ATS Vocational Certificates Online Application – Apply Now

By | March 10, 2022

Auckland Park Theological Seminary ATS Vocational Certificates Online Application – Apply Now

ATS Vocational Certificates Online Application – Apply Now:

Online Applications for the 2022 academic year are now open at Auckland Park Theological Seminary ATS. Auckland Park Theological Seminary ATS strives to equip their students. This includes vocational and occupationally directed skills.

How to Apply?

ATS Vocational Certificates Online Application – Apply Now

The Office of Admissions is here to help prospective students navigate the Auckland Park Theological Seminary ATS online application and admissions process.

Click Here to download Application form of Auckland Park Theological Seminary ATS.

Detailed information on all vocational and higher certificate programs offered at the institution are highlighted below:

VOCATIONAL CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS INCULDE:

ATS Vocational Certificates Online Application – Apply Now

1.Christian Counselling Certificate

The Christian Counselling vocational Certificate (CCC) is an introductory course to the ministry of Christian counselling by means of exposure to certain counselling principles and information on personal crises and how to effectively deal with them.

The CCC comprises of 4 modules, namely:

  • Module1: Introduction to pastoral care and counselling
  • Module2: Methods, models, techniques and skills in counselling
  • Module3: Marriage, family, abuse, depression and addiction
  • Module4: Healing, illness, grief, bereavement, abnormal behaviour and exorcism

Costs for 2022

R 390.00 per module x 4 modules = R 1 560.00

Applicants should pay the full cost on registration. They can as well pay per module before commencement of the specific module.

A handling and dispatching fee for books and study material is payable if you do not collect your material from ATS. Estimated R100-R150.

Note: Vocational Certificates are self-enrichment, in-house programs to assist those involved in ministry. There are no minimum admission requirements. They are non-registered, non-credit bearing and non-credit RPL (recognition of prior learning) may apply.

2.Christian Worker’s Certificate

The Christian Worker vocational Certificate (CWC) opens doors to exciting ministry opportunities within the body of Christ. This certificate is based on a Pentecostal perspective offering both basic biblical theological instruction as well as biblical, Pentecostal based practical input.

The Christian Workers’ Certificate is for:
  • Church leaders who do not have access to a diploma or a degree in theology because they do not have a Matriculation Certificate,
  • Church planters who want to effectively plant a new church,
  • Cell group leaders who want to improve their ministry skills within the cell group structure,
  • Retired people who want to use their retirement to develop a new ministry career within the body of Christ,
  • General ministry practitioners who, as members of an assembly, want to sharpen their skills within their ministry area,
  • Business people who want to build their businesses on sound biblical and Christian ethical standards, or
The benefits of studying CWC:
  • All Students without Matriculation Certificate can become equipped for the full-time ministry.
  • Students become part of a rich history of studying and practising Christ-centered, Bible-based Theology within an African context.
  • Students are exposed to the teachings and work of highly skilled and experienced Pentecostal lecturers.
  • The program may help students assess the possibility of pursuing a seminary diploma or degree.
  • The student will experience personal and spiritual enrichment.
  • CWC is an open time-line program. Students register at any time of the year and work at their own pace.
CWC is presented in two levels:

Each level consists of 7 modules with a theological and practical mix.

A certificate is awarded on completion of each level.

CWC Level 1
  1. Spiritual growth
  2. Know the Bible: Old Testament
  3. Know the Bible: New Testament
  4. Discipleship
  5. Biblical Teachings
  6. Ministry skills: Preaching, Liturgy and Pastoral Counselling
  7. Church Administration
CWC Level 2 (Level 1 is compulsory for entry into level 2)
  1. Church History
  2. Christian Ethics
  3. Child and Family Ministry
  4. Youth Ministry
  5. Missiology and Evangelism
  6. Entrepreneurship
  7. Church Planting and using social media within church planting
Costs for 2022

CWC is pay-as-you-go.

Students do not have to register for all the modules at the same time.

The cost per module is R 750.

A handling and dispatching fee for books and study material is payable if you do not collect your material from ATS. The amount will depend on how many study manuals are to be posted. Estimated R100-R150.

Note: Vocational Certificates are self-enrichment, in-house programs to assist those involved in ministry. There are no minimum admission requirements. They are non-registered, non-credit bearing and non-credit RPL (recognition of prior learning) may apply.

3.Entrepreneurship Certificate

The key success factor of an entrepreneur is the person of the entrepreneur.

It is not primarily about knowledge; such as market research, business plans, cashflow, bookkeeping or even knowledge of the industry (successful entrepreneurs often venture into new and unfamiliar industries). No, the key differentiator is the person of the entrepreneur.

The person who has the ability to see opportunities and create something of value when and where others fail to see possibilities. The person who dashes into hope, who dashes into the future to create positive experiences and thriving communities through their ventures. It is the person who looks at a wilderness or at a desert and sees a garden, sees an opportunity to create new value.

EC comprises of 2 modules, namely:
  • Module 1: The Person of the Entrepreneur
  • Module 2: Business in the cloud
Costs for 2022

EC is once-off payment up-front.

Full payment is made upon registration for the vocational certificate.

Important: Students need an Internet-connected PC or tablet.

The cost is R 800.

A handling and dispatching fee for books and study material is payable if you do not collect your material from ATS. The amount will depend on how many study manuals are to be posted. Estimated R100.

Note: Vocational Certificates are self-enrichment, in-house programs to assist those involved in ministry. There are no minimum admission requirements. They are non-registered, non-credit bearing and non-credit RPL (recognition of prior learning) may apply.

4.Women in Ministry

The Women in Ministry vocational certificate (WIM) is intended for women who are either married to a pastor or who are involved in ministry in a church and want to better equip themselves. The purpose is to enhance your ministry and leadership skills in an assembly.

This vocational certificate comprises of 4 modules:

  • Module1: Leadership, personal development and administration
  • Module2: Christian faith and Christian life
  • Module3: Know the Bible: The Old testament and the New Testament
  • Module4: Ministry skills
Costs for 2022

R 355.00 per module x 4 modules = R 1 420.00

A handling and dispatching fee for books and study material is payable if you do not collect your material from ATS. The amount will depend on how many study manuals are to be posted. Estimated R100-R150.

Note: Vocational Certificates are self-enrichment, in-house programs to assist those involved in ministry. There are no minimum admission requirements. They are non-registered, non-credit bearing and non-credit RPL (recognition of prior learning) may apply.

5.Youth Work

The Youth Work vocational certificate (YWC) is for people who work with young people and want to be better equipt. YWC introduces the student to basic principles and ministry skills related to youth ministry. The student will gain a basic understanding of the development stages of young people, as well as certain ministry principles and skills.

This vocational certificate comprises of 4 modules:

  • Module1: Philosophy of youth work, and a biblical and historical survey
  • Module2: Understanding young people in their phases of development
  • Module3: Church and youth ministry
  • Module4: Methods in youth ministry
Costs for 2022

R 490.00 per module x 4 modules = R 1 960.00

A handling and dispatching fee for books and study material is payable if you do not collect your material from ATS. The amount will depend on how many study manuals are to be posted. Estimated R100-R150.

Note: Vocational Certificates are self-enrichment, in-house programs to assist those involved in ministry. There are no minimum admission requirements. They are non-registered, non-credit bearing and non-credit RPL (recognition of prior learning) may apply.

6. Small Group Leader Certificate

 

HIGHER CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS INCLUDE:

ATS Vocational Certificates Online Application – Apply Now

1.Higher Certificate in Pastoral Counselling

The Higher Certificate in Pastoral Counselling comprises of theoretical work and a compulsory practical component. The work is covered by 10 modules out of 10 credits per module.

Practical work

Pastoral counselling requires that counsellors be both academically and practically equipped. The Higher Certificate in Pastoral Counselling therefore has a set practical program for achieving this qualification.

All the practical assignments are compulsory. In the event of a student struggling to find a competent counsellor/pastor to assist with the required assignment supervision, the program leader (Dr. Oldewage) will help the student to be accommodated.

Assessment

Each module will be formally assessed in the following manner:

  • Assignments
  • Practical work
  • An exam at the end of each module.

Students may apply to resubmit assignments and practical work or re-write the exam to improve their marks.

Order of modules

Students start with module 1 and must progress in the chronological order of the modules as indicated in the “Module Content”.

Minimum admission requirements

The minimum admission requirement is at least one of the following:

  • The minimum entry requirements to a Higher Certificate is the achievement of a National Senior Certificate according to the rules of subject combination prescribed in the policy for the National Senior Certificate – A qualification at level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework, Government Gazette, Vol. 481, No. 27819, July 2005.
  • A tertiary qualification on NQF 5 (Higher Certificate)
  • If the applicant is older than 23 years and have matriculation exemption from the Matriculation Board.
  • If applicant is older than 45 years.
Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Students who have completed the Higher Certificate in Pastoral Counselling will receive RPL when they do the Diploma in Theology or the Bachelor of Theology (BTh) degree at ATS.

International Students

The minimum requirements for international students will be a final school year certificate bearing the same value as the South African National Senior Certificate.

This qualification of the applicant must be assessed by SAQA and the original SAQA assessment certificate as well as the SAQA Evaluation Certificate must be submitted to ATS. Review detailed information for international students.

Costs for 2022

The Higher Certificate in Pastoral Counselling consists of 10 modules and is pay-as-you-go.

Students do not have to register for all the modules at the same time but the full fee for each registered module is payable at registration.

It costs R750 per module (which includes registration fee).

Example: when a student registers for the first 3 modules, an amount of R2250 (R750 x 3) is payable at registration.

A handling and dispatching fee for books and study material is payable if you do not collect your material from ATS. The amount will depend on how many study manuals are to be posted. Estimated R100-R150.

2.Higher Certificate in Youth Work

The Higher Certificate in Youth Work comprises of theoretical work and a compulsory practical component. The work is covers 8 modules of 15 credits each.

During the program, students will study practical application within the field of youth ministry, as related to the content of the program.

The practical work is in co-operation with the local assembly where the student is registered. The co-operation will exist between ATS and the presiding/senior pastor or assembly leaders and (if applicable) the specific ministry leader within the given assembly.

The practical work will consist of three components:

  • Specific ministry
  • General ministry involvement
  • Hosting a youth ministry related event
Order of modules

Students start with module 1 and must progress in the chronological order of the modules as indicated in the “Module Content”.

Minimum admission requirements

The minimum admission requirement is at least one of the following:

  • The minimum entry requirements to a Higher Certificate is the achievement of a National Senior Certificate according to the rules of subject combination prescribed in the policy for the National Senior Certificate – A qualification at level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework, Government Gazette, Vol. 481, No. 27819, July 2005.
  • A tertiary qualification on NQF 5 (Higher Certificate)
  • If the applicant is older than 23 years and have matriculation exemption from the Matriculation Board.
  • If applicant is older than 45 years.

 

International Students

The minimum requirements for international students will be a final school year certificate bearing the same value as the South African National Senior Certificate.

SAQA assesses this qualification and the original SAQA assessment certificate. Applicants should submit The SAQA Evaluation Certificate to ATS. Review detailed information for international students.

Costs for 2022

The Higher Certificate in Youth Work consists of 8 modules and is pay-as-you-go.

Students do not have to register for all the modules at the same time but the full fee for each registered module is payable at registration.

It costs R750 per module (which includes registration fee).

Example: when a student registers for the first 3 modules, an amount of R2250 (R750 x 3) is payable at registration.

A handling and dispatching fee for books and study material is payable if you do not collect your material from ATS. The amount will depend on how many study manuals are to be posted. Estimated R100-R150.

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