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.


Please note: Since this program will be extensively reviewed, no enrolment of new students into this program will take place in 2020. Please check in with us for an update on our progress. 


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 from the NETS offices in Windhoek. Postage of all materials is included in the course fees, but a courier service is available at extra cost.

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.

Further details can be accessed here in the Certificate in Christian Ministry Brochure