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10742NAT - Certificate IV in Christian Ministry and Theology

10742NAT Accredited through ACD
1 year full-time2–3 years part-time
Available to Australian students only

Nationally Recognised Training logoDesigned as a foundational qualification for church and ministry workers in a range of fields, this course provides you with opportunities to gain both theological knowledge and a broad range of practical, personal ministry skills.

ALC is an associated college of the Adelaide College of Divinity (ACD) RTO# 4863. ACD is the Registered Training Organisation that enables us to deliver nationally accredited vocational education and training to our students throughout Australia

For more information visit VET study. Note that no new VET enrolments are being taken for 2022. 

The certificate consists of 9 VET competency units—6 core and 3 elective units.

The VET student handbook on the VET handbook page explains how each ALC subject fits within the VET units of competency.

Students choose either Gracious or Worship to complete CMTTHE403.

Availability in 2022

All terms (1, 2, 3 & 4) Terms 2, 3 & 4 only Terms 3 & 4 only
  • Beliefs
  • Bible
  • Gracious
  • Spiritual Resilience
  • Connection
  • Team Leadership
  • Toolkit for Ministry
  • Communication in Ministry
  • Worship
  • Living Ethically


  • Student must have completed at least year 12 or equivalent
  • Students with English as another language must demonstrate competency in English to a year 12 level

Overseas students

  • No—this course is only available for Australian students


  • 1 year full-time
  • 2-3 years part-time

Study modes

  • ALC offers VET subjects in a variety of study modes (also referred to as delivery modes) including workshops, intensives, group studies and online. See individual subject information for details.

Course costs

  • Application fee: $100 (non-refundable)
  • Subject fee: $430 per subject
  • Total course cost: $3,970


  • Yes—this course can be studied entirely online.


  • No FEE-HELP is available for this course.

AQF level

Level 4 – Certificate IV