Terms, Policies and Stipulations for
the Comprehensive Mentor and On-Line Mentor Programs
- You are responsible
for choosing a mentor for participation in the IPCollege Mentor program.
- You agree that you will
not hold IPC or it's agents responsible or liable for of your mentor's participation,
actions or negligence.
- You or your Mentor must
be fluent in English.
- You or your Mentor must
have internet access and a skype account to communicate with the IPCollege
Professor and IPCertification Agent.
- A Pilates studio is
required for your 'Independent Studies' component of
the 1-on-1 program; Observation, Self Practice,
Practice Teaching, Community Outreach Programs and Research
Project to accumulate the required Education Units.
for use of a Pilates studio and equipment for your 'Independent Studies' component
of this Mentor program is your sole responsibility.
- You agree that you will
not hold IPC or it's agents responsible or liable for any actions or participation
of the Pilates studio that you choose as a local practice site.
- In order to teach in
any Pilates studio you must obtain Fitness Trainer Liability Insurance at
your own expense.
full payment of tuition includes one copy of study materials in digital format.
Hard copies are available from 'Infinity
Publishing' for additional fees.
- Pay-as-you-go options
or Payment Plan Agreements
not available in a Mentor Pilates education program.
fees do not include payment for your 'Independent Studies' component of the
- It is your responsibility
to self-test regularly to assure retention
of material and self-evaluate your progress.
- You must notify the
instructor if you believe that you require additional tutorial assistance.
- Graduation is not guaranteed;
Grading Criteria and Graduation
Requirements determine qualification of IPCollege accreditation.
- You are expected to
be prepared for each scheduled session; please review the Class
Preparation so that you know what is expected.
- It is the instructors'
prerogative to dismiss you from a session if you are not prepared for a session,
emotionally charged or unprofessional.
- IPCollege may substitute,
transfer or reassign your IPC educator at its discretion.
- If you miss classes
or are dismissed, you may make up classes for additional fees.
- Scheduling appointments
is negotiable between you and your IPC instructor; if you chose a set schedule,
temporary or permanent changes must be agreed upon.
- You may choose either
an IPC Final Written Exam or a Project or Thesis as part of the Requirements
to complete your International Pilates College Inc. education.
- A Pilates education
diploma is a Pilates Certification agency requirement. Certifying agencies
are separate entities from education institutions.
- Certification is not
guaranteed; accreditation criteria, testing standards and the Competency
Doctrine determine qualification
- An Internship
Program may be available after you obtain Liability Insurance.
- All participating parties
must follow the Dispute Resolution
Process if conflicts arise to promote a setting of mutual cooperation
parties must agree upon any changes, additions or deletions to these terms,
policies and stipulations prior to your tuition payment.
- You must read the Liability
Waiver before beginning this program; a tuition fee payment shall be your
agreement to the IPCollege Liability Waiver.
- Your tuition payment
of $4,500 gives
you a credit of 60
Instruction hours; 30credited
hours with the International Pilates College Professor, 7credited
hours with the International Pilates Certification Agent and 23credited
hours with the Mentor of your choosing; you may choose more time with the
Pilates Professor or mentor according to your needs.
- You have up to 6 months
to complete the 'Instruction Component' of the Mentor programs.
- Additional hours may
be available at a $100 hourly rate after the credited 60 instructional hours
have been charged or after the 6 months expiration.
- You have up to 12 months
to complete your 'Independent Studies' component
to accumulate 390 Education Units.
- With submission of
a Project or Thesis you are granting your legal
copyright release to IPCollege with your expressed permission for publication.
- A tuition fee payment
constitutes your acceptance of and compliance to these 'Terms, Policies and
- Withdraw Policy; you
must notify your enrolling IPCollege agent in writing of your withdraw from
this education program prior to your 2nd scheduled session.
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.
- Dropout Policy: a dropout
is non-refundable. A withdraw after the second meeting is a dropout.
- Transfer Policy: transfers
of credited hours to a third party are not allowed.
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.
- Tardiness Policy: tardiness
will be documented in the Grading
Criteria and will not be credited toward future time.
- Cancellation Policy:
failure to notify your professor, mentor or testing agent of cancellation
24 hours prior to scheduled sessions is considered a Late Cancellation.
- No-Show Policy; failure
to appear for a scheduled appointment without notification is considered a
- Dismissal Policy: a
temporary dismissal may be enacted due to unprofessional behavior with no
charge incurred for the first two occurrences.
- Charge Policies; Late
Cancellations, No-Shows and Dismissals (post 2nd) will be charged against
your 60 hours credit
- Re-Testing Policy: failure
to pass practical exams will incur an additional $75 re-testing fee.
- Expiration Policy; the
Mentor and On-Line Mentor education programs 'Instruction Component' expires
6 months from the first scheduled session. The 'Independent
Studies' component expires 12 months from the first scheduled session.