Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology

Find the list of subjects, core units, elective units and alternative elective units for Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology.
The 112378NAT Diploma of Christian Ministry and Theology comprises of ten units, this program features two mandatory core units.
Beyond these, participants have the freedom to select eight elective units from the range of options presented.   The Diploma can delve into biblical teachings exclusively or incorporate a blend of biblical and non-biblical subjects online units.
However, a minimum of six biblical subjects is mandatory for completion the Diploma.
While Vision Colleges offers designated subjects, learners are encouraged to tailor their study program to suit their specific ministry training needs. This flexibility allows individuals to choose alternative subjects from the Study Streams, provided they meet the unit requirements. Approval of these alternatives ultimately rests with the Principal, ensuring academic coherence and relevance.
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11238NAT Diploma Of Christian Ministry and Theology Units

11238NAT Diploma Of Christian Ministry and Theology Units

To satisfy the Diploma, a student must complete 10 subjects.  The two Core units must be completed.  The remaining 8 subjects must be taken from the Elective Units.


Core Units

NOTE: Both of the core units must be completed.


Understanding your Bible satisfies
NAT11238001 Apply advanced knowledge of the Bible


Christian Life Satisfies
NAT11238002 Compare and explain Christian beliefs and practices

Elective Units

Students must complete eight units from the Elective Options.


Scripture and Theology

At least three units must come from the Scripture and Theology options

Authenticity and Authority of the Bible satisfies
NAT237002 Interpret biblical texts


Shades of Grey – Ethics  satisfies
NAT11237005 Apply Christian ethics to contemporary issues


Great words of the Gospel satisfies
NAT11238003 Research and present a biblical theme


Blood Covenant satisfies
NAT11238004 Develop and apply knowledge of church history


Overcomming Darknesss satisfies
NAT11238006 Analyse and compare worldviews and world religions

Ministry and Formation

At least three units must come from the Ministry and Formation options listed below

I want to be like you dad satisfies
NAT11238008 Develop self awareness


Songs to Live By satisfies
NAT11238011 Prepare and lead worship


Pentecostal Pulpit satisfies
NAT11237011 Prepare and preach a sermon


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

Up to three of these Ministry Skills units may be included in the 8 Elective units to satisfy the 11238 Diploma of  Christian Ministry and Theology.  

Vision Colleges has nominated alternative online units to enhance the ministry training and development of the students.


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


Students may request alternative units to meet their individual ministry training needs.  For information on alternative units contact the College.  The final decision on an alternative unit 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