Level 1 Training

Basic introduction to sports chaplaincy

Our Level 1 Training is free. It is a 2 hour presentation designed to give an introduction to sports chaplaincy as a way of serving the sports community. Participants are encouraged to identify whether community chaplaincy is an appropriate opportunity for them.


  • The background of sports chaplaincy in Australia
  • The need and the opportunity around sports chaplaincy
  • Pastoral care as the central idea
  • Sport, SCA and your church
  • Effective principles and practice of sports chaplaincy
  • Starting out, and accreditation

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Training for your church

We are always happy to discuss presenting our Level 1 Training in situ to any of our existing and prospective partner churches.
You can also arrange an online session specifically for your church community.
Contact one of our regional coordinators.

Upcoming Level 1 Training Opportunities

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Level 1 Training - Online (22 June 2021)
SCA's 2 hour Basic Training in preparation for sports chaplaincy. Presented by Steve Stubbings, SCA's Chaplaincy Services Director. Tuesday evening, 7pm to 9pm (AEST).

When: June 22–23, 2021
Level 1 Training - Online (15 July 2021)
SCA's 2 hour Basic Training in preparation for sports chaplaincy. Presented by Allie Nezval, SCA's Sydney North/East Regional Coordinator. Thursday afternoon (WA - morning), 12:30pm to 3pm (AEST).

When: July 15, 2021

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