The Graduate Certificate in Religious Education develops the professional knowledge, practice and identity of teachers as educators in religion and religious practices and as significant partners of Christian faith communities in Catholic schools.
Taught by content experts from the Rockhampton Diocese of Catholic Education, the course has broad applicability for current or aspiring teachers who wish to enhance their knowledge of Christian belief systems and rituals for the purpose of teaching in religiously affiliated schools.
Units in this course have a practical focus with strong relevance to the professional roles of teachers in Catholic schools in Australia.
Prospective students must have successfully completed an accredited initial teacher education course offered by an Australian university or an initial teacher education course recognised for the purposes of eligibility for teacher registration in an Australian state or territory.Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.Assumed KnowledgeNo information available at this time.
As a graduate of the course, you are eligible for accreditation to teach religion in a Catholic school which is a condition for permanent employment within the sector. The award has general applicability for employment in schools affiliated with Christian religious traditions. Completion of the course creates opportunities for articulation into Masters courses to pursue particular research interests.