11237NAT Certificate IV in Christian Ministry and Theology

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

The 112376NAT Certificate IV in Christian Ministry and Theology comprises nine units; this program features three mandatory core units. Beyond these, participants are free to select from six elective units, which can delve into biblical teachings exclusively or incorporate a blend of biblical and Ministry Skills Units.


The subjects can be taken in any order to suit the student’s learning needs.


A student must complete:

1.  Three core units.

2.  Up to six units from the elective options.

3.  Up to three units may be taken from the Ministry Skills Units.


The total number of units required for the Certificate IV is 9.

Vision Colleges offers subjects to fulfil Certificate IV.  Students are encouraged to tailor their study program to suit their ministry training needs by requesting alternative subjects to meet the unit requirements.


Students should inquire of Vision Colleges for information regarding alternative study options.  The principal ultimately approves of these alternatives, ensuring academic coherence and relevance.

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11237NAT Certificate IV in Christian Ministry and Theology Units

Certificate IV Christian Ministry and Theology Units

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


Core Units

NOTE: All of the core units must be completed.


Royal Priesthood satisfies:
NAT11237001 Apply knowledge of the Bible


Authenticity and Authority of the Bible satisfies:
NAT11237002 Interpret biblical texts


Dynamic Christian Foundations satisfies:
NAT11237003 Develop and apply knowledge of key Christian beliefs


Elective Units

Students must complete six units from the Elective Options.  Up to three units may come from the online Ministy and Formation.


Scripture and Theology Ministry Formation

Highly Exalted satisfies:
NAT11237004 Discuss a topic from a Christian perspective


Shades of Grey satisfies:
NAT11237005 Apply Christian ethics to contemporary issues


Kingdom Living satisfies:
NAT11237006  Explain Christian beliefs to a non-Christian audience


The World’s Greatest Story satisfies:
NAT11237007 Apply knowledge of Christian history and historical theology


Overcoming Darkness satisfies:
NAT11238006 Analyse and compare worldviews and world religions


Pentecostal Pulpit satisfies:
NAT11237011 Prepare and preach a sermon


Students are provided 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.


Ministry and Formation Online Units

Up to three of the following units may be selected to complete the 9 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.


1.  CHCMHS001 – Work with people with mental health issues


2.  CHCCCS016 Respond to client needs


3.  CHCPAS004 Provide Pastoral and Spiritual Care


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.


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