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Your privacy is very important to us. Please be sure to read our Privacy Policy. Before submitting your application, you must also read and agree with the following Refund Policy located at the bottom of the Application Form.



Notice of Waiver:
Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information as of the date of publication; however, information of this type tends to become outdated with time. The College, therefore, reserves the right to modify or cancel any program, option, course, objective, fee, timetable or campus location without notice or prejudice. The College also does not assume responsibility for changes made after publication or in areas beyond its control because, while course outlines are updated annually, textbooks, materials and information change with little or no notice. The College reserves the right to modify, change, add or delete topics without notice or prejudice.
 
I, the applicant, understand and agree to the refund policy below. I further agree that my acceptance to any program is subject to sufficient enrollment.
 
Academy Canada Refund Policy
Source: Academy Canada Refund Policy as stated in accordance with the regulations under the Newfoundland and Labrador Private Training Institutions Act
Voiding of Contract
15. (1) Except where part of the course of instruction has been supplied and serviced, where a commencement date for a course of instruction is not stated in the contract, the contract is voidable at the option of the student.
(2) A student may exercise the option under subsection (1) by giving notice in writing by registered mail to the private institution of the student’s intention to treat the contract with the private training institution as void.
Student Registration Fee
16. A private training institution may charge a student registration fee prescribed by the minister and that registration fee shall be applied to the total cost of the course of instruction
Retention and Repayment of Fees
17. (1) Where a student has contracted for a course of instruction at a private training institution and subsequently exercises the option to void the contract at least twenty-one (21) days prior to the commencement date of the course, the private training institution shall refund money paid by, or on behalf of the student including the registration fee under Section 16.
(2) Where a student has contracted for a correspondence course at a private institution and subsequently exercises the option to void the contract within fourteen (14) days of signing the contract, the private training institution shall refund money paid by, or on behalf of, the student including the registration fee under Section
(3) Notwithstanding any provision contained in a contract in respect of a course of instruction at a private training institution , the institution shall not retain money paid for or on account of instruction given by the private training institution where the registrant or representative of the private training institution has made false or misleading statements regarding the course of instruction or regarding the nature of the contract, for the purpose of inducing a person to enter into the contract, and all money so received shall be immediately repaid to the person who has paid it, and the contract is void.
Exceptions to Refunds
18. (1) Students of private training institutions shall be entitled to a refund of money paid with the exception of the registration fee under section 16 where the student has contracted for a course of instruction at a private training institution and gives notice in writing either delivered personally or by registered mail to the private training institution less than twenty-one (21) days before the commencement date of the course of instruction of the student’s intention not to commence the course of instruction.
(2) Students of private training institutions shall be entitled to a refund of money paid with the exception of the registration fee under section 16 and 10% of the total course fees where
(a) the student has contracted for a course at a private training institution and does not give notice in writing by registered mail to the private training institution before the commencement date of the student’s intention not to commence the course of instruction and does not attend the first five (5) consecutive days of the course of instruction; or
(b) the student has contracted for a course of instruction for a correspondence course at a private training institution and gives notice in writing by registered mail to the private training institution more than fourteen (14) days after signing the contract and provided all lessons have been returned in good condition.
(3) Students of private training institutions shall be entitled to a refund of money paid where
(a) the student has contracted for a course of instruction at a private training institution and gives notice in writing either delivered personally or by registered mail to the private training institution after the commencement date of the course of instruction of the student’s intention to cease taking the course of instruction;
(b) the student has contracted for a course of instruction at a private training institution and fails to exercise the option to void the contract under section 15 before the date upon which the first class is held, then exercises the option notwithstanding that the student may not have participated in the course of instruction;
(c) the student has contracted for a correspondence course at a private training institution and exercises the option to void a contract under section 15 after part of the course of instruction has been supplied and serviced; or
(d) a private training institution
(i) has registration cancelled, 
(ii) has the renewal of the registration refused and the registration has expired, or 
(iii) has not applied for renewal of registration and the registration has expired.
(4) Refund of money referred to in subsection (3) shall not include: 
(a) the registration fee under section (17) 
(b) the fees for the proportion of the course already supplied and serviced or in the case of correspondence courses the fee for lessons supplied and evaluated, and for the purpose of this paragraph any portion of a week shall be considered one week in determining the amount of the refund; and 
(c) the retail cost of equipment that has been supplied to the student by the private training institution unless the equipment has been returned to the private training institution unopened or as issued within ten (10) days of receipt by the student.
(5) Where a student withdraws from a course of instruction twenty-one (21) days after the commencement of a semester, a private training institution may impose an administration fee of 10% of that semester’s tuition, to a maximum of $500.
Refund Not Required
19. (1) Where a private training institution has supplied and serviced two-thirds or more of a course of instruction and has not received proper notice of a student’s intention to cease attending the course before that date, the private training institution shall not be obliged to refund money paid for or an account of the fees by or on behalf of a person who has contracted for that course of instruction.
(2) The private training institution is not required to repay money to a student where
(a) a student has contracted for a course of instruction at a private training institution and the registration of this private training institution is cancelled or expires before the course of instruction has been completed;
(b) where a course of instruction offered by another registered private training institution is the same or similar to the course of instruction by the student under paragraph (a); and
(c) where the student and the private training institution referred to in paragraph (i) agree in writing with the owner or operator of the registered private training institution referred to in paragraph (b) that the student will complete the course of instruction at the registered private training institutions referred to in paragraph (ii) at no additional cost to the student.

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