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YWAM Gold Coast’s vision is to be disciples of Jesus Christ, who represent the love and reality of God, effecting change in our city and beyond.

We would love to connect with you. To learn more about our base and ministries you can head over to our website. You can also also connect with us via Facebook, Instragram, YouTube and Twitter.

Discipleship Training School

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What is it?

Are you ready for an exciting experience? YWAM Gold Coast’s DTS will take you from the beautiful beaches of the Gold Coast to all the Nations. With an aim to see remote and rural communities reached with the Gospel you will be engaged in traditional settings and have opportunities to live, eat and connect with a different unique cultures. Be a part of God’s movement amongst the people of the world!

Looking for a purpose and a reason to live? DTS will help you to discover God’s plans for your life!

The 12-14 weeks of lectures will be spent deepening your relationship with God in a dynamic environment of encouragement, support, and biblical teachings.

Throughout the lecture phase of the DTS you will be enjoying everything that the Gold Coast has to offer. Surfing, Gorgeous Beaches, Coffee Hangouts, Skateboarding, BBQ’s and Beach sports are just a few of the things that you will be doing to have fun and model love to people in a practical way.
View all of our DTS programs

When does it start?

We have DTS intakes three times a year:
In January we offer a Pathfinders DTS or Adventure DTS
In July we offer a Adventure DTS
In October we offer an Adventure DTS, Worship DTS, Skate DTS or Surf DTS
We also offer “Aletheia School of the Worshipper” which is an October DTS combined with our SOW (School of Worship)

School of Worship

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The School of Worship (SOW) is a 3 month COURSE where you will gain effective training in worship ministry, respond to world-class teaching and explore worship as a tool of contending intercession and evangelism. You will spend twelve weeks digging deep into worship, growing in your biblical understanding, getting equipped with skills and challenging your heart in worship. You will also have the opportunity to develop your song writing skills and potentially professionally record your own songs. You must have completed a Discipleship Training School before you can enroll in this school.
Find out more about SOW here

When does it start?

We have intake every April

Certificate IV in Christian Missions

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What is it?

The Staff Internship – Certificate IV in Christian Missions (C4CM) is a two-year training course that helps you to be trained in the core aspects of being a full-time worker in YWAM. The Staff Internship – C4CM is the general foundational training for all YWAM Gold Coast staff. You must have completed a Discipleship Training School before you can enroll in this school.

You will be equipped with ministry skills and knowledge to be able to work effectively in a team, develop your gifts and skills and participate in local and international outreach initiatives.

Be a part of our dynamic growing ministry team here at YWAM Gold Coast as we seek to bring transformation to our city and see God’s Kingdom come.

Learn more about C4CM

When does it start?

We have 4 quarterly intakes for students
January, April, July, October

We also offer:
A Volunteers Program for anyone looking to come and be a part of our community for 2 weeks to 3 months.

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