Once an institution is satisfied that admission standards have been met, the institution may enter into a contract with the student and collect a registration fee of up to $500. A registration fee must be credited to unpaid tuition if the student starts the program in accordance with the Private Vocational Training Regulation. If a student terminates a student contract on or before the 4th business day after signing the contract, the licensee must refund all tuition fees paid by or on behalf of the student.
Private Career Colleges must issue a fee refund within 30 days. Whether a college can deduct money from a refund you are entitled to for a program if you owe them money depends on a few factors:
You can cancel a contract within two days of signing if you provide written notice to the private career college. It is vital to keep a copy of your written notice. You are entitled to a full refund of fees paid for the program, including any application fee, from the college.
If a student withdraws from a course before the registration deadline or when the course change results in a change in registration status, no fees will be charged. Registration deadlines are provided to students upon submitting application forms. It's important to note that the "cooling off" period applies strictly to receive a full refund.
You are entitled to a refund of program fees, with a deduction of 25%, if you;
If a student decides to terminate their contract after the program registration deadline, the institution is entitled to the payment of tuition fees as outlined in Section 17 of the Private Vocational Training Regulation, which specifies the following:
Upon withdrawal from the program, it is required that all school-provided resources be returned immediately.
International Students Unable to Get a Student Visa
A rule applies to an international student unable to obtain a student visa to enter Canada. As long as you deliver a written notice of this fact to a private career college before half of the portion of a program has passed, you are entitled to a refund of fees paid for the program.
Registration fee of $500.00 is fully refundable
View the Private Career Colleges Act
**All Tuition costs are calculated in Canadian Dollars (CAD).
There are three circumstances in which a student is considered withdrawn:
If a student contract is terminated after the vocational training begins, the Institution is entitled to the tuition refunds stated above.
1. Voluntary Withdrawal: The student may voluntarily decide not to continue with the program. This could be due to personal reasons, health issues, financial challenges, or any other reason that might compel the student to stop attending the program.
2. Involuntary Withdrawal: This refers to situations where the college decides to terminate the student’s enrollment due to specific reasons. These reasons might include:
3. Extended Absence: If a student does not attend classes for an extended period without informing the institution, and without a valid reason (like a medical emergency), they might be considered as having effectively withdrawn from the course.
The student's status must be reported to IRCC (Immigration & Refugee Citizenship Canada - for International students). Should the student decide to terminate their contract with the institution, they must complete and sign a withdrawal form that is available for download below.
Download & and fill out the document below and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Withdrawal Form: Download