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Advanced Birth Attendant School ( CNH 373 )

An advanced school for students who have completed the Introductory Birth Attendant School. Students will have lectures at their field assignment location and gain further understanding about the midwives in a community. Lecture content includes puerperal sepsis, obstructed labor, postpartum hemorrhage and eclampsia. Student will also be involved in clinical experience and research projects.

Advanced Birth Attendant School (2020-2022) ( CNH 373 )

An advanced school for students who have completed the Introductory Birth Attendant School. Students will have lectures at their field assignment location and gain further understanding about the midwives in a community. Lecture content includes puerperal sepsis, obstructed labor, postpartum hemorrhage and eclampsia. Student will also be involved in clinical experience and research projects.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Advanced Birth Attendant School (2020-2022) CNH 373 12 English, English 20 Dec 2020 14 Mar 2021
Advanced Birth Attendant School (2020-2022) CNH 373 12 English, English 19 Dec 2021 13 Mar 2022
Advanced Birth Attendant School (2020-2022) CNH 373 12 English, English 18 Dec 2022 12 Mar 2023

Advanced Leadership Seminar ( CHR 305 )

Leadership and Pioneering Seminar - This seminar equips the leader to do the vision God has given with the God given values of YWAM undergirding the vision.

Advanced Primary Health Care School ( CNH 363 )

This advanced course is for health workers and medical professionals who already have a background in health care training. It will be a continuing primary health care school for the non-medical professionals, and for medical professionals it will equip you for service in cross-cultural missions contexts with the focus on whole person care. It provides clinical tools for the medical practitioner in the area of diagnosis and management of medical problems. Topics include: principles of patient care such as practical, systematic instruction in the signs, symptoms and treatment of common medical problems; patient assessment; emergency response; pharmacology, including a survey of drug classifications, uses, dosages, and side effects; nutritional rehabilitation; and advanced clinical skills, such as clinical procedures in suturing, intravenous therapy, oral hygiene and fluoride application, plastering and splinting, basic dentistry, and emergency childbirth.

Art Evangelists School ( ATS 257 )

We train individuals in area of visual arts while looking at the heart of an artist, developing not only skills but our relationship with God; enabling students to be more effective in ministering to others with tools of art evangelism.

Bible Core Course 2017 ( CHR 211 )

This course is designed to give students a thorough understanding of the inductive approach to Bible study by learning how to employ many creative and diverse methods for reading, interpreting and applying the Scriptures. Students Also have opportunities to be involved in topical seminars, dramatic re-creations, and various forms of historical, archaeological, literary and geographical research. During the course students read through the whole Bible and study in depth many individual books from both the Old and the New Testaments. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

Bible School for the Nations ( CHR 225 )

This Bible course with a missions focus gives a complete survey of the Old and New Testament and principles of biblical investigation. Initial topics include: God’s nature and character, the nature of man, sin, redemption, the cross, salvation, discipleship, and the Kingdom of God, as well as a study of Greek and the history of doctrine. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

Bible School for the Nations Seminar ( CHR 125 )

The purpose of this seminar is to help bring personal as well as missions application to the Bible School for the Nations Course, and is known locally as Discipling the Nations Seminar. The seminar will give the students instruction and strategies to use their study of the Bible to identify underlying presuppositions in societies, so as to bring transformation to individuals and nations. The seminar is also designed to give students a historical perspective of the church and missions and the successes and failures of past movements in the advance of the Kingdom of God.

Birth Attendant School ( CNH 271 )

The Birth Attendant School will train the student in maternal health, reaching out to marginalised women and their families. The student will be trained to provide skilled help for pregnant women, and the problems surrounding birth and following. This school is for the person who has a heart for mother and child health, missions, the poor and needy and less resourced countries. On the Birth Attendant School students will have opportunities to volunteer in busy urban hospitals as well as rural clinics and villages. They will learn the importance of prayer and worship, listening to and obeying God. A special attention is given to teaching and training women about their bodies, nutrition, hygiene and safe birth practice. The goal is to provide safe deliveries and to decrease death. Being with a woman in this critical time of childbirth, opens doors for close relationship, prayer, and ministry with them and their families. This school will train the student to work in developing countries.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Advanced Birth Attendant School CNH 271 11 English, English 22 Dec 2019 07 Mar 2020

Birth Attendant School (2020-2022) ( CNH 271 )

The Birth Attendant School will train the student in maternal health, reaching out to marginalised women and their families. The student will be trained to provide skilled help for pregnant women, and the problems surrounding birth and following. This school is for the person who has a heart for mother and child health, missions, the poor and needy and less resourced countries. On the Birth Attendant School students will have opportunities to volunteer in busy urban hospitals as well as rural clinics and villages. They will learn the importance of prayer and worship, listening to and obeying God. A special attention is given to teaching and training women about their bodies, nutrition, hygiene and safe birth practice. The goal is to provide safe deliveries and to decrease death. Being with a woman in this critical time of childbirth, opens doors for close relationship, prayer, and ministry with them and their families. This school will train the student to work in developing countries.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Birth Attendant School - July 2020 CNH 271 12 English, English 05 Jul 2020 26 Sep 2020
Birth Attendant School - July 2021 CNH 271 12 English, English 04 Jul 2021 25 Sep 2021
Birth Attendant School - July 2022 CNH 271 12 English, English 03 Jul 2022 24 Sep 2022

Children at Risk School ( CNH/EDN 251 )

Children are the most vulnerable group in any society. Throughout the Children at Risk School you will explore the basic needs of children and the issues that put them at risk. You will be given opportunity for training in Godly character, knowledge and skills, which will provide a foundation for you to disciple and empower the current and future generations to reach their full potential physically, spiritually and emotionally.

Communication & Culture II ( HMT 244 )

The school is to help non-English speakers not only to learn communication skills and cross-cultural living skills in a mission context but to disciple and equip them for missions: to go out as church planters, primary health care workers etc. The course is offered in an English speaking nation which makes learning English easier for the students.

Communication & Culture II (2020-2022) ( HMT 244 )

The school is to help non-English speakers not only to learn communication skills and cross-cultural living skills in a mission context but to disciple and equip them for missions: to go out as church planters, primary health care workers etc. The course is offered in an English speaking nation which makes learning English easier for the students.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Communication & Culture II (2020-2022) HMT 244 12 English 05 Jul 2020 26 Sep 2020
Communication & Culture II (2020-2022) HMT 244 12 English 04 Jul 2021 25 Sep 2021
Communication & Culture II (2020-2022) HMT 244 12 English 03 Jul 2022 24 Sep 2022

Communication & Culture IV ( HMT 246 )

The school is to help non-native English speakers from previous course with U of N HMT 244, to continue not only to learn communication skills and cross-cultural living skills in a mission context but to disciple and equip them to do further training or staffing with YWAM. The course is offered in an English speaking nation which makes learning English easier for the students.

Communication & Culture IV (2020-2022) ( HMT 246 )

The school is to help non-native English speakers from previous course with U of N HMT 244, to continue not only to learn communication skills and cross-cultural living skills in a mission context but to disciple and equip them to do further training or staffing with YWAM. The course is offered in an English speaking nation which makes learning English easier for the students.

Community Development School ( DEV/HMT 365 )

The Community Development School provides training in a biblical approach to community transformation for all spheres of society. Beginning with the holistic development of the individual and his or her relationship with God, the principles and practices of this course are designed to enable change in varied settings, from rural to urban, with a mind towards the current possibilities of the globalized world. This course equips students with skills to help communities initiate and accomplish strategic activities that will bring life and growth towards God's purposes in His kingdom on earth. The curriculum helps the participant cultivate a solid working knowledge of transformation, development values, fundamental skills, godly character and good relationships.

 

Community Health Development School ( CNH 365 )

The Health of a Community is strengthened when those that care come together with a heart and a desire for their communities to be successful. The health of a community requires leadership, initiative and ownership. Students on this school will recognize where community based health training is needed, and current health facilities need encouragement. Students learn to assess, research, create, implement, and come alongside, working toward achievable goals. The ultimate goal is that communities will know the hope that God longs to bring and that a tangible decrease in death and disease is achievable. A focus is given to poverty, access and sustainability; dangers related to paternalism and dependency, some of the major causes of child death and the community management of childhood disease. Many of the health care needs relate to poverty, powerlessness, lack of education, and lack of resources. This school seeks to endorse Gods health ideal for communities.

Community Health Development School (2020-2022) ( CNH 365 )

The Health of a Community is strengthened when those that care come together with a heart and a desire for their communities to be successful. The health of a community requires leadership, initiative and ownership. Students on this school will recognize where community based health training is needed, and current health facilities need encouragement. Students learn to assess, research, create, implement, and come alongside, working toward achievable goals. The ultimate goal is that communities will know the hope that God longs to bring and that a tangible decrease in death and disease is achievable. A focus is given to poverty, access and sustainability; dangers related to paternalism and dependency, some of the major causes of child death and the community management of childhood disease. Many of the health care needs relate to poverty, powerlessness, lack of education, and lack of resources. This school seeks to endorse Gods health ideal for communities.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Community Health Development School - April 2020 CNH 365 12 English 05 Apr 2020 27 Jun 2020
Community Health Development School - April 2021 CNH 365 12 English 11 Apr 2021 03 Jul 2021
Community Health Development School - April 2022 CNH 365 12 English 03 Apr 2022 25 Jun 2022

Contextual Filmmaking Seminar ( CHR 165 )

The focus of this seminar will be learning skills in developing, filming and editing movies designed to communicate cross-culturally. Students will come to understand the missionary heart of God to communicate truth to every culture, and will then be trained in the filmmaking skills necessary to create a cinematic story that is relevant and appropriate for its audience. The seminar will cover principles of cross-cultural communication and contextualization, and how to apply those principles to filming and editing short movies. An optional outreach to apply these skills is offered shortly after the seminar is completed.

Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This school is an intensive Christian discipleship course beginning with an 11 or 12-week lecture/teaching phase followed by an 8-12 week practical field assignment. It is a prerequisite for all other courses in the University of the Nations, and also serves to orient and prepare all new Youth With A Mission (YWAM) staff. The DTS is designed to encourage students in personal character development, cultivating their relationship with God and identifying their unique gifts and callings. Cross-cultural exposure and global awareness are special emphases throughout the course, preparing the students to evangelize and disciple current and future generations, answering the call to ""Go into all the world and teach (make disciples of) all nations."" (Matthew 28:19). The curriculum is in the following six major categories: God's nature and character; God's intention for individuals, peoples and nations; seeing all of life from God's perspective; redemption, sin, and the Cross; God's family - the Church; God's world - His call and commission; the ministries of YWAM.Focused DTS's: In some locations the DTS is offered with a particular focus, such as the Crossroads DTS, Operation Year DTS, University DTS, Sports DTS, Arts DTS, etc.Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
DTS (Humility and Hunger) - October 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019
DTS (Sports) - October 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019
DTS (Young People's) - October 2019 DSP 211 12 English, Korean 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019
DTS (Bread & More) - October 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019
DTS (Frontline) - October 2019 DSP 211 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019

Discipleship Training School (DTS) (2020-2022) ( DSP 211 )

This school is an intensive Christian discipleship course beginning with an 11 or 12-week lecture/teaching phase followed by an 8-12 week practical field assignment. It is a prerequisite for all other courses in the University of the Nations, and also serves to orient and prepare all new Youth With A Mission (YWAM) staff. The DTS is designed to encourage students in personal character development, cultivating their relationship with God and identifying their unique gifts and callings. Cross-cultural exposure and global awareness are special emphases throughout the course, preparing the students to evangelize and disciple current and future generations, answering the call to ""Go into all the world and teach (make disciples of) all nations."" (Matthew 28:19). The curriculum is in the following six major categories: God's nature and character; God's intention for individuals, peoples and nations; seeing all of life from God's perspective; redemption, sin, and the Cross; God's family - the Church; God's world - His call and commission; the ministries of YWAM.Focused DTS's: In some locations the DTS is offered with a particular focus, such as the Crossroads DTS, Operation Year DTS, University DTS, Sports DTS, Arts DTS, etc.Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
DTS (Compassion) - January 2020 DSP 211 12 English 12 Jan 2020 04 Apr 2020
DTS (Performing Arts) - January 2020 DSP 211 12 English 12 Jan 2020 04 Apr 2020
DTS (4WD) - January 2020 DSP 211 12 English 12 Jan 2020 04 Apr 2020
DTS (Africa) - January 2020 DSP 211 12 English, English 12 Jan 2020 04 Apr 2020
DTS (Young People's) - January 2020 DSP 211 12 English 12 Jan 2020 04 Apr 2020
DTS (Priceless) - January 2020 DSP 211 12 English 12 Jan 2020 04 Apr 2020
DTS (Media, Art, Photography) - April 2020 DSP 211 12 English 05 Apr 2020 27 Jun 2020
DTS (Frontiers) - April 2019 DSP 211 12 English, Chinese (Mandarin), English, Chinese (Mandarin) 05 Apr 2020 27 Jun 2020
DTS (Revive) - April 2020 DSP 211 12 English 05 Apr 2020 27 Jun 2020
DTS (Young Peoples) - April 2020 DSP 211 12 English 05 Apr 2020 27 Jun 2020
DTS (Homes of Hope) - April 2020 DSP 211 12 English 05 Apr 2020 27 Jun 2020
DTS (Sports) - July 2020 DSP 211 12 English 05 Jul 2020 26 Sep 2020
DTS (Priceless) - July 2020 DSP 211 12 English 05 Jul 2020 26 Sep 2020
DTS (4WD) - July 2020 DSP 211 12 English 05 Jul 2020 26 Sep 2020
DTS (Music) - July 2020 DSP 211 12 English 05 Jul 2020 26 Sep 2020
DTS (Medical) - July 2020 DSP 211 12 English 05 Jul 2020 26 Sep 2020
DTS (Young Peoples) - October 2020 DSP 211 12 English, Korean 04 Oct 2020 26 Dec 2020
DTS (Frontline) - October 2020 DSP 211 12 English 04 Oct 2020 26 Dec 2020
DTS (Sports) - October 2020 DSP 211 12 English 04 Oct 2020 26 Dec 2020
DTS (Bread & More) - October 2020 DSP 211 12 English 04 Oct 2020 26 Dec 2020
DTS (Humility & Hunger) - October 2020 DSP 211 12 English 04 Oct 2020 26 Dec 2020
DTS (Performing Arts) - January 2021 DSP 211 12 English 10 Jan 2021 03 Apr 2021
DTS (Priceless) - January 2021 DSP 211 12 English 10 Jan 2021 03 Apr 2021
DTS (4WD) - January 2021 DSP 211 12 English 10 Jan 2021 03 Apr 2021
DTS (Young Peoples) - January 2021 DSP 211 12 English 10 Jan 2021 03 Apr 2021
DTS (Compassion) - January 2021 DSP 211 12 English 10 Jan 2021 03 Apr 2021
DTS (Africa) - January 2021 DSP 211 12 English 10 Jan 2021 03 Apr 2021
DTS (Frontiers) - April 2021 DSP 211 12 English, Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Mandarin), English 11 Apr 2021 03 Jul 2021
DTS (Homes of Hopes) - April 2021 DSP 211 12 English 11 Apr 2021 03 Jul 2021
DTS (Young Peoples) - April 2021 DSP 211 12 English 11 Apr 2021 03 Jul 2021
DTS (Media, Art, Photography) - April 2021 DSP 211 12 English 11 Apr 2021 03 Jul 2021
DTS (Revive) - April 2021 DSP 211 12 English 11 Apr 2021 03 Jul 2021
DTS (Sports) - July 2021 DSP 211 12 English 04 Jul 2021 25 Sep 2021
DTS (Music) - July 2021 DSP 211 12 English 04 Jul 2021 25 Sep 2021
DTS (Medical) - July 2021 DSP 211 12 English 04 Jul 2021 25 Sep 2021
DTS (4WD) - July 2021 DSP 211 12 English 04 Jul 2021 25 Sep 2021
DTS (Priceless) - July 2021 DSP 211 12 English 04 Jul 2021 25 Sep 2021
DTS (Humility & Hunger) - October 2021 DSP 211 12 English 03 Oct 2021 25 Dec 2021
DTS (Young Peoples) - October 2021 DSP 211 12 English, Korean 03 Oct 2021 25 Dec 2021
DTS (Sports) - October 2021 DSP 211 12 English 03 Oct 2021 25 Dec 2021
DTS (Frontline) - October 2021 DSP 211 12 English 03 Oct 2021 25 Dec 2021
DTS (Bread & More) - October 2021 DSP 211 12 English 03 Oct 2021 25 Dec 2021
DTS (4WD) - January 2022 DSP 211 12 English 09 Jan 2022 02 Apr 2022
DTS (Young Peoples) - January 2022 DSP 211 12 English 09 Jan 2022 02 Apr 2022
DTS (Compassion) - January 2022 DSP 211 12 English 09 Jan 2022 02 Apr 2022
DTS (Performing Arts) - January 2022 DSP 211 12 English 09 Jan 2022 02 Apr 2022
DTS (Priceless) - January 2022 DSP 211 12 English 09 Jan 2022 02 Apr 2022
DTS (Africa) - January 2022 DSP 211 12 English, English 09 Jan 2022 02 Apr 2022
DTS (Frontiers) - April 2022 DSP 211 12 English, Chinese (Mandarin), English, Chinese (Mandarin) 03 Apr 2022 25 Jun 2022
DTS (Media, Art, Photography) - April 2022 DSP 211 12 English 03 Apr 2022 25 Jun 2022
DTS (Revive) - April 2022 DSP 211 11 English 09 Apr 2022 25 Jun 2022
DTS (Young Peoples) - April 2022 DSP 211 11 English 09 Apr 2022 25 Jun 2022
DTS (Homes of Hope) - April 2022 DSP 211 11 English 09 Apr 2022 25 Jun 2022
DTS (Medical) - July 2022 DSP 211 12 English 03 Jul 2022 24 Sep 2022
DTS (4WD) - July 2022 DSP 211 12 English 03 Jul 2022 24 Sep 2022
DTS (Priceless) - July 2022 DSP 211 12 English 03 Jul 2022 24 Sep 2022
DTS (Sports) - July 2022 DSP 211 12 English 03 Jul 2022 24 Sep 2022
DTS (Music) - July 2022 DSP 211 12 English 03 Jul 2022 24 Sep 2022
DTS (Sports) - October 2022 DSP 211 12 English 02 Oct 2022 24 Dec 2022
DTS (Bread & More) - October 2022 DSP 211 12 English 02 Oct 2022 24 Dec 2022
DTS (Frontline) - October 2022 DSP 211 12 English 02 Oct 2022 24 Dec 2022
DTS (Humility & Hunger) - October 2022 DSP 211 12 English 02 Oct 2022 24 Dec 2022
DTS (Young Peoples) - October 2022 DSP 211 12 English, Korean 02 Oct 2022 24 Dec 2022

Documentary Filmmaking Seminar ( CMC 173 )

This seminar introduces to people the heart behind godly documentary films and their potential uses in community outreach and missions. Students will learn the skills needed in research, camerawork, interviewing and editing in order to put together meaningful documentaries, which share God’s heart for situations and which fulfill purposes in the Great Commission. The seminar will also look at principles of intercession and being led by God to find and tell the story that is on his heart. This seminar is conducted in YWAM Perth. This provides participants with access to various individuals, ministries and communities that could become a focus for documentary films, as well as a venue for sharing these films. However, the skills are designed to be transferrable into any situation, including in the developing world and amongst the unreached.

Family Ministry School ( CNH 223 )

The Families Alive School is a training program for singles and couples that have a desire and calling to disciple and impact families in the nations. With a focus on the engagement and discipling of non-Christian families along with God as the foundation of family itself this school would be a great tool for someone starting out in family ministry.

Foundations for Counseling Ministry ( CNH 211 )

A course to equip those who feel called to reach out to broken, hurting people. As the entry course into degrees in the College/Faculty of Counseling and Health Care, it establishes the foundation stones for a biblical counseling ministry, especially within YWAM and the missions community. These foundation stones include a commitment to reach the lost; recognition that ministry involves the individual, the family and the community; the Divine Plumbline counseling model; and revelation as a key to change. In addition, each course may address specific counseling models or tools and specific counseling issues that are considered relevant to a particular target field or ministry.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Foundations for Counseling Ministry - October 2019 CNH 211 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019

Foundations in Education ( EDN 211 )

Using Scripture as the standard for analyzing educational models and practices, this course provides potential educators and those who work with children in any context a solid foundation for their future work. The course focuses on the unique approach of Christian education with an overview of the physical, intellectual, moral, social/emotional, and spiritual development of children and youth. The nature of learning and the variety of learning styles is considered as well as the character development of effective teachers. Other topics include: classroom management, curriculum development, and the role of education in community development and world missions.

Introduction to Communication ( CMC 215 )

The courses offered under this general category of Introduction to Communication all share the same thrust of preparing the student for a variety of communication purposes and contexts with foundations in topics such as God as Communicator, Inter-personal and Cross-cultural Communication, and Principles of Communications. Some will have a greater technological skill emphasis (learning how to use a variety of communication software programmes), some will emphasize writing, research and public speaking skills, and some have specific focus in terms of target audience for communication projects. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirements for Communication and is offered under the following names: School of Communication (SOC), Introduction to Communication and Design (iCD) and School of Communication and Advocacy (SCA).

Introduction to Cross-Cultural Media ( CMC 287 )

Students in this course learn how to communicate the Gospel in culturally relevant ways while learning skills in audio and visual communication which can be directly applied to frontier missions work. Lectures, workshops and field experiences are conducted by media professionals currently working in their field of expertise. Topics include: dramatic filmmaking, scriptwriting, documentary filmmaking, photography, scriptwriting, and cross-cultural communication. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Communication.

Introduction to Filmmaking ( CMC 285 )

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Film Production School - October 2019 CMC 285 12 English, English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019

Introduction to Primary Health Care School ( CNH 261 )

Primary Health Care is a ministry that demonstrates God’s heart of love and compassion towards people in a practical way and enables them to be brought into wholeness- physically, spiritually and emotionally. It provides access to the least evangelised nations and opens doors for opportunities to share the Gospel. It also provides opportunities for other teams to work alongside, to provide discipleship and evangelisation, particularly in needy areas. Primary Health Care is essential to reaching, the un-reached and least evangelised areas of the world as most of these areas exist within the poorest of the poor nations. The school aims to: • Equip students with the means that will enable them to enter otherwise closed communities, and to see Mercy Ministry locations established within the Indian Ocean Gateway region and beyond, using a Primary Health Care approach • Facilitate access into poor and needy communities both rural and city areas by using the keys of Primary Health Care to serve the people and show God’s love and empower them to look after themselves, both physically and spiritually. (1 Cor 3:16-17) • Provide practical training for students that will enable them to better serve the people they are called to minister.

Introductory Bible Course ( CHR 227 )

In this course students are equipped with tools for continual development of personal Bible study. This course combines dynamic teaching, small group processing, personal study, one on ones and practical application in order to help students develop a modest vocabulary and basic familiarity with the Scriptures as preparation for more advanced courses. Throughout the course students will grow in their understanding of the nature and character of God, how to live in and contribute to community, the importance of covenants, communicate God's redemptive plan, use the Word in a ministry context, and discover the big picture of Bible. A disciplined learning environment helps prepare the student for a lifetime of Bible study. Through the facilitation of small groups and the creation of community the DBS emphasizes on personal discipleship and godly character. Additionally, the school focuses on a variety of Biblical topics building on the foundation established in the Discipleship Training School. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

Introductory Leadership Practicum I (2017-2019) ( CHR 243 )

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.

Introductory Leadership School ( CHR 241 )

Leadership schools come in different forms, designed to meet the needs of the students, equipping them for servant leadership while giving opportunity for personal growth and development. School of Ministry Development (SOMD) - During this school students discover and develop their gifts and talents in leadership roles. The course is especially designed for new staff at YWAM centres and is adapted to the context of the language and culture of the country in which it is taught. Some of the topics are: understanding the core values of YWAM, perspectives on missions, generational thinking, transforming cultures, personal fund-raising, worship and evangelism, personal ministry development, public speaking, spiritual authority, and conflict resolution.

Master of Music and Worship Module Five - Biblical Background and History of Worship ( )

This fifth module of the Master of Music and Worship is focused on giving the students a well-rounded biblical and historical background to worship.This module will give students a survey of worship in the Old Testament with particular emphasis on the sacrificial system and the book of Psalms. Theological themes of worship will also be drawn out. An emphasis will then be placed on the history and theology behind church worship practice from the early church to present day.

Master of Music and Worship Module Four - Applied Music ( )

This fourth module of the Master of Music and Worship is focused on the practical outworking of the theory and musical knowledge presented in other lecture times. Strong emphasis will be placed on skill development in the areas of rehearsal management, instrumental and vocal technique, as well as ensemble work.

Master of Music and Worship Module One - Music History ( )

This first module of the Master of Music and Worship is focused on giving the students a well-rounded understanding of music history. This module will particularly focus on western music history with special emphasis on the major genres of music as it developed over the centuries. Beginning with the background of the ancient near eastern musical context, the focus will move to medieval music, Renaissance music, Baroque, Classical & Romantic music, and lastly Contemporary music. The students will be taught to synthesize their reading and research of these different genres, so that they can form a solid foundation for the music they express today.

Master of Music and Worship Module Six - Worship Leadership ( )

This sixth module of the Master of Music and Worship is focused on giving the students thorough training in the biblical background of worship leadership.In addition this module will give students much training in worship event preparation, song selection, working with worship teams, leading with humility and authority, and creating the flow of a worship event. Lastly, training will be given in worship leadership in the missions setting.

Master of Music and Worship Module Three - Music Theory ( )

This third module of the Master of Music and Worship program focuses on the underlying principles and practice of music theory. The students will learn to speak this "language of music." This module will begin at the most basic level and continue to build each quarter with more complex and integrated themes. Students will be able to identify and work with different forms of music.

Master of Music and Worship Module Two - Music Literature ( )

This second module of the Master of Music and Worship is focused on giving the students a well-rounded understanding of music literature. This is an overview class that covers the elements of music, the importance of music in cultures, significant features of world music, and broad themes within historical musical genres.

Medical Missions School ( CNH 367 )

A post graduate school for medical professionals, the essence of the school is to understand biblical foundations in medical missions and encourage a whole person care approach. Students will have lectures in Gods character associated with servant leadership, leadership of the holy spirit as well as the relevant communicable and non-communicable illnesses of today. Many of the health care needs relate to poverty, powerlessness, lack of education and lack of resources. These medical needs can be complex and requires an appropriate response in an environment that lacks medical resources. Being led by the Holy Spirit, the school gives a holistic and strategic approach to health care, and enables each student to apply solutions to many of these needs. Engaging in both urban and health depleted areas, it is uniquely designed to challenge world view and at the same time provide a platform for the student to target and research.

Mother and Child Health Seminar ( CNH 171 )

The course is primarily aimed at women in developing nations and less resourced communities. The course is offered to local people, health professionals, primary health care workers, ywammers, interested people, and others who may work in these countries, and want to train others in mother and child health.

Orientation to Medical Missions ( CNH 162 )

A 1-6 week seminar designed to orientate the medical professional/health worker to use and enhance their skill with an aim to work in less resourced and margenalised communities. It focuses on facilitating new clinical skills as well as developing pre-existing ones in the context of global health. Students gain confidence through working in teams and are motivated and equipped for further missions experiences.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Medical Boomerang CNH 162 3 English 12 Jan 2020 01 Feb 2020
Medical Boomerang CNH 162 3 English 05 Jul 2020 25 Jul 2020
Medical Boomerang CNH 162 3 English 04 Oct 2020 24 Oct 2020
Orientation to Medical Missions CNH 162 3 English 10 Jan 2021 30 Jan 2021
Medical Boomerang CNH 162 3 English 04 Jul 2021 24 Jul 2021
Orientation to Medical Missions CNH 162 3 English 03 Oct 2021 23 Oct 2021

Orientation to Medical Missions ( CNH 162 )

A 1-6 week seminar designed to orientate the medical professional/health worker to use and enhance their skill with an aim to work in less resourced and margenalised communities. It focuses on facilitating new clinical skills as well as developing pre-existing ones in the context of global health. Students gain confidence through working in teams and are motivated and equipped for further missions experiences.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Medical Boomerang CNH 162 3 English 06 Oct 2019 26 Oct 2019

Photo Storytelling Seminar ( CMC 118 )

The purpose of this seminar is to multiply the use of photography to bring attention to people and situations that are on God’s heart. Through this seminar, participants will develop the skills to capture the beauty, dignity, truth and hope that God sees in people and circumstances, through photography and written stories. Students will learn to take meaningful and effective photographs, and to be led by God in developing personal connections with the people and communities around them, and to learn their stories. They will also learn to present these photos and stories in an exhibition format, which can be used to stir intercession, raise finances, bring awareness of situations, and call people to response. This seminar is conducted in YWAM Perth. This provides participants with access to various communities and neighbourhoods that could become a focus for photography exhibitions, as well as venues for presenting such exhibitions. However, the skills are designed to be transferable to developing and unreached situations.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Photo Storytelling Seminar CMC 118 4 English 29 Sep 2019 27 Oct 2019

Primary Health Care School (2020-2022) ( CNH 261 )

Primary Health Care is a ministry that demonstrates God’s heart of love and compassion towards people in a practical way and enables them to be brought into wholeness- physically, spiritually and emotionally. It provides access to the least evangelised nations and opens doors for opportunities to share the Gospel. It also provides opportunities for other teams to work alongside, to provide discipleship and evangelisation, particularly in needy areas. Primary Health Care is essential to reaching, the un-reached and least evangelised areas of the world as most of these areas exist within the poorest of the poor nations. The school aims to: • Equip students with the means that will enable them to enter otherwise closed communities, and to see Mercy Ministry locations established within the Indian Ocean Gateway region and beyond, using a Primary Health Care approach • Facilitate access into poor and needy communities both rural and city areas by using the keys of Primary Health Care to serve the people and show God’s love and empower them to look after themselves, both physically and spiritually. (1 Cor 3:16-17) • Provide practical training for students that will enable them to better serve the people they are called to minister.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Primary Health Care School - January 2020 CNH 261 12 English 12 Jan 2020 04 Apr 2020
Primary Health Care School - January 2021 CNH 261 12 English 10 Jan 2021 03 Apr 2021
Primary Health Care School - January 2022 CNH 261 12 English 09 Jan 2022 02 Apr 2022

Primary Health Care Seminar ( CNH 161 )

Thousands of children die from preventable disease and illness. This seminar provides an introduction to the health needs of the developing world as well as introducing basic practical skills. This is a course for the medical and non-medical person. Participants learn about the eight essential keys necessary for healthy communities. Topics include: Nutrition, maternal and children’s health, curative care, health education, water and sanitation, essential medication, community resources and disease control are topics discussed.

School of Evangelism ( CHR 231 )

The word of the Lord to YWAM Perth is Mark 16:15 and Acts 1:8, to Go into all of the world and preach the Gospel. We want to equip people to be effective witnesses for Christ in any context. Our purpose is to place practical tools for evangelism in the hands of students. Note: College of Christian Ministries degree students will not be awarded credit for this course until both the lecture and field assignments are satisfactorily completed.

School of Frontier Media ( CHR/CMC 287 )

Students in this course develop skills in audio-visual communication and learn how to apply these skills directly to frontier missions work. Students will learn how to conceptualize and produce a range of media tools to communicate the Gospel in culturally relevant ways. Lectures and workshops are conducted by cross-cultural communication specialists and media professionals working in their field of expertise.

School of Missions ( CHR 235 )

The Sofm is designed to train missionaries to go long term and make disciples of unreached people in a frontiers, cross-cultural context.

School of Music in Missions ( ATS 263 )

A specialized course designed primarily for committed musicians who seek to integrate contemporary music and missions. This school uses music to draw people in order to create opportunities to share the Gospel. Particular areas of study include: biblical foundations for music ministry, music theory, character development, vocal and instrumental training, song writing, sound systems, worship, music publishing, church ministries, communication skills, evangelism, team leadership, and music and culture. There are also workshops on arranging and rehearsing with a band, studio recording, stage performance, and music ministry opportunities.

School of Worship ( ATS/CHR 261 )

The School of Worship purposes to train individuals that have a call to worship ministry. Worship and intercession are used as tools to bring breakthrough in the nations. Students will have the opportunity to develop their character as worshipers, explore the depths of knowing God in the place of worship, learn how to take up their authority in worship, intercession and spiritual warfare, and apply these things in a missions context by discipling the nations to do these things themselves.

School of Youth Ministry ( CHR 291 )

This school is designed for those who will be working with youth with churches, YWAM, or in other organisations. Innovative tools to successfully pioneer and establish new youth ministries or to work with existing ministries are introduced and modeled. Topics may include God's nature and character, global youth culture, youth and post modernity, MTV trends and church expressions, models of innovation, qualities of a leader, vision and goal setting, spiritual authority and servanthood. The school will help students to form teams for learning and ministering together. This school is offered in more than one location and with different emphases; check with specific locations for details on their particular focus in youth ministry.

Simple Healthcare for Oral Learners - Trainers Seminar I ( CNH 165 )

Participants learn a variety of health care topics, over 1-3 weeks, and are trained to teach and pass on the information learnt. This learner friendly seminar helps the oral learner, health care worker or local village person to be a teacher of health care in the community The goal of the seminar is to see a measurable decrease in illness and death over 24 months. Two seminars are essential to become a teacher trainer,in CNH 165 and in CNH 166. Each two week seminar has 5-6 health care topics, taught in a creative, picture oriented and demonstrative way, where the learner is fully involved. Participants use simple booklets and posters and go into the community to practice teaching. Topics for the seminar are referred to as modules and have between 5-6 topics in each module. Family Module (under two illness); Sanitation Module; Water Module; Malaria Module; HIV+AIDS Modules; Nutrition Module; Respiratory Module; Communicable Disease Module; Maternal Health Module; Communicable Diseases Module After this first seminar, trainees are encouraged to visit their community twice weekly to teach.(CNH 165/166) at 2-3 weeks each.

Simple Healthcare for Oral Learners - Trainers Seminar I ( CNH 165 )

Participants learn a variety of health care topics, over 2-3 weeks, and are trained to teach and pass on the information learnt. This learner friendly seminar helps the oral learner, health care worker or local village person to be a teacher in the community The goal of the seminar is to see a measurable decrease in illness and death over 24 months. Two seminars are essential to become a teacher trainer,in CNH 165 and in CNH 166. Each two week seminar has 5-6 health care topics, taught in a creative, picture oriented and demonstrative way, where the learner is fully involved. Participants use simple booklets and posters and go into the community to practice teaching. Topics for the seminar are referred to as modules and have between 5-6 topics in each module. Family Module (under two illness); Sanitation Module; Water Module; Malaria Module; HIV+AIDS Modules; Nutrition Module; Respiratory Module; Communicable Disease Module; Maternal Health Module; Communicable Diseases Module After this first seminar, trainees are encouraged to visit their community twice weekly to teach.(CNH 165/166) at 2-3 weeks each.

Simple Healthcare for Oral Learners - Trainers Seminar II ( CNH 166 )

See description for CNH 165. These two seminars are related. Two seminars are required to become a trainer. Participants learn a variety of health care topics, over 2-3 weeks, and are trained to teach and pass on the information learnt. This learner friendly seminar helps the oral learner, health care worker or local village person to be a teacher in health care in their location. The goal of the seminar is to see a measurable decrease in illness and death. Two seminars are essential to become a teacher trainer,in CNH 165 and in CNH 166. Each two week seminar has 5-6 health care topics, taught in a creative, picture oriented and demonstrative way, where the learner is fully involved. Participants use simple booklets and posters and go into the community to practice teaching. Topics for seminar are referred to as Modules and general have between 5-6 topics in each Module. Family Module (under two illness); Sanitation Module; Water Module; Malaria Module; HIV+AIDS Modules; Nutrition Module; Respiratory Module; Communicable Disease Module; Maternal Health Module; communicable diseases Module After this first seminar, trainees are encouraged to visit their community twice weekly to teach.(CNH 165/166) at 2-3 weeks each.

Simple Healthcare for Oral Learners - Trainers Seminar II ( CNH 166 )

See description for CNH 165. These two seminars are related. Two seminars are required to become a trainer. Participants learn a variety of health care topics, over 2-3 weeks, and are trained to teach and pass on the information learnt. This learner friendly seminar helps the oral learner, health care worker or local village person to be a teacher in health care in their location. The goal of the seminar is to see a measurable decrease in illness and death. Two seminars are essential to become a teacher trainer,in CNH 165 and in CNH 166. Each two week seminar has 5-6 health care topics, taught in a creative, picture oriented and demonstrative way, where the learner is fully involved. Participants use simple booklets and posters and go into the community to practice teaching. Topics for seminar are referred to as Modules and general have between 5-6 topics in each Module. Family Module (under two illness); Sanitation Module; Water Module; Malaria Module; HIV+AIDS Modules; Nutrition Module; Respiratory Module; Communicable Disease Module; Maternal Health Module; communicable diseases Module After this first seminar, trainees are encouraged to visit their community twice weekly to teach.(CNH 165/166) at 2-3 weeks each.

TESOL Seminar ( HMT 147 )

This seminar teaches those who will teach English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). It covers all aspects of teacher training such as methods and techniques of teaching English, language acquisition issues, course design, lesson planning, classroom management and the parts and sounds of the English language.

TESOL Seminar (2020-2022) ( HMT 147 )

This seminar teaches those who will teach English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). It covers all aspects of teacher training such as methods and techniques of teaching English, language acquisition issues, course design, lesson planning, classroom management and the parts and sounds of the English language.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
TESOL Seminar - January 2020 HMT 147 6 English 12 Jan 2020 22 Feb 2020
TESOL Seminar (2020-2022) HMT 147 6 English 12 Jan 2020 22 Feb 2022

Transformation School ( HMT/SCI 215 )

This school helps students begin to understand underlying thought patterns in the people groups and cities where they live and work. Through a holistic approach combining discipleship and practical projects, students gain understanding concerning social transformation and the Kingdom of God. During the school students will look at: the growth of Christianity and departures from a biblical perspective of the Kingdom of God; the history of western civilization including the processes of development; the roles and functions of the mobile and local aspects of the Church; the role of leadership in social transformation; comparative worldviews in respect to questions of origin, truth, beauty (art) and purpose; and holistic research concerning how societies change. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Applied Christian Thinking

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
Transformation School - October 2019 HMT/SCI 215 12 English 06 Oct 2019 28 Dec 2019

UniSkript Seminar ( HMT 134 )

Learn to help illiterate people read the Bible with an exciting new symbol based alphabet called UniSkript. Be equipped to teach this revolutionary new system and gain understanding on how to reach and disciple illiterate communities.

Word by Heart ( CMC 233 )

In this course students will memorize five minutes per week of one of the Gospels in their native language and tell it as an eyewitness might have done. They will learn storytelling skills and practice natural memory techniques that differ from a rote approach; Using the tools of an actor, they will create imaginary memories to see what the eyewitnesses saw and say what they meant, with the goal of developing honest, technique-free communication that compels audience attention.