About This Course
The Undergraduate Certificate in Ministry provides students with a basic awareness of the key doctrines of the Christian faith, the main themes and structure of the biblical text, and the nature and scope of Christian ministry. The Undergraduate Certificate in Ministry provides students with a basic awareness of the key doctrines of the Christian faith, the main themes and structure of the biblical text, and the nature and scope of Christian ministry.
The certificate is targeted at Christians who are looking to be or already are active in part-time or volunteer ministry capacities (e.g. youth group leader, home-group leader, mum’s group leader) and would like to be equipped to better serve in these spaces. No prior study required.
Undergraduate Certificate in Bible Study
The Undergraduate Certificate in Bible Study provides students with a foundational knowledge of the Bible, its key sections, and its overarching narrative and equips them with some hermeneutical tools that will enable them to interpret the Bible responsibly and faithfully. Graduates of this certificate can continue on to the Diploma of Theology.
Undergraduate Certificate in Pastoral Care
The Undergraduate Certificate in Pastoral Care provides students with a foundational knowledge of the purpose and practice of Christian pastoral care and helps students to develop resources and skills that will help them be more effective pastoral carers in their ministry context.
Undergraduate Certificate in Preaching
Diploma in Theology
Students often choose to complete a Diploma in Theology for their own personal growth and development, or to equip them for (usually voluntary) ministry roles. Graduates may find employment in local churches in associate leadership roles or seek to develop their own ministries.
Bachelor of Ministry
The Bachelor of Ministry program at Tabor holistically prepares students for vocational and professional roles which bring glory to God through Christian work, in both word and deed.
Bachelor of Theology
The primary goal of Tabor’s Bachelor of Theology course is to develop graduates who are creative theological thinkers, and nurture in them an ability to draw critically on the biblical witness and traditions of the church.
Bachelor of Intercultural Studies
Since the 1990s, Tabor’s Intercultural Studies programs (Diploma/Bachelor) has prepared students for intercultural life and work from within the Christian tradition. Today, our graduates are employed in a diverse range of vocational and professional contexts, both in Australia and across the world.
- Engaging the Christian Scriptures
- Exploring the Christian Faith
- Introduction to Christian Ministry OR Ministry Internship A
- Elective 1
Options vary and are subject to availability.
How long does it take?
6 months full-time or part-time equivalent.
What do I need for entry?
Completion of Certificate IV or above
Qualify for mature age entry
When can I start?
Semester 1 – February
Semester 2 – July