Course Info

Qualification Overview

Most Bible Colleges are focused on prospective pastors becoming more qualified academically. The new Equip Bible College exists for all Christians with a hunger to learn and grow spiritually. With affordable, hands-on, relevant courses that are nationally accredited, Equip Bible College is where you can follow your path, whether that’s ministry or just to learn more about the word of God this is an excellent course.

This course is designed for all believers to be effective in Christian life and ministry. It provides a broad knowledge of Biblical and theological concepts, and hands-on training in practical ministry environments.

Course Units

  • CMTTHE401 Interpret and discuss Christian Scripture and Theology (New Testament)
  • CMTTHE402 Interpret theological data (Theology)
  • CMTTHE403 Compare and present information on a theological theme or issue (Old Testament)
  • CMTTHE404 Compare and apply new theological insights (Spirit Empowered Living)
  • CMTMIN401 Explain the application of Christian ethics to contemporary life issues (Christian Living)
  • CMTMIN402 Communicate theological information (Public Speaking)
  • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation (Public Speaking)
  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness (Self-Leadership)
  • BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace (Team Leadership)


All students must be 18 years or older, have completed at least Year 10 equivalent studies, and will be required to undergo a pre-enrolment interview to assess suitability for this course. Students will also be assessed against the Australian Core Skills Framework to determine any language, literacy and/or numeracy support needs.

All students will be required to undertake practical fieldwork throughout the course (190 hours), in a church or Christian ministry environment. As all students have the potential to work with children or youth, all must hold a current Working With Children check.

Study Modes Available

We have two styles of study available and they are by Classroom or Correspondence or a combination of both.


Average completion time is 12 months. This is self-paced; more time allocated to study will determine when the qualification can be achieved. The full qualification must be completed within 24 months from date of enrolment and regular submission of assessment tasks is required.


This course requires a minimum of 190 work placement hours to be completed within a local church.

Fees & Charges

    Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:

  • Tuition fees: $1980
  • Administration fee: $70

Start Dates

No specific start date.


No specific location provided, please contact the office at (03) 9748 9233.

Virtual Classes

No specific location provided, please contact the office at (03) 9748 9233.

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