Private Training EstablishmentFaith Bible College
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The purpose of this qualification is to provide Christian churches and their agencies with individuals who can support and enhance the experience of their communities and who have attained the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to obtain employment or work in a voluntary capacity as pastoral leaders and/or support staff associated with a variety of pastoral work.
This programme is designed to provide strong Biblical foundations for understanding who God is, who we are and how we fit into God’s purposes on earth in this, our generation.
Integrated throughout the programme are opportunities to serve in faith communities, including an 8 week internship experience.
Programme Outcome Statement
Graduates with the Internship Strand will have the foundational theoretical knowledge and practical skills so as to volunteer or obtain employment as pastoral leaders and support staff. Graduates will be able to engage with and support their faith communities as guides, mentors and leaders in a local church or workplace under limited supervision.
What you’ll be studying
Applicants must be over 18 years (17-year-olds may be accepted at the discretion of the Faith Bible College Trust Board). This programme is an open-entry course and there are no minimum academic requirements. Upon acceptance, learners are required to complete the Adult Literacy Assessment Tool made available on the TEC website and attend compulsory Literacy Tutorials if applicable.
Where English is not the student’s first language, they may be required to demonstrate proficiency in written and/or spoken English. To assess this prerequisite the language requirements for entry to both programmes for any student for whom English is a second language are: