Applicants to SOT should meet the following criteria:
- Be at least 16 years old at the time of application. Those aged 16 to 20 must provide proof of parental consent.
- Have at least obtained a GCE O-level certificate or its equivalent, or have at least three years of work experience at the time of application.
- Have two recommendation forms: one from your Senior Pastor and the other from another Church Pastor or your Cell Group Leader/Department Leader.
- Pass an oral entrance interview.