TERMS AND CONDITIONS – BILL PLANT DRIVING SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR TRAINING COURSE

INTENSIVE OPTION

  1. Your (“the trainee”) application to be considered for the Bill Plant Driving School Ltd Instructor Training Course is deemed as acceptance of all terms and conditions relating to the course. Acceptance onto the course can only be achieved by agreeing to the payment of the required course fee.
  2. If we have agreed to take a partial payment to commence your training this will only gain you access to elements within Part 1. The full outstanding balance must be paid before you can book a place on any module of the intensive course.
  3. Refunds policy: When an unfavourable DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check is received, and the DVSA (Driving & Vehicle Standards Agency) deem you to not be ‘a fit and proper person to be a driving instructor’ then a refund of your training fee minus an administrative fee of £500 will be paid. This is dependent on you not making any deliberate false statements in the DBS application and not as a result of any action by yourself after commencing the course. If a candidate withdraws from the course for any other reason than stated then no refunds will be made available and the candidate will still be liable for any outstanding payments due for the remainder of course. If you fail to progress to Part 2 or Part 3 you will not be entitled to a refund.
  4. A minimum of 28 days notice is required to amend any course booking date. Failure to do so will incur a cancellation charge of £150.00 for Module A and £375.00 for Module B.
  5. It is your responsibility to apply for the DBS check, to pay for all attempts at the DVSA ADI qualifying exams and, upon successful completion, the fee required to be placed on the DVSA ADI register.
  6. Accommodation is not included in the training fee and, if required must be arranged by yourself. We will, on request, provide a list of recommended hotels/B&Bs.
  7. If you are unable to use your own vehicle on any Part 2 or Part 3 test, with sufficient notice, a suitable vehicle will be made available to you at the cost of £75.00 per test. The vehicle supplied must be paid for in advance and the charge is in addition to, and not part of, the course costs.
  8. It is fully your responsibility to arrange for the provision of a ‘Pupil’ for the purpose of the DVSA Part 3 test. Any additional costs incurred by choosing to take a trainee licence and trainee franchise are your responsibility and separate from this agreement.
  9. Training will be provided by one of our trainers. We will endeavour to use the same trainer throughout the course but reserve the right to provide a suitable replacement, should the need arise. Once you have agreed to train on the intensive course you are not permitted to switch to the ‘local’ option.
  10. You must successfully pass Part 1 (Theory & Hazard Perception Test) and Part 2 (Driving Ability Test) before being able to book a place on the Module B course. The Part 1, 2 and 3 tests are external and conducted by the DVSA. They are to be booked by yourself and are not part of the course. A copy of test certificates must be provided when/if requested.
  11. You must complete Module A and Module B within 12 calendar months from the date of your initial course payment. Any training not taken at this point is then deemed to be have been forfeited with no refund.
  12. You have the right to cancel your training programme without additional charges at any time within the first 14 days after making your initial payment. All cancellation requests must be made via email to the Head of Training Support and all materials provided must be returned within 14 days of making your cancellation request.
  13. Complaints procedure: If at any time during your training you are dissatisfied with the quality of the training or any aspect of the course, an initial complaint should be made in writing to the company’s Head of Training. If the complaint is not resolved to either parties satisfaction then the Head of Training should be contacted.

Last updated: September 2017

LOCAL OPTION

  1. Your (“the trainee”) application to be considered for the Bill Plant Driving School Ltd Instructor Training Course is deemed as acceptance of all terms and conditions relating to the course. Acceptance onto the course can only be achieved by agreeing to the payment of the required course fee.
  2. If we have agreed to take a partial payment to commence your training this will only gain you access to elements within Part 1. The full outstanding balance must be paid before you can start in-car Part 2 and Part 3 training.
  3. Refunds policy: When an unfavourable DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check is received, and the DVSA (Driving & Vehicle Standards Agency) deem you to not be ‘a fit and proper person to be a driving instructor’ then a refund of your training fee minus an administrative fee of £500 will be paid. This is dependent on you not making any deliberate false statements in the DBS application and not as a result of any action by yourself after commencing the course. If a candidate withdraws from the course for any other reason than stated then no refunds will be made available and the candidate will still be liable for any outstanding payments due for the remainder of course. If you fail to progress to Part 2 or Part 3 you will not be entitled to a refund.
  4. A minimum of 48 hours notice must be given to your instructor if you need to cancel or reschedule any Part 2 or Part 3 lessons. Failure to do so will incur the loss of the length of the booked lesson from your remaining balance of hours.
  5. It is your responsibility to apply for the DBS check, to pay for all attempts at the DVSA ADI qualifying exams and, upon successful completion, the fee required to be placed on the DVSA ADI register. Telephone and online support will be available for Part 1 but it is the responsibility of the candidate to study and prepare for this exam.
  6. If you are unable to use your own vehicle on any Part 2 or Part 3 test, with sufficient notice, a suitable vehicle will be made available to you at the cost of £75.00 per test. The vehicle supplied must be paid for in advance and the charge is in addition to, and not part of, the course costs.
  7. It is fully your responsibility to arrange for the provision of a ‘Pupil’ for the purpose of the DVSA Part 3 test. Any additional costs incurred by choosing to take a trainee licence and trainee franchise are your responsibility and separate from this agreement.
  8. Training will be provided by one of our trainers. We will endeavour to use the same trainer throughout the course but reserve the right to provide a suitable replacement, should the need arise.
  9. In-car Part 2 and Part 3 training is provided up to a maximum of 10 hours per month. Tuition may be delivered on a 2:1 basis and will take place at pre-agreed locations from our list of ‘local bases’.
  10. You must successfully pass Part 1 (Theory & Hazard Perception Test) and Part 2 (Driving Ability Test) before being able to book any Part 3 lessons. The Part 1, 2 and 3 tests are external and conducted by the DVSA. They are to be booked by yourself and are not part of the course. A copy of test certificates must be provided when/if requested.
  11. You must complete all training within 24 calendar months from the date of your initial course payment. Any training not taken at this point is then deemed to be have been forfeited with no refund.
  12. You have the right to cancel your training programme without additional charges at any time within the first 14 days after making your initial payment. All cancellation requests must be made via email to the Head of Training Support and all materials provided must be returned within 14 days of making your cancellation request.
  13. Complaints procedure: If at any time during your training you are dissatisfied with the quality of the training or any aspect of the course, an initial complaint should be made in writing to the company’s Head of Training. If the complaint is not resolved to either parties satisfaction then the Head of Training should be contacted.

Last updated: September 2017

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