This is a more advanced academic course geared especially for students who feel the call of God on their lives for an ordained ministry. Receiving the Diploma is not accompanied by any form of ordination. Ordinations or titles are entirely up to the leaders of your local assembly and their respective governing bodies.
A minimum high school education of Grade 12 is required by the SA Education Board to qualify for this Diploma. Students who have not reached Grade 12 may still do the course, but will not receive the diploma.
The Diploma course takes approximately one year to complete, depending on the student’s pace. Students who have successfully completed this course will be entitled to apply to Hebron Bible College, or some other accredited bible institute to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Theology.
This is a ‘Ministerial’ course, equipping the students to minister and/or lead a basic ministry in their local congregation if the local leadership requires them to do so.
A minimum school education of Grade 10 is required by the SA Education Board to qualify for this Certificate.
Students who have not reached Grade 10 may still do the course, but will not receive the certificate.
The Certificate Course takes approximately 15 – 20 months to complete, depending on the student’s pace.
Students who have successfully completed this course will be entitled to register for the Diploma Course.
The Registration Fee is R400.
Monthly fee: R150 per month or R1500 once off for the year.
Lecture times and dates to be confirmed upon sign-up
Anyone may attend classes, but only registered students will receive materials and be allowed to write the exams.
Classes run from February to November.
An evening usually consists of 3 lectures with breaks, but may change due to the specific work involved.
Students are expected to attend all classes with a minimum overall attendance of 70%.
Lectures will start promptly at scheduled times and all students are expected to be seated and ready for lectures on time.
Students receive a holiday break during the July holidays. It is advised that any holidays arranged that may interfere with classes be arranged over this time. The exact dates will be given when classes start.
Most homework and assignments are of a practical nature, including written work, ministry practice or practical experience.
In order to enjoy the full benefit of the course, all homework and assignments are mandatory and marks may be deducted for late submission.
Students are advised to spend 3 to 4 hours studying or working on homework for every hour of class. I.E. It is advised that students spend 9 hours during the week studying.
An accredited degree course could then be pursued via various institutes in South Africa.
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