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CRC742INT Certificate in Christian Ministry and Theology

This course is for those desiring to live a life following the example of Jesus.


This Empowering, Holy Spirit led, highly practical and biblically based training is the CRC Churches’ mission and foundation which is set upon fostering greater intimacy with God, from where all ministry expression flows, and preparing for active Christian service.


This Certificate course is recommended runs over one year (this is depended on the location and the needs of 

The format and subjects are as per the following: 

  • CRCCDE004 – Basic Doctrine: Implement practical and engaging strategies 

  • CRCTHE301 - New Testament Survey: Research Christian Scripture and Theology

  • CRCTHE302 - Old Testament survey and the feasts of Israel: Interpret theological data Identify theological data

  • CRCTHE303 - New Creation Realities and New Testament Church: Present information on a theological theme or issue 

  • CRCTHE304 - Holy Spirit and Demonology: Apply new theological insight 

  • CRCMIN301 - Authority and Authenticity of the Bible: Apply theological knowledge to contemporary ethical issues 

  • CRCMIN302 - Bible Prophecy and the return of Christ: Communicate theology in everyday language

  • CRCTHE402 - Hermeneutics and Public Speaking: Interpret theological data

  • CRCTHE403 - Evangelism and Follow-up: Compare and present information on a theological theme or issue 


  • A student must successfully complete Safeguarding Individual course before they can enrol in the Certificate course.

  • A stable Christian walk;

  • Be active in service within a Christian church;

  • A recommendation from a CRC pastor

  • Pay enrolment and course fees as due

  • An adequate understanding of the English/Swahili/French language sufficient to read your preferred version of the Bible and an ability to demonstrate strong knowledge of the Word of God.

Course Requirements:

A student must successfully complete (100% correct) Safeguarding Individual course before they can enrol in the Certificate course.


  • 12 Months (recommended, negotiable)

  • Supervised: 540 hours

  • Unsupervised 700 hours

  • Volume of Learning: 1240 hours

Course Structure:

To achieve the Certificate in Christian Ministry and Theology qualification, the learner must complete nine units made up of nine (9) course subjects (see above).

Successful completion of this course will require learners to engage in unsupervised activities including:

  • self-paced study

  • research and reading theological sources and other material related to

  • Christian ministry and theology

  • observing and interacting with experienced Christian ministry workers

  • periods of devotion and prayer

  • times of public and / or private worship

  • personal retreat and reflection

  • consulting with their organisation and community leaders

  • research and familiarisation with internet and other resources related

  • to the field of Christian Ministry and Theology

  • 100% pass mark, a student will have multiple opportunities to achieve a 100% pass mark

The time required to undertake these activities will vary between students based on their experience. On average, the unsupervised activities listed above will equate to 400 – 800 hours.

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