The Graduate Certificate in Chaplaincy focuses on building capacity in Chaplaincy for people involved in a wide scope of religious, non-profit, community-focused enterprises. Students may be working for denominationally based organisations in education, welfare, aged care, local church or other ministries requiring specific leadership training for ministry or mission.

Course Information

Course: Graduate Certificate in Chaplaincy (GradCertChap)
Accrediting Body: Sydney College of Divinity
Australian Quality Framework Level: AQF 8
School: Stirling School of Community Care

Number of Units: 4 units/ 36 credit points (CP) 
Study Mode: Online (with facilitated learning opportunities)
Course Duration: 0.5 years full-time or up to 2 years part-time

Course Plan


2 Core units:
/ Introduction to Chaplaincy
/ Focused Study in Chaplaincy (IGS) OR Chaplaincy Supervised Ministry 

2 Elective units:
/ Introduction to Pastoral Counselling
/ Pastoral Counselling in Ministry
/ Understanding and Working with Grief and Trauma
/ Focused Study in Chaplaincy (IGS) OR Chaplaincy Supervised Ministry 
/ Wellbeing and Resilience for People Helpers 

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