FIRST YEAR

Diploma of Leadership (Higher Education)

 

Empowered to Lead.

We are all called to lead in all spheres of life. Leaders of our destinies, leaders of our communities, leaders in our areas of influence.

Our 1st Year Diploma Programme is designed specifically to do this. Your learning is split equally between formal classes and practical hands on learning. All of this is done in an environment that has a strong emphasis on discipleship, personal leadership and empowerment.

By the end of first year you can expect to have;

  • A good foundational knowledge in Biblical Studies and Christian Theology
  • A dynamic and intimate personal relationship with God
  • Mastery in self leadership and general leadership principles
  • Experience in leading small groups of people within your chosen stream
  • Practical expertise in your chosen ministry area

Upon completion, you will receive two certificates, a Certificate of Completion from Planetshakers College for the training and discipleship experience, and your Diploma of Leadership from Alphacrucis acknowledging your academic studies.

From the first moment I stepped into the College chapel service, God began to touch my spirit in a way I never experienced before. It was here He began to speak so clearly into my life for the next six months. I really believe there was such significance in stepping out into something new and trusting that God would reveal His plan for my life. And it was through this faith and obedience that I can truly say that my life was changed.

 
— CHELSI NIKKERUD —

SUBJECT OUTLINES

CORE SUBJECTS

  • Students will be introduced to the books, authors, general themes, concepts and historical context of the Old Testament. Students will also learn to interpret scripture and communicate this to an audience. Students will apply the message of the Old Testament to contemporary Christian living.

  • Students will be introduced to the books, authors, general themes, concepts and historical context of the New Testament. Students will also learn to interpret scripture and communicate this to an audience. Students apply the message of the New Testament to contemporary Christian living.

  • Students will explore key foundational doctrines within the Christian faith and study their application to our Christian life.

  • Focusing on self leadership and personal discipleship, students are taught spiritual disciplines, character integrity and basic self and small group leadership principles

  • After focusing on self leadership and personal discipleship, students will now be taught the skills required to interact with and lead others in the areas of spiritual disciplines, character development and personal growth.

  • Planetshakers has embarked successfully on a revolutionary method of 21st century missions. Having seen great success in the nation of Papua New Guinea where we saw over 100,000 people make commitments to Christ in 2017, we are believing that whole Pacific region will be saved. Students will learn to minister in a cross cultural environment. Students will also have the opportunity to sit in classes run by Pastor Martin Steel, a global missions expert and Pastor Tim Hall, a leading international evangelist and director of multiple hundreds of crusades.

    For more information about the Believe PNG campaign, visit www.believepng.com

  • Students will learn about the theology of the Holy Spirit. Teachings include interpreting dreams, how to practically engage with Holy Spirit, and how to work and interact with Him in all areas of life and ministry.

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS

  • Students will learn the skills required to provide introductory pastoral care within the church. Via practical and lecture based instruction, students will be immersed in a variety of pastoral techniques, learning to care for all ministries within a congregation. Students will also be involved in small group leadership as part of their practical training in this subject.

  • Students will learn how to write an original song, digitally record and produce it using Protools. Students will also learn basic band dynamics, communication and leading. Basic music directing fundamentals will also be taught. Students are required to perform at an end of semester showcase to a live audience.

  • Students will be put through a rotation learning the basic fundamentals of all creative departments. Examples are, how to mix in a live setting, how to program a basic lighting rig, basic knowledge in adobe suite of products (protools, premier, illustrator), basic camera operation and live video switching.

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