Aesthetic Hair & Beauty Training Academy
FEES, ENROLMENT & REFUNDS
All fees quoted attract and are including VAT (UK Government Tax) at the
current rate. All fees must be received by the School without deduction,
therefore any overseas/UK bank charges will automatically be added to the final
balance payable. Educational courses are not exempt from VAT nor can VAT be
claimed back by overseas students.
In the event of nonattendance on the confirmed course, or completion of the
course for any reason other than the unlikely event that the course is
cancelled by the school, (for example: personal problems, illness, change of
mind, relocation, pregnancy, illness or death in the family, change in personal
circumstances, failure to obtain a visa or a loan etc.) no refunds of fees or
deposits will be made and no entitlement to a later-date course will be
All deposits and payments are non-refundable should you cancel your enrolment
less than 30 days prior to the start date. Deposits and payments to be refunded
prior to 30 day will incur a 10 % administration charge.
A student is accepted for enrolment on and subject to the conditions that the
student will attend on the date (the commencement date) and at the time
specified in the confirmation letter which will be sent to the student upon
receipt of the completed application form together with the correct deposit.
Applicants will only receive confirmation letter of course booking upon receipt
of deposit payment plus relevant International student fee.
The balance of the full course fee is to be paid no less than 30 days prior to
the commencement date unless a payment plan is in place. Failure to pay the
balance by the due date may result in the deposit being forfeited and your
place being opened for re-sell.
Upon notification of the commencement date, no variation in the course date
will be permitted without full payment of any outstanding balance and at least
30 day’s written notice is received by the School, we reserve the right to
change and confirm another date – subject to availability. Courses must be taken
up within one year of the original booking.
If your chosen replacement course is of a higher value, you will be asked to
pay any difference. If it is of a lesser value please note that there would be
no monetary refund of the difference, however it can be used against a further
Courses cannot be deferred once started, except in extenuating circumstances
In the event you are unable to continue with your current course, there is no
entitlement to defer to a later course start date once your course has already
We reserve the right to discuss with you and change your course if we feel you
may be finding it difficult.
Fees are not refundable if the course is interrupted or cancelled through an
act of God or terrorist act.
Course fees, deposits and other payments are non-transferable.
Payment plans are available for all courses over 12 weeks in length, this
service will incur a 5% administration fee to the remaining balance after
deposit has been paid.
Your deposit forms part of the course fee.
course cost includes course fee, any registration and exam fees by the awarding
body and any course materials required for the course for example: uniform,
textbooks and kit.
the event that there is an outstanding balance at the end of your course, we
reserve the right to withhold certification until payment is made.
HOURS, ATTENDANCE & ACHIEVEMENT
Students are required to attend on the first day of their course or module at
the time stated in their confirmation letter. Failure to attend the first day
of your course, or module will preclude you from attending any further part of
that course or module and you will not be entitled to a refund of any fees paid
or offered an alternative start date or course.
For assessment-based courses, you must have a minimum of 80% attendance for
teaching in the classroom for each subject/module. You must also have 100%
attendance in the Student Salon. You will be required to spend additional time
after the course in the Salon or re-join the next course to meet this
requirement otherwise it will preclude you from being assessed and qualified.
For examination-based courses, you must have at least 80% attendance. And 100%
salon hours. In addition, if you miss more than 100 hours in total on VTCT,
Guild or AHBT Accredited courses, you will not be registered for examination.
As all courses are of a continuous nature, no allowance for lateness or
absenteeism will be made except with prior consent by the Principle and General
Manager, who also reserve the right to dismiss any student giving justifiable
cause for such action. Their decisions in all such matters will be deemed as
It is not the responsibility of the School or individual teachers to provide
additional teaching hours for students to ‘catch up’ on education missed due to
lateness or absenteeism for whatever reason.
Students failing to complete their assessments, variations, ranges etc. during
the term of their course will be charged by the hour for any further
teaching/supervision/assessing. These sessions will be at the convenience of
the School. Check with the Administration department for the current rates.
For assessment-based courses, it may be necessary for you in join in during the
next intake to complete work and assessments missed.
For exam retakes there will be a retake fee, for any refresher training
required there will be a fee. Check with the Administration department for the
Classes will commence promptly at the published times, irrespective of whether
all students are present. Classes will not be delayed to wait for latecomers,
and teachers are not responsible for repeating work missed. Latecomers may be
requested to wait until a suitable break in teaching before entering a class.
Class hours can be varied at the discretion of the Principle and General
Manager without prior notice.
The School will be closed on all UK public holidays. If a public holiday falls
during your course, no extra days will be added to your course or reduction in
fees given, we have accounted for these days with in our teaching.
Paying for and/or attending a course fully does not guarantee a qualification,
diploma or certificate of achievement. Awards of achievement are gained by the
successful fulfilment of the criteria set out by the various awarding bodies.
The decision of the Principle and General Manager are final in all cases.
Time off for official religious holidays, booked holidays, and planned
weddings, medical appointments etc. must be discussed and agreed before
application. We recommend that all absence be avoided where possible.
It is your responsibility to apply for the relevant visa, allow sufficient time
before your course starts for your visa process, and have the required
documentation for your visa application.
The school is not and does not have a visa agent therefore you are required to
get the correct and most up to date information from the UK Visa and
All International students are required to have a telephone interview before
booking on to a course.
International students are required to pay 20% non-refundable deposit plus relevant
International student fee to hold their place. Confirmation letters will only
be provided after this has been paid. Please refer to refunds for information
on successful visa applications.
It is our duty to report to the UK border agency and visa and immigration
Students who fail to turn up to the course or has continual absence.
Students making arrangements for payment of course fees through overseas banks
must ensure that either the fees, or proof of payment from their bank,
accompany their application form. We advise students to mark requests to their
banks for foreign exchange as ‘Priority’, being of an educational nature. Bank
drafts should be made payable to AHBT to
be posted to 10 Broad Walk, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 1 HQ
It is vitally important that the remitting bank quotes the full name of the
attending student on the details of payment. All bank charges must be prepaid
in order that Aesthetic
Hair & Beauty Training Academy receives
the amount in full.
When paying fees by a direct debit transfer of credit, you must send an
application form by mail or fax to the School in advance. State the amount of
the transfer clearly on the application form along with the bank details and/or
It is regretful that due to the possibility of copyright infringement, the use
of video cameras is not permitted. Audio recording equipment may be permitted
by specific arrangement.
The wearing of the School’s uniform is required for all students unless
otherwise stated. Please refer to the ‘Dress Code and Centre Policy Guidelines’
for full details.
All course contents, their elements, tutors and fees are subject to change
without any prior notice to Students at the discretion of the School.
Employer’s guarantee – it is our continued policy in the case of any student
who is employed or sponsored by any other organisation, not to openly or
directly solicit that student for the purposes of employment, whilst that
student is attending a Aesthetic Hair & Beauty Training Academy.
For additional learning support such as interpreters and sign language
assistance, this will be at you’re at the learners own expense please make the
Administration office aware before booking on to a course.
These conditions form the main part of the contract between the School and the
Student. The Centre Policy Guidelines (issued separately on request) also form
part of this contract and should be read by all students. Only the Chief
Operating Officer shall be authorised to alter or waive any of the
aforementioned terms and conditions.
If models are required to be sourced for VTCT, Guild or AHBT Accredited exams
or for assessments that need to be completed outside of the course dates for
any exams or additional assessments it will be the responsibility of the
student to provide. If the student requires the schools assistance with this
there will be a daily fee and 2 weeks’ notice will be required. Please contact
the Administration office for fees.
Events – whilst attending events and work experience during your course, you
will be representing the school. It is important that you act in a professional
manner and are in uniform.
If you require your name to be changed on your certificates (other than School
error), there will be a fee payable, you may need to provide documentation for
the awarding body.
If you require a replacement certificate, you will need to contact the relevant
awarding body, this will incur a fee to the graduate.
If any student behaves improperly on the School’s premises including but not
limited to any form of cheating, bullying, gross misconduct, damages or removes
any equipment belonging to the School you will be asked to leave immediately
and no recompense will be given.
DATA PROTECTION ACT
Aesthetic Hair & Beauty
Training Academy is registered under Data Protection Act.
This means that we will not share any of your details with third parties apart
from the details required by the awarding bodies for the purpose of
registration and certification.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE
CANCELLATION PLAN AGREEMENT
WHAT IS COVERED?
Personal illness: only if accompanied by a letter from a G.P. or Hospital
including full medical report.
Death: In the unfortunate event of a death of an immediate member of your
family such as mother, father, brother, sister, partner, your child or either
of your grandparents, an original death certificate will be required.
Cancellation: or delay of travel arrangements by a third party such as airline,
train or ferry. Confirmation of any cancellation from the company involved will
Serious Accident or Hospitalization: supported by a police or doctors report.
Act of God: (Events outside of human control such as sudden floods or other
natural disasters for which no one can be held responsible).
Pregnancy: A letter from your GP or hospital stating that in their opinion it
would be detrimental to yours or the unborn child’s health to start or continue
with a course.
disclosing your condition at the time of booking invalidates this agreement).
you make a claim under the Terms and Conditions of this Cancellation Plan you
will be offered a replacement date only for the same course. This must be taken
up within eighteen months from the cancellation date (subject to availability)
or a different course of the same value if you prefer. If your chosen
replacement course is of a higher value, you will be asked to pay any
difference. If it is of a lesser value please note that there would be no
monetary refund of the difference, however it can be used against a further
note that there is no monetary refund of the course fee under any circumstance,
however any goods such as books, products or equipment purchased but not
collected can be refunded.
WHAT IS NOT COVERED?
what is stated on this Agreement will be covered. If you change your mind about
taking the course, or if your application for a visa to study in the UK is
refused, or if the border control refuse you entry for whatever reason you are
AHBT Academy offers everyone a great hair and beauty experience – whatever style, whatever colour, at a fraction of salon prices.
We are always in need of models to showcase the talent of our students. If you would like to apply to be an AHBT model please enter your details using our form to the right.