NB:  Before beginning any CPE courses, applicants are required to be immunised against, or show evidence of immunity to:


  • VPD’s ( Whooping Cough, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Chicken Pox) and

  • Hepatitis B (at least 2 of 3 injections before commencing). 


2024 * **




Group Training Days:

Supervisors Available:

Applications Due:


Extra Information:


Two additional days will be offered online.   

Cathy Brown and Trish Byrne

Applications Closed.


Practical aspects can be completed in your home town if you do not live in TSV. 

Participants wanting to complete CPE with Cathy Brown may do so as part of some qualifications at Stirling Theological College (a member of the University of Divinity) or Sydney College of Divinity.  See Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) – Stirling Theological College or Clinical Pastoral Education 1 - Sydney College of Divinity (scd.edu.au)  Please contact Cathy for more details.   Note: University fees will apply for these subjects.

For CPE Course Applications only:

​Download an application form:

Word Document:  QICPE Application 2024

For applications completed online, please see Course Application button at the bottom of the QICPE Home page.



Where do I send my application?


For emailed applications, contact  info@qicpe.com to be advised of the relevant email address.


All applications may be posted to:


The (insert centre name) CPE Co-ordinator 
PO Box 37

How do I pay my non-refundable Application and Processing Fee?

Go to the "Events - Event Registration" tab above for option on how to pay by direct transfer or by cash, or


By Credit Card:




International Students (those currently living outside Australia):

Owing to additional processing requirements and the potential of other challenges, all international student applicants must contact the secretary, Annie, at secretary@qicpe.com at least 3 months prior to the closing date for applications for the selected CPE Unit.  International applications should only be sent after contacting the QICPE Secretary and receiving a go-ahead to commence the application process.



*Please note this list is not exhaustive and may be changed.

** Because of the nature of the CPE group process, class sizes are limited to a minimum of 3 students and a maximum of 6 students.  Therefore, potential students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.



Total Course costs - $2450 ***  

  • Application and Processing fee - $50 ($51 if paying by credit card) (due with written application and BEFORE the interview.  Non-refundable.  N.B.  The application fee is course location specific and supervisor specific.  If you withdraw your application after an interview, any further applications to a CPE course require a new application and processing fee to be paid.)
  • Acceptance of Course offer- $200 ($204 if paying by credit card) (due after interview and before course starts.  Non-refundable.)
  • Course fee - $2200 ($2239 if paying by credit card) (due before the fourth day of the course after which time it is non-refundable.  The course fee includes one year's membership to QICPE Inc.) 

*** Subject to change with notice.  Pensioners and volunteers may apply for a $300 discount if needed.