Level 4 Certificate in Applied Theology
Running from January to July
The Level 4 certificate in applied theology is a six-month introductory vocational course designed to help individuals serve more effectively in local church ministry and mission. The varied subjects and activities in this course provide a solid platform from which to explore personal strengths and weaknesses. It is designed to facilitate the discovery of specific gifts and practical ways of putting them to use.
IMPORTANT TO KNOW
The deadline for submitting the application for this course is 30th September for students needing a visa and 31st October for those not needing a visa. In November/December, before the course starts, there will be some inductions online.
ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2024
Monday 08 January – 5pm to
Friday 22 March – as early as desired
Sunday 31 March
Tuesday 02 April – 10pm to
Tuesday 02 July – as early as desired
Saturday 29 June
ADVANTAGES OF ENROLLING ON OUR COURSES
IBTC has a proven track record of residential mission training for over 70 years.
The short vocational courses provide a viable study access route in the UK post-Brexit.
The residential setting allows for dedicated learning and discipleship in preparation for Christian service and mission.
The combined study and residential package mean that the courses are very affordable for a UK context.
The courses are taught in English and provide scope for students to improve their conversational and written English skills.
The modules are taught in a manner that does not just impart information but assists students to achieve key vocational learning outcomes.
The courses have the flexibility to be studied as separate entities or combined as subsequent integrated courses.
BRIDGING MINISTRY PLACEMENT
The Level 4 Certificate Course is designed to be separate self-contained course that can be completed within 6 months. Students who complete IBTC’s Level 4 certificate and want to proceed to enrol on the Level 5 diploma will be expected to complete a practical 5-6 weeks’ ministry placement during the autumn period between the courses. This will provide a practical ministry exposure that will form a bridge between the two courses. IBTC will be able to signpost students to effective ministry placement partners in Europe.
ENGLISH LEVEL REQUIREMENT
If English is not your first language, YOU ARE REQUIRED to have a level of English of B1 (CEFR – Common European Framework reference) or equivalent (e.g.: IELTS, TEFL, TESOL or any UK Government approved test) to attend our courses.
CURRICULUM LEVEL 4
SUBJECTS & SYLLABI
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LIST OF SUBJECTS
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Having successfully completed the course, you will be able to:
- Exercise personal responsibilities.
- Use spiritual disciplines in a ministry context.
- Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
- Minister to people of different cultures and religions.
- Convey the contemporary and personal relevance of the biblical text.
- Understand human experience from a Christian perspective.
COSTSAt the IBTC, we only charge for board and lodging so that those who have limited means and want to study here have the opportunity to do so.
What is included
- Internet Access
- Washing Machine
- Ministry Outreaches
What is NOT included
- Medical Insurance
- Transport to and from Airports / Stations / Ferry Ports
- Additional Expenses
Please note that upon successful completion of your application, the Admission Fee needs to be paid up-front to confirm your acceptance of the place the college offers you.
The above fees are for the upcoming course and may increase in line with the UK inflation rate. For further information or queries, please contact the administration department at [email protected].
CHECK IF YOU NEED A VISA
You may need a visa to come to the UK to study. So, before applying to this course, check if you need a UK visa to study at IBTC for “six months or less”.
JOIN US AND EXPERIENCE WHAT YOU WERE MADE FOR!
Your future starts now! Apply today to start your jurney into all that God has for you right here at IBTC.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read, understood and agree to abide by the IBTC Code of Conduct.