Units (Subjects)

Children’s Ministry Skills: An Introduction

AQF: 5, hybrid

Thursday Evening Unit


These 12 interactive, online classes will help you develop a toolkit of fresh ideas, approaches and skills for ministering with children.

This is a unit of learning and practical skills related to the planning and conduct of effective children’s ministry. Areas of study include: skills and techniques for communicating with children; pastoral care of children and families; children and worship; children’s ministry teams; training children for ministry; group management of children; and duty of care requirements.

Lecturers: Paul Dudley and a host of children's ministry practitioners and experts
AQF level: 5
Lecture Mode: hybrid*
Times: Thursdays 6.45pm–9.30pm
Dates: 18, 25 July; 8, 15, 22 August; 5, 12, 19, 26 September; 17, 31 October; 7 November 2024
Location: Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132 + online via Zoom
Credit Points:
ADE022-512 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments)
DE022-512 = 12 credit points (1 unit) - UCMin, UCTh, DipCs, DipMin, DipTh, AdvDipMin, AdvDipTh, AssocDegMin, AssocDegTh, BMin, BTh
Tuition Fees:
Audit = special discount price $220
AQF unit levels 5-7 (12 credit points) = $2,784 (Overseas student = $3,207)
For further details see Costs

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