Registration Information and Policies

(All Continuing Education programs)

Please refer to course areas (Adult Foundations, High School Completion) for more specific details about other Registration Policies.

Fees Payable At Time of Registration
All tuition fees are payable at time of registration. In fairness to others, payment is required to reserve a space in class. GST is included in all fees for which it is required.

No Confirmation of Registration Is Sent
No confirmation of enrolment will be mailed to you, so please mark your calendar. Official receipts will be distributed at your first class. Please keep your official Continuing Education receipt for tax purposes; we are unable to issue duplicates. If you have questions regarding your enrolment, please contact the Continuing Education office at 604-940-5550 .

Courses May Be Cancelled
Delta Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel a class due to insufficient enrolment, or due to the unavailability of teachers or facilities. In such cases, registrants will be notified by telephone and a full refund will be given.

Withdrawing From A Class and Refunds
An administration fee of $20 - $40 will be charged on your withdrawal. Refunds are not given for forgotten or missed classes. Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for refunds to be processed. If you must withdraw from a class, please call the Continuing Education Office at 604-940-5550 to let us know that you will not be attending. To receive a refund, follow your phone call, as soon as possible, with a written request and your official receipt. A processing fee of $20 will be charged on your withdrawal. Notification must be received before the second lesson in a series of classes, or at least 5 days before a single session or weekend course. Refunds do not include the cost of books, supplies, or other non-tuition costs.

NSF Cheque Charges Apply
A fee of $20 applies to all cheques returned NSF.

Upcoming Class Postponements/ Holidays
Regular school holidays, including statutory holidays, Christmas holidays, and Spring Break, apply to Continuing Education classes as well.

Finding Course Locations
Maps and addresses to all sites used by Delta Continuing Education are located in the Continuing Education brochure, or visit Maps to Delta schools.,

Cancellations Due To Extreme Weather or Community Emergency
Classes will only be cancelled in extreme conditions. If Delta schools are closed during the day, please assume that classes will be postponed that evening. Please listen to your local radio stations for school cancellation information or check at web.deltasd.bc.ca.

Income Tax Tuition Deductions
Please keep your Continuing Education receipts; we are unable to issue duplicates. Some courses that improve your workplace skills, in which the combined tuition fees exceed $100 during the calendar year, may be claimed as a tuition deduction on your income tax. Contact Canada Revenue Agency for specific definitions or rulings.

Web-site Links Provided for Information Only
Any inclusion of a URL address to a web-site not directly affiliated with Delta School District is meant only as a source for additional information about a specific course or instructor for potential students. Such inclusion does not imply that Delta School Districts recommends or endorses any commercial product or service which may be promoted anywhere on that site.

Privacy Statement: Collecting and Using Personal Information
Any personal information provided to Delta School District is collected and used in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Delta Continuing Education collects and uses personal information only for the purposes reasonably required in order for it to carry on its operations and maintain appropriate records, including the following:

  1. To maintain contact information of registrants
  2. To improve services, programs, and communications strategies, including occasional direct promotion of services or courses to the community.
  3. To record attendance, marks, and evaluations, as well as other information required for specific programs or services.
  4. To assess, maintain, and improve on-line services.
     

With its on-line services, Delta Continuing Education is committed to protecting the security of personal information by using a variety of technologies and procedures to prevent unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Transmission of sensitive information (such as a credit card number) over the internet is protected through the use of state-of-the-art encryption.

In general, Delta Continuing Education does not rent, sell, or share personal information about registrants with other people or organizations. In addition, instructors and staff are required to respect and protect the confidentiality of all student lists and information, and may not use such information to contact students other than about matters directly related to the course or other Delta Continuing Education issues.

Senior Citizens (65 or older) Receive Discounts on Some Courses
Non-academic courses are half price for persons 65 years of age or older. A Pharmacare number will be taken at registration as verification of Senior status. Seniors must pay the full cost of supplies. Please note that, with certain contract arrangements, our seniors' discount cannot apply. The fees for such courses are highlighted with a *. In these cases, full fee must be collected.

Registration for Specific Training Programs
Please note that some programs have specific application processes. These include the Delta Teaching Assistant Certificate program, the Early Childhood Education Basic program  604-940-5550 , and Summer High School Completion courses.