is $1,490.00 Note: Personal Formation unit cost is $4,220.00 [ year-long unit ]

Eligible students can access FEE Help to pay for their unit fees.
Eligible students studying full time may apply for Youth Allowance, Austudy, or ABSTUDY 

Visit www.studyassist.gov.au for details. 

DIPLOMA OF MINISTRY | 2019 Units

 

Trimester 1

Personal Formation [year long]

Introduction to Old Testament

Supervised Ministry 1 or 2

Trimester 2

Personal Formation [ Continued ]
Introduction to Christian Studies
Supervised Ministry 1 or 2 

 

Trimester 3

Personal Formation [ Continued ]
The Person and Work of Christ
Supervised Ministry 1 or 2 

ACOM is accredited through the Sydney College of Divinity, a teriary-education institution that provides high-quality, accredited awards in theology and related areas through the teaching colleges that are its member institutions. Study with ACOM may be full time or pa time and is Austudy and Fee-Help approved through the Sydney College of Divinity, for students who meet the Australian Government criteria. Visit www.studyassist.gov.au for details. 

WHAT STUDENTS SAY

"Collaborative, caring environment"

"Stretching"

"Formational"

SERVICES

9:30AM ONLINE ​

FIND US AT:

Bensville Campus 

39 Bundaleer Crescent Bensville NSW 2251 

(02) 4368 3500

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Tumbi Campus

22 Adelaide Street, Tumbi Umbi, NSW 2261

(02) 4311 9743