Statement of Attainment

This skill set meets industry requirements as specified in the DEF12 Defence Training Package for work in the area of Defence Chaplaincy


Defence Chaplains provide service to men and women in uniform. Also, they help care for the families of these serving members. The primary aim is to serve denominational members and their families, to facilitate for those of other denominations or faiths, and to care for all personnel regardless of any religious affiliation.


The Defence Chaplain consists of:

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Provide pastoral care

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Provide ethical and pastoral advice

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Deliver chaplaincy services

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Conduct and facilitate religious observances and activities

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Perform as an effective member of the Chaplains’ branch


This skill set is stand-alone and does not provide credit towards a specific qualification.