Training for work with children
Delivered in partnership with the Diocese of Sheffield, the Diocese of Derby and Valley CIDS, the Aurora Certificate in Children’s Ministry is a training course for children’s work volunteers based in the South Yorkshire area and Derbyshire areas, and is delivered on two sites, Rotherham and Chesterfield with combined sessions at Cliff College.
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The Certificate in Theology, Ministry and Mission combines cutting edge vocational training in Children and Family ministry, with the highest level of theological education, to provide some of the leading training available for those called to specialist ministries and mission with children, families and the communities where they live.
This postgraduate programme aims to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of Christian Theology, Ministry and Mission. The programme is designed to provide a solid background in Children and Family Ministry for students who wish to develop their understanding of this area of ministry and theology, those who wish to reflect on their practice at an advanced level or who are planning to go on to do research in this area.
A University level regional course provided by the Dioceses of Chester and Manchester; validated by University of Chester
This course is for those working mainly with children up to secondary school age, in or for the church on a paid or voluntary basis. It covers: how children grow and learn and the issues they face in that process; theological understanding and principles related to children and childhood; the spirituality and faith of children; an introduction to mission to and with children; and management of self, team and leadership skills. Students who pass their Certificate qualification, will be eligible to progress to Diploma stage. Students who pass their Diploma qualification, will be eligible to progress to Degree stage.
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