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YWAM TOWNSVILLE

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

PO Box 6221
Townsville
QLD
4810
Australia

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Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This DTS is a full time, live learn school where it serves to gather and challenge people to listen to and obey God, whilst releasing them to serve through evangelism, intercession and other expressions of God’s heart for the world.  Students are challenged to grow in their relationship with God as they learn from the DTS Curriculum, resulting in Christ like character.  There is personal application of Biblical truth, while being equipped to live and relate to others, both in YWAM and outside of it.  It consists of a minimum of, 11 to 12 week lectures and minimum 8 to 12 weeks practical field assignment, in accordance with UofN DTS Guidelines.   

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
October 2018 Medical DTS DSP 211 12 English 21 Oct 2018 18 Jan 2019
October 2018 Youth Adventures DTS DSP 211 12 English 21 Oct 2018 18 Jan 2019
October 2018 Reef to Outback DTS DSP 211 12 English 21 Oct 2018 18 Jan 2019
January 2019 Certificate IV in Christian Missions DSP 211 12 English 06 Jan 2019 01 Jan 2020
January 2019 Medical DTS DSP 211 12 English 27 Jan 2019 20 Apr 2019
January 2019 Reef to Outback DTS DSP 211 12 English 27 Jan 2019 20 Apr 2019
January 2019 Youth Adventures DTS DSP 211 12 English 27 Jan 2019 20 Apr 2019
January 2019 Trekking DTS DSP 211 12 English 27 Jan 2019 20 Apr 2019
January 2019 Media & Radio DTS DSP 211 12 English 27 Jan 2019 20 Apr 2019
April 2019 Youth Adventures DTS DSP 211 12 English 21 Apr 2019 14 Jul 2019
April 2019 Reef to Outback DTS DSP 211 12 English 21 Apr 2019 14 Jul 2019
April 2019 Medical DTS DSP 211 12 English 21 Apr 2019 14 Jul 2019
July 2019 All Generations Trailblazer DTS DSP 211 12 English 14 Jul 2019 06 Oct 2019
July 2019 All Generations Medical DTS DSP 211 12 English 14 Jul 2019 06 Oct 2019
July 2019 All Generations Youth Adventures DTS DSP 211 12 English 14 Jul 2019 06 Oct 2019
July 2019 All Generations Performing Arts DTS DSP 211 12 English 14 Jul 2019 06 Oct 2019
July 2019 All Generations Media and Radio DTS DSP 211 12 English 14 Jul 2019 06 Oct 2019
October 2019 Reef to Outback DTS DSP 211 12 English 20 Oct 2019 12 Jan 2020
October 2019 Medical DTS DSP 211 12 English 20 Oct 2019 12 Jan 2020
October 2019 Youth Adventures DTS DSP 211 12 English 20 Oct 2019 12 Jan 2020

DNA Down Under ( CHR 305 )

This seminar is designed for the experienced YWAM leader who is in need of refreshment, renewal and/or is at a transitional time in his or her leadership experience. Topics include: identity in Christ, clarity of calling and gifts, stages and models of leadership development, leadership style, strategic planning, conflict resolution, team dynamics, and spiritual, practical and servant leadership. A minimum of five years of missions leadership is required to take this seminar.

DTS Leadership Development ( DSP 141 )

This program is designed to equip YWAM/U of N staff to create and lead YWAM Discipleship Training Schools, including both teaching and outreach phases, in alignment with the apostolic vision, foundational values, purpose, outcomes, curriculum and guidelines of the DTS. It includes outcomes for both DTS leadership and personal growth.

Introduction to Primary Health Care ( CNH 261 )

A broad introduction to the biological and health sciences, equipping students to be primary health workers through both didactic and laboratory training. Students benefit from the expert instruction of practicing professionals, including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, dental hygienists, social workers and health educators. Topics include: fundamentals of anatomy and physiology; strategies in primary health care pertaining to issues such as immunization and six target diseases, malnutrition, breast feeding, management of dehydration in children, assessment and care of the sick child, and use of growth charts; practical clinical skills and basic field laboratory procedures.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
January 2019 Introduction to Primary Health Care CNH 261 12 English 27 Jan 2019 19 Apr 2019
July 2019 Introduction to Primary Health Care CNH 261 11 English 14 Jul 2019 29 Sep 2019

Introductory Leadership Practicum I ( CHR 243 )

Diploma in Christian Missions Leadership (CML) An extended practical mentoring experience for potential young leaders, including work in many departments in a YWAM centre, one-on-one sessions with leaders, classroom lectures, small group leadership and organizational training. This course is intended to provide participants with a range of knowledge, and skills to perform a variety of functions associated with a broad range of leadership roles in Christian Missions with a particular focus on the spiritual aspects of that role.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
January 2019 Diploma in Christian Missions CHR 243 12 English 06 Jan 2019 01 Jan 2020
April 2019 Diploma in Christina Missions Leadership CHR 243 12 English 24 Mar 2019 20 Mar 2020
July 2019 Diploma in Christian Missions Leadership CHR 243 12 English 16 Jun 2019 12 Jun 2020
October 2019 Diploma in Christian Missions Leadership CHR 243 12 English 22 Sep 2019 19 Sep 2020

Leadership Training School ( CHR 343 )

The Leadership Training School (LTS) is designed to equip YWAM leaders in the areas of spiritual leadership, organization and management, and communication. It is international both in its student composition and its school staff and speakers. The LTS incorporates a variety of learning contexts. Hands-on workshops enable students to acquire practical skills, and learning groups provide a setting in which to interact, integrate and apply classroom content. Corporate discussions and panels encourage a creative atmosphere for developing innovative concepts and programs. As a final report, each student develops a plan to implement his or her vision for a new mission project. Note: The Advanced Leadership Seminars (CHR 305) are segments of the LTS; therefore, students who take the LTS will not be awarded credit for these seminars, except as part of their LTS credits. Prerequisite: missions leadership experience and consent of school leader.

School of Ministry Development 2017-2019 ( CHR 241 )

Certificate IV in Christian Missions (C4CM) - The heart of this internship is to equip staff to be effective missionaries and more specifically to be effective YWAMers, to understand our DNA as a mission and to be equipped for their calling and destiny in missions. Like all YWAM schools the C4CM includes character development and modelling Jesus in lifestyle and ministry. Students are equipped to work effectively in teams, participate in evangelism, develop an effective support base, understand the context and history of missions and how they personally fit into the missions context and community, and to develop specific ministry skills needed for their call and destiny in missions specifically in seeing the nations evangelised and discipled.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
April 2019 Certificate IV in Christian Missions CHR 241 12 English 24 Mar 2019 20 Mar 2020
July 2019 Certificate IV in Christian Missions CHR 241 12 English 16 Jun 2019 12 Jun 2020
October 2019 Certificate IV in Christian Missions CHR 241 12 English 22 Sep 2019 19 Sep 2020