Certificate in Parenting for Faith


A highly popular Cliff College Online course led by our partners, BRF. This course is available now on our online learning platform - click 'register now' for details.

Parenting for Faith

What is it to share Christian faith within the family? How can we better parent the children of our communities to grow in God, or as adults accompany children on the Christian journey? This course will equip students to successfully support parents and carers as they disciple their children and explore what parenting for faith might look like in their church and community. It will help develop foundational values and practices to operate out of, and establish practical steps to shape a culture where parenting for faith can flourish.

Led by Becky Sedgwick and Rachel Turner from our partners BRF, this 12 session online course offers an opportunity to complete an assignment and receive a Cliff College Certificate in Parenting for Faith.

Subject areas include:

  • The current crisis in spiritual parenting,
  • An overview of Parenting for Faith and its five key tools,
  • Skills and values you need to successfully support your families,
  • Parenting for Faith in children’s and youth work and intergenerational spaces,
  • Working with your church and planning your next steps.

This course is available on our Cliff College Online platform.

There are two options for taking the Parenting for Faith course – the ‘completion’ option, which costs £150, or the ‘Cliff College Certificate’ option, which costs £175. The course content is the same for both options, but the ‘Certificate’ option gives you the opportunity to submit a written assignment to help you further engage with the learning of the course. Payment can be made by credit or debit card.

Please note that the Certificate option has three start dates planned for the 2021-22 academic year, starting in September 2021, with the following course beginning in January 2022. The completion option is available throughout the year.

There are two options for taking the Parenting for Faith course – the ‘completion’ option or the ‘Cliff College Certificate’ option. The course content is the same for both options, but the ‘Certificate’ option gives you the opportunity to submit a written assignment to help you further engage with the learning of the course. This Certificate option gives students 12 weeks to complete the course and 12 weeks to complete the assignment. The assignment will be marked and then moderated by college staff. Students who obtain a pass mark or higher will receive a Cliff College Certificate in Parenting for Faith, awarded at the Cliff College Graduation ceremony.

Students who choose the self-paced ‘completion’ option will receive a completion certificate only and do not need to complete a written assignment. It is important to make your decision before your purchase access to the course as you cannot switch part way through the course content.

Sign up for the completion option - you can start this any time.

Sign up for the Cliff College Certificate option - this will begin in September 2021.

If you have any questions about these options or the course, please email enquiries@cliffcollege.ac.uk.

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