Education Act 1989

  • repealed
  • Education Act 1989: repealed, on 1 August 2020, by section 669(3)(b) of the Education and Training Act 2020 (2020 No 38).

Information that must be given to prospective students

Heading: inserted, on 30 August 2011, by section 32 of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).

234B Information that private training establishments must give prospective students

Every private training establishment must—

(a)

ensure that all printed and other information made available to prospective students has full details of—

(i)

the total fees for each programme or training scheme, including fees for class or lecture materials, books, special clothing, safety equipment, tools, and any other items that are or may be provided to students enrolled for that programme or training scheme, and including any students association membership fees; and

(ii)

the class or lecture materials, books, special clothing, safety equipment, tools, and other items that are or may be required by the establishment to be bought or provided by students enrolled for each programme or scheme; and

(b)

before accepting the enrolment of any prospective student, give the student a written statement of—

(i)

the total costs of the programme or training scheme and all other financial commitments associated with the programme or training scheme; and

(ii)

the cost of fees charged for student services provided by the establishment; and

(iii)

any material conflicts of interest of any of the governing members of the establishment; and

(iv)

any interests of a kind described in any statement required under section 232D(2)(c)(ii); and

(c)

give every prospective student a written statement of his or her entitlements under sections 235 and 235A, in the event that the student withdraws from a programme or training scheme.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 236A

Section 234B: inserted, on 30 August 2011, by section 32 of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).