CHC42315 CERTIFICATE IV IN
CHAPLAINCY & PASTORAL CARE

The Certificate IV in Chaplaincy & Pastoral Care is a nationally accredited
qualification that will equip you to provide a high standard of care in a range of areas
within chaplaincy.

As part of their training, students undertake a chaplaincy placement in an area of their choice in areas as diverse as prisons, schools, hospitals and aged care facilities.

Course Structure

CHAPLAINCY ESSENTIALS
UNITS

2 X THREE DAY INTENSIVES

Plan for the provision of pastoral
and spiritual care
(CHCPAS001)
Provide pastoral and spiritual care
(CHCPAS002)
Use communication to build relationships
(CHCCOM002)
Provide loss and grief support
(CHCCCS017)
Respond to client needs
(CHCCCS016)
Work with people with mental health issue
(CHCMHS001)

Required
Units

2 X THREE DAY INTENSIVES

Work with diverse people
(CHCDIV001)
Assess co-existing needs
(CHCCCS004)
Increase the safety of individuals
at risk of suicide
(CHCCCS003)
Reflect on and improve
own professional practice
(CHCPRP003)
Work legally and ethically
(CHCLEG001)

ELECTIVES

CHOOSE TWO OF THE FOLLOWING

Work in an alcohol and/or other drugs context (CHCAOD001)
Facilitate the empowerment of older people (CHCAGE001)
Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic
and family violence (CHCDFV001)
Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness (CHCSOH001)
Assess the needs of clients with problem gambling issues (CHCGMB001)
Work effectively with young people in the
youth work context (CHCYTH002)

2017 NEW STUDENTS COURSE DATES

NEW SOUTH WALES

NSWCP62 – CARDIFF
Macquarie Life Church
Cnr Macquarie & Wentworth Rds, Cardiff, NSW

Intensive 1:  30 March-1 April 2017
Intensive 2: 1-3 June 2017
Intensive 3:  10-12 August 2017
Intensive 4: 19-21 October 2017
Electives:  17-18 November 2017

VICTORIA

VICCP25 – MELBOURNE
Enjoy Church (North Campus)
74 Wedge Street, Epping, VIC

Intensive 1:  27-29 April 2017
Intensive 2: 29 June – 1 July 2017
Intensive 3:  7-9 September 2017
Intensive 4: 16-18 November 2017
Electives:  9-10 February 2018

QUEENSLAND

QLDCP11 – BRISBANE
Alphacrucis College
180 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba, QLD

Intensive 1: 2-4 March 2017
Intensive 2: 11-13 May 2017
Intensive 3: 6-8 July 2017
Intensive 4: 14-16 September 2017
Electives: 27-28 October 2017

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

WACP9 – PERTH
ACC State Hub,
Suite 3, 642 Albany highway, Vic Park, WA

Intensive 1: 9-11 March 2017
Intensive 2: 25-27 May 2017
Intensive 3: 20-22 July 2017
Intensive 4: 28-30 September 2017
Electives: 2-3 November 2017

2017 Current Student Course DATES

NSWCP59 – PARRAMATTA
Alphacrucis College
30 Cowper Street, Parramatta, NSW

Intensive 1:  16-18 February 2017
Intensive 2:  4-6 May 2017
Intensive 3:  29 June – 1 July 2017
Intensive 4: 14-16 September 2017
Electives:  19-21 October 2017

NSWCP55 – PARRAMATTA
Alphacrucis College
30 Cowper Street, Parramatta, NSW

Intensive 1:  29 September – 1 October 2016
Intensive 2: 1-3 December 2016
Intensive 3:  9-11 March 2017
Intensive 4: 11-13 May 2017
Electives:  1-3 June 2017
** NSWCP56 students completing Cert IV attend Intensives 3,4 & Electives **

NSWCP53 – PARRAMATTA
Alphacrucis College
30 Cowper Street, Parramatta, NSW

Intensive 1:  19-21 May 2016
Intensive 2: 4-6 August 2016
Intensive 3:  27-29 October 2016
Intensive 4: 9-11 February 2017
Electives:  16-18 March 2017

WACP8 – PERTH
ACC State Hub,
Suite 3, 642 Albany Highway, Vic Park, Perth WA

Intensive 1:  11-13 August 2016
Intensive 2: 3-5 November 2016
Intensive 3:  16-18 February 2017
Intensive 4: 6-8 April 2017
Electives:  11-12 May 2017
** Students note changed venue for 2017
Intensives 3,4 & Electives**

VICCP24 – Mulgrave
Enjoy Church (East Campus)
2263 Princes Highway, Mulgrave, VIC

Intensive 1:  17-19 November 2016
Intensive 2: 9-11 February 2017
Intensive 3:  6-8 April 2017
Intensive 4: 15-17 June 2017
Electives:  13-15 July 2017

I really liked putting into practice, during our practical hours, what we were learning in our intensives -putting it all together. The course had a very practical feel to it. I also liked that our trainers/facilitators/educators could all give examples through their own chaplaincy experiences to illustrate what we were being taught. It was good to be made to self-reflect – it’s an exercise I would usually avoid, but is beneficial – and of course necessary – for the role of a chaplain or pastoral carer. I felt part of a family within our cohort.

Alan Findlay – Chaplaincy Graduate

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