Terms and Conditions for Applicants and Applicant Schools
Safe Environment Training Workshops, General Courses or Workshops
(but not including Accreditation Courses for Teachers - refer separate Terms and Conditions)
commencing on or after 1/5/2020
- The Ethnic Schools Association of SA Inc (ESASA) is responsible for all aspects of the courses and workshops.
- Bookings made through the ESASA website will be acknowledged on the screen at the end of the booking process. The authorised Ethnic School Administrator will be advised when final event reminders are sent.
- Applicants must have recorded on their online profile a current DHS Working with Children Check and a current attendance certificate for Safe Environment Training. If these conditions are not met, registrations may be cancelled and applicants advised.
- The cost for the course is as stipulated on the registration screen and will be invoiced to the applicant’s ethnic school.
- If applications fall below the minimum enrolment, the applicant’s school and applicant will be notified and may be redirected to a subsequent course.
- Applicant ethnic schools and applicants acknowledge that:
all fees paid for attendance at a course or workshop will be forfeited or remain due and payable if the withdrawal of the applicant from that course or workshop is not advised to ESASA at least 7 days prior to that course or workshop.
the applicant’s ethnic school will be required to pay a $100 penalty if the applicant withdraws from a Safe Environments Training course later than 7 days prior to that course or fails to attend that course.
- Penalties for late notice to withdraw or non-attendance may be waived at ESASA’s absolute discretion and in doing so ESASA may require the applicant ethnic school or applicant to provide additional documentation to confirm reasons for the late withdrawal or non-attendance.
- While all efforts are made to ensure courses go ahead as scheduled, ESASA reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training courses without penalty to applicants or applicant’s schools.
- Places approved on courses are not transferrable to other applicants.
- At no time shall ESASA be responsible for any damages, costs, losses or expenses suffered or incurred by participants in connection with any courses which are either rescheduled or cancelled.
- All sessions will be conducted ONLINE.
- For all sessions, applicants will be required to have the following IT connectivity:
- desktop or laptop computer with web camera and microphone
- internet connectivity
- appropriate software such as Adobe and Microsoft suite
- Applicants must be proficient in English speaking and writing skills to enrol in this course.
- Applicants should be present at the scheduled start time for all sessions. Late arrival may cause the applicant to be excluded and for Safe Environments Training courses a $100 penalty fee will apply.
- Children must not be present during sessions.
- In all ONLINE sessions, background noise must be minimised.
- If applicants have personal responsibilities during courses or workshops (e.g. prayer or medical responsibilities), these should be negotiated with the course presenter to the presenter’s satisfaction. On occasions, this may not be possible - i.e. for Safe Environments Training courses or First Aid courses.
- Details will be provided prior to the course regarding:
- software downloads and installations that are required as a part of the course
- Reading or pre-course work that must be completed before the online session
- If required pre-course work is not completed prior to a workshop, the applicant may be precluded from the online session.
- At ESASA’s discretion all fees paid or payable will still be payable and for Safe Environments Training courses a $100 penalty will apply.
- ESASA reserves the right at any time to review and revise these terms and conditions and introduce other terms and conditions that it deems reasonable.
- The term applicant and participant will be taken to mean the same individual.
The applicant and the authorised Ethnic School Contact Person acknowledge that ESASA respects the privacy of information collected. The information collected is to assist ESASA to process the application. By completing the application form, the signatories have consented to this information being collected. The intended recipients of this information are the ethnic school, The Ethnic Schools Association of South Australia Inc. and for interaction with the Government of South Australia who provide funding to ethnic schools. The information collected will not be released for any form of commercial gain and will be maintained in a secure location as per the requirements of the Privacy Act. You have the right to access and alter personal information concerning the applicant and their school in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 and ESASA’s records management policy. The contact information of the applicant will not be shared publicly.