Registration and Payment:
Placement test: Students with prior knowledge of French must complete our $20 mandatory placement test (deductible from tuition fees upon registration within 3 months). The written test is available on our website; students will need to take an appointment for the oral part. Non-refundable.
A $40 non-refundable administrative/membership fee is required at the time of the first yearly enrolment (valid 1 year).
Students need to purchase textbooks or materials at an additional cost, unless otherwise specified.
Course cancellations and viability: A minimum enrolment of 5 students is required to recover course costs. If that minimum is not reached, Alliance Française reserves the right to reduce the length of the program with 3 or 4 students or cancel the class. Every attempt will be made to notify you before your first class.
For cancelled classes only: an alternative course, credit or full refund will be offered.
Class maximum sizes:
Transfers: Transfers into another level will only be considered in the first 2 weeks of commencement of the course, after discussion with the Course Manager.
Withdrawals, deferment & refunds:
Catch-up lessons: A student who enrolls in a course enrolls for the duration of the course and no pro rata rate applies. If a class is missed for personal reasons, the Alliance Française de Vancouver cannot be held responsible and a no refund or credit policy applies.
Catch-up lessons are offered at the following special rates:
A catch-up lesson must be organized with at least 48 hours’ notice, subject to the teacher’s availability. Full lesson fee is payable at
time of request of the catch-up lesson. No refund of the fee for a catch-up lesson will be granted if the student cancels the lesson.
If more than 4 hours of classes have been missed, catch-up lessons do not apply. Private tuition at normal private tuition rates can be organized subject to the student’s approval and teacher’s availability.
Cancellation of International tests (TEF, TCF, DELF, DALF, DAEFLE):
Cancellation of Cultural Events : There will be no refund for cultural events.
Public holidays: Classes will not be held on BC public holidays.
Discounts & concession rates: With our reward card “AF rewards”, your loyalty is rewarded. Collect 1 point on each session. Collect 3 points to get a 5% off on your next tuition fee.
Family registration: (couple, brother & sister only)
|THE 1ST MEMBER||FULL PRICE|
|The 2nd member||-10% (group class tuition fee)|
|The 3rd member||-15% (group class tuition fee)|
Please note that you must present documentation to receive a concession rate. One discount per person applies. Discount applies on the lowest tuition fee.
Medical attention: In the event of personal emergency, sudden illness or accident, you authorize AFV to seek medical, hospital or ambulance services on your behalf where the AFV, in its absolute discretion, considers it necessary or appropriate to do so. You agree that you will be solely responsible for any expenses associated with the provision of such services.
Privacy statement: Protecting your privacy and personal information is important to AFV. It is, however, important for us to collect certain personal information from you in order to offer you effective and efficient service.
We will only collect information from you with your knowledge and consent; only use personal information provided by you for the purpose/s
for which it was collected, not disclose your personal information to a third party without your prior consent, ensure that your personal
information is not disclosed to other institutions except if required by law or other regulation, and remove your personal information from
our system where it is no longer required.
Please call us (604 327 0201) to provide any necessary corrections to your personal information.
Disclaimer: The Alliance Française de Vancouver makes every reasonable effort to ensure that course information supplied is correct at all times. It reserves the right to change any course, private tuition, fees and tutors when necessary. All attempts will be made to notify enrolled students about any changes.
Photo release: I hereby grant permission to Alliance Française de Vancouver the right to use, reproduce, and/or distribute
photographs, films, videotapes, and sound recordings of me or my child, taken during Classes or Camps without compensation or approval
rights, for use in materials created for purposes of promoting the activities of Alliance Française de Vancouver only.
Jurisdiction: These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws in force in the Province of British-Columbia and, by signing this agreement, you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of that Province.
Income Tax Receipt: In accordance with Canada Revenue Agency, tuition fees may be tax deductible. A tax receipt can be issued by the AFV at the end of each fiscal year. The student must make a written request by email at email@example.com before February 21th.