A Discipleship Training School

Discipleship Training School (DTS) offers you an intentional season to go deeper in your relationship with God, to be personally transformed by His incredible love, and to learn more about His heart for the whole world.

God is alive and active and He is inviting you to join Him in His redemptive work. Find your place in God’s story and begin the journey of a lifetime!

Upcoming Schools:
30 Jan 2023 – 23 Jun 2023
24 Jul 2023 – 15 Dec 2023


The Discipleship Training School is a Christian program with a missions focus. The course encompasses 12 weeks of classroom lectures followed by a 9 week international outreach. DTS is designed to encourage you in personal character development, help you cultivate an active relationship with God, and assist you in identifying your unique gifts and calling.

What you'll Experience

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Thought provoking lectures with guest speakers from all around the world
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One-on-one discipleship and group activities
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Times of "hands on" ministry, worship and prayer
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Opportunities to bless and serve others, both locally and overseas

Wanna know more?

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Using The Gifts God’s Given You

Do you love sports or media or working with young people? Or maybe you really have a heart for justice or peacemaking? Or maybe you’re not sure exactly what it is you love doing? Wherever you’re at, we’ll do our best during your DTS to help you explore how you can use the gifts God’s given you for his good purposes in the world.

Lectures in Australia

The first phase of DTS provides classroom learning, community bonding, and a chance to encounter God in a new way. Each week, a new guest speaker will offer teaching that will provoke, challenge, and encourage you.

Topics covered on DTS

  • Hearing God’s Voice
  • Knowing the Character and Nature of God
  • The Father Heart of God
  • The Characteristics and Role of the Holy Spirit
  • Worship and Prayer
  • Mission, Evangelism, and Mercy Ministries
  • Lordship, Repentance and Forgiveness
  • The Bible
  • Calling and Identity
  • Team Dynamics and Relationship Principles
  • Biblical Worldview
  • Spiritual Authority

Cross-Cultural Missions Experience

Get Practical

Outreach is your time to apply what you’ve learned in a cross-cultural setting. You’ll get to experience firsthand how God wants to work through you and get a glimpse of what a life in missions could look like.

Where you’ll go

Vibrant cultures, crazy traffic, and adventurous food- we go to some amazing places! Our overseas outreach locations vary but always focus on sharing God’s love with those who need it most. There are countless people who are ready to hear the good news of Jesus!

What you’ll do

Opportunities to serve will vary, but could involve any or all of the following: sharing your faith with others, partnering with local churches, music, sports, drama, prayer, teaching English, basic health care, youth/kids ministry and more.

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YWAM Media DTS Outreach
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This Discipleship Training School is offered as an accredited course recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework and is registered as Certificate III in Discipleship (code 10802NAT). More information on how we facilitate training is available in the Student Handbook.



Please read the DTS Course Information Handbook to find out more about this school.


Lecture phase:
$4000 AUD

$3500 AUD + international airfare

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DTS is just the beginning

Check out what you could do after DTS.