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Alphacrucis College

School of Vocational Education and Training

Message from the Director

Welcome

Ps Dean O'Keefe Welcome to Alphacrucis School of Vocational Education and Training. We believe the courses on offer here will equip you for your desired vocation.

We believe training should be enjoyed. We were created to enjoy life and have fun. At Alphacrucis you will experience a fun, loving and encouraging community.

At Alphacrucis we believe training should be engaging, excellent and developed out of experience. Our courses have been developed for maximum engagement. Not only will you find the trainers engaging, you will also be required to participate in hands-on work. This provides a holistic learning experience from the classroom to the workplace.

We not only provide excellent education and training, but we will help equip you to be excellent in all you do. Excellence is part of who we are.

Our courses have been designed with both experts from the workplace and in education and training. The combination of these has helped Alphacrucis develop some cutting edge programs. Our trainers step into the classroom with a wealth of experience.

Our prayer is that by choosing to be trained and educated with Alphacrucis, you will be inspired to transform your community and the world.

I look forward to helping equip you in fulfilling God’s purpose for your life.

Dean O’Keefe
Director, School of Vocational Education and Training


 Alphacrucis College Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) registered with Australian Skills Quality Authory (ASQA). For more information on ASQA please visit their website at http://www.asqa.gov.au. Alphacrucis is also a registered provider of education for overseas students.

RTO Name: Alphacrucis College Ltd
National Code: 90525
CRICOS Provider Name: Alphacrucis College Ltd
CRICOS Provider Code: NSW - 00958A; QLD - 03154B


Awards offered within the School of Vocational Education and Training

Business Department

Chaplaincy

Ministry Department

Music and Creative Arts


Frequently Asked Questions

Questions


Answers

What does VET FEE-HELP cover?

VET FEE-HELP provides a loan for VET tuition fees only. Your VET provider will set the VET tuition fee for your unit(s) of study. VET FEE-HELP does not cover accommodation and general living expenses. Your VET provider publishes the tuition fees and census dates for all of its units of study on its website.

For more information see Chapter 3 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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Why will the Government loan me this money?

The underlying principle of the Higher Education Loan Program is that it removes the major financial barrier to entry to higher education allowing students to defer the majority of costs of further study (their tuition fees) through a loan that is offered on favourable terms compared to commercial loan arrangements.

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How do I apply?

If you are eligible for VET FEE-HELP assistance and would like to obtain a VET FEE-HELP loan, you should obtain a Request for VET FEE-HELP assistance form and VET FEE-HELP information booklet from your VET provider.

You must read the Information booklet before completing and signing the form and returning it to the appropriate officer of your VET provider on or before the census date (or the earlier date set by your VET provider) for the first unit of study for which you wish to obtain VET FEE-HELP assistance. If you have not submitted a completed Request for VET FEE-HELP assistance form on or before the census date for the unit, you will not be entitled to VET FEE-HELP assistance for that unit and the Australian Government will not pay your tuition fee for that unit.

When completing the form, you must tick all relevant boxes and sign the Declaration. You should contact your VET provider if you are unsure how to complete the form.

For more information see Chapter 4 of the VET FEE-HELP information booklet. The latest booklet can be downloaded from the useful publications page at www.deewr.gov.au/vetfeehelp or a copy can be obtained from your VET provider.

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What are the citizenship or residency requirements?

To be eligible for VET FEE-HELP assistance for a unit of study, you must be either:

  • an Australian citizen; OR,
  • the holder of a permanent humanitarian visa who will be resident in Australia for the duration of the unit of study in which you are seeking VET FEE-HELP assistance.

Holders of permanent visas and New Zealand citizens are NOT eligible for VET FEE-HELP assistance.

If you are unsure of your citizenship or visa status you can contact the Department of Immigration and Citizenship on 13 18 81 or visit their website at www.immi.gov.au.

For more information see Chapter 2 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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I am applying for Australian citizenship, when can I get VET FEE-HELP assistance?

If you meet all other eligibility requirements, and you obtain Australian citizenship, you may access VET FEE-HELP assistance for those units with a census date on or after the date on which you obtained Australian citizenship by receiving your Evidence of Australian Citizenship from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship. This could include units you are currently enrolled in providing that the census dates for those units have not yet passed.

You should allow sufficient time for your application for Australian citizenship to be considered, if you are intending to become an Australian citizen, before you enrol in a course of study. If you are enrolled in a unit and the census date passes before you obtain Australian citizenship you will not be able to access VET FEE-HELP assistance for that unit.

For more information see Chapter 2 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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Can I get VET FEE-HELP if I study part-time?

Yes. Eligible full-time and part-time students can access VET FEE-HELP.

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I am already studying. Can I still access VET FEE-HELP?

Yes. You can if the following conditions are met:

  • You are an eligible student; and
  • your RTO is an approved VET provider for the course you are studying; and
  • the census date of the unit of study has not passed.

If you are not sure of the census date for your unit of study, you should contact your VET provider.

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I am a mature age student can I still access VET FEE-HELP?

Yes. Age is not an eligibility requirement for VET FEE-HELP assistance.

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Can I access VET FEE-HELP for two courses at the same time?

You can obtain VET FEE-HELP assistance for more than one course of study provided that you have sufficient FEE-HELP balance and are otherwise eligible. You must submit a separate Request for VET FEE-HELP assistance form for each course, even if both courses are with the same VET provider.

For more information see chapter 4 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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What is my census date?

The census date of a unit of study (which forms part of an eligible course of study) is the last day a student can submit their Request for VET FEE-HELP assistance form to defer their tuition fees through VET FEE-HELP. In accordance with the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA), census dates cannot be set any earlier than 20% of the way through the period in which a unit is undertaken (this period includes any examination/assessment periods). You can not extend your census date. Your VET provider publishes the tuition fees and census dates for all if its units of study on its website.

For more information see Chapter 4 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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What is an administrative date?

VET providers sometimes set an earlier administrative date (than the census date) for the submission of the Request for VET FEE-HELP assistance form and the payment of any up-front tuition fees.

If you do not meet this earlier administrative date, your VET provider may charge you a late fee for that unit of study.

It is YOUR responsibility to check whether your VET provider has set the census date, or an earlier administrative date, as the deadline for submitting the Request for VET FEE-HELP assistance form and the payment of tuition fees.

An administration date does not affect the census date; you will not incur a VET FEE-HELP debt until after the census date.

For more information see Chapter 4 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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What is a FEE-HELP limit?

In 2010, the FEE-HELP limit is $85,062, except for medicine, dentistry and veterinary science courses (that lead to initial registration as practitioners in those fields) where the limit is $106,328. The FEE-HELP limit is indexed on 1 January each year.

The FEE-HELP limit is the total amount available to you under both FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP. The FEE-HELP limit for a particular year is published by DEEWR on the VET FEE-HELP website and in the VET FEE-HELP and FEE-HELP information booklets for students for that year.

Any time a student accesses VET FEE-HELP and/or FEE-HELP to pay their tuition fees, the amount they may borrow in future is reduced. Once a student has borrowed an amount equal to the FEE-HELP limit (as indexed at that time), they will not be able to receive VET FEE-HELP or FEE-HELP assistance to pay their tuition fees. Repayments do not reset the maximum that can be borrowed.

For more information see Chapter 2 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet

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Are there any loan charges?

There is no application fee for requesting VET FEE-HELP assistance. A loan fee of 20% applies to all full fee-paying students undertaking VET FEE-HELP loans. The loan fee does not count towards your FEE-HELP balance. There is no interest charged on your VET FEE-HELP debt. However, your debt is indexed annually by the Australian Tax Office to maintain its real value. Any indexation amount does not increase your FEE-HELP balance.

For more information see Chapter 3 of the VET FEE-HELP information booklet.

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No. Centrelink benefits do not affect your eligibility or the amount of VET FEE-HELP assistance you can access.

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When and how do I repay my debt?

You start repaying your VET FEE-HELP debt when your repayment income is above the minimum repayment threshold for compulsory repayment. The repayment thresholds are adjusted each year to reflect any changes in average weekly earnings. The minimum repayment income threshold for the 2009–10 income year is $43,150 and $44,911 for the 2010-11 income year.

Your repayment income is calculated using the following amounts from your income tax return:

  • your taxable income;
  • reportable fringe benefits (as reported on the payment summary);
  • total net investment loss (which includes net rental losses);
  • reportable super contributions; and
  • any exempt foreign employment income amounts.

If you have an accumulated HELP debt and earn more than the minimum repayment threshold, you will have a compulsory repayment included as part of your income tax assessment. You must advise your payer or payers (if you have more than one source of income) if you have an accumulated HELP debt. Your payer/s must withhold an additional amount from payments made to you, to cover your compulsory repayment. For more information on repaying your HELP debts, including the latest Repaying Your Help Debt guide, visit the Australian Tax Office website: www.ato.gov.au.

For more information see Chapter 6 of the VET FEE-HELP information booklet.

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How do I find out what my debt is?

There are two ways to find out what your FEE-HELP debt is:

  1. Login to myUniAssist on the Going to Uni website. You will need your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) which is allocated by your provider when you first access Commonwealth Assistance.
  2. Contact the Australian Tax Office on 13 28 61 to get the balance of your HELP account or to order an information statement.

It is important to keep a record of all Commonwealth Assistance Notices (CANs) which are sent to you by your provider. You need to be aware of the total amount of tuition fees that have been paid on your behalf using VET FEE-HELP (and FEE-HELP if applicable). Your FEE-HELP balance is the amount of the FEE-HELP limit less the amount of any VET FEE-HELP loan you have requested for tuition fees which the Australian Government has paid to your provider on your behalf using VET FEE-HELP (and FEE-HELP if you have accessed this for higher education study).

For more information see chapter 6 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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How can I check if my VET FEE-HELP debt is correct?

Within 28 days following the census date for your unit of study, your provider will send you a Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN) for that unit. The CAN will provide you with information on your VET FEE-HELP debt for that unit, including any loan fee you may have incurred for that unit. The CAN may cover more than one unit.

Your CAN will enable you to check if the calculation of your VET FEE-HELP debt for the unit(s) covered by the notice is correct.

If you believe your CAN is incorrect, you should give the appropriate officer of your provider a written request asking for the CAN to be corrected. You should identify the matters in the CAN that you believe are not correct and specify why you believe they are incorrect. You must submit your request within 14 days of the date of your CAN (or such longer period as your provider allows).

For more information see chapter 4 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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What is a HELP debt?

An accumulated HELP debt is a consolidated debt that can include debts incurred under the following income contingent loan schemes:

  • VET FEE-HELP
  • FEE-HELP
  • HECS-HELP
  • OS-HELP

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VET FEE-HELP, FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP and OS-HELP - what’s the difference?

VET FEE-HELP assistance can only be offered to eligible full fee-paying students from an approved VET provider for certain VET accredited diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma courses. VET FEE-HELP is an extension of the higher education FEE-HELP arrangements.

FEE-HELP assistance can be offered to eligible fee-paying students from a higher education provider for an accredited higher education course. Irrespective of whether a student receives a loan under VET FEE-HELP or FEE-HELP, the same FEE-HELP loan limit applies.

HECS-HELP is only available to eligible students in a Commonwealth supported place studying a higher education qualification. HECS-HELP does not contribute to a student’s FEE-HELP limit.

OS-HELP loans assist eligible students, based in Australia, in a Commonwealth supported place, who have completed the first year of their course of study at their higher education provider, to undertake some of their study overseas. OS-HELP loans do not contribute to a student’s FEE-HELP limit.

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I have a HECS debt. Does this affect the amount of VET FEE-HELP assistance I can access?

No. Although HECS-HELP is part of an accumulated HELP debt it does not affect your VET FEE-HELP debt (or your eligibility for VET FEE-HELP assistance) and does not affect your FEE-HELP limit.

HECS-HELP is only available to students in a Commonwealth supported place studying a higher education qualification. If you currently access HECS-HELP, and wish to access VET FEE-HELP assistance you will need to apply for VET FEE-HELP through a VET provider.

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I have a FEE-HELP debt. Do I still need to apply for VET FEE-HELP?

If you are currently accessing FEE-HELP, or have in the past, you will still need to apply for VET FEE-HELP assistance with an approved VET provider. However, you should be aware that over a student’s lifetime, whether receiving a loan under VET FEE-HELP for VET studies or FEE-HELP for higher education studies, the same FEE-HELP loan limit applies. In 2010, the FEE-HELP loan limit is $85,062 for most courses and $106,328 for medicine, dentistry and veterinary science courses that lead to registration as practitioners in those fields.

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I have a FEE-HELP debt. Does this affect the amount of VET FEE-HELP assistance I can access?

Yes. The FEE-HELP limit is the amount of VET FEE-HELP or FEE-HELP you are able to borrow. As you use VET FEE-HELP or FEE-HELP to pay tuition fees, the amount you may borrow in future is reduced. Once you borrow an amount equal to the FEE-HELP limit (the indexed amount at that time), you will not be able to receive VET FEE-HELP (or FEE-HELP) to pay tuition fees. This applies even if you have partially or fully repaid your VET FEE-HELP (or FEE-HELP) loan.

If you have a FEE-HELP debt you would have been issued with a Commonwealth Assistance Notice (CAN). You should refer to your CAN for the most up-to-date information when working out your FEE-HELP balance. You can also access the myUniAssist website for a summary of your personal details regarding HELP assistance through the Going to Uni entry point.

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I already have a qualification can I still get a VET FEE-HELP loan?

Yes. Previous qualifications or your study results do not affect your eligibility for VET FEE-HELP; however you are not entitled to VET FEE-HELP assistance for units in excess of what you need to do to be awarded your qualification.

For more information see chapter 2 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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What happens if I fail a unit?

If you fail a unit, you still have to pay the debt for that unit. It does not matter whether or not you attended any classes.

For more information see Chapter 5 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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What happens to my debt if I die?

A trustee or executor needs to lodge all outstanding income tax returns on behalf of a deceased person, up to the date of the person’s death. Any compulsory repayment included on an income tax notice of assessment relating to the period before the person’s death must be paid from the estate, but the remainder of the debt is cancelled. Neither the deceased person’s family nor the trustee is required to pay the remainder of the accumulated HELP debt.

For more information see chapter 6 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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How do I withdraw my request for VET FEE-HELP assistance?

If you have requested a VET FEE-HELP loan, but change your mind about studying, or no longer want to defer your tuition fees through VET FEE-HELP, on or before the end of the census date, you must either:

  • pay your tuition fees up-front and in full (if you wish to continue your enrolment in that unit(s)); or
  • cancel your Request for VET FEE-HELP Assistance form and pay your tuition fees up-front and in full; or
  • withdraw your enrolment in that unit(s) of study or you will incur a VET FEE-HELP debt for that unit(s) of study.

You are able to cancel your Request for VET FEE-HELP assistance form at any time.

You must do this in writing to your VET FEE-HELP provider It is important to remember that if you have not correctly withdrawn from a unit(s) of study on or before its census date and you have lodged your Request for VET FEE-HELP assistance form that covers the unit(s), you will incur a debt with the Australian Government. That debt cannot be transferred or deferred to another unit of study.

For more information see Chapters 4 and 5 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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What happens if I withdraw after the census date?

If you have not paid your tuition fees and you have requested VET FEE-HELP assistance, and you withdraw after the census date, you will have a debt to the Australian Government that you are legally required to repay.

If after the census date, special circumstances occur and you are unable to continue your studies, you can apply to your provider to have your FEE-HELP balance re-credited and your VET FEE-HELP debt removed for that unit(s). You should note that there are time limits for applying to have your FEE-HELP balance re-credited due to special circumstances.

For more information see chapter 5 of the VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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Where can I find more information?

For more information on VET FEE-HELP, contact your VET provider or call the VET FEE-HELP enquiry line on 13 38 73. For general information on VET FEE-HELP, visit the VET FEE-HELP website: www.deewr.gov.au/vetfeehelp and download the student factsheet and VET FEE-HELP Information booklet.

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The Social Enterprise Program

  • Establish a commercially sustainable ministry arm of your church

  • Minister to real social needs in your city or suburb

  • Connect with your area and build authentic caring local communities

The Social Enterprise Program is a nationally accredited training package that will equip participants to establish and manage self-sufficient commercially viable community-based businesses that deliver social value to those in need in our society.

AC is Australia’s premier college in Christian thought and action. Our Social Enterprise Program seeks to empower its participants to enact positive social change based on a model of sustainability, equality and respect. We believe that every social activity needs a good business model to be sustainable and every commercial activity needs to be aware that the pursuit of profit can never be its only and ultimate goal. Instead, as William McDonough points out in his book Cradle to Cradle, we propose a re-imagination of business which will always seek social justice and true sustainability for the society at large.

The Social Enterprise Program is a one year part-time training package designed to empower participants with the essential business management tools and practical skills to establish their own economically and socially sustainable community-based ministry.

On completing the Social Enterprise Program, participants will attain the AQF nationally recognised qualification BSB50207 Diploma of Business.

Classes are delivered two nights a month, 12 months a year, commencing February 2012 at AC Parramatta Campus.


Applications for 2012 are now open. To apply click here or for more information please contact AC Recruitment Officer on +61 2 8893 9022 or email futurestudents@ac.edu.au.


Diploma of Ministry Chaplaincy

Diploma of Ministry Chaplaincy is a nationally accredited qualification for aspiring chaplains in all contexts.

Certificate IV in Pastoral Care

Certificate IV in Pastoral Care is a nationally accredited qualification. In partnership with Chaplaincy Australia, this course is designed to ensure that chaplains, pastors and pastoral carers are equipped to provide a high standard of care.

Chaplaincy Essentials

Chaplaincy Essentials covers the essential elements required by chaplains.

School Chaplaincy Upgrade

School Chaplaincy Upgrade is designed for school chaplains and others in similar positions, enabling participants to respond holistically to client issues, refer appropriately as well as work effectively in mental health.


Business Department

Business

Marketing and management trained professionals can play a vital role in ensuring a business’ success. The employment opportunities for such professionals have always been favourable and will increase in the foreseeable future. Alphacrucis’ selection of courses enables you to enter the business world in an administration, education, management or marketing role.

Our business programs have been designed with you – the student – in mind. Our fully equipped learning environments are designed to maximise your educational experience.

We have consulted with industry specialists in the designing of our business programs giving you the latest up-to-date practices in the business world. Our trainers and guest presenters are experienced business people with businesses of their own and will engage personally in mentoring you through your course. These courses are a cut above the rest.

Information Technology

Alphacrucis IT courses are for those students who wish to gain a broad understanding of the main functional areas of IT and to develop skills necessary for practical application of knowledge within these functional areas. The IT courses lead to careers in IT support roles.

These courses are designed for students who have no IT experience and would like to learn the basics of IT.


Ministry Department

Our ministry courses are designed to prepare students for ministry in the Church of the 21st Century. These courses consist of the core skills required for effective Christian ministry.

It is a practical, dynamic and inspiring program that allows you to choose a stream that is most suitable to prepare you for your unique calling in ministry. The program prepares you to take an active role in shaping your world as a chaplain, children’s and youth worker, church planter, creative ministry worker, missions worker, pastor, and more.

Run the Certificate IV in your church

If you are a pastor or on the church leadership team and have been thinking about training and equipping your members for ministry, then you should take some time to look at the Local Church Certificate.

Youth Alive NSW and BIG EXO Day Internship

Be apart of this nations greatest youth movement. Youth Alive NSW have two internship opportunities available. You can make a difference in this nation by standing in the gap for our young people.

Chaplaincy Essentials

This is a new fully accredited course offered in partnership with Chaplaincy Australia. It involves 2 x 3day Intensives usually spaced at least 6 months apart. See the Chaplaincy Essentials page for more information.

Finished School and looking for a gap year alternative?

STAND IN THE GAP Year

This STAND IN THE GAP year is your opportunity to use your talents for God AND learn new skills at the same time. Use your GAP year to start rebuilding our broken world (Ezekiel 22:30).


Local Church Certificate

The Local Church Certificate provides a unique opportunity to develop and connect the body of Christ. Based upon Alphacrucis’ excellent e-learning modules, students spend time reflecting and studying in the comfort of their local church.

The program is designed to resource individuals and is further complemented when a group of students join together in their local church to discuss what has been learned. It is at this point the local church has an integral part to play.

A facilitator oversees the group, encouraging and providing guidance with the course material. Eight modules are covered, providing the students with a sound, practical grounding in the Word of God.

The fieldwork component of the course provides 25% hands-on training in the local church, a valuable asset to any Senior Pastor.

This program is an amazing opportunity to not only empower the individual but will also provide a safe environment in which to develop relationships. Regardless of your background or age group, this course brings with it the uniting bond of the Word and invariably, community.


Leadership

Everyone in some point in their life will be in a place of leadership. Whether you are head cook, business manager, store supervisor, senior pastor, youth leader or a parent, we all have the opportunity to lead. The question will be how will you lead?

It is our desire to equip you to lead effectively in any situation. In order to do this we have developed, in partnership with Planetshakers, two courses in leadership; the Certificate IV in Contemporary Leadership and Diploma of Leadership.

The course follows the fourfold logic of Dr Ian Jagelman, set out in his book, Identifying and Developing Christian Leaders:

  1. Integrity of heart: strong personal character and capacity to relate to others
  2. Visioning Capacity: the ability to create and communicate vision
  3. Skilful hands: a variety of leadership skills and teamwork skills
  4. Worldview and knowledge: a mature worldview and the ability to handle complexity

In completing these courses, we believe you will be propelled into the world ready to inspire and transform.


AC partners with several churches in delivering courses across Australia.


View AC Partner Colleges in a larger map

Bendigo College of Ministry - Bendigo, Victoria

10035NAT Certificate IV in Ministry (Leadership)

Brisbane Full Gospel Church - Brisbane, Queensland

10035NAT Certificate IV in Ministry (Pastoral Ministry)
10036NAT Diploma of Ministry (Pastoral Ministry)
10037NAT Advanced Diploma of Ministry

Calvary Leadership College - Cairns, Townsville & Sunshine Coast, Queensland

10035NAT Certificate IV in Ministry (Leadership)
10036NAT Diploma of Ministry (Pastoral Ministry)

Living Waters Leadership College - Cairns, Queensland

10035NAT Certificate IV in Ministry (Creative Ministry)
10035NAT Certificate IV in Ministry (Pastoral Ministry)

iSEE COLLEGE - Brisbane, Queensland

10016NAT Certificate IV in Leadership (Church Work)
10017NAT Diploma of Leadership (Church Work)

Macquarie Leadership College - Newcastle, New South Wales

10016NAT Certificate IV in Leadership (Church Work)
10017NAT Diploma of Leadership (Church Work)

Planetshakers College - Melbourne, Victoria

10016NAT Certificate IV in Leadership (Church Work)
10017NAT Diploma of Leadership (Church Work)

South West Bible College - Hoppers Crossing, Victoria

10035NAT Certificate IV in Ministry (Leadership)
10036NAT Diploma of Ministry (Pastoral Ministry)


How to Find a Course That is Right For You

With SO many options available, it can be difficult to know which course is best for you. At Alphacrucis we understand the importance of selecting a program of study that matches your personal situation, educational needs and vocational goals.


Study Pathways

If you have completed no previous studies

We offer a Certificate IV in Ministry.

If you do not want to commit to formal studies

We offer an Audit option which allows students to participate in the class without the pressure of assignments or other assessments. Similar to attending a seminar, Audit enrolments do not contribute towards credit in a course.

If you want to enrol in a particular subject without the commitment of a whole programm you can select any subject as long as you meet the pre-requisites. These subjects may be credited towards a course at a later date.

If you have a Certificate IV in Ministry or equivalent

You will be able to enrol in the Diploma of Ministry or gain entry into the Bachelor of Contemporary Ministry.

The Diploma of Ministry provides students with entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Contemporary Ministry.

If you already have a previous degree in a non-ministry discipline

You may consider one of our postgraduate courses, such as a master program, that can be tailored towards professional people seeking to enhance their faith and action in the world.

You are unsure

Please talk to your academic advisor about other research study pathways available to you.

A list of all our study programmes can be found under the Awards Offered at the top of this page.


Flexible Learning

Alphacrucis offers subjects in 4 different modes of study. All offer a different kind of experience.

Face-to-Face (FTF):

These subjects are available on campus and offer weekly face-to-face lectures throughout the semester supported by on-line reading, tests and exercises. A great way to become part of the Alphacrucis community.

Intensive (INT):

When a subject is offered in intensive mode all the face-to-face lecturing is compiled in 4 or 5 full consecutive days (one week full time). Many of our Master Classes are offered in Intesive mode to facilitate students who combine studying with a full-time job.

Extensive (EXT):

When a subject is offered in extensive mode the face-to-face lecturing is compiled in 4 or 5 full-days spread out over the semester.

Flexible Delivery (FD):

Flexible delivery is developed for students who cannot attend the face-to-face lectures. We offer access to our Learning Management System which offers e-learning facilities such as course materials, lectures via podcasts, CD or DVD. Our online tutors, blogs and discussion forums enable these student to participate in lively discussions and be part of the Alphacrucis community.