Australis Certificate of Ministry

Develop your faith, ministry and discipleship with a community of learners in the context of everyday life

Formerly the Trinity Certificate in Theology and Ministry, The Australis Certificate of Ministry will help you know your Bible well, reflect intelligently on your faith, worship God wholeheartedly, serve your community with humility and hope, and celebrate the diversity of gifts, perspectives and experiences among God’s people.


Australis Certificate of Ministry Units 

  1. Experiencing Christian Faith
    Examines eight Christian faith experiences, including praying, singing, using the Bible and discipleship
  2. User’s Guide to the Old Testament
    Explores the ways in which stories from the past can help us to understand more about living in the contemporary world
  3. User’s Guide to the New Testament
    Overviews New Testament writings, including their background in history and geography
  4. The Anglican Church – Our Story
    Explores the story of the Anglican Church from its beginnings in the British Isles, to the Church of England and to present-day Australia
  5. Confessing our Faith
    Assists students to articulate their own faith
  6. Serving Christ Today
    Addresses the fundamental question of how we are called to live today as disciples of Jesus Christ, in our lifestyle, mission, stewardship and calling.


Is the Australis Certificate of Ministry for me?

The Certificate course is ideal for anybody who wants to learn about and deepen their faith. You will fit right in if you identify with any of the following:

  • A Christians wishing to explore issues of faith and church
  • involved in worship and music ministries
  • a retiree wishing to study in your new leisure time
  • testing your vocation
  • a member of a parish pastoral teams
  • engaged in Church agencies and welfare organisations


Can I study the Australis Certificate of Ministry on my own?

One of the great strengths of the certificate is collaborative learning. All students need to be part of a facilitated group. If you are not aware of any groups in your area, click here for information about getting a group started.

The Rev’d Dr Margaret Wesley