What happens when I miss a class?

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Monthly payments:

  • Invoices will be sent out from 15 – 20th of each month for the next month.
  • Students need to pay by 30th of the current month for the next month’s lessons.
  • Please note that LifeART School is a small business. All funds get used immediately to pay for Business Running Costs like, rent, water, lights etc. If you do not pay on time, business payments cannot be done. Your late payments endanger the continuation of the School.
  • NO weekly payments allowed.
  • No pay as you come per lesson.

Cancellation or postponement of the lessons due to the student not being able to attend a class or series of classes.

  • Where illness, injury or unforeseen circumstances make attendance impossible, that person may be permitted to do their lessons at a later date, in a different time slot.
  • The student still continues to pay for the missed lesson.
  • If the time that the student will be gone exceeds 16 weeks, the student can give one calendar (1 months notice), and restart their class at a later date.
    • The student will still be responsible for the payment of the calendar month.
    • If the student chooses to just leave without notice, they will still be responsible for the payment of the following calendar month.
  • The missed class can not be made up or used as forwarding payment for the same slot.
  • The dates of the make-up classes will be based on the availability of space in the ALTERNATIVE class and negotiated between the student and the SP (Sole Proprietor).
  • The class has to be made up during another class time slot.
  • Please note that this is not a normal business procedure and done as a favour to the student.
  • It will be up to the SP’s discretion to give me an alternative time slot.
  • NO REFUND of classes permitted.
  • Payment of missed classes cannot be used as a payment for future classes (following month(s) classes).
  • If you miss a class, you have the rest of (the same) year to make up the missed classes.
  • If the student cannot make up the class during the same year, they will forfeit the lesson.
  • LAS / SP will not refund or give a free class to the students.

Cancellation or giving notice.

Cancellation or postponement of lessons due to SP sickness.

  • LifeArt School pays a monthly fee for studio rentals.
  • Leonie is allowed x 2 sick days per class = 12 days per year.
  • In case of more than x 2 sick days per class, Leonie will attempt * (if possible) to make up 1 class in agreement with the students.
  • No refunds will be given.

Public Holidays, School Holidays and Private Holidays

  • The class will be closed during Public Holidays.
  • Classes will continue during School Holidays.
  • If the students go on holiday for a month or more than a month, pay in advance for the next month’s lessons to keep your space or run the risk of losing your place.
  • No spaces will be kept without prior arrangement and payment.

December Holidays:

  • LifeART studio will close on the last Saturday of the 2nd week of December and open on the first Monday of the 3rd week in January

Yearly Increase

  • All studios are rented on a yearly basis.
  • The studio rents and business costs like water, lights, transport etc. increase and fluctuate per year.
  • Due to the above, a yearly (or twice yearly) increase of between 5-10% will be due to every mid-year, based on the financial climate.

Delayed Payments:

  • Delayed payments will be fined at 10%.
  • In the case of continually delayed payments in excess of 3 months and after 3 written warnings: The client will be asked to take his/her business elsewhere.

Injuries, Stolen Goods, Lost Property and Damaged Goods:

  • LifeART studio and the SP is not responsible for any injuries, goods stolen or lost property on any of the rental properties.

Copyright:

  • All Rights Reserved.
  • April 2004 to the current year.
  • The following items are under Copyright license for LifeART School.co.za (LAS) + Leonie.e.Brown Artist (LEB)
    • All original work created by LAS students or LEB including art, paintings, demo, literature, lessons, photographs, designs and other tangible creative creations will stay the intellectual property of LAS and the SP, Leonie.e.Brown.
    • LEB and LAS personal and unique expressions of ideas and teaching concepts.
    • You may not reproduce or communicate any of the content on this website, including files and photographs downloadable from this website, without the express permission of the copyright owner.
    • The owners of copyright in the content on this website may receive compensation for the use of their content by educational institutions and governments, including from licensing schemes managed by Copyright Agency.
    • All artwork produced by the students during class time can be used by LAS and SP for marketing purposes.
  • We may change these terms of use from time to time. Check before re-using any content from this website.

Terms and Conditions:

Each student will read through and discuss these T&C’s with LifeART School.co.za (LAS) + Leonie.e.Brown Artist (LEB).

On payment of the deposit, a verbal and signed agreement will be made that the students understand and agree with the T&C,s as stated above.

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