If a course does not meet the enrolment minimum and is therefore cancelled by Next Step Continuing Education, every effort will be made to accommodate you in another course. If there is no other course which is satisfactory to you, you will receive a full refund.
Non-Credit Course Refund Policy
All refunds for non-credit courses including Computer, Cooking, Language, Law, Life & Leisure, Online Business & General Interest, Photography, Career Development, Diploma Exam Prep, are subject to a processing fee of 50% of the initial registration fee or $45, whichever is less. Refunds are not given if the request is made less than two (2) business days before the start of the first class. Refunds are not given for forgotten or missed classes, so please mark your calendar.
Credit Course Refund Policy
Students born after Sept. 1, 1998:
100% of the registration deposit will be refunded upon successful completion of the course. Refunds will be processed once the Diploma Exam results are published. No refunds will be issued for students who withdraw, stop attending or who are no-shows. Students must officially withdraw through the Next Step Continuing Education office. Refunds may take up to three weeks to process.
Mature students born before Sept. 1, 1998:
Fee refunds are subject to a processing fee of $80, if the request is made prior to two (2) business days before the start of the first class. 50% of the registration fee will be retained if a withdrawal request occurs less than two business days prior to the course start or after the first class but before the start of the third class. No refunds will be issued after the start of the third class. Non-attendance or no-shows do not constitute a withdrawal. Students must officially withdraw through the Next Step Continuing Education office.
In order to receive a full textbook deposit refund, all school materials must be returned in good condition within two weeks from course completion, final exam and/or request for withdrawal. Students must officially withdraw through the Next Step Continuing Education office. Refunds may take up to three weeks to process.
NSF cheques and credit card chargebacks are subject to an administration fee equal to current bank charges.