Frequently Asked Questions
Below are listed some of the most commonly asked questions about Charis Bible College Australia. If your question isn’t answered here, please contact us for help.
Questions about Charis Bible College Australia
Are you an accredited college?
Charis Bible College is a non-accredited program.
Since Charis is a non-accredited college, what will I receive at the end of Year 1, 2 & 3?
Upon the successful completion of Year 1 you will receive:
* Certificate of Completion of Biblical Studies
Upon the successful completion of Year 2 you will receive:
* Certificate of Completion of Practical Ministry
* A Ministers Licence from Andrew Wommack Ministries Colorado
Upon the successful completion of Year 3 you will receive:
* Certificate of Completion of the Leadership Program
What is the cost of tuition?
For complete details, please see our Tuition Fees
Do you accept HECS, Fee-Help or government grants?
Since we are a non-accredited 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.
When does school start?
To check out our start dates for all our programs and year levels, visit our academic calendar
How soon do you need my application and when is my first payment due?
Please submit your application form together with the $150 application/administrative non-refundable fee to us as soon as possible as programs are subject to availability. The last day to send in your application is the 15th of January. Tuition fees (monthly or annually) must be paid latest by 20th January.
Do you have a work study program?
We do not have a work study program currently in place.
Do you provide accommodation and/or transport?
Unfortunately, we are unable to provide accommodation or transport services. Click here for some useful information about accommodation & transport on the Gold Coast.
If I’m an international student, what visa would I need to apply for?
As we are not a Registered Training Organisation, you will not be able to apply for a student visa. Consult the Department of Immigration in your own country for visa information, or contact an immigration agent. We are unable to assist you with this.
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. Access our Academic Calendar.
What are your school hours?
Day School Program: Tuesdays – Fridays, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Gold Coast Hybrid Program: 2 Saturdays a Month, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Do you have a Year 3 Ministry Training Program? Can you tell me more about this?
Charis Gold Coast has a unique Year 3 Leadership Program combining a Ministry and Business track. You will have leadership opportunities such as teaching, facilitating, and putting together a business or ministry proposal where you will work together with fellow classmates to practically develop the vision God is giving you!
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 at Charis Bible College, Gold Coast, is via DVD recorded from our Colorado campus lecturers. Teaching is interspersed with guest speakers, staff speakers and class discussion time.
What is the Charis Hybrid Program?
The Hybrid Program is a full-time, one-year program for Year 1, 2 and 3 students which gives you the experience of on-campus life while still being able to do most of your study at home. We currently have two Hybrid Programs available in Australia.
Gold Coast: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Two Saturdays a month.
Click HERE for more information on the Hybrid Program