Below are listed some of the most commonly asked questions about Charis Bible College-Gold Coast. If your question isn’t answered here, please contact us for help.
Questions about Charis Bible College-Gold Coast
Are you an accredited college?
Charis Bible College is a non-accredited program. We are a practical training school. Many attend to answer a call from God and prepare for ministry. Others come just to develop their own personal relationship with the Lord. Charis Bible College offers the ideal environment for transformation, as your mind is renewed by the Word of God. For some, this two-year commitment has restored their lives and their faith. For some, it has been the beginning of a new adventure with God. And for others, it has been the discovery of God’s call on their lives. If God is calling you to Charis Bible College, be obedient and take the first step to fulfilling your God-given destiny.
Since Charis is an unaccredited college, what will I receive at the end of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year?
Upon the successful completion of the first year you will receive:
* Certificate of Completion of Bible studies
Upon the successful completion of the second year you will receive:
* Certificate of Completion of Practical Ministry Training
Upon the successful completion of the third year you will receive:
*3rd Yr: Certificate of Leadership and Ministers Licence with Andrew Wommack Ministries
After two years of serving in the ministry the student may apply for ordination.
What is the cost of tuition?
For complete details, go to Tuition & Fees.
Do you accept government grants?
Since we are an unaccredited college most grants or scholarships will not apply to us. It would be best to check with the grant provider for more information on what type of schools they will sponsor. Please keep in mind that tuition can be paid on a monthly basis.
Do you have a work study program?
We do not have a work study program currently in place.
When does school start?
We have a start date of February 8th, 2018 for first, second and third year students.
How soon do you need my application and when is my first payment due?
Please submit your application along with your $150 non-refundable registration fee immediately to assist us in adequately preparing for your arrival. Your tuition (whether paying by month or year) and one time fees are due no later than the 1st day of school.
What are Charis mission trips like?
Charis Bible College mission trips are typically between 7-10 days in length and are scheduled during the school year. Locations change from year to year based upon hosts and scheduling restrictions. Current mission trip possibilities include Fiji, Papua New Guinea, The Philippine’s and Aboriginal areas in Australia. Students will need a valid passport by the start of their second-year.
How long is the full time course?
Our full time course is made up of two semesters. The whole school year is approximately 31 weeks.
What are your school hours?
Day school hours are from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, Mon – Fri
Saturday school hours are from 9:30 pm – 4:30pm , Fortnightly
Do you have a Third-Year Ministry Training Program? Can you tell me more about this?
We reserve the right to recruit 2nd year graduating students to join the 3rd year Ministry Leadership Course. The ministry leadership Program is a hybrid of leadership, business and ministry courses; along with practical ministry to prepare students for their future Ministry or Business.
Are there campus tours for visitors?
Yes, campus tours are available. You may contact us to schedule an appointment.
Is all instruction via DVD?
The majority of instruction is given via DVD from our Colorado campus lecturers. This teaching is interspersed with guest speakers, staff speakers and class discussion time.
What is Saturday School?
Saturday School is a part time two year program for 1st year and 2nd years which gives you the experience of on-campus life while still being able to do most of your study at home. Our Saturday school schedule is from 9:30am to 4:30pm every second Saturday.
The core teachings will be watched at home via an online learning program at the same pace as your fellow students. Every 2nd Saturday you will all come together and there will be live teaching, interactive groups, evangelistic training, worship, fellowship and much more.