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THE CHILD DEVELOPMENT INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE PROGRAM:

The Institute offers a Four-year Diploma training program which is segmented into 3 parts: Certificate, Advanced, and Diploma programs. This is to enable students pursue the four-year program in parts/segments.
Certificate is awarded to students on completion of any of the courses.
1.      PART 1: (CERTIFICATE COURSE.)
This is designed for Christian men and women to enable them acquire basic knowledge in Child Evangelism. Graduates of the certificate program will be well equipped to fully minister to children as Bible club teachers, Sunday school teachers, effective spiritual parents, children’s workers in any facet of life as the need may be.
Requirements:
* At least SSCE Certificate or its equivalents.
*Interest and love for children.
*Desire to be trained.
 * He/she must be a born-again Christian.
 A graduating student of the Certificate Course must have not less than 36-credit units.
Duration.
The certificate course runs for a period of 3 weeks of intensive lectures, assignments and test and 11 months of practical fieldwork
2. PART 2: THE ADVANCED CHILD EVANGELISM COURSE (ACEC):
This is designed to further train the practicing child evangelist who has been in the field for at least two years, and intends to continue in the children ministry or who has undergone the intensive Certificate Course of the Institute.
It will expose trainees to know how to handle more difficult cases in children’s ministry and make them better children counselors. It is also designed to equip children group leaders, Sunday school superintendents and leaders in the Children Ministry on how to train other workers to administer Children Ministry
Requirements:
* A functional Children Bible club.
* Full completion of the Certificate course or two years post-Basic Course (or equivalent) in teaching children.
* Possess at least SSCE Certificate or its equivalents.
* He/she must be a born-again Christian.
 
Duration:
The ACEC runs for 3 weeks of intensive lectures, group practical presentations, group discussions, assignments, tests and examinations with eleven months of fieldwork for those intending to further their course at the Diploma level.
NB:  A graduating student at the advance level is expected to pass not less than 65 cumulative credit units.
 
3. PART 3 DIPLOMA COURSE IN CHILD EVANGELISM:
This is aimed at helping children ministers specialize in the different aspects of children ministry. It is designed to train and equip Children Pastors, Presidents, Founders and Heads of Children Ministries.
·         To equip men and women in what it takes to develop the total child.
·         To develop capable leaders who will be able to man their churches/ministries and children’s departments.
·         To develop capable Children ministers or those who would become experts in specialized aspects of Children’s ministry.
Duration
The Diploma runs for three weeks of intensive lectures, group discussions, and practical presentation. A personal time of studies and modeling of Ministry is required. This concludes the processes that began with certificate course. It is the part three of the courses offered at the institute and it lasts for 2 years because of the research work.
Requirements:
* A functional Children Bible club or a Children’s Ministry group.
* Advanced course certificate of the Institute.
* Possess at least 3 Credits in SSCE or its equivalents.
* He/she must be a born-again Christian.
NB:  All students graduating in the Diploma course must have passed not less than 90 credit units. 

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