Certificate Level Courses

Certificate courses are designed for those who want to grow in their understanding of the Bible, ministry skills and confidence.

Each Certificate level unit requires 50 demand hours (including 12 class hours) and, from 2020, the completion of 2,000 words of assessment.

Certificate in Theology

ThisACT logo colour with writing is a course of the Australian College of Theology. This course will give you a general foundation of biblical knowledge and a strong basis for developing practical ministry skills. The aim of this course is to stimulate the interest of alert and inquiring minds, and the faith life of Christians. It focuses less on academic scholarship, and more on enabling students to develop an understanding about how Christian theology can be applied to contemporary life.

Certificate In Theology

The Certificate in Theology requires the following units:

  • Old Testament (OT)
  • New Testament (NT)
  • Christian Belief (CB)
  • Plus three more Certificate-level electives of your choice

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MAC Pastoral Care Award

This course is designed to help you develop an understanding of pastoral care and its effectiveness in building up the body of Christ. Imagine the difference you could make in your church by being a more effective ‘carer’ of others.

This Certificate-level internal course consists of the two Certificate units:

  • Pastoral Care (IPC)
  • Practical Pastoral Care (IAPC).

The Pastoral Care (IPC) unit must be completed before the Practical Pastoral Care (IAPC) unit is started.

After you have completed both units in this Pastoral Care Course, you will receive an award from Mary Andrews College.

Completion of a full six unit Certificate in Theology course is optional following completion of the MAC Pastoral Care Award. The Certificate in TheologyACT logo colour with writing is a course of the Australian College of Theology. MAC has designed a Pathway to Pastoral Ministry through the Certificate in Theology, which may suit you if you’re interested in continuing your studies in Pastoral Care.

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