11293NAT Advanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology

Find the list of subjects, core units, elective units and alternative elective units for the Advanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology

12 units comprising of the three Core units and 9 electives satisfy the Advanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology.  Students may select alternative subjects from Study Streams to meet their individual ministry training needs provided they meet the unit requirements.  The final decision on an alternative subject rests with the Principal.

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11293NAT Advanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology

The 11239NAT Advanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology is a comprehensive program comprising 12 Units, each carefully selected to enrich students’ understanding and practice of Christian ministry.  The 12 units comprise the mandatory Core Units, Scripture, Theology Units, Ministry and Formation Units.


Core Units:

Students must complete all three units.


Scripture, Theology, Ministry and Formation:  Six units are completed from this category provides a solid grounding in biblical studies and theological exploration, fostering a deeper understanding of Scripture and its application in ministry.


Students are supplied with a textbook, assignments and complete instructions to satisfactorily complete the subject; alternative subjects may be selected from the Study Streams


Ministry and Formation Online Units.
Any three units must be completed through the Vision Colleges Online Learning Portal


We recognise that some students may seek alternative units to further personalize their learning experience. In such cases, students are welcome to request alternative units from the Principal of VIC. Rest assured, the Principal’s decision regarding the selection of units will be considered final, ensuring a balanced and cohesive educational experience for all students.

11293NAT Advanced Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology

The student must complete 12 subjects for the Advanced Diploma. Three Core Units, six from the Scripture, theology and Ministry Formation plus any three from the Online Ministry Formation Units.
Students may request an alternative subject from our Study Streams provided the substitute satisfies the Unit requirements, the Principal of the college holds the final decision of the substitute.


Core Units

NAT11239001 Apply advanced knowledge of the Bible in Christian Ministry
Strong Reasons


NAT11239002 Analyse a theological topic and apply it to a contemporary context
When The Trumpet Sounds


NAT11239003 Communicate complex theological ideas to diverse audiences

Scripture and Theology and Ministry Formation

NAT11239004 Analyse the theology of a biblical author
Treasures from Paul – Colossians


NAT11239006 Articulate, present and debate the nature and person of Jesus
Emmanuel: Christology


NAT11239007 Provide guidance on ethical issues in a Christian ministry context
Marriage and family Life


NAT11239008 Theology of an influential theologian.
Theology of an Influential Theologian
As the theologian is of the student’s choice,  research materials are self-selected and sourced.


NAT11239009 Develop ministry skills through supervision
Principles and Practice of Pastoral Ministry


NAT11239010 Build and Maintain community relationships
Healing Community

Ministry and Formation Online Units

Any three of the following online units

PCHCPAS001 Plan for the provision of pastoral and spiritual care


PCHCPAS004 Provide Pastoral and Spiritual Care


CHCCCS016  Respond to client needs


CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues


BSBOPS502 Manage business operational plans


CHCCDE021 Develop and support community resources

CHCMGT003 Lead the work team


 This listing is correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change without notice

And truly He gave some to be apostles, and some to be prophets, and some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ. 

Ephesians 4:11-12 NKJV