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Vocational Education & Training (VET)

Adelaide College of Divinity is proud to operate as a nationally-certified VET (Vocational Education and Training) provider. Offering education as Registered Training Organisation 4683, ACD partners with other colleges and bodies in the provision of nationally-recognised qualifications in Christian Ministry and Theology, with opportunities for formal qualifications, professional development, and guided discipleship.

Courses include:

  • Certificate III in Christian Ministry & Theology 10741NAT

  • Certificate IV in Christian Ministry & Theology 10742NAT

  • Diploma in Christian Ministry & Theology 10743NAT

Course Aims:


  • Deepen your relationship with God

  • Expand your knowledge of the Bible

  • Equip you for ministry in the church and community

  • Develop your leadership and communication skills 

Study options Full-time or Part-time, Online or On Campus.

The ACD VET faculty are passionate practitioners who care deeply about study and discipleship. The subjects/units are thoughtfully and intentionally developed based on culturally-intelligent resources and research.    


Admission Requirements

Successful completion of year 12 or equivalent recognised learning experience. If the student has not completed year 12, they will be required to complete a pre-entry admission test.  




Refer to the provider handbooks below (Uniting College, Australian Lutheran College, and CEDAL) to learn about the various Scholarship options available.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students with skills and knowledge gained from life experience, work history, community involvement and other training or study may be able to apply for RPL.

RPL is a process whereby the student must demonstrate that they have knowledge and skills that match the competencies and elements in the unit of study.  This requires the student to collect a variety of forms of evidence and to pay a fee to have their application assessed. Prior to applying you need to contact the VET Coordinator  - to discuss your eligibility for RPL.

Advice to students of third-party arrangement

The ACD is a Registered Training Organisation. We have a third party arrangement to deliver accredited course with the following colleges:


Uniting College for Leadership and Theology

Ph: (08) 8416 8420


Commission for Education for Discipleship and Leadership

Ph: (08) 9260 9800


Australian Lutheran College

Ph: (08) 7120 8200


Adelaide College of Divinity RTO Code: 4863  

For more information please contact Student Services on (08) 8416 8400 or

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