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Bay of Plenty: SCNZ Certificate Training Phase 3,4

16 October - 18 October

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Location of October Bay of Plenty Sports Chaplaincy training
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Course Structure

Bay of Plenty Sports Chaplaincy training will run over 2 days, from 9am until 4pm. Each day will include one phase of training, consisting of six hours of interactive class time, plus breaks for lunch, and also morning and afternoon tea.

Phase Three:

  • Mentoring
  • Active listening
  • Reason for the hope (sharing the gospel with gentleness and respect)
  • Sports Chaplaincy New Zealand’s code of conduct
  • Sports organisations
  • Field trip to a local sports community

Phase Four:

  • Health and safety
  • Family life
  • Grief, loss and transitions
  • Suicide awareness
  • Pathway to placement
  • Developing your game plan

This is the second half of SCNZ’s Four Phase training, designed for those who have already completed Phases One and Two. Phase 1 explores the Biblical basis as well as critical elements of Sports Chaplaincy, while Phase 2 places particular emphasis on pastoral care. If you would like more information, then please contact jo.reha@sportschaplaincy.co.nz.


Following each session, there is time for you to reflect on your learning and its application.

After completing all four phases, you may then apply to become an accredited Sports Chaplain. The accreditation process includes an interview, as well as police and reference checks.

More information about SCNZ training.

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How much does Bay of Plenty Sports Chaplaincy training cost?

We ask for a koha, or donation, in order to help cover the cost of this training. You are welcome to give whatever you feel is appropriate according to your personal financial circumstances as well as the value of the training for you.

Interested in Bay of Plenty Sports Chaplaincy training?

If you are interested in attending, then please click on the link below. A Sports Chaplaincy representative will be in touch to let you know more and discuss whether this training is the right next step for you.

Register your interest now



16 October
18 October
By koha
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Matt Hawkins
Jo Reha


Pacific Park Christian Holiday Camp
1110 Papamoa Beach Road
Papamoa, 3118 New Zealand
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