Certificate IV in Ministry and Christian Formation (10565NAT)

The Certificate IV in Ministry and Christian Formation provides biblical and theological knowledge together with day-to-day practical ministry skills to develop people in their faith and equips them to serve God well, wherever he may lead.

Duration: 1 semester full time, or part-time over one year
Pathways: Provides entry into the Diploma with partial transfer of credit.
Delivery: Local church, Online

This online course can be taken by an individual student or can be run in a local church or Christian organisation with a group of students.

Entry requirements for this course can be found here and in our Admissions Policy.


“This course is stretching me out of my comfort zone and giving me the confidence and skills I need for the next step in fulfilling the call of God.”

— Jodie Buera, CertIV(Ministry)


The package of units offered in this course are:

Information for Local Churches and Christian Organisations

This affordable, time-efficient short course makes study accessible to everyone. We provide the framework and you facilitate its delivery in a way that suits your context.

How it Works

  • All of the training material and study resources are provided
  • Harvest will provide full training to anyone facilitating the course
  • Harvest is responsible for all assessment
  • Full academic and online support provided to all students and facilitators
  • Flexible delivery to suit your group
  • A substantial discount offered to churches running this course, providing an exceptional price point per student

Skills Developed

Those who complete this Certificate IV will develop the following skills:

  • An ability to assess and deepen their own spiritual health and the spiritual life of others
  • An increased proficiency to manage time and gifting in Ministry
  • An improved capacity to work with and care for others in Ministry
  • An increased capability to understand and apply the Bible
  • An ability to bridge the gap between Theology and Ministry
  • An enhanced knowledge and experience of Ministry targeted at specific groups (age, gender, or social demographic)

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