9.1 Prior to a Delegate(s) attending a Course or Programme it is your responsibility to bring these Conditions to their attention. Where a Delegate is under the age of 18, it is your responsibility to ensure that the parent or guardian of that Delegate has given their consent to the Delegate undertaking the Course. We may ask for proof of this consent, and if this is not given to our satisfaction there may be consequences as set out in clause 9.10 below.
9.2 You agree to indemnify us in respect of any loss, damage or injury caused to the property of us, our employees or any third party by the conduct, act or omission of a Delegate(s).
9.3 Delegates shall be required to comply with all the rules, procedures, policies and guidelines in place at the Course venue and/or our premises, including but not limited to Alcohol, Drug, Substance abuse and Weapons, Smoking, Sun Safety, health and safety, disciplinary and security procedures and our ‘Dignity and Respect’ guidelines. Further details of relevant rules, procedures, policies and guidelines will be provided at the induction for any Course or Programme and/or found in Policies and Procedures for Students..
9.4 Delegates are not allowed to bring the following on to our premises.
9.4.1 Alcohol; or
9.4.2 Any object that could be used to threaten or injure another person (including any knife or other type of sharply bladed or pointed object or gun or other firearm).
9.5 Delegate(s) that are not adhering to our Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy and/or our ‘Dignity and Respect’ guidelines such Delegate may, at our sole discretion, be required to leave the Course or Programme and our premises (if applicable) immediately. We shall not be liable for any refund or compensation in such circumstances.
9.6 If we consider that:
9.6.1 A Delegate is under the influence of drink or illegal substances, in possession of illegal substances, misusing legal substances, unsuitably dressed or behaving in a threatening, abusive or otherwise unacceptable manner; and/or
9.6.2 A Delegate is a risk to the health and well-being of themselves and/or others; and/or
9.6.3 A Delegate’s Course attendance times are unacceptable, such Delegate shall be required to leave the Course or Programme and our premises (if applicable) immediately. Other than where a Delegate is required to leave for a reason outside their reasonable control, we shall not be liable for any refund or compensation in such circumstances.
9.7 Some of the training provided by National Construction College can be physically and/or mentally demanding. All Delegates must be capable of completing the training in that respect. We cannot be held responsible for any costs that may be incurred due to a Delegate(s) being unable to complete training as a result of any inability on their part. Where there is any concern you should contact us and we will assess what reasonable adjustments may be made to assist you or your Delegate(s).
9.8 Prior to making a Booking it is your responsibility to ensure that a Delegate(s):
9.8.1 Has the physical ability; and/or
9.8.2 Has the communication skills; and/or
9.8.3 Has the literacy and/or numeracy skills; and/or
9.8.4 Has met any prerequisites listed for the Course or Programme that is/are required for a Delegate(s) to attend and complete the Course or Programme on which they have been enrolled, and for which we are not able to make Reasonable Adjustments.
9.9 It is your responsibility to ensure the Delegate(s) is aware of what is involved in the Course or Programme (including, but not limited to, if it involves being in a confined space or working at heights) and has the ability to fully complete any training and assessment.
9.10 If a Delegate(s) does not possess the physical ability and/or the skills and/or prerequisites and/or abilities set out in clauses 9.8 or 9.9, or has not provided to our satisfaction parental consent if required under clause 9.1, either:
9.10.1 In our reasonable opinion; and/or
9.10.2 The Delegate’s opinion and we have not been able to make Reasonable Adjustments, such Delegate(s) shall be required to leave the Course or Programme and our premises (if applicable) immediately. We shall not be liable for any refund or compensation in such circumstances.
9.11 If you and/or a Delegate(s) have any doubts relating to their physical ability, reference should be made to a medical doctor. The onus is entirely with you and/or the Delegate(s) to ensure that they have the physical ability required to attend a Course or Programme.
9.12 We may require Delegates to bring photographic identification along to the Course or Programme they are attending to verify their identity. It is your responsibility to make the Delegate(s) aware of this requirement and refer to the joining instructions provided as to whether this is a requirement. If photographic identification of the Delegate(s) is required and they do not provide it when requested, we may require them to leave the Course or Programme and our premises (if applicable) immediately. We shall not be liable for any refund or compensation in such circumstances.
9.13 Subject to clause 6.5.3, for those Courses where a Course certificate is ordinarily issued, a Course certificate shall be issued to a Delegate(s) who has, in our opinion, successfully completed and attended any such Course and, if relevant, attained a sufficient level of competence.
9.14 You shall forward on any issued Course certificate to the applicable Delegate(s).