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H/C Academy

Ready to grow in your faith and develop your leadership skills? If so, you'll love the H/C Academy. Designed for those in the 18-30 age bracket on a part-time basis, it's packed with great teaching, hands-on training and bags of opportunities to stretch your potential.


You'll gather with the team every Tuesday for an action packed day including; training, planning and over 4 hours of teaching modules. Your day will begin at 9.00am and finish at 5.00pm.


Every Sunday you'll get to test what you're learning and put into practice the new skills you've developed through serving in church services across the day. The day begins with an early start and will include multiple opportunities to put your leadership skills to the test.

Plus One +

You'll choose another day in the week that works with your schedule to volunteer in an aspect of church life and work on your personal development. This will be the same day each week from 9am - 5.00pm and include a focus on your ministry area.


Term 1  //Sep 6th - Nov 29th 2017

Term 2  //Jan 3rd - Mar 28th 2018

Term 3  //Apr 10th - Jun 27th 2018


Do I have to commit to all three terms each year?

Yes. We believe you'll see the most progress and realise your potential best over a longer period of committed study and development.

Why is this only for 18-30 year olds?

We want to focus in on a specific age group so we're focused and to enable us deliver training at the right level for maximum impact.

How much does it cost?

£180 for all 3 terms.

What does the cost cover?

The cost of the programme covers training materials, books, disclosure check and other development aids. It does not include travel, food or similarly related costs.

Why part-time?

We want to provide flexibility so students can work part-time also.

Who will be teaching us?

Our staff team will be delivering most of the training with occasional guest trainers.

What if I can't commit to 3 days per week?

Sadly you'll be unable to join the Academy. It's important that you commit to the Tuesday, Sunday and another day of your choice.

How do I apply?

Simply contact us and let us know you're interested. We'll then arrange to get together for an informal chat so you can ask more questions and we can decide if you're ready to join the H/C Academy.