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Terms, Policies and Stipulations for the Comprehensive One-on-One Program

Stipulations

  1. A Pilates studio is required for your 'Independent Studies' component of the 1-on-1 program; Observation, Self Practice, Practice Teaching with options of Community Outreach Programs or an Internship to accumulate 410 Education Units.
  2. Tuition fees do not include payment for your 'Independent Studies' component of the 1-on-1 program.
  3. Negotiation for use of a Pilates studio and equipment for your 'Independent Studies' component of this 1-on-1 program is your sole responsibility.
  4. In order to participate in the 'Independent Studies' component of the 1-on-1 program you must obtain Fitness Trainer Liability Insurance at your own expense.
  5. Advanced full payment of tuition includes one copy of study materials in digital format. Hard copies are available from 'Infinity Publishing' for additional fees.
  6. Pay-as-you-go options and Payment Plan Agreements do not include study materials, additional fees apply.
  7. It is your responsibility to self-test regularly to assure retention of material and self-evaluate your progress.
  8. You must notify the instructor if you believe that you require additional tutorial assistance.
  9. Graduation is not guaranteed; Grading Criteria and Graduation Requirements determine qualification of IPCollege accreditation.
  10. You are expected to be prepared for each scheduled session; please review the Class Preparation so that you know what is expected.
  11. It is the instructor's prerogative to dismiss you from a session if you are not prepared for a session, emotionally charged or unprofessional.
  12. IPCollege may substitute, transfer or reassign your IPC educator at its discretion.
  13. Scheduling appointments is negotiable between you and your IPC instructor; if you chose a set schedule, temporary or permanent changes must be agreed upon.
  14. You may choose either an IPC Final Written Exam or a Project or Thesis as part of the Requirements to complete your IPCollege instruction component.
  15. A Pilates education diploma is a Pilates Certification agency requirement. Certifying agencies are separate entities from education institutions.
  16. Certification is not guaranteed; accreditation criteria, testing standards and the Competency Doctrine determine qualification of IPCertification.
  17. Pay-as-you-go options are limited to professional dancers since their experiential understanding permits faster progress.
  18. An Internship Program may be available after you obtain Liability Insurance.
  19. All participating parties must follow the Dispute Resolution Process if conflicts arise to promote a setting of mutual cooperation and respect.
  20. Both parties must agree upon any changes, additions or deletions to these terms, policies and stipulations prior to your tuition payment.
  21. You must read the Liability Waiver before beginning this program; a tuition fee payment shall be your agreement to the IPCollege Liability Waiver.

Terms

  1. Your tuition payment of  $3,500 pays for the 'Instruction Component' of the 1-on-1 program; a credit of 40 scheduled hours with an IPCollege educator.
  2. You have up to 6 months to complete the 'Instruction Component' of the 1-on-1 program.
  3. You have up to 12 months to complete your 'Independent Studies' component to accumulate 410 Education Units.
  4. Additional instructional hours may be available at a $100 hourly rate after the credited 40 hours have been charged or after the 6 months expiration.
  5. Testing fees are charged by independent certifying agencies but may be waived by ‘International Pilates Certification’ when facilitated by a licensed testing agent that is also an IPCollege professor.
  6. With submission of a Project or Thesis you are granting your legal copyright release to IPCollege with your expressed permission for its publication.
  7. Pay-as-you-go options are only available for qualifying students at $100 per hour.
  8. A deposit of $400 is required for the Pay-as-you-go option.
  9. If you enter a payment plan with IPC, you guarantee payment within one month after completion or dropout with your credit card authorization as collateral.
  10. A tuition fee payment or payment agreement constitutes your acceptance of and compliance to these 'Terms, Policies and Stipulations'.

Policies

  1. Withdraw Policy; you must notify your enrolling IPCollege agent in writing of your withdraw from this education program prior to your 2nd scheduled session.
  2. Refund Policy: withdraw before the 2nd meeting allows a pro-rated refund, minus a $200 administration fee plus $100 per hour for time attended, prior to withdraw.
  3. Dropout Policy: a dropout is non-refundable. A withdraw after the second meeting is a dropout.
  4. Transfer Policy: transfers of credited hours to a third party are not allowed.
  5. Scheduling Policy; schedules may be set as temporal or permanent; failure to notify of changes to a set schedule may result in NO-Show Charges for missed sessions.
  6. Tardiness Policy: tardiness will be documented in the Grading Criteria and will not be credited toward future time.
  7. Cancellation Policy: failure to notify your instructor of cancellation 24 hours prior to scheduled sessions is considered a Late Cancellation.
  8. No-Show Policy; failure to appear for a scheduled appointment without notification is considered a No-Show.
  9. Dismissal Policy: a temporary dismissal may be enacted due to unprofessional behavior with no charge incurred for the first two occurrences.
  10. Charge Policies; Late Cancellations, No-Shows and Dismissals (post 2nd) will be charged against your 40 hours credit or the Pay-as-you-go option deposit.
  11. Expiration Policy; the 1-on-1 education program's 'Instruction Component' expires 6 months from the first scheduled session. The 'Independent Studies' component expires 12 months from the first scheduled session.