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Have you started work recently as a youth minister whether in a school, a parish or a university?

Perhaps you've been engaged in your ministry for some time and want to further your career and look towards a leadership role?


BBI-TAITE has designed a higher education award, especially for you.

The GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN LEADERSHIP & THEOLOGY, specialising in Youth Ministry is comprised of four units which can be undertaken in six months full-time or equivalent part-time study, 100 % online.

Unit Code Unit Name
THEO800  Foundations for Theological Studies (core unit)
LEAD800 Leadership: Scripture and Theological Foundations (core unit)
IMER900 Immersion Experience Critical Reflection: Youth Ministry (core unit)
LEAD801 Leadership: Mission, Identity and Community (elective unit)

Practical study linked to everyday ministry

For those already enrolled in a program, BBI-TAITE also offers elective units which will directly enhance your work as a youth minister and can be completed totally online, as a cross-institutional student, with permissions from your institution:

Unit Code Unit Name
REDU914 Religion and Young People in Australia and Abroad
LEAD904 Leadership and Justice
THEO942 Justice and Peace: Catholic Social Teaching
LEAD903 Leader as Explorer, Guide and Meaning Maker

Reduce your study load-RPL and credit

If you have completed prior study with BBI-TAITE or another tertiary institution, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit over a period stretching back 10 years (4 years at most other institutions), reducing the number of units and reducing fees.

Youth Ministers together

Flexible, affordable online study

  • You can study 100 % online-ensuring maximum flexibility to study when it suits you.
  • BBI-TAITE offers three trimesters of study every year, allowing you to potentially complete more units over the summer months when you may be taking some of your annual leave.
  • FEE-HELP is available.

Are you ready to further your career in Youth Ministry in 2018?

Apply anytime of the year for a start in:


Call our friendly Student Administration team: 02 9847 0030

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