a. Students may enrol in the following ways:
b. Students booking a course who are in receipt of funding must pay a refundable €50 booking fee. This is be refunded upon completion of the course.
c. Bank card number and expiry date required on all cheque payments
d. Students must give contact details on enrolment to facilitate college contact. This may be
used as required e.g. class cancellation. Correspondence regarding courses will be by Text, Phone call, Email and Social Media (Facebook).
e. Students enrolling on certified courses must give details of the following to facilitate exam entry. Failure to do so will mean students cannot be enrolled for examinations and assessment.
g. Students intending to undertake Leaving Certificate examinations must contact the State Examinations Commission www.examinations.ie at commencement of course. LMETB is not responsible for registering students for Leaving Certificate examinations.
h. Some courses may incur additional costs e.g. examination fees and/or class materials.
i. The College reserves the right to withhold certification from students who have not fully paid for their course.
j. The Board of Management reserves the right of admission. Participants must be at least 16 years of age in order to participate in Evening Class Programmes.
k. All course participants attend at their own risk. Neither O Fiaich Institute nor LMETB accept liability for damage or injury to persons or property, or for property mislaid while present in the college or on the grounds.
a. Evening class programmes must be self-financing. For a class to commence there must be a minimum number of participants. If a class does not proceed participants will be notified as soon as possible and given a choice of either transferring to a different course or a full refund.
b. No refunds are payable under any circumstances once the course commences. No refunds will be issued if students fail coursework due to weak communication skills or lack of attendance.
c. LMETB allows a 20% discount for those in receipt of social welfare, including state pension. A completed social welfare discount form must be furnished in order to process discount. To download a social welfare discount form for your chosen Night Class Centre visit www.louthnightclasses.ie
d. No Social Welfare refunds will be processed once a class is finished.
e. All refunds will be processed to the card from which payment was made. All cheque payments due refund will be processed by cheque.
a. Enrolment and start dates are advertised on www.louthnightclasses.ie and in the local media. Students should make themselves aware of these dates.
b. Our policy on enrolment is first come, first served. Classes are subject to both minimum and maximum numbers.
c. Evening Class Department exclusively will determine what class group the student will attend based on policy (b.) above.
d. All prospective students must satisfy themselves that they have sufficient communication skills to successfully complete assessment requirements before enrolling.
a. Class cancellations may occur due to exceptional circumstances e.g. bad weather. Students will receive notification via text.
b. Evening Class Department reserve the right to rearrange class timetable to alternative dates.
a. The following are conditions which relate to QQI course participation and assessment:
b. It is the responsibility of each student submitting work for examination to:
a. Garda vetting may be necessary for some courses. Students are responsible for accurately filling forms on the first night of course for submission to the Garda Vetting office by LMETB.
b. Some courses require students to undertake work experience. Students are responsible for securing placements. Insurance and letter of introduction are available from night class office.
c. Insurance letters given for work experience is only valid for the duration of the course.
d. Some courses have special requirements e.g. most QQI level 6 courses require students to have successfully completed level 5 or equivalent. Other courses require students to be already working in a particular field e.g. supervisory management (healthcare) requires students be working in a health care setting.
a. Any LMETB staff member who wishes to attend a hobby course may do so free of charge. This is conditional upon the class being self-financing and subject to availability on the course.
b. Any LMETB staff wishing to attend a QQI course will be entitled to a 20% discount. This is conditional upon the class being self-financing and subject to availability on the course.
c. To enrol for hobby or QQI courses, LMETB staff must complete a Staff application form which will be signed by their Principal / Co-ordinator or section head and returned to night class office in O Fiaich Institute.
d. Any other arrangements can be made directly with LMETB.
a. Cars are prohibited from parking on the footpaths in order to ensure access for emergency services and people with disabilities.
b. Smoking is strictly prohibited in the school building, grounds and car park.
c. O Fiaich Institute is not responsible for any loss or damage while on the college campus.
d. Photos may be taken by college staff on the campus for promotional purposes.