This Training is designed for the Christian worker, church administrators, church staff members, music ministers, associates and assistant pastors, Christian workers on the mission field, tentmakers, etc.
The student would need to complete the Certificate of Theological Studies and acquire an additional 30 to 60 credit hours of training in a skill .
This training will be completed over a 1 to 3 year period of time that the student is taking the institutes courses. An assessment will be completed for each student taking into account their abilities, talents and interests and then a specific course of action will be taken for the additional Skill training.
This training may be completed through additional on-line training, training at a technical school, apprenticeship programs, etc. This will be determined on an individual basis. The Student will have to prove competency in the skill to graduate from the Institute. The additional 30 to 60 credits to graduate will come from this training depending on the program that they are enrolled in. Online students in the U.S. will get help in this area if they request it.
Some Possible Practical Skills:
|Carpentry||Tech School & Apprenticeship|
|Plumbing||Tech School & Apprenticeship|
|Accounting||Tech School, College|
|Tax Accounting||On-line & Apprenticeship|
|Auto Repair/ Auto body Repair||Tech School & Apprenticeship|
|Well Drilling||Tech School & Apprenticeship|
|Electrical||Tech School & Apprenticeship|
|Insurance Agent, Investment Advisor||On-line & Apprenticeship|
|Teaching English as a Second Language||On-line|
|Programmer, Web Designer, etc.||On-line & Apprenticeship|
|Sales||On-line & Apprenticeship|
|Audio Visual||Tech School|
|Health Care||Tech School|
|Missionary Pilot||Wings as Eagles Mission Aviation Training Center, Oshkosh, WI|
|Teaching English as a Second Language||Specialized School for this.|
|Nursing/Medical Tech||Tech School, College|
|Excavating/Heavy Equipment||Tech School & Apprenticeship|
|Welding||Tech School & Apprenticeship|
This is not by any means a complete list, but gives you some ideas as to professions that could be looked at. Working on the foreign field for a US company will take special skill sets, but many people have those or could gain those skills.
This part of the program is very flexible, but will be part of the students training and will require progress reports and commitment by the student.