Certificate IV in Chaplaincy Timetable and Subjects Outline

Day Classes – CERTIFICATE IV in chaplaincy and pastoral care

 

Trimester AM/PM Monday Tuesday Wednesday Online
1 AM CM002 CM003
PM CM200
2 AM CM002 CM407
PM CM201 YM510
July Intensive Chaplaincy essentials Chaplaincy essentials Chaplaincy essentials

Evening Classes

Term* Time Thursday
1 8 – 9-30pm Life in the Spirit (LiSS)
2
3 8 – 9-30pm Life in the Spirit (LiSS)
4

Trimester 1

CM003: Personal and Professional Leadership

(DSL301, CHCPRP003)

Looks at personal and spiritual gifting and necessary life skills. Encourages students to examine strengths and weaknesses and develop strategies to grow and improve.  Provides critical skills for both young adults and those working with them. Also examines these skills in a professional context – self-examination, receiving and giving feedback, mentoring. Students will participate in a life in the Spirit seminar within the first weeks of this unit.

CM200: Communicating in Ministry 1

(CHCCOM002, CHCGRP001)

Provides students with good communication skills, conflict management skills and handling of grievances. Consideration is also given to ministering with and in groups of differing cultures. We will also cover meeting skills

CM002: Introduction to Youth Ministry 1

(CHCLEG001, CHCYTH001, CHCYTH002)

Covers the five key aspects in ministering to young people today. Students discover strategies that help to evangelise youth, how to provide opportunities for fellowship & discipleship as well as how to lead young people into worship. We will also investigate how to engage young people in active ministry to their peers.

Trimester 2

CM201: Communicating in Ministry 2

(CHCDIV001)

Provides students with good communication skills, conflict management skills and handling of grievances to diverse people.

YM400: Introduction to Youth Ministry 2

(CHCLEG001,CHCYTH001, CHCYTH002)

Covers the five key aspects in ministering to young people today. Students discover strategies that help to evangelise youth, how to provide opportunities for fellowship & discipleship as well as how to lead young people into worship. We will also investigate how to engage young people in active ministry to their peers.

CE001 Chaplaincy essentials (July study break)
(CHCCCS016, CHCCCS017 and CHCMHS001)

This units are the essential knowledge and skills required to work in either the state or catholic school system. It covers how to deal with people with mental health issues and people who have experience loss and grief

YM510: Pastoral Care in Youth Ministry (online)

(CHCPAS001, CHCPAS002)

Youth ministers have a particular role in caring for the young people in their ministry. Students examine what it means to pastorally care for a young person; they look at important communication skills, strategies that might be employed, and the important role of prayer

CM407: Liturgy (online) (This unit can be substituted for a different unit)

(CCMPLC407)

This unit is for chaplains who want to work in the Catholic school system. Examines various types of liturgy within the Catholic Church, giving attention to the Eucharist. It looks into the Biblical basis and historical development for liturgical practices. Practical activities will enable students to prepare and facilitate various liturgical celebrations they may encounter in ministry settings