Terms & Conditions for Students


1. This is an agreement between SIGN FOR THOUGHTS (SfT) and The STUDENT (you), to provide
communication training as specified in your booking.

Payment to be made by bank transfer. We do not accept cash, cheque or credit card payments.
a. You must pay full course fees to secure your place on the course. Until your fees have been received, the place may be regarded as available should another person require it.
b. Payment of fees by instalment may be arranged prior to the course start date. You must receive written authorisation from SfT to pay by this method. Payment by instalment will accrue an administrative charge as detailed in your payment plan agreement.
c. Please note that after the course has started, there are no refunds for course withdrawals and your obligation to complete the payment plan in full remains.
d. Late payments will attract a late-payment fee of £50 charge for late payment per month.
e. Changes to the instalment plan, once agreed and accepted, will attract an administration fee of £25
f. Please aware that we will make a court claim to recover any fees left unpaid for 30 days.

The course fees payable are inclusive of:

e. Administration Fees

f. Training from suitable qualified teachers, (and assessors and internal verifiers where appropriate to the course)

g. Handouts used or given out during class

h. Refreshments available during class.

[Please note that our Level 1 and Level 2 courses use the Signworld online resources as part of
the course. The fees for which will be added to your course fees automatically]


g. The course Accreditation and any external verification Fees as set by Signature/iBSL

h. Signature/iBSL official publications which are available for students to buy through the Signature/iBSL

i. Additional Learning resource materials such as recommended reading, DVDs, videos, or books

j. Overnight Accommodation costs (if applicable) Please book REFUNDABLE hotel places as SfT can not be held responsible for changes in unforeseen circumstances


Once you have paid course fees your place on the course is secure.

Please note that fees are NON-TRANSFERABLE between courses.

a. Should SIGN FOR THOUGHTS terminate a course early, the student will receive a refund of fees proportionate to the number of hours of training already provided.

b. No refund will be given to any student who is asked to leave their course due to their violence or serious unacceptable behaviour.

c. If you withdraw from a course within the 2 weeks prior to the course starting, you will receive no refund of fees already paid. We will give you a full refund for Signworld resources as long as the centre has not already purchased the resource.

d. No refund will be given to students who withdraw from their course for whatever reason, after the course start date. Payment by pre-authorised instalment plan will still be required until full payment has been received.

e. Assessment fees will only be refunded if candidates HAVE NOT been registered with the accrediting body for one or all of the units, in these cases an administration fee will apply

f* Refunds will be subject to an administration fee.

4* Either party reserves the right to be consulted and to reject any amendment of the original agreement if deemed undesirable