The Catholic Institute

Certificate in Pastoral Ministry (Hospital)

 PC9637 | NZQA approved | Level 5, 72 credits | 0.6 efts

I was sick and you took care of me... 

Gain a Certificate in Pastoral Ministry (Hospital)

Acquire the foundational skills and knowledge to assist chaplains in hospitals ministering to the sick

Enrich your own understanding of faith

Main Features

7 Courses in Pastoral Ministry, specific to hospital contexts, Theology and Scripture

Higher Study

If you wish to take your studies further you can study towards the Diploma in Religious Studies, stream Pastoral Ministry, the Diploma in Pastoral Leadership, and any other chaplaincy qualification approved by hospitals

Career Opportunities

This qualification will enhance your opportunity to assist chaplains in hospitals in salaried employment or as a volunteer.

For further information

Contact the site co-ordinator in your area or check the timetables

To enrol in this programme

Click here to go to enrolment forms

Programme Structure

PMH101 Pastoral Theology for Hospital Ministry
PMH102 Introduction to Spirituality for Pastoral Ministry in a Hospital Context
PMH103 Pastoral Care of the Sick in a Hospital Context
TH101 Introduction to Catholicism
TH102 Introduction to Theology
SC101 Introduction to the Old Testament
SC102 Introduction to the New Testament


Students have said: "very informative and enriching, professionally and spirituality.  Great variety of interactive teaching methods used - help me to stay engaged."