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EChap Core Chaplaincy Training

Our Core Training consists of 12 courses, providing 42 hours of instruction, that you will complete at your own pace. The total cost for Core Training is $120.

After your application is approved, you will be able to download the PDF study material from our website. Each course contains reading and practical chaplaincy exercises, followed by an online quiz.

This training is biblically based and is designed for both the experienced chaplain as well as the novice.


Click here to apply for Core Training.

Click here if you need more information before applying and we will be glad to answer your questions!

Course details

  • How much does Core Chaplaincy Training Cost?
    Core Chaplaincy Training is a one-time payment of $120 ($10/course). You will have access to all of the materials and tests. When you click the "Sign Up" link above and fill out the required information, you will be redirected to pay for the courses.
  • Will I have to take tests?
    Yes, there are 12 tests (one for each course). After completing each course you will take the corresponding online test.
  • Do I have to sit in a classroom?
    No! Our Core Chaplaincy Training is 100% online. You can take courses at your own pace!
  • What equipment will I need to take these classes?
    Due to the online nature of the our program, the following equipment is required: Computer or Tablet with Internet Access This equipment will be needed to access: Course Materials and Tests E-mail
  • How long will it take me to complete the training?
    Although you will complete the 42 hours of instruction at your own pace, we suggest that you develop a regular schedule along with an attainable goal for completing your work. For example, if you dedicate a 3-hour block for study each week, you can finish Core Training in 14 weeks.
  • How Do I Register for Core Training?
    You can sign up by clicking HERE. Once you fill out the registration form, you will be re-directed to the payment site where you will pay the $120 tuition fee. SIGN UP HERE
  • How can I become a Certified Chaplain?
    In 2019, we began a Certified Public Safety Chaplaincy program available only to members of Emergency Chaplains. At this time, membership is available by invitation only. If you are seeking certification as a Public Safety Chaplain and believe that membership with Emergency Chaplains is where the Lord is leading you, please contact: Ralph Thompson, Executive Director Email: Cell: (919) 280-8908 Additional options for certification through other nationally recognized programs are: International Conference of Police Chaplains International Fellowship of Chaplains


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