As a chaplain, you can make a difference in the lives of others. Chaplains help people in various spheres of life work through life issues, assist in times of crisis and provide a listening ear and a safe place in which people can share their story.
This course is delivered by Alphacrucis College at Hills Campus of Hillsong Church. All trainers have extensive experience in chaplaincy and pastoral care, with an in-depth understanding of how to implement theory into real, practical care. Hear their inspiring stories as they share some of the remarkable experiences they have had the privilege of being involved in.
This course with will see you receive a CHC42315 Certificate IV in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care, a nationally recognised qualification equipping you to provide a high standard of care in chaplaincy.
The course experience involves:
1. Face to Face Class Input
Complete 13 units over 32 Wednesday nights online (all four terms of the 2020/2021 Night School year)
2. A Practicum Component
Complete 100 hours of a practicum placement working in spheres like in prisons, schools, hospitals, military, sports or aged care.
A mix of online and in class assessments are completed.
The Role of the Chaplain
Loss and Grief
Specialist Communication Skills
Legal and ethical issues
Disaster and crisis care
Students need to have access to the internet as they will be engaging with course content and assessments via Moodle (online platform).
This qualification enables participants to pursue volunteer or paid employment as a chaplain with community organisations. Completing this course does not guarantee chaplaincy work within Hillsong Church.
Course Cost: $3,965 per person
$1830 at enrolment
$1525* in January
$610* in late March (* May have slight increase in 2021)
Austudy is available for students, please check your eligibility.
Starts Term 3 Date: 29th July 2020
The course is delivered by Alphacrucis College RTO: 90525
Available at Online.
FOUNDATIONS OF CARE
Plan for the provision of pastoral and spiritual care
Provide pastoral and spiritual care
Use communication to build relationships
Provide loss and grief support
Respond to client needs
Work with people with mental health issues
Work with diverse people
Assess co-existing needs
Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
Reflect on and improve own professional practice
Work legally and ethically
The cohort will choose two of the following:
Work in an alcohol and/or other drugs context
Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence (CHCDFV001)
Assess the needs of clients with problem gambling issues
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
Work effectively with young people in the youth work context