The Catholic Institute


Certificate in Catholic Youth Ministry

PC9636 | NZQA approved | Level 5, 72 credits | 0.6 efts


I have come that you may have life in its fullness...


Gain a Certificate in Catholic Youth Ministry 


Acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable you to minister to young people in Catholic parishes and schools competently and confidently. 


Enrich your own understanding of faith


Main Features

6 Courses in Theology, Scripture and Youth Ministry; 1 Practicum – 4 weeks working wih young people with a mentor

Higher Study

If you wish to take your studies further in this area you can study the Diploma in Religious Studies, stream Pastoral Ministry or the Diploma in Pastoral Leadership

Career Opportunities

This qualification will enhance opportunities to work with young people in Catholic parishes and schools.

For further information

Contact the site co-ordinator in your area

Check the timetables

To enrol in this Certificate

Click here to go to enrolment forms

Programme Structure

YM101 Introduction to Catholic Youth Ministry
YM102 Introduction to Spirituality Youth Ministers
TH101 Introduction to Catholicism
TH102 Introduction to Theology
SC101 Introduction to the Old Testament
SC102 Introduction to the New Testament
YM103 Youth Ministry Experience (last course to complete).

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Students have said: "I loved all the ICT content and the enthusiasm with which the course was run.

This has been a very valuable experience and given me a much greater insight into the Catholic faith."