Beacon Academy Terms and Conditions

This forms an agreement between Beacon Academy and you. These terms and conditions apply to your booking a course place and any other matters arising from that application. They aim to outline our obligation to you and your obligation to us. Course dates and assessments may also be subject to change.

Processing of applications:

a) All applications are via our website
b) Course bookings are processed on first come first served basis.
c) To secure your place on a course, complete an online application form and submit with a full/deposit payment or give us a call and we can take your booking over the phone.

Prices are correct at time of booking but may be subject to change. If packages are not paid for in full, when you book each course you must pay the correct price at the time each course is booked.

One free retake is offered to students needing additional training within 6 months of original course date, further retakes are chargeable. All online theory work will be available for 6 months after payment.


It is a responsibility of all students attending all courses to provide models to practice on. If this proves difficult for you please let us know as soon as possible in order that we can endeavour to organise a model for you.

Transfer Policy

a) A booking may be transferred for the same course subject to availability, free of charge if four or more weeks notice is given..

Cancellations Policy

a) Cancellations made within 4 weeks of the course start date, and non-attendance, incur 100% of fees paid. If medical certification can be provided, the course will be transferred to a new date. Any subsequent course cancellation will incur a forfeit of all fees paid.
Beacon Academy is under no obligation to offer a refund of any fees paid.

b) For cancellations with over 4 weeks notice, a fee of €20 will be deducted from the refund of the full course price plus the admin fee specific for the course you are booked on, this must be submitted in writing by post before the refund is given.
For VTCT courses,there will be no refund given once booked and registered.

c) Refunds will not be applicable if any of the online training material has been accessed.

If Beacon Academy has to cancel or reschedule a course due to unforeseen circumstances new dates will be made available as soon as possible. Beacon Academy can at no time be responsible for individuals loss of earnings or travel expenses due to rescheduling.


All certificates are issued in the name stated on the booking/application form. AIT and Beacon Academy certificates are emailed after the course is completed. If a hard copy is required there is a posting charge of €10.00

VTCT certificates will be sent to the school from VTCT once the qualification has been claimed. Certificates will not be sent if any fees are outstanding.

Changes to Personal Details

It is your responsibility to ensure that personal details held by Beacon Academy are correct and to notify us of any changes e.g. name, address. Written notification of changes in personal details must be sent. Beacon Academy will not be liable for any errors due to incorrect personal information.

Individual Needs

If you feel you need additional support with particular learning needs e.g. physical disability, hearing impairment or literacy skills, please could you inform us of your individual needs when booking. We will contact you to discuss your requirements.

Weather /Adverse Conditions

If Beacon Academy has to close due to conditions outside our control, including adverse weather conditions we are not able to offer refunds however the course will be moved to an alternative date.

Course Content

Beacon Academy holds a copyright for all course content, which must not be copied or reproduced in any other form without written permission.