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How to Apply

Application Criteria

Applicants must:

  1. Be a current member of a Presbyterian Church belonging to the Presbyterian Church of Australia in NSW/ACT.

  2. Have a trainer or co-trainer who is a member of the same church as the Applicant.

  3. Have completed Breaking the Silence (PCNSW) training and hold a current WWCC / WWVP card.

  4. Be accepted into one of the four METRO Pathways.

Application Process

  1. Complete the METRO application below.

  2. Be interviewed with your trainer(s) by members of the METRO Committee or a METRO approved interviewer (organised by the Trainer) and interviewer’s recommendation provided to the METRO Committee.

  3. The METRO Committee will assess the Applicant’s eligibility for sponsorship based on criteria and recommendation of METRO approved interviewer.

  4. The METRO Committee will offer coaching for approved trainers, if requested by the trainer.

Application Forms

  • APPRENTICE: If you would like to apply as a METRO apprentice, please fill out this form.

  • TRAINER: If you would like to apply to serve as a METRO trainer, please fill out this form.

Terms and Conditions

In accepting a METRO sponsorship, the Applicant is:

  1. Encouraged to strongly consider enrolling in Christ College if progressing to theological college after MTS and residing in NSW.

  2. Required to give the METRO Committee access to the biannual MTS compliance report.

  3. Encouraged to attend the G8 and Mission Minded conferences each year of the apprenticeship.

  4. Required to complete an annual Sponsorship Review with the METRO Committee.

  5. Required to accept that successful recipients of METRO sponsorship is under the discretion of the METRO committee.

  6. Strongly encouraged to attend the Christ College Experience week in May.

Find Out More

If you would like to find out more before applying, feel free to leave us a message and we'll get back to you soon!

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