ABOUT THE COURSE

Course Paused for 2021

Thank you for thinking about applying for CrossConnect and the 10742NAT Certificate IV. 

UNFORTUNATELY, the course has been paused for 2021, but will be starting again in 2022 with a new residential course on offer in Riverstone, Sydney, NSW.

If you would like more information, please email admin@crossconnect.glo.org.au.

10742NAT Certificate IV in Christian Ministry and Theology

The CrossConnect course has been designed primarily to disciple Christians, to develop their Bible knowledge, and to build a range of practical ministry skills so that they can participate in ministries such as Bible teaching, evangelism and world mission, children’s ministry and youth ministry as well as adult programs in local church or para-church ministries.

Location: Smithton, Tasmania
Duration: 37 weeks
Dates: Early February to late October

Entry Requirements

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Basic computer skills
  • English Language – All students who attend the course under a Student Visa are required to have General IELTS score of 5.5. This is essential as all teaching materials, lectures and modes of assessment are all in English.

Course Units

The 10742NAT Certificate IV in Christian Ministry and Theology course contains six units relating to Biblical knowledge and theology and three units relating to practical application, group programs, communication and ministry preparation.

CMTTHE401 Interpret and discuss Christian Scripture and Theology
CMTTHE402 Interpret theological data
CMTTHE403 Compare and present information on a theological theme or issue
CMTTHE404 Compare and apply new theological insights
CMTMIN401 Explain the application of Christian ethics to contemporary life issues
CMTMIN402 Communicate theological information
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
SISXCAI006 Facilitate groups
BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace

Pathways

Graduates may choose to undertake second year options that focus on missions in our nonaccredited course, CrossTrain in Sydney, or they may choose to develop their local church based ministry skills and theology in our CrossWork course. See glo.org.au/train for more details on preliminary and second year options. Graduates may also choose to complete further studies in theology or ministry at a Diploma or Bachelor level with Australian College of Christian Studies.

Support

We offer a range of support services to ensure learners are safe and environments are conducive to learning. Where specific learning resources are required, the college will endeavour to provide access to support services to ensure learners are not disadvantaged in their learning. The Training Coordinator and support team monitor the students’ progress and provide support as appropriate, and where needed, refer the student on to other qualified people.

Any student showing signs of learning difficulties is to be approached by the trainer and offered support. Support may take the form of advice, or other qualified person, depending on the nature of the problem. The Training Coordinator and support team endeavour to help the participant to get started, and assist them with advice and support while working through the course, including;

  • Advice about courses which might be right for the participant
  • Help with the application procedure

Students requiring technical support or language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) support are identified upon application, this support will then be provided by the college as needed. Where only a low level of support is needed, we may arrange for the student to receive extra-curricula assistance from the trainer or another Ministry Team member. Where an applicant’s LLN deficiency will clearly inhibit achievement of learning outcomes and the applicant refuses LLN support, enrolment may be declined.

Delivery Modes

Theoretical and practical training is delivered on-site at the college by qualified and experienced trainers and assessors through tutorials, lectures, and simulated workplace experiences.

Sample Timetable

MON TUES WED THU FRI SAT SUN
9:00 DEVOTIONS
9:30 Face to face training Face to face training Face to face training Face to face training Face to face training Church (UL)
10:15 Face to face training Face to face training Face to face training Face to face training Face to face training
11:00 MORNING TEA
11:30 Face to face training Face to face training Face to face training Face to face training Face to face training
12:15 Face to face training Face to face training Face to face training Face to face training Face to face training
1:00 LUNCH
2:00 Structured self-directed learning Structured self-directed learning Structured self-directed learning Academic Support LLN + Tech support class
3:30 AFTERNOON TEA
4:00 Unsupervised Learning (UL) Unsupervised Learning Unsupervised Learning Unsupervised Learning Unsupervised Learning
6:00 DINNER
7:30 Ministry Event (UL) Ministry Event (UL)

Qualification

The 10742NAT Certificate IV in Christian Ministry and Theology is a nationally recognised qualification and is issued on the successful completion of all course requirements. A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued for all units of competency when successfully completed.
As GLO College of Ministries is a third party provider, the certificate or statement of attainment will be issued by the registered training organisation, Australian College of Christian Studies Ltd.