Certificate in Ministry

The Certificate in Christian Ministry (NQF Level 3) is a Distance Education program that is designed to be studied where you are, and in the language of your choice. It will challenge you spiritually and help equip you for ministry in your local church. It does not however ordinarily qualify someone to serve as a church pastor.

The course is done by purchasing and completing the study guide for each of the 29 different units of the Certificate in Christian Ministry course. NETS has a number of Distance Education Coordinators based around Namibia who run study groups where you can receive face-to-face tutoring in your own language to ensure you receive maximum support and encouragement as you study.

Graduates from the Certificate in Christian Ministry program are equipped with the skills to:

  • live a godly life.
  • better understand Holy Scripture.
  • serve faithfully in their local church and community.

Graduates who successfully complete the certificate in English and with a Grade Point Average of at least 75% are eligible to be enrolled in the NQF Level 4 Certificate in Theology program in Windhoek.


  • The only requirement for enrolment in the Certificate of Christian Ministry is to be able to read and write in the language that you choose to study in.
  • The course is currently available in Rukwangali, Afrikaans, English, Oshikwanyama, Oshindonga and Otjiherero.