Have you ever dreamed of adventure? Helping others? Seeing your life change? Travelling to Australia and exotic countries in the Pacific? 


Our gap year programs give you the opportunity to take a gap year with purpose. Travel, fun, adventure, training, missions, purpose, friendships, self-discovery - and it is all centred around helping you grow in your relationship with God while changing other people's lives.


Each gap year program includes a combination of strong biblical training at our campus in tropical Townsville (right next to the Great Barrier Reef!), before we take you on to the mission field in Australia or the Pacific Island nation of Papua New Guinea.


The intakes are every three months:

January, April, July and October*

*April 2020 DTS intake has been impacted due to Coronavirus.












Come and spend a Christian Gap Year in Australia and the Pacific!  

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You will have the option of customising your gap year according to what you are passionate about.
Our elective options are below:

  • Global Health
  • Youth Ministry
  • Trekking
  • Performing Arts
  • Trailblazer
  • Media & Radio
  • Reef to Outback
  • All Generations

Customise your experience

Discipleship Training School - 10802NAT - Certificate III in Discipleship | Introduction to Global Health & Development - HLT31215 - Certificate III in Basic Health Care | Introduction to Communication, PR and Marketing - BSB42415 - Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication |

 Austudy, Abstudy and Youth student allowance is available for Australian applicants.


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