Apply for the Training
This is a serious decision. At the same time it is a most glorious choice.
It is by the mercy of God and through the work of the Holy Spirit that you could consecrate yourself to be a full-time trainee, choosing to give all your time to the pursuit of the truth and the service of the church. This is a serious decision. At the same time it is a most glorious choice.
If you wish to know more concerning the application process, you may find a general outline here.
You may download the application documents and specific instructions for the 63rd term application here.
Application Schedules and Deadlines
Please take note of the following dates regarding the application process for the 63rd term:
November 30, 2017 is the deadline for the Application Form (AF), the Applicant Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) and Medical Questionnaire to be submitted to the Registration office of FTT-Malabon or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The training applicant must write a Personal Consecration Letter to be submitted together with the application documents.
Elder’s Recommendation using the prescribed form must also be submitted.
December 31, 2017 is the deadline for the results for CBC, urinalysis and chest x-ray. The results must be taken by a registered medical laboratory. CBC and urinalysis must not have been taken before June 2017, while chest x-ray must not have been taken before February 2017. The training will require continuing trainees to have chest x-ray taken every term, CBC and urinalysis after one year.
January 31, 2018 is the last day for check-in for trainees who have services (such as team leaders, asst. team leaders and in-charge/s).
February 01, 2018 is the last day for check-in of returning trainees (second term and above).Some returning trainees with services may be asked to check-in earlier.
February 05, 2018 is the last day for registration and check in of incoming FT1. Upon Check-in bring the following:Chest X-ray result, Application training fees(No registration fee upon check-in, no admission), any photocopy of Diploma, Transcript of Records, or other similar school record.
Other important concerns
Admission pending applicant evaluation
The training reserves the right to accept or deny admission of trainees based on the evaluation of the training brothers concerning an applicant.
Personal preparation of the applicant’s tripartite being
Please make sure that you are spiritually, psychologically and physically fit to join the training. Several trainees who were very willing to join the training were eventually denied admission because of overlooked medical conditions that could have been remedied had there been a thorough check while preparing for the training.
Transportation from the airport to Malabon
There is no guarantee of transportation arrangements from the airport to the training center. Please fellowship ahead of time so that alternative arrangements can be prepared.
Qualifications and Requirements
A bachelor’s degree is required for admission to the Full-time Training. The training is conducted in English; it is therefore necessary for trainees to have sufficient knowledge to understand, speak and write in the English language for them to benefit from the training.
Those who do not qualify for the Full-time Training may join the 6-month Nazarite Training or the Perfecting Training in Ozamiz. For saints over 40 years of age, we highly recommend that you consider joining the Middle-Age Training which may be more suited to meet your needs and condition.
- Already saved and baptized
- Absolute for Christ and the church
- Having a desire to learn and willing to obey and be trained
- Physically and psychologically fit
- No criminal records or history of using prohibited drugs
- No vices of smoking, gambling or drinking for at least 5 years
- Regularly attending church meetings
- Single, between 20 and 40 years of age
- College or university graduate with at least a Bachelor’s degree (4-year course degree)
- Can read, write and speak in the English language
Starting 63rd term (February 2018), applicants should have finished reading the entire Bible(Old and New Testaments, text only) at least once.
- At least 18 and 40 years of age, single or married
- Hish school graduate
- Able to read, write and converse in Filipino or English
Applicants for the Regular Intake Schedule
- Download these application documents. Read carefully and follow the instructions on how to fill them out.
- Fellowship with the elders in your local church concerning your desire to join the training and have them fill out the Elder’s Recommendation Form which is also included in your downloaded documents.
- Observe the deadlines for the submission of your application documents. As soon as they are ready, you may send them to training center by courier or email, as detailed in the instruction page of your downloaded documents.
- For the purpose of medical assessment, applicants are required to submit laboratory test results for CBC, urinalysis and chest x-ray taken by a registered medical laboratory. CBC and urinalysis must not have been taken 3 months before check-in, whiles chest x-ray must not have been taken 6 months before check-in together with the application documents.
- Applicants with medical condition or history that needs medical clearance from a physician must also submit the appropriate medical clearance certification. Please comply with the medical requirements promptly. Do not wait for the check-in date to comply with these requirements. Applicant trainees who are assessed as physically unfit for training will not be admitted.
- We strongly suggest applicant trainees who will need to travel by air or sea, including applicants from abroad, to complete their paperwork early so that preliminary assessment, follow-up and admission notifications can be provided with ample time to prepare your travel bookings.
- Prepare yourself and the things you need to bring to the training.
Short-term and Guest Applicants
- The Full-time Training in Malabon is open for short-term and guest trainees from abroad who cannot enter during the regular intake schedule. Philippine nationals and residents will only be admitted for regular intake. Such trainees who grab the opportunity to experience the training for a short period of time cannot be certified for completion of the Full-time Training.
- As soon as you have decided to join as guest for a short time, inform the registration department of the training immediately concerning your intention. You may do this by sending an email.
- Please download the same application documents and fill out the forms. In the Application Form, indicate your application type as “Guest trainee” and give the dates of the start and end of your stay.
- Submit your application forms as early as possible. If possible, give at least one month allowance before your planned check-in to give enough time to review your application and to arrange for your arrival.