Framework Details

Framework Title: Church Ministry
ID: FR05080
Level/s: 4
Issuing Authority: People 1st
Issue Date: 01/05/2023

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Contact Information

Contact Name: Welsh Apprenticeship Unit
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The content of this Pathway has been agreed by the Steering Group. This is the only Apprenticeship Pathway in the Public Services sector approved for use in Wales that is eligible for Welsh Government funding.

The Ministry Apprentice position constitutes 18 months employment with a local church, cluster of churches or para church organisation.  It is aimed at those primarily wanting to explore a calling into full-time Christian ministry.  It will ensure you have the necessary experience and qualification (Theology – Level 4) for Christian Ministry in the local church, chaplaincy programmes, youth and children’s work and a range of other areas.

Apprentices will be working as part of a team whilst obtaining in-house theological and ministry training.  And being released to gain an off the job qualification in theology.