Diploma in Christian Ministries - Chaplaincy Option
As the world struggles to cope with the pressures of change, our Chaplains are accepted in every area of our society and they stand in a unique position to offer hope and support. The structure of the Chaplaincy training has a practical component that equips the student for real life application and an immediate impact on their community.
The Chaplaincy award consists of eight papers and is accredited through NZQA as the Diploma in Christian Ministries - Level 5. it includes the following core Christian Studies papers:
- Writings of the New Testament
- Narrative of the First Testament
- Understanding the Faith
- Communicating the Gospel
It also includes a range of topics including Foundations of Chaplaincy, Suffering and Spiritual Distress, Loss and Grief, and Crisis intervenbutton for easy access to information about this qualificationtion. The Chaplaincy Units are taught in four three day intensives augmented by on line study through or e-learning platform.
Academic Entry Requirements
Minimum 18 years of age with high school literacy and numeracy skills.
Senior pastor's recommendation required
Complete Fee Schedules information (where appropriate) for all Alphacrucis courses can be found in our PDF Documents section, under the Fees Information link.
Papers offered as part of this Award:
- BIB101* - Narrative of the First Testament
Description: The purpose of this paper is to provide an historical, literary, theological and thematic introduction to the canon of the First Testament Paper detail page >>
- BIB102 - Writings of the New Testament
Description: The purpose of this paper is to provide an historical, literary, theological and thematic introduction to the canon of the New Testament. Paper detail page >>
- CHP101 - Chaplaincy Foundations
Curriculum objective: Introduce students to chaplaincy Paper detail page >>
- CHP102 - Chaplaincy Practice 1
Curriculum objective: none stated Paper detail page >>
- CHP103 - Chaplaincy Leadership
Description: A continuation of the important aspects of chaplaincy Paper detail page >>
- CHP104 - Chaplaincy Practice 2
Description: See CHP101 Paper detail page >>
- MIN102 - Communicating the Gospel
Curriculum objective: This paper is a practical examination of the history, theology and practice of evangelism. It stresses the empowering role of the Holy Spirit in evangelism. Paper detail page >>
- THE101 - Understanding the Faith
Curriculum objective: Christian Worldview is part of the subject area “Theology”. This paper looks at how our theology is formed and applies a formative understanding of Christian thoughts on doctrines of God, creation and redemption Paper detail page >>