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CA2: Think Cat - Homing in on the Highly Specialised Yet Enigmatic Nature of the Pet Cat

 

Course fee: £474.00

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS, EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY POLICY

Before you embark on any COAPE course it is important that you have read and understood our Terms and Conditions and our Equality and Diversity Policy, available in the 'Our Commitment to Students' section of our website. In addition it is important that you have read and understood the Reasonable Adjustments and Special Considerations section specific for this course and the Abilities Required for This Course information provided in the Course Information section for this course.

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These terms and conditions (the "Terms") comprise the terms of any contract entered into between You the student, and COAPE. Please read them carefully before booking a Course and ask us to explain anything You find unclear. We recommend that You keep a copy of these Terms with your records for future reference.

 

We may amend these Terms from time to time. Please check the then current Terms, to ensure that You are aware of and understand the current Terms.

 

DEFINITIONS

 

1. In these Terms the following definitions apply:

 

COAPE

COAPE Limited company number 05003718 whose registered office is at Longmeadow, 8a New Road, Mepal, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 2AP

Course

a course provided by COAPE

Course Booking Form

the hard copy or electronic form made available by COAPE for use by a prospective student who wishes to book a Course

Course Materials

materials in hard copy or electronic form (or any other form) provided to You by COAPE for use by You under licence, in connection with a Course

Regulated Courses

A regulated course is course leading to a Qualification which appears on the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications  

Student

a student who is participating on a Course

Terms

includes these terms and conditions and whenever amended and updated

We

COAPE

You

the Student

 

APPLICATION OF THESE TERMS

 

2.1 Payment of a Course deposit or Course fee is an offer by You to enter into a binding contract with us, which We are free to accept or decline.

 

2.2 No variation of these Terms is effective unless writing and signed on behalf of COAPE.

 

2.3 We have the right to revise and amend these Terms from time to time. You will be subject to our Terms in force at the time that You enrol on a Course with Us.

 

2.4 You are responsible for providing us with the requisite accurate information when You book a Course.

 

APPLICATION AND ENROLMENT

 

3.1 Applications will only be accepted with payment of the Course deposit specified in the Course Booking Form.

 

3.2 All course bookings are subject to availability.

 

3.3 Our Course fees do not include postage and delivery charges We incur in sending any hard copy Course Materials You have selected. If Your course materials have to be physically delivered to you, You agree to accept liability for the delivery charge We will incur. Please contact COAPE Ltd, Long Meadow, New Road, Mepal, Cambridgeshire, CB6 2AP, United Kingdom to check the amount of the delivery charge.

 

PAYMENT OF COURSE FEES

 

4.1 Where We accept payment of Course Fees by instalments, the instalments must be promptly paid on the specified instalment dates. This also applies where a Student’s studies and participation on a Course are temporarily suspended or interrupted.

 

4.2 If You have elected to pay Course fees by instalments, payment of each instalment must be made by standing order on the first business day of each calendar month to:

 

Bank : Bank of Scotland

Account Name: COAPE

Account Number: 06865816

Sort Code: 12-24-82

 

LATE PAYMENTS

 

5.1 COAPE shall be entitled to charge an administration fee of £20 in the event of any late payment.

 

5.2 Where an instalment is overdue and unpaid, We reserve the right to withhold the release of examination results and/or delay the marking of Course work. We also reserve the right to suspend access to online Course Materials and COAPE websites.

 

5.3 We are entitled to charge interest on late payments at a rate of 4% above the base rate from time to time of Bank of Scotland (or other UK clearing bank We specify) on a daily basis until payment is made. If You are a business and not an individual consumer, We additionally reserve the right to claim interest under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998.

 

CANCELLATION BY YOU OF A COURSE BOOKING BEFORE THE COURSE STARTS

 

6.1 Cancellation under the Distance Selling Regulations

  • 6.1.1 If You are a “consumer” and make a booking via our website or by any other accepted distance method, You have a legal right to cancel a contract entered into with us under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000) (‘Distance Selling Regulations’) during the period of seven working days starting on the date on which the contract between us comes into existence. That is the date on which We notify You that We have accepted your Course booking. This means that during the seven working day period if You decide that You do not want to enrol on a Course, You can notify us of your decision to cancel the contract and receive a full refund of all sums You have paid to us. We will process the refund due to You as soon as possible and, in any case, within 30 calendar days of the day on which You gave us notice of cancellation.
  • 6.1.2  In 6.1.1 above “working days” means days other than Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays.
  • 6.1.3 If your Course is due to start within 7 (seven) working days of the date when your booking was accepted by us, your legal right to cancel under the Distance Selling Regulations will not apply.

6.2 Other rights of Cancellation – Distance Learning Courses

Your deposit and any other Course fees which have been prepaid, will be refunded if not less than 14 days written notice of cancellation of the Course booking is received by us prior to the date on which the Course is due to commence. If less than 14 days notice of cancellation is given, the deposit paid will not be refunded but other Course prepaid Course fees will be refunded.

 

A Student is not entitled to receive interest on any deposit of Course fee which is refunded.

 

6.3 Other rights of cancellation – Residential and Part Residential Courses

If We receive prior written notice of cancellation of your Course booking more than 28 days prior to the date on which the Course is due to commence, any deposit and Course fees paid will be refunded subject to deduction of an administration fee of £75 and bank charges incurred by us in making the refund.

 

If We receive less than 28 days prior written notice of cancellation, Course fees paid will be refunded less the deposit and subject to deduction of an administration fee of £75 and bank charges incurred by us in making the refund.

 

6.4 Method of cancellation

Notice of cancellation of a Course booking must be given to us via a recorded delivery letter, sent to COAPE Ltd, Long Meadow, New Road, Mepal, Cambridgeshire, CB6 2AP, United Kingdom. Other methods of communicating cancellation of a Course booking including, for example, phone calls and e-mails, are not valid means of cancellation.

 

WITHDRAWAL FROM A COURSE WHICH HAS ALREADY STARTED

 

7. If You withdraw from a Course which has started without prior consultation with us and  without our prior written agreement, You will not be entitled to any refund of the deposit or of any fees for the part of the Course that has already ended, and additionally any outstanding Course fees for the part of the Course already undertaken will remain due and payable.

 

TEMPORARY INTERRUPTION OF STUDIES BY PRIOR AGREEMENT WITH COAPE

 

8. In the case of Regulated Courses, if but only if We give our written agreement in advance, the Student my temporarily suspend studies on a Course for a period of up to 12 months. Formal application for COAPE’s agreement to a temporary suspension of studies must be made before the Student temporarily ceases study on the Course. COAPE will not give such agreement retrospectively.

 

CHANGING TO ANOTHER COAPE COURSE

 

9.1 Students have no contractual right to transfer from one COAPE Course to another, and agreement to any such transfer is at COAPE’s sole discretion. If COAPE is willing and able  to accommodate such a transfer request, any unexpended fees paid in respect of the original Course will be credited towards the fees payable for the new Course and any additional fees for the new Course will be payable when the transfer is agreed.

 

9.2 An additional transfer fee will be payable by the Student in any event and if a re-registration fee is payable to awarding body for the new Course, this will be payable by the Student at the time of transfer. We will notify You of the amount of these fees when We receive a transfer request.

 

CHANGES AND CANCELLATIONS BY US

 

10.1 If circumstances arise that are beyond our control, it may be necessary from time to time to change Course dates, and or the venue from those stated at the time You booked your Course. If that happens we will give you as much notice of the change as possible. Whilst We will make every effort to transfer your Course booking to the next available Course which you wish to join, We will not be liable for any costs or losses which You may incur as a result of any such changes. If you choose not to join any rearranged Course all sums you have paid us will be refunded.

 

10.2 We reserve the right to remove from any Course:

 

(a) after due consultation, any Student whose Course work fails on successive occasions to meet the standard required for the particular Course, where it appears to COAPE that there is no reasonable prospect of the Student attaining the qualification to which the Course is directed; and

 

(b) any Student who breaches in a serious way the practices, procedures and conduct required in respect of any Course or whose conduct is disruptive of a Course or seriously offensive to COAPE staff or other Students

 

and in either case any Course fees which have been prepaid for a part of the Course in which the Student does not participate will be refunded within 28 days, but there will be no entitlement to any refund of any deposit paid.

 

COURSEWORK SUBMISSION DEADLINES

 

11.1 It is a condition of Your participation in a Course that all Course Work which You submit, shall be your own work. The submission of work which is not your own shall entitle COAPE to terminate your participation on a Course, in which event You will not be entitled to any refund of Course fees (other than unexpended prepaid fees) or of any deposit paid.

 

11.2 Students must submit Course Work at the times specified in the timetable which is provided to each Student at the start of each Course.

 

11.3 Students may apply to the Registrar for extensions of up to three weeks on their Course Work submission deadlines, but not more than twice during a Course. Being granted an extension does not affect the deadlines for submission of any future assignments. Extensions must be given officially by letter from the COAPE Registrar to be valid.

 

11.4 All Course Work and questions must be uploaded via the upload facilities provided by COAPE on its specified website.

 

11.5 Should the Student not submit an assignment to us for a period of longer than two months after the due date, the Student will be treated as having withdrawn from the Course, and will not be eligible for a refund of fees or any deposit paid. It may be possible in exceptional circumstances, supported by the provision of satisfactory evidence and subject to the prior written agreement of COAPE, for the Student to restart the Course. In that case the Student will be required to pay a re-start fee specified by COAPE at the time.

 

LIMITS ON OUR LIABILITY TO YOU

 

12.1 If You are a business, subject to clause 12.4, We will under no circumstances be liable to You, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising under or in connection with the Contract for:

 

  • 12.1.1 any loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • 12.1.2 loss or corruption of data, information or software;
  • 12.1.3 loss of business opportunity;
  • 12.1.4 loss of anticipated savings;
  • 12.1.5 loss of goodwill; or
  • 12.1.6 any indirect or consequential loss.

12.2 In any event, our liability to You in respect of any claim made will not exceed the Course fee paid by You, if You are a business.

 

12.3 If You are a consumer, We are responsible for loss or damage You suffer that is a foreseeable result of any breach by us of these Terms, or our negligence. We are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not reasonably foreseeable.

 

12.4 We do not in any way exclude or limit our liability for:

 

  • 12.4.1 death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
  • 12.4.2 fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
  • 12.4.3 any breach of the terms implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (title and quiet possession);
  • 12.4.4 any breach of the terms implied by section 13 to 15 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (description, satisfactory quality, and fitness for purpose); and
  • 12.4.5 defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OWNERSHIP

 

13.1 "COAPE" is a registered trade mark. You do not have any right to use this mark unless We specifically consent in writing to your doing so.

 

13.2 You acknowledge that all intellectual property rights in Course Materials (including but not limited to copyright) belong exclusively to COAPE, that rights in Course Materials are licensed (not sold) to You, and that You have no rights in, or to, Course Materials other than the right to use them in accordance with the terms of the licence granted to You by these Terms.

 

13.3 You must accept the End User Licence Agreement on first use of any PC DVDROM products supplied to You as part of Your Course.

 

LICENCE TO USE COURSE MATERIALS

 

14.1 COAPE grants to You personally a non-exclusive licence to use Course Materials it provides to You, for the purposes of Your Course studies and as a record of Course content after You have completed the Course. This licence is personal to You and only You are licensed to use the Course Materials provided to You.

 

14.2 You agree that You will not sell, transfer to any other person, licence, commercially exploit in any way, copy or incorporate into other written or electronic material, Course Materials or any part of them.  

 

14.3 You agree that in the event of any material breach by You of these Terms, COAPE shall have the right to terminate the licence granted to You by this clause 14.

COAPE RESOURCE CENTRE and other COAPE WEBSITES – TERMS and CONDITIONS of USE

 

15.1 Access to and use of COAPE’s online Resource Centre and its other websites is subject to and conditional upon, your observance of these Terms and additionally the Terms and Conditions of Use of those websites.

 

15.2 COAPE reserves the right to withdraw a student from a Course in the event of any conduct which is in COAPE’s reasonable opinion, a serious breach of these Terms or COAPE website Terms and Conditions of Use.

 

DATA PROTECTION

 

16.1 Data collected from You will be used to administer the Course or to inform You about similar services which We provide, unless You tell us that You do not want to receive this information. We will not pass your data to third parties without your prior consent. You agree to comply with the provisions of our privacy policy which can be found on our website.

 

16.2 Where You have agreed to pay for the Course by instalments You acknowledge and agree that We may pass your details to credit reference agencies and make a credit reference agency search to determine your suitability to pay by instalments.

 

EVENTS OUTSIDE OUR CONTROL

 

17 We shall not be in breach of these Terms, nor liable for any failure or delay in performance of our obligations under the contract arising out of them to the extent that such delay or non-performance is due to circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

 

IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM OR COMPLAINT

 

18.1 If You have a problem with any services provided by COAPE or any complaint:

  • please contact us and tell us as soon as possible; and
  • please give us a reasonable opportunity to deal with it.

18.2 As a consumer, You have legal rights in relation to services not carried out with reasonable skill and care, or if the Course Materials are faulty or not as described. Advice about Your legal rights is available from your local Citizens' Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office. Nothing in these Terms will affect these legal rights.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

19.1 If any court or other competent authority decides that any one (or more) of these Terms is invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, that Term will be treated as removed from the contract between us and shall cease to be effective. The remaining Terms, will continue to be valid and effective to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

19.2 If We fail, at any time while these Terms are in force, to insist that You perform any of your obligations under these Terms, or if We do not exercise any of our rights or remedies under these Terms, that will not mean that We have waived such rights or remedies and will not mean that You do not have to comply with those obligations. If We do waive a default by You, that will not mean that We will automatically waive any subsequent default by You. No waiver by us of any of these Terms shall be effective unless We expressly say that it is a waiver and We tell You so in writing.

 

19.3 A person who is not party to these Terms shall not have any rights under or in connection with them under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

 

19.4 These Terms shall be governed by English law and You and We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in relation to them and all matters arising out of them.

 

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1. Introduction

  • This policy applies to all students studying with COAPE.
  • COAPE commits to promote equality of opportunity to all students.
  • COAPE commits to eliminate any unlawful or unfair discrimination and harassment.
  • COAPE is committed to creating and sustaining a positive and supportive environment for students to encourage them to thrive academically.

COAPE is committed to providing equality irrespective of:

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Gender reassignment
  • Religion or belief
  • Sexual orientation
  • Marriage/Civil Partnership
  • Pregnancy and Maternity/Paternity

COAPE will work to ensure that our current and prospective students are not subject to discrimination on any of the above grounds.

 

2. Commitments to Equality and Diversity

  • COAPE believes that excellence will be achieved by recognising the value of every individual and treating every student with respect and dignity.
  • COAPE aims to create an environment that respects the diversity of students enabling them to achieve their full potential.
  • COAPE believes in equality of opportunity for all students
  • COAPE aims to promote and respect good relations within and between students and the organisation.
  • COAPE will aim to meet the different needs of different students, whilst promoting shared values.
  • COAPE will prevent any unlawful discrimination and victimisation and take seriously and address any breaches of this policy.

3. Responsibility

 

The COAPE PARTNERS have ultimate responsibility for ensuring that this policy is fully implemented.

 

4. How we will implement this Policy

 

Students will be made aware of the equality and diversity policy at enrolment.

 

5. The Student Experience

 

All appropriately qualified applicants will be given equal consideration when applying for a COAPE course and will not be discriminated against on any grounds referred to in Section 1.

 

We support applications from people with physical/learning disabilities and will endeavour to meet specific requirements within the constraints of the mandatory assessment activities.  However, students are asked to take note of the following:

 

WHERE THERE IS REQUIREMENT FOR EVIDENCE AND ASSESSMENT TO TAKE PLACE IN A PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT, SOME STUDENTS MAY NOT BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE FULLY IN THE ACTIVITY AND THEREFORE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE UNITS WHERE EVIDENCE HAS TO BE DERIVED FROM A DEMONSTRATION OF PRACTICAL SKILLS.

 

DETAILS OF PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES CAN BE FOUND IN THE ENROLMENT SECTION OF EACH COURSE.

 

6. Complaints Procedure

 

If a student believes they have suffered discrimination, harassment or victimisation, the complaint should initially be sent to the Registrar.

 


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