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YWAM TOWNSVILLE

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

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Townsville
QLD
4810
Australia

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Discipleship Training School (2020-2022) ( 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 2020 Reef to Outback DTS DSP 211 12 English 18 Oct 2020 10 Jan 2021
October 2020 Global Health DTS DSP 211 12 English 18 Oct 2020 10 Jan 2021
October 2020 Youth Ministry DTS DSP 211 12 English 18 Oct 2020 10 Jan 2021
January 2021 Global Health DTS DSP 211 12 English 31 Jan 2021 25 Apr 2021
January 2021 Youth Ministry DTS DSP 211 12 English 31 Jan 2021 25 Apr 2021
January 2021 Trekking DTS DSP 211 12 English 31 Jan 2021 25 Apr 2021
January 2021 Reef to Outback DTS DSP 211 12 English 31 Jan 2021 25 Apr 2021
January 2021 Media & Radio DTS DSP 211 12 English 31 Jan 2021 25 Apr 2021
April 2021 Global Health DTS DSP 211 12 English 25 Apr 2021 18 Jul 2021
April 2021 Reef to Outback DTS DSP 211 12 English 25 Apr 2021 18 Jul 2021
April 2021 Youth Ministry DTS DSP 211 12 English 25 Apr 2021 18 Jul 2021
July 2021 Youth Ministry DTS DSP 211 12 English 18 Jul 2021 09 Oct 2021
July 2021 Performing Arts DTS DSP 211 12 English 18 Jul 2021 09 Oct 2021
July 2021 Trailblazer DTS DSP 211 12 English 18 Jul 2021 09 Oct 2021
July 2021 Media & Radio DTS DSP 211 12 English 18 Jul 2021 09 Oct 2021
July 2021 Global Health DTS DSP 211 12 English 18 Jul 2021 09 Oct 2021
October 2021 Youth Ministry DTS DSP 211 12 English 24 Oct 2021 15 Jan 2022
October 2021 Reef to Outback DTS DSP 211 12 English 24 Oct 2021 15 Jan 2022
October 2021 Global Health DTS DSP 211 12 English 24 Oct 2021 15 Jan 2022
January 2022 Global Health DTS DSP 211 12 English 30 Jan 2022 23 Apr 2022
January 2022 Youth Ministry DTS DSP 211 12 English 30 Jan 2022 23 Apr 2022
January 2022 Trekking DTS DSP 211 12 English 30 Jan 2022 23 Apr 2022
January 2022 Media & Radio DTS DSP 211 12 English 30 Jan 2022 23 Apr 2022
January 2022 Reef to Outback DTS DSP 211 12 English 30 Jan 2022 23 Apr 2022
April 2022 Youth Ministry DTS DSP 211 12 English 24 Apr 2022 16 Jul 2022
April 2022 Reef to Outback DTS DSP 211 12 English 24 Apr 2022 16 Jul 2022
April 2022 Global Health DTS DSP 211 12 English 24 Apr 2022 16 Jul 2022
July 2022 Global Health DTS DSP 211 12 English 17 Jul 2022 08 Oct 2022
July 2022 Youth Ministry DTS DSP 211 12 English 17 Jul 2022 08 Oct 2022
July 2022 Trailblazer DTS DSP 211 12 English 17 Jul 2022 08 Oct 2022
July 2022 Performing Arts DTS DSP 211 12 English 17 Jul 2022 08 Oct 2022
July 2022 Media & Radio DTS DSP 211 12 English 17 Jul 2022 08 Oct 2022
October 2022 Reef to Outback DTS DSP 211 12 English 23 Oct 2022 14 Jan 2023
October 2022 Youth Ministry DTS DSP 211 12 English 23 Oct 2022 14 Jan 2023
October 2022 Global Health DTS DSP 211 12 English 23 Oct 2022 14 Jan 2023

Hospitality Ministry Seminar ( ATS 143 )

The seminar goes beyond the theory and practices of management, guest services and culinary arts, exploring servant leadership and lifestyle of worship through hospitality. Quality biblical hospitality cultivates a sense of peace and belonging, it ministers worth and value. Hospitality is ultimately inspired by God's heart of compassion for people and is captured in John when Jesus said, " I got to prepare a place for you". The objective of the hospitality seminar is to impart the skills, knowledge and heart to enable us to live out and work in the ministry of hospitality with excellence in our homes and any YWAM location.

Introduction to Communication ( CMC 215 )

This program lays essential foundations in biblical communication, while advancing the individual's skill and confidence in speaking, writing and listening. It will have an emphasis on mass media and journalism. It aims to sharpen the student's ability to communicate clearly through cross-cultural and interpersonal dynamics, and equips students with principles of preparing and delivering a message to a variety of audiences. Through provoking instruction and discussion, practical assignments, and video evaluation, students discover their place and potential as effective influencers in the public forum. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Communication.

Introductory Bible Course ( CHR 227 )

In this course students are equipped with tools for in-depth personal Bible study. It combines quality teaching, personal study, and practical application in order to help students develop a modest vocabulary and basic familiarity with the Scriptures as preparation for more advanced courses. There are several Bible schools offered under the banner of “Introductory Bible Course”. The one course that has multiplied to many locations internationally is: Discipleship Bible School (DBS) In this course students are equipped with tools for continual development of personal Bible study. 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, how to communicate God’s redemptive plan, how to use the Word in a ministry context, and discovering the “big picture” of Bible (overview). 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 emphasises 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. These courses meet the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible.

Introductory Leadership Practicum I (2020-2022) ( 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
October Diploma in Christian Missions Leadership CHR 243 12 English 20 Sep 2020 17 Sep 2021
January 2021 Diploma in Advanced Leadership Development CHR 243 12 English 10 Jan 2021 09 Jan 2022
April 2021 Diploma in Advanced Leadership Development CHR 243 12 English 28 Mar 2021 27 Mar 2022
July 2021 Diploma in Advanced Leadership Development CHR 243 12 English 20 Jun 2021 19 Jun 2022
September 2021 Diploma in Advanced Leadership Development CHR 243 12 English 26 Sep 2021 25 Sep 2022
January 2022 Diploma in Advanced Leadership Development CHR 243 12 English 09 Jan 2022 08 Jan 2023
April 2022 Diploma in Advanced Leadership Development CHR 243 12 English 27 Mar 2022 26 Mar 2023
July 2022 Diploma in Advanced Leadership Development CHR 243 12 English 19 Jun 2022 18 Jun 2023
October 2022 Diploma in Advanced Leadership Development CHR 243 12 English 25 Sep 2022 24 Sep 2023

Primary Health Care (2020-2022) ( 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 2021 Introduction to Global Health and Development CNH 261 12 English 31 Jan 2021 24 Apr 2021
January 2022 Introduction to Global Health and Development CNH 261 12 English 30 Jan 2022 23 Apr 2022
July 2022 Introduction to Global Health and Development CNH 261 12 English 17 Jul 2022 08 Oct 2022

School of Ministry Development 2020-2022 ( 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
October Certificate IV in Christian Missions 2020 CHR 241 12 English 20 Sep 2020 18 Sep 2021
January 2021 Introduction to Staff & Leadership Development CHR 241 12 English 10 Jan 2021 09 Jan 2022
April 2021 Introduction to Staff & Leadership Development CHR 241 12 English 28 Mar 2021 27 Mar 2022
July 2021 Introduction to Staff & Leadership Development CHR 241 12 English 20 Jun 2021 19 Jun 2022
September 2021 Introduction to Staff & Leadership Development CHR 241 12 English 26 Sep 2021 25 Sep 2022
January 2022 Introduction to Staff & Leadership Development CHR 241 12 English 09 Jan 2022 08 Jan 2023
April 2022 Introduction to Staff & Leadership Development CHR 241 12 English 27 Mar 2022 26 Mar 2023
July 2022 Introduction to Staff & Leadership Development CHR 241 12 English 19 Jun 2022 18 Jun 2023
October 2022 Introduction to Staff & Leadership Development CHR 241 12 English 25 Sep 2022 24 Sep 2023