Diploma of Chaplaincy

Booth College

This course aims to provide students with an understanding and experience of the chaplain's role to assist clients in identifying and utilising spiritual, religious and moral strengths and resources meaningful and appropriate for them. The course provides training in targeted, client-focussed communication and effective interaction. Training will also cover how to provide assistance and support in situations of crisis, grief, loss and other similar life experiences, intervention, referral and advocacy.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


21 units: 10 core; 11 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Use targeted communication skills to build strong relationships; Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Provide chaplaincy services in response to spiritual and religious needs; Effectively discuss theological concepts in the context of client's needs and beliefs; Implement holistic personal and professional development; Provide support and care relating to loss and grief; Assess and respond to individuals at risk of suicide; plus more and electives.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02948J (Higher Education), 00985J (VET)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Stanmore House No info No
Courses at Booth College are open to the public. It is owned by the Salvation Army and provides a range of courses from VET to Higher Education in a variety of areas including ministry, theology, leadership and management, counselling, pastoral care. Courses are available online or face to face at a number of sites and full or part time. The School for Christian Studies offers 4 undergraduate courses from Diploma to Bachelor level and 5 postgraduate courses from Graduate Certificate to Masters. Australian Government FEE-HELP is available for eligible higher education students.

Provider CRICOS: 02948J (Higher Education), 00985J (VET)

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