Basic Catechist Certification

Certification provides catechists with the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to communicate the Gospel message effectively.

The Certification Guidelines for catechists and the Application for Catechist Certification are found here.  Please note that the application below is for Catechists only.  Catholic School teachers must use a different application which can be obtained from the Office of Catholic Schools.

Catechist Certification Guidelines

Catechist Certification Application

The Catechist certification application consists of three pages. The EXCEL document opens on the second page. Please click each tab (page) at the bottom of the application to print off each of the three pages.

FYI- the new link for the log-in for Catholic Distance University courses for catechist certification may be found here: