DIPLOMA OF CHAPLAINCY

The Higher Education Diploma of Chaplaincy is an accredited qualification for aspiring chaplains in all contexts. Through this exciting new program students receive practical and theological training on how to minister to those in need, gain greater understanding of those around them and are empowered to make a real and lasting difference in peoples’ lives.
A dynamic learning environment for chaplains has been created through this award being completed in a mix of online and Intensive study. At some campuses students can join the Ministry/Leadership face to face classes for the Ministry subjects.
Students undertake a chaplaincy placement in an area of their choice as a part of their training.

FEE-HELP is available.

COURSE OVERVIEW

CORE SUBJECTS
(6 Subjects)

MIN001 – Introduction to Pastoral Ministry

SSC001 – PSYCHOLOGY OF EMOTION
SSE005 – CHAPLAINCY AND PASTORAL CARE
EXP001 – PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
BIB001 – INTRODUCTION TO THE BIBLE
THE001 – CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW

ELECTIVES
(2 Subjects)

EXP005 – WORKING WITH OLDER PEOPLE
SSC002 – WORKING WITH TRAUMA
SSE009 – METHODS OF YOUTH WORK
SSE003 – WORKING WITH ADDICTIONS
XXX009 – INDEPENDENT GUIDED STUDY
XXX000 – FIELD STUDY

Course format

MIN001, SSC001, EXP001A
2 x three day Intensives + online
(Intensive 1 & 2)
SSC005, EXP001B
2 x three day Intensives + online
(Intensive 3 & 4)
EXP005, SSC002, SSE009, SSE003
2 x one day Intensives + online
(Electives)
BIB001, THE001
Global Online OR Face to face at selected campuses
Intensives are generally held Thursday- Saturday, 8.30-5.00pm at AC campuses and selected locations.
Study is A combination of Intensives, Face to face and Global Online
Entry Requirements
high school leavers: completion of Yr 12 certificate or articulation from another AC course or equivalent
mature age students over 21 years old: no entry requirements
CRICOS APPROVED
FEE-HELP AVAILABLE

2018 DIPLOMA OF CHAPLAINCY SEMESTER 1

SEMESTER 1, 2018 – INTENSIVE 1 & 2 + ONLINE
MIN001 Introduction to Pastoral Ministry
SSC001 Psychology of Emotion
EXP001A Professional Practice A

SEMESTER 2, 2018 – INTENSIVE 3 & 4 + ONLINE OR FACE TO FACE

SSE005 Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care
EXP001B Professional Practice B

SEMESTER 1 or 2, 2018 – ONLINE OR FACE TO FACE
BIB001 Introduction to the Bible
THE001 Christian Worldview

Intensive dates and locations

NEW SOUTH WALES

NSWD67 – PARRAMATTA
Alphacrucis College
30 Cowper St, Parramatta, NSW

SEMESTER 1 – 2018
Intensive 1:
22-24 February 2018
Intensive 2: 19-21 April 2018
SEMESTER 2 – 2018
Intensive 3:
12-14 July 2018
Intensive 4: 30 August – 1 September2018
Electives: 25-27 October 2018

TASMANIA

TASD2 – HOBART
Alphacrucis College
45 Melville St, Hobart, TAS

SEMESTER 1 – 2018
Intensive 1:
15-17 March 2018
Intensive 2: 10-12 May 2018
SEMESTER 2 – 2018
Intensive 3:
19-21 July 2018
Intensive 4: 13-15 September 2018
Electives: 2-3 November 2018

VICTORIA

VICD26 – MELBOURNE
Enjoy Church (North Campus)
74 Wedge Street, Epping, VIC

SEMESTER 1 – 2018
Intensive 1:
22-24 February 2018
Intensive 2: 19-21 April 2018
SEMESTER 2 – 2018
Intensive 3:
12-14 July 2018
Intensive 4: 6-8 September 2018
Electives: 26-27 October 2018

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

WAD11 – PERTH
Alphacrucis College
Suite 3, 642 Albany highway, Vic Park, WA

SEMESTER 1 – 2018
Intensive 1:
8-10 March 2018
Intensive 2: 3-5 May 2018
SEMESTER 2 – 2018
Intensive 3:
2-4 August 2018
Intensive 4: 27-29 September 2018
Electives: 15-17 November 2018

QUEENSLAND

QLDD15 – BRISBANE
Alphacrucis College
44 O’Keefe St, Woolloongabba, QLD

SEMESTER 1 – 2018
Intensive 1:
8-10 March 2018
Intensive 2: 3-5 May 2018
SEMESTER 2 – 2018
Intensive 3:
2-4 August 2018
Intensive 4: 13-15 September 2018
Electives: 15-17 November 2018


Continuing courses

NSWD65 – PARRAMATTA
Alphacrucis College
30 Cowper St, Parramatta, NSW

SEMESTER 2 – 2017
Intensive 1 & 2:
30 Oct – 3 November 2017
SEMESTER 1 – 2018
Intensive 3:
22-24 March 2018
Intensive 4: 10-12 May 2018
Electives: 12-14 July 2018


NSWD64 – MID NORTH COAST
Wellspring Community Church
3 Treelands Drive, Yamba NSW

SEMESTER 2 – 2017
Intensive 1:
31 August – 2 September 2017
Intensive 2: 26-28 October 2017
SEMESTER 1 – 2018
Intensive 3:
8-10 March 2018
Intensive 4: 3-5 May 2018
Electives: 21-23 June 2018

NSWD63 – SYDNEY
Alphacrucis College
30 Cowper St, Parramatta, NSW

SEMESTER 2 – 2017
Intensive 1:
3-5 August 2017
Intensive 2: 28-30 September 2017
SEMESTER 1 – 2018
Intensive 3:
8-10 February 2018
Intensive 4: 12-14 April 2018
Electives: 31 May-2 June 2018

NSWD61 – CENTRAL COAST
Hope Unlimited Church
164 Pacific Hwy, Charmhaven NSW

SEMESTER 2 – 2017
Intensive 1:
17-19 August 2017
Intensive 2: 19-21 October 2017
SEMESTER 1 – 2018
Intensive 3:
1-3 March 2018
Intensive 4: 26-28 April 2018
Electives: 14-16 June 2018

QLDD12 – BRISBANE
Alphacrucis College
44 O’Keefe St, Woolloongabba, QLD

SEMESTER 2 – 2017
Intensive 1:
28-30 September 2017
Intensive 2: 23-25 November 2017
SEMESTER 1- 2018
Intensive 3:
8-10 February 2018
Intensive 4: 12-14 April 2018
Electives: 31 May -2 June 2018

WAD10 – PERTH
ACC State Hub,
Suite 3, 642 Albany highway, Vic Park, WA

SEMESTER 2 – 2017
Intensive 1:
3-5 August 2017
Intensive 2: 5-7 October 2017
SEMESTER 1 – 2018
Intensive 3:
15-17 February 2018
Intensive 4: 19-21 April 2018
Electives: 31 May -2 June 2018


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