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Defence Force Chaplains College

On 03 November 2003, the Defence Force Chaplains College was established to develop a joint approach for the training and professional development for Australian Defence Force Chaplains. The College is responsible for contextualising a Chaplain’s ministry into the Australian Defence Force environment.

The curriculum is delivered at Joint Professional Military Education levels two to three.

The College is located at the Australian Defence College’s Campbell Campus (on the Australian Defence Force Academy site) in the Australian Capital Territory.

The current range of courses on offer are:

  • Chaplains Initial Course
  • Chaplains Intermediate Course
  • Chaplains Senior Course – under development
  • Character Leadership Course
  • The Clinical Pastoral Education Course