Training in Pastoral Care
and Chaplaincy

Introductory Course

Professional Course


Our Introductory course is designed for those who are wanting explore chaplaincy or are wanting to volunteer in some kind of chaplaincy setting. The Course is held over 3 to 5 days. This course is conducted at Christ College from time to time and is also held in regional areas of NSW and inter-state. The date and location of the next course is to be advised. Our professional course is designed for those wanting to be employed as chaplains or who are wanting to further develop their pastoral care skills. We are also able to provide professional supervision to those employed in pastoral care or chaplaincy


Welcome to a new initiative offered by Christ College in conjunction with Jericho Road. In Australia today there are growing opportunities for Chaplaincy whether it be in Hospitals, Prisons, the defence forces, Aged care or the community. As part of our commitment to high quality Christian shaped care, we have a commitment to ensuring men and women are well equipped for this vital ministry We offer two different programmes of training to equip people for this ministry.


Jericho Road has partnered with Christ College, an affiliated college of the Australian College of Theology to offer these programmes.

Our Teaching Staff

David Burke
course co-ordinator
David has been minister for over 30 years both here in Australia and overseas. He is currently a member of the faculty at Christ College.
Ian Schoonwater
Ian is the Senior Chaplain with Jericho Road. He has been in full time ministry both in parishes and chaplaincy for over 20 years. He is currently a Chaplain at the Childnren’s Hospital at Westmead.
For more information contact Ian Schoonwater