To know God and to make Him known:
The greatest adventure of all!

We are convinced that your relationship with God will jump to a whole new level as you dive into this new journey. There’s so much to explore and discover, and before you ask…YES! Koalas, kangaroos and beautiful beaches are included in the package; Don’t worry, we’ve got it covered!

Here’s what to expect from this DTS:

The initial 3 months are designed for you to get to know God in a deeper way, a way that will result in discovering your identity in Him and to step into everything He has for you.

You’ll also have 2 months of outreach to experience what you’ve been learning.

You’ll be taken to some of the most adventurous places on earth where you’ll be able to share God’s love with those who still don’t know Him. This is it! the time is now to say yes to this incredible journey God has prepared for you!


  • October 7th, 2021 to March 18th, 2022
  • October 6th, 2022 to March 17th, 2023


Lecture phase costs:  $4,200 AUD it includes:  enrolment fee, course deposit, tuition, food and accommodation, airport transfers, laundry facilities and use of our campus facilities including library, TV room,  lecture rooms, prayer room, outdoor area etc… (Additional to this cost will be your medical insurance needed while being in Australia)

It does not include: Visa costs to Australia, airfare/transportation to and from Adelaide, and personal expenses such as toiletries, laundry, snacks, postage, etc.

Outreach costs: $4,000 to $5.000 AUD This fee covers all of the expenses incurred whilst being on outreach. Airfares, all meals, transportation, visa costs, insurances and ministry costs are all included in this fee.
*Prices are subject to change and can vary on due to flights costs and different destinations.
Frequently asked  questions 

Anyone can apply, but the applications are not automatically accepted, each application must be reviewed and prayed over by the school leadership.
We have all kinds of people applying for a DTS, some are pretty sure of what they are looking for in life and what to expect, others may still be searching; some will come with a series of questions and struggles or just wanting to know more about God and missions

$4,200 AUD Lecture phase + $4,500AUD outreach and travel expenses (subjected to change because of travel costs)
Your course fee includes 12 weeks of missions training and 9 to 12 weeks of outreach. The training includes all of your meals, accommodation, wifi, laundry facilities, airport transfers, and use of our campus facilities including library, TV room, lecture rooms, prayer room, outdoor area etc…
Your outreach fees include all your meals, accommodation, visa (if required) and field supplies.
Your outreach travel expenses will include any flights, ferries, buses, or other transport required to get to your outreach location.

To be a Christian and be at least 16 years of age, (must have parental consent if under 18);
to have successfully completed the application process and have been accepted.

Adelaide is known as the city of churches as well as the city of festival; Big on sporting and arts events, and is also home to the Barossa Valley which is known around the world for its quality wines.
There’s a world of new experiences and things to do in South Australia. Get up-close to iconic Australian wildlife only minutes away from Adelaide’s CBD, beautiful beaches all across our peninsulas, coastlines and an amazing outback experience!

All fees are in Australian dollars (AUD).

Fees, charges and refunds

Clear, accurate and current information regarding fees, charges, method of payment and refund policy will be provided to all prospective students.

The timetable of payments for DTS is as follows:

No application fee.
Upon receiving you letter of Acceptance- non-refundable AUD $420 enrolment deposit;
Balance of fees for the lecture phase – AUD $3780 must be paid 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the course. *
Full fees for the field work (outreach) phase must be paid by week 6 of the lecture phase.
By accepting an offer of a place at YWAM Adelaide, a student is entering into an agreement that is stipulated in the Letter of Offer. Payment of tuition fees in full or in part indicates that such an agreement exists between the student and the school. Should circumstances change after receiving an offer, fees will only be refunded in accordance with the refund policy below.

Refund Policy:

Prior to commencement of the course:

Where the course is cancelled the school will refund the fees in full.
When the Australian government authorities refuse to grant a visa, the school will refund all fees paid. The letter of refusal document must be sent to the school and must provide proof of refusal by the Australian government.
Where the school receives written notice of withdrawal prior to the commencement of the course, the school will refund all fees paid less the $420 enrolment deposit;

After commencement of the course:

When the student withdraws from the course during week one, the school will refund 90% of the total classroom phase fees – less $420 enrolment deposit, administration fees, and the application fee.
When the student withdraws from the course during week two, the school will refund 60% of the total classroom phase fees – less $420 enrolment deposit, administration fees and the application fee.
When the student withdraws from the course during the third or fourth week, the school will refund 30% of the total classroom phase fees – less $420 enrolment deposit, administration fees and the application fee.
When the student withdraws from the course after the end of the fourth week no refund will be given.

Field Assignment (outreach) Phase:

Final costs of the field assignment phase will be announced during the classroom phase. Field assignment costs are non-refundable except under special circumstances (ill health, etc) where the amount refunded will be determined according to the circumstance.


Any refunds over $500 will be paid to the person who originally paid the course fees.

*If you have any issues meeting this deadline, please contact our registrar who can discuss further options with you.