Staff Development Courses

Be equipped and gain ministry tools while you serve in missions! Learning and doing go hand-in-hand in our staff development courses. Time to reflect and get input in a classroom setting, alongside of missions ministry, helps you maximise what you’re learning as you’re serving. Everything you learn applies directly to what you are involved in. In each of these courses, you’ll get practical input from experienced missions leaders.

Ministry Development School

This two year course offers a solid foundation for further growth and practical missions training as you serve in ministry at YWAM Perth. Each quarter we look at different topics related to serving in missions, including evangelism, Bible study, working in teams, communication, support raising and more. Weekly classes, projects, personal study and group discussion are designed to help you pursue the call of God on your life. This essential training is grounded in our YWAM Foundational Values. 

 
Dates
Two year course, starts every January, April, July and October
 
Course Fees
AUD $30 Registration Fee + $100 Deposit
First quarter: AUD $360
Following quarters: AUD $200
(plus visa and health insurance)
 
Accreditation
Certificate IV in Christian Missions
 
Prerequisites
Acceptance as YWAM Perth staff
 
 
Ministry Leadership School 

Learn and grow in your leadership as you lead. God is looking for those who are willing to follow the model of Jesus, with Godly character and servant leadership. On the two year MLS you’ll learn from experienced missions leaders, looking at areas such as value-based leadership, discipling others, developing training, communication in leadership and more. Weekly classes, projects, personal study and immediate application fuel your leadership development. As a requirement of this course you will need to provide leadership in a relevant role for at least 12 weeks.

 
Dates
Two year course, starts every January, April, July and October
 
Course Fees
AUD $30 Registration Fee + $100 Deposit
First quarter: AUD $360
Following quarters: AUD $200
(plus visa and health insurance)
 
Accreditation
Diploma in Christian Missions Leadership
 
Prerequisites
Successful completion of the Ministry Development School at YWAM Perth
 
 
Hospitality in Missions 

Gain practical skills and a Biblical foundation for using hospitality in missions. True hospitality communicates value, inclusion and care, meaningfully demonstrating the love of God to individuals and communities. This two year course runs alongside ministry at YWAM Perth and includes classroom instruction, hands-on learning, projects and practical, creative components. 

 
Dates
Two year course, starts every January, April, July and October
 
Course Fees
AUD $30 Registration Fee + $100 Deposit
First quarter: AUD $460
Following quarters: AUD $200
(plus visa and health insurance)
 
Accreditation
Certificate IV in Hospitality
 
Prerequisites
Successful completion of the Ministry Development School at YWAM Perth
 
 
Media in Missions

Explore a broad range of ways to use media in missions, from writing, to photography, video production, and more. As you serve with YWAM Perth, this two year course gives you tools to effectively reach and impact through communication done with integrity. Our approach is grounded in a commitment to reflect God’s character as a communicator. You will learn and grow through projects, mentoring, instruction and more.  

 
Dates
Two year course, starts every January, April, July and October
 
Course Fees
AUD $30 Registration Fee + $100 Deposit
First quarter: AUD $360
Following quarters: AUD $200
(plus visa and health insurance)
 
Accreditation
Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication
 
Prerequisites
Successful completion of the Ministry Development School at YWAM Perth
 
 
Graduate Diploma

This is a project-based training for those who directly serve the primary leaders of a Youth With A Mission work. Applicants must be nominated by the Core Leadership team of YWAM Perth. The course has a two-fold focus: The skills and knowledge to lead change within the Mission, and the personal character development required to lead that change.

 
Dates and Course Fees
Please email Registrar for more information.
 
Accreditation
Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership
 
Prerequisites
Nomination by YWAM Perth Core Leadership Team
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