Applications for registration must be in writing. By signing the registration form, the attendee accepts the Terms and Conditions. The applications for registration are processed in the order received and are confirmed in writing. The invitation to and the invoice for the training activities are delivered to the attendee 3 weeks before the course start at the latest.
The prices cover the training lessons of the courses and preparatory courses of Lernwerkstatt Olten, as well as the cost of the training materials, including required books. Food, lodging and travel expenses are the attendees' responsibility. The course and module prices as specified in the brochure valid at the time of the registration apply. The current calendar year's brochure is valid until 15 October, after which date the following year's brochure will be valid.
Course fees are payable in good time before the start of a course.
Cancellations, changes to a registration and withdrawal
All cancellations, changes to a registration and withdrawals must be in writing.
Cancellations are, in all cases, subject to a CHF 350.00 administrative fee. On cancellations received between 4 and 10 weeks before the start of a course or seminar, 30% course fee will be due; on cancellations received less than 4 weeks before the start of a course or seminar, the entire amount will be due.
Changes to a Registration are, in all cases, subject to a CHF 80.00 administrative fee. On changes received between 4 and 10 weeks before the start of a course or seminar, 30% course fee will be due; on changes received less than 4 weeks before the start of a course or seminar, the entire amount will be due. If the course or the seminar can, despite the change to a registration, be held with the full number of attendees, these fees will be waived, provided that the person changing the registration actually attends the agreed course.
Attendees withdrawing from a course in progress are not entitled to any refund of course fees or any part thereof.
Attendees severely disrupting or rendering impossible the learning process of their fellow attendees may be expelled from the course, in which case they will not be entitled to any refund of course fees or any part thereof.
Admission to exams
Being admitted to the courses and preparatory courses of Lernwerkstatt Olten does not mean that one is admitted to the federal exam as well. It is each attendee's own responsibility to find out whether he or she is eligible for the exam. If not, he or she will not be entitled to any refund of course fees or any part thereof.
Admission to Part-Time and Full-Time Vocational Trainer courses
Admission to the Part-Time and Full-Time Vocational Trainer (Berufsbildner/in im Neben- und Hauptberuf) courses is granted to applicants providing, before the start of the courses, proof of higher vocational education, or the equivalent thereof, in the subject they teach, as well as of two years of work experience in their area of expertise.
Guarantee that course(s) will be held
Lernwerkstatt Olten guarantees that all courses in all respective cities will be held on the dates planned. If a course is cancelled, the attendee is compensated to the tune of CHF 1000.00 for the expense incurred. He or she is entitled to a compensation on presentation of a bilaterally signed training contract. If the circumstances leading to the cancellation or postponement of the course are beyond Lernwerkstatt Olten's control, attendees are not entitled to a compensation. In particular, such circumstances include regulation changes by professional organisations or by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI, changes as a result of unforeseen course leader absences, misprints, changes in flight plans, and changes brought about by epidemics, pandemics, disasters, political unrest and military conflicts.
Attendees of the SVEB Certificate daytime course in Nottwil are invited to bring along their dogs. Please be advised that within and directly in front of the building, dogs are to be kept on a leash. Folding boxes or other appropriate types of objects to accommodate his or her dog are the dog owner's own responsibility. Not allowed are: socially incompatibly dogs, dogs with infectious diseases, bitches in heat, non-vaccinated dogs and dogs without valid liability insurance. Dogs showing any aggressive or disruptive behaviour or dogs that are not housebroken may be expelled. Owners will be held liable for any damage caused by their dogs.
All visual material created in connection with the courses and preparatory courses may be used by Lernwerkstatt Olten for advertising purposes; in particular, such material may be used in printed matter, on the website and on social media platforms without prior consent of the attendees. Attendees may, however, demand that visual material be removed from the website and from social media platforms.
Within the context of all courses, seminars, training events, excursions, etc. organised by Lernwerkstatt Olten, cancellation insurance and accident insurance are the attendee's own responsibility.
Place of jurisdiction
The place of jurisdiction for any disputes is Olten.