Discover the gift of God in your life – study leadership at Centrepoint College.
Our programs will empower you to fulfil your life-calling both inside and outside of church environments. The full-time, part-time and night study options will equip you to change the world through classroom learning and hands-on ministry experience.
Got questions? Head to the Frequently Asked Questions section below and have a read.
Enrolments for 2019 are now open…
and places are filling fast. Find out more at our Information Evening at the Bibra Lake campus on Tuesday Jan 22 from 7-9pm. Book your place using the form below. This semester our Tuesday night sessions will begin with Leadership Fundamentals with Pastor Joel Chelliah. Develop your own leadership and connect with the leadership culture of Centrepoint Church through these practical and insightful sessions. This topic is open to everyone – contact us now to register.
What courses are available?
Two study pathways are available to students at Centrepoint College
Pathway 1: 10608NAT Diploma of Leadership (Christian Work)
This is delivered by Centrepoint Church as part of a VET Third Party arrangement with Alphacrucis College
Pathway 2: Online Higher Education Diploma of Leadership delivered by Alphacrucis College.
Centrepoint College hosts students who are enrolled in the higher education diploma of leadership with Alphacrucis. Course content is provided online by Alphacrucis and Centrepoint College provides additional support and practical placement internship experiences.
What subjects are included in the courses?
The core subjects that are included both pathways are:
- Bible – Old and New Testaments
- Worldview (Theology)
- Christian Spirituality (Discipleship)
- Public Speaking
- Practical Experience
What is the course schedule?
For 2019, Centrepoint College runs from Jan 28 – Nov 29, with a mid-year break of Jun 14 – Jul 15.
Face to face classes are held Tuesday nights and all day Wednesday at the Bibra Lake Campus.
Assessments include online tests, written & practical tasks. Full time students should plan for at least 4 – 6 hours per week for the practical internship and 4 – 6 hours per week out of class study.
How does part-time study work?
You can choose to either attend the sessions on Tuesday nights (7-9pm) OR Wednesday days (9am-3pm). The practical internship units require additional involvement within your local church.
What are the Entry Requirements?
There are no formal entry requirements for the 10608NAT Diploma of Leadership. However a High School Certificate level of English competency is recommended to ensure successful completion of the course.
The entry requirements for the online Higher Education Diploma of Leadership are available here.
How do I apply?
First choose your study pathway. We recommend you talk to us to be sure which is best for you. Use the form on this page to get in touch.
Pathway 1: Enrolment in 10608NAT Diploma of Leadership (Christian Work) is a two step process:
- Click here to apply to Alphacrucis (RTO Provider Code 90525)
Get help with how to apply on the Alphacrucis website here
- Click here to enrol in Centrepoint College
Pathway 2: Students interested in applying for FEE-HELP may choose to enrol in the online Diploma of Leadership through Alphacrucis College. There are two steps to this enrolment process:
What is the cut off date for enrolment?
Enrolments for semester 1, 2019 should to be received by January 14 in order to avoid administrative delays
What is the cost of the course?
The cost of the 10608NAT Diploma of Leadership (Church Work) in 2019 is $590/unit (12 units). No FEE-HELP is available for this course.
Pricing and FEE-HELP information for the online Diploma of Leadership through Alphacrucis College is available here.
*Personal interest students can attend for $150 / unit. This does not count towards an accredited diploma and no assessments are necessary.
How does FEE-HELP work and who is eligible?
A FEE-HELP loan is available for eligible students enrolling in the online Higher Education Diploma of Leadership with Alphacrucis College. Please note that FEE-HELP has a loan fee of 25%. Information on Fee-Help and eligibility can be found here on the study assist website
Are the courses nationally recognised?
The 10608NAT Diploma of Leadership (Church Work) is accredited with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) through Alphacrucis College (RTO Provider Code 90525) in Sydney. This is the official national college for the Australian Christian Churches and is working its way to becoming the first Christian University in Australia.