St Mark's National Theological Centre (RTO 88072)
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2 years part-time
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This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.
If you're seeking a career that will truly enable you to make a difference, the Diploma of Chaplaincy from St Mark's National Theological Centre could be the course for you.
Chaplains play an important role in a variety of environments and institutions throughout Australia. Acting as a link between the Christian community and the world at large, chaplains communicate with and support those in need, particularly in times of crisis or distress. It's a career that's both challenging and rewarding – one that allows you to bring together your faith and your passion for helping others.
This course is delivered through a blended learning approach, combining online work and assessments with classroom-based learning on campus in Canberra. Through two years of part-time study, you'll cover everything from providing grief and loss support through to staging interventions in crisis situations. Upon graduation, you will have developed the strong pastoral and organisational skills you need to pursue a professional chaplaincy career anywhere in Australia.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In this arts & humanities course, the subjects you may study include:
St Mark’s National Theological Centre pride themselves on offering a supportive and high-quality theological education experience, while keeping the students’ interest at the forefront at all times.
As a partner with CSU, students of St Mark’s will be able to access the same great range of support services, including counselling services for any support you may need along your study journey or in your personal life.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course online with some on-campus components (blended learning).
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Diploma of Chaplaincy from St Mark's National Theological Centre.
Graduates are able to pursue careers as chaplains in a variety of environments, from schools, hospitals, airports, workplaces, aged care facilities and caravan parks through to prisons, emergency services and defence forces.
Wondering where a career in arts and humanities could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
The fee for this course is $4,200. Payment can be made upfront and in full to receive a 5% discount; St Mark's also offers payment plans to assist students to manage the cost of study.
Payment plans are subject to a $500 deposit. Regular payments to be made by either credit card or direct debit on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis at a rate which will complete payment of fees by the end of each session of study.
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