11236NAT Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology

Find the list of subjects, core units, elective units and alternative elective units for Certificate III.

Vision College has carefully chosen subjects to fulfil the unit requirements for Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology.


The units are categorized into “Core Units” and “Elective Units”.  Elective units are identified as Theology or Ministry and Formation.


The student will complete the two Core Units plus six elective Units from the theology or ministry formation units.


Students may request an alternative subject for the unit provided the subject meets the unit requirements.  The Principal’s decision regarding substitution requests is final.


Students are encouraged to reach out for clarification or assistance in tailoring their courses to their individual goals.

11236NAT Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology Units

Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology Units

A total of eight units must be completed. This includes the two core units plus any 6 units from the elective options below.  Units can be selected in any order as the student prefers.


Core Units

Dynamic Christian Foundations  satisfies:
NAT11237003 Develop and apply knowledge of key Christian beliefs
Fresh Manna – Intro to Bible Study satisfies:
NAT11236001 Develop Foundational knowledge of the Bible

Elective Units

Theology and Ministry Formation

Old Testament Survey satisfies:
NAT11236002 Research Christian Scripture and Theology


Creative Bible Study Methods: satisfies:
NAT11236003 Study and present a biblical topic


New Testament Survey satisfies:
NAT11236004 Apply elementary strategies for biblical interpretation

Biblical Management Principles: satisfies
NAT11236005 Support the mission and values of a Christian organisation


Developing a biblical world view  Satisfies:
NAT11236008 Explain own beliefs to others


Faith Dynamics  satisfies:
NAT11236009 Communicate Theology in everyday language


Students are supplied with a textbook, assignments and complete instructions to satisfactorily complete the subject.  Alternative subjects may be requested from the Study Streams.   The final decision on the approval of an alternative subject rests with the Principal.

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

Ministry and Formation Online Units

Up to two of the following units may be selected to complete the 8 units required for the  11236NAT Certificate III in Christian Ministry and Theology. These units will shall be completed online through the Vision Colleges online training portal.

CHCGRP001 – Support group activities


CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Students may request alternative unit options from the Community Service or Business packages.  Contact Vision Colleges for details.  The final decision on alternative rests with the Principal.

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