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

 
Within this curriculum students must select up to 12 units comprising the mandatory Core Units, Scripture and Theology Units, and Ministry and Formation Units.

  1. Core Units: Students must complete all three units.
  2. Scripture and Theology: A minimum of three units from this category provides a solid grounding in biblical studies and theological exploration, fostering a deeper understanding of Scripture and its application in ministry.
  3. Ministry and Formation: A maximum of six units from this category focuses on practical ministry skills and personal formation, equipping students to serve effectively in various ministry contexts.
    Students are supplied with a textbook, assignments and complete instructions to satisfactorily complete the subject; alternative subjects may be selected from the Study Streams
  4.  Ministry and Formation Online Units.
    Units are completed through the Vision Colleges Online training Portal

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
Discovery
 

Elective Units

Nine units must be selected from the options listed below.
 

Scripture and Theology

Select at least one unit from Scripture and Theology
 
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.
 

Ministry and Formation

Students are supplied with a textbook, assignments and complete instructions to satisfactorily complete the subject; alternative subjects may be selected from the Study Streams
 
NAT11239009 Develop ministry skills through supervision
My Brother’s Keeper
 

Ministry and Formation Online Units

A maximum of four units may be selected from the online options below.
 
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
 
NAT11239010 Build and maintain community relationships
 
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