The Graduate Certificate of Professional Pastoral Supervision provides professional development for Christian leaders to be equipped for the ministry of pastoral supervision of others.
The 48 credit point course, comprising four units of 12 credit points each at AQF level 8 or 9, combines theological reflection on the theory and practice of professional pastoral supervision with personal experience of giving and receiving pastoral supervision.
|Duration||Part-time (up to 2 years)|
|Mode||Blended learning combining self-paced learning, video conferencing, and in-person classes.|
Semester or Intensive or Extensive Classes
|Course Level||Australian Qualifications Framework Level 8|
|Unit Level||Delivered at Levels 8-9|
|Early exit point||N/A|
||Academic Qualification: Completion of 3 year bachelor degree or equivalent; and minimum 2 years’ formal academic studies in Ministry, Theology, Divinity, Chaplaincy, or a related discipline.
Professional Experience: Minimum 5 years’ experience as a pastor, pastoral ministry worker or chaplain.
Personal Readiness: Commendation from current employer and professional supervisor affirming suitability for training as a professional pastoral supervisor.
|Fee-Help||Eligible for FEE-HELP and Centrelink allowances|
|Credit Points||48 (4 subjects)|
Course Learning Outcomes
The Graduate Certificate of Professional Pastoral Supervision has three core subjects and one elective, each worth 12 credit points.
Core subjects: (36 credit points)
Elective subjects: (12 credit points)
This course includes one elective. Electives can be completed concurrently with, or subsequent to, core units.
Electives eligible for inclusion in this course are:
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This is a course of the Australian College of Theology.