FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How Do I Earn A BFAM Training Certificate?

  • Enroll in the BFAM Training Center

  • Register for relevant courses for your desired certificate 

  • Each certificate will require a minimum of 10 courses completed that are relevant to your certificate, plus 2 additional "elective" courses

  • Complete all 5 levels of OSL

How many semesters are there per year?

There are three semesters per year (Winter, Summer, Fall) and each student may take as many courses per semester as they'd like. 

Can I earn more than one certificate in the BFAM Training Center?

YES! You can earn as many certificates as you'd like!

What are the costs for the BFAM Training Center?

  • Annual Enrollment Fee for Active Students ($99)

  • Course Tuition Fees vary per course (typically $99/each)

  • Course Material costs, as required

Are all your courses online?

YES, but these courses can also be facilitated on a church campus. Contact us for more information to begin the BFAM Training Center in your local church. 

Can I take BFAM Courses from outside the United States? 

YES! You can take BFAM courses anywhere you have access to the internet. 

Are there any pre-requisites to enrolling in the BFAM Training Center?

To register for ministry training courses, each student must have completed Levels 1-3 of OSL. If you would like to take OSL Level 1, 2, or 3 you can enroll provisionally as an OSL discipleship student. You will be asked to verify your graduation dates during the application process.

What is course schedule and format?

Most courses have weekly teachings and assignments that can be completed on the student's schedule. Check the Course Catalog for course schedule details.

Can I receive a refund?

  • Annual enrollment fees are non-refundable, but enable a student to register for courses for a full year. 

  • Course registration fees are non-refundable after the first full week of the course. Refund requests must be sent in writing.

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