METRO Trainee Application Form

Trainee Details

First Name (required)

Last Name (required)

Gender (required)

Date of Birth (required)


Home Phone

Mobile Phone

Your Email (required)

Marital Status (if applicable)

Your Spouse's Name (if applicable)

Your Children's Name(s) (if applicable)

If married with children, would you like to be considered for family funding? If yes, METRO, on behalf of your church, will negotiate with the relevant bodies for this funding. yesno

Please attach a photo of yourself. This photo should be head and shoulders facing the camera.

Please attach an estimated budget outlining your financial plan throughout your traineeship

Please attach a scanned copy of a completed Medical Examination Report which can be downloaded from

Trainer Details

First Name (required)

Last Name (required)

Working with Minors

Have you ever been involved in, accused of or convicted of child abuse or a crime involving actual or attempted sexual molestation of a minor?

Please provide your Working With Children Check Number

Expires: DD-MM-YYYY

Have you read PCV’s “Safe Church” Policy in relation to working with children?
(An electronic copy is available at

Your Church

Name of Church (required)

Church Website

Name of Minister (required)

Name of Session Clerk (required)

Are you a Communicant Member of this church?

How long have you been a Communicant member?

Please list names and suburb of any other churches you have attended regularly during the past five years. One Per line, format Morwell, St Andrews, 4 years.

Please detail your historical and current involvement at your church.

About You

Tell us how you became a Christian (how you started trusting in Jesus)?

List your personal strengths and explain how they are helpful to you:

List your personal weaknesses and why they are a problem for you:


Finish this sentence, “I want to be involved in METRO because…”

If married, what does your spouse think about you becoming a METRO trainee? (or boyfriend/ girlfriend)

It is likely that during METRO you will receive a smaller income than you have been used to. How will this affect you and (if applicable) your family?


Describe your present relationship with your proposed trainer. Please give some detail.

What do you think are your proposed trainer(s)’s strengths?

What do you think are your proposed trainer(s)’s weaknesses?


The information contained in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge.

I authorise any churches listed in this application to give you any information they may have regarding my character and fitness for METRO.

I release all such references from liability for any damage that may result from furnishing such evaluations to you, and I waive any right that I may have to inspect references provided on my behalf.

Should my application be accepted, I agree to be bound by the PCV’s “Safe Church” Policy, my signed contract, and the policies and decisions of the METRO Committee, and to refrain from unscriptural conduct in the performance of my services on behalf of METRO.

By checking this box I agree to the Applicant's Statement (required)