Terms & Conditions

HOW TO ENROL

Students should complete the booking form and return it to the NW Academy along with the health form.

APPLICATIONS

Students who require a visa should send applications at least 4 weeks before the intended start date. Other applications will be accepted up to 2 weeks before the start date. Forms received later than this will be considered at the discretion of the Manager.

BOOKING DEPOSIT

Private applicants only (no via European partner or similar) should also send a non-refundable booking deposit of £150/€180 when sending an application form. This is required to reserve a place on a course and will be deducted from the total cost.

DETAILS OF ENROLMENT

Upon receipt of your application form and booking deposit you will be sent enrolment details.

TUITION FEES

Private applicants’ fees must be paid in full before starting the course. These may be paid by cheque (sterling only) or bank transfer. Students may pay by cash however for security reasons we do not accept cash payments by post. NW Academy is not
responsible for any bank transfer charges. Please ensure the NW Academy receives the full tuition fees allowing for any bank charges. Please note that fees do not include the cost of examinations or textbooks.

CANCELLATION AND WITHDRAWAL

In the event of cancellation or withdrawal from a course no refund will be given. If a student visa application is refused the booking deposit will be retained to cover charges already incurred. The remainder of the fees will only be refunded if the student sends a copy of the full visa refusal letter at least 2 weeks prior to the course start date. If a student withdraws from a course for any reason after the start date no refund will be given. Students who are obliged to leave due to unforeseen circumstances or in the case of genuine complaints the Managing Director’s decision will be final.

COURSES OFFERED

The NW Academy reserves the right to alter course dates at short notice if this becomes necessary. NW Academy also reserves the right to cancel any course that is undersubscribed.

INSURANCE

NW Academy strongly recommends that students arrange personal and medical insurance before arrival. NW Academy does not accept any responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage to students’ personal property, accident or injury however caused or sustained. Fully Comprehensive Medical insurance is obligatory for students who do not come from a country with reciprocal health care arrangements with UK. For Work Placement student: personal liability insurance is required.

ACCOMMODATION

All accommodation offered by the NW Academy is inspected on a regular basis to ensure good standards. NW Academy endeavours to find students suitable accommodation. The accommodation officer will assist students with changing accommodation once only.
After this a £20 fee will be charged for each additional change. Students are responsible for any damage caused by them to the property or any items in the property.

CODE OF DISCIPLINE

The NW Academy reserves the right to refuse admission to or dismiss any student in the event of misconduct and no refund will be given. The Managing Director’s decision will be final in such cases. Students enrolled at the NW Academy are expected to attend classes regularly and punctually. A student has no claim to a refund of fees should the whole or part of a course paid for in advance not be attended. Students are responsible for any damage caused by them to the property or any items in the property.

METHODS OF PAYMENT

BANK TRANSFER IN EURO

Ulster Bank Letterkenny; 1 Lower Main Street; Letterkenny; Co Donegal, Republic Of Ireland
Account Number 12070759
Sort Code 986010
Swift Code ULSBIE2D
IBAN Number IE84ULSB98601012070759
Name of Account: North West Academy

BANK TRANSFER IN STERLING

Ulster Bank Da Vincis Complex, Culmore Road, Derry BT488JB, N.Ireland UK
Account Number 10848874
Sort Code 980980
Swift Code ULSBGBB2B
IBAN Number GB79ULSB98098010848874
Name of Account: North West Academy

BY CHEQUE

Cheques should be made payable to NW Academy, all cheques must be made payable in Sterling and drawn on a bank which has an associate branch in the U.K.

BY CASH

Cash payments will only be accepted at the Academy.