Diploma Certificate Course in Catechesis


Aim of the Programme

This programme is a part-time, distance e-learning course aimed at responding to the Great Commission Christ gave to his Apostles, and to the Church today, to make disciples of all nations (Mt. 28:19-20). Through a systematic study of Catholic Theology and skills building, students will be equipped for the mission of handing on the Faith in accordance with the mind of the Church. At the terminal point of the programme, the Catechists/ students will have acquired increased knowledge, methodology and skills necessary to communicate the faith (Formally or Informally) for effective Catechesis.


  1. Theology: The content of catechesis and understanding the catechism with emphasis on the first three sections of the Catechism of the Catholic Church
  2. Skills Development: This is aimed at educating the catechist in various-
  • Catechetical approaches
  • Learning styles; and
  • Classroom management
  1. Prayer and Spirituality
  2. The Practicum: A period of practical teaching experience and further development of catechetical skills in the parishes.

Who is the Programme For?

This programme is open to both Religious and lay faithful who wish to deepen their knowledge of the Catholic Faith. However, particular attention will be given to:

  • Religious who are involved in Pastoral Ministry
  • Catechists
  • Those involved in pastoral work related to evangelization
  • Lay Faithful wishing to deepen their Faith

Duration of the Programme

The programme is an 18-month Physical and Online distance-learning course.


On-line students: Classes are via Zoom every Thursday evening at 8pm

Regular Students: Contact classes twice a month at 10 am (2nd and 3rd Saturdays)

Academic Staff

The course will be taught by suitably qualified and experienced lecturers drawn from within Lagos Archdiocese and other Catholic Institutes of higher learning.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted for this programme, the candidate must possess:

  • At least four (4) O Level credits, English language inclusive.
  • Certificate in Catechesis


This course consists of twelve course content and each module will be assessed by a written assignment of words not more than 1500-2000 words.

The final assessment for the program will be an outline plan of a catechetical session and a project presentation not exceeding 5000 words. Completion of the course is determined by either a pass or fail.


  • Sacred Scripture
  • Catechism of the Catholic Church
  • Catechesis Tradendae
  • General Directory for Catechesis
  • Any other recommended book by the lecturers.

 Process of Admission

Applicants are to download the application form from the link and forward same with other required documents to the college or the email address on the application form.



Online Students: Eighty Thousand Naira (₦80,000)

Regular Students: Seventy Thousand Naira (₦70,000)


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