Terms and Conditions for the Jersey Social Work Laws Certificate


In this agreement:

  1. “the Institute” is the Institute of Law, Jersey
  2. “you” is the student applying for or enrolled on the Jersey Social Work Laws Certificate or for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) sessions.


  1. Fees must be paid in full before the start of the first session.
    1. Tuition fees cover tuition, use of the Institute Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), the Institute facilities and access to the Institute Library.
    2. The tuition fees also cover course assessments when applicable.
    3. The Institute may charge additional fees every for other services and materials.
    4. The Institute reviews the fees every year and reserves the right to change them them following such a review.
    5. If you are receiving a contribution from an employer or sponsor, you must arrange for the Institute to receive payment from them by the due date and you must pay any fees not covered by your employer or sponsor by the due date.
  2. Payment of all fees remains your personal responsibility irrespective of the any agreement you may have with an employer or sponsor.

Withdrawal and refunds of fees

  1. You may give the Institute written notice to withdraw from the programme of tuition. The timing of the receipt of this notice determines what (if any) refund of fees will be made and your liability to pay any unpaid fees
    • Institute receives your written notice within a month of the course start date: No refund of fees.
    • Institute received your written notice after the course starts:  No refund of fees.
  2. Where the reason for the withdrawal is serious illness or other serious extenuating circumstances which prevent you from studying, the Institute will in its discretion consider what (if any) refund of fees should be made.
  3. This agreement may be terminated by the institute and you will be required to withdraw from the Institute’s programme of tuition without refund of fees paid and remaining liable to pay any unpaid fees if:
    1. You breach the regulations of the University
    2. Your academic performance is wholly unsatisfactory
    3. You fail to pay fees in accordance with this agreement
    4. You fail to conform to a reasonable standard of behaviour in relation to tuition
    5. You breach the rules governing the use of the Institute of Law, its facilities or the library
    6. Your conduct brings the Institute into disrepute
    7. You are convicted or accept a caution for a criminal offense
    8. In the reasonable opinion of the Institute, you have failed to provide the Institute with all relevant information, or have supplied false or misleading information, relating to your application.
  4. Neither you nor the Institute shall be liable to each other for any failure or delay in performing obligations, if the failure or delay is due to cause beyond that party’s reasonable control, for example, earthquake, flood, weather, act of God, or of public enemies, national emergency, invasion, insurrection, riots, industrial disputes, strikes, telecommunications failure, boycott, national or supranational government agency or official.

Changes to the programme of tuition

  1. The Institute will use all reasonable endeavours to deliver all tuition in accordance with the descriptions set out in its prospectus and website. The Institute, however, reserves the right to make variations to the programme contents and methods of delivery, both before and after your application or enrollment with the Institute if such action is reasonably considered necessary by the Institute.
  2. If there are not sufficient enrollments to make the whole or part of the programme of LLB tuition viable, the Institute reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole or part of te programme of tuition. Any cancellation or postponement will be announced at least 2 weeks before the course starts. If this situation arises; the Institute will  refund any fees you have paid to the Institute for the tuition of canceled module.

Attendance at tuition

  1. You agree to use reasonable diligence to attend and participate in tuition sessions and complete written assignments required by the teaching staff. If you cannot attend a tuition session or submit a written assignment you will inform the administration team promptly.
  2. The CPD certificate issued by the Institute of Law will only be for the hours you have been in the classroom.

Complains and grievances

  1. If you have a complaint or grievance against the Institute that cannot be resolved by the Dean or the Chairman of the Governing Body, you may request the Governing Body of the Institute to appoint a member of the Jersey Law Society unconnected to you or the Institute to inquire into the matter and make recommendations to the Governing Body.
  2. The Institute may become entitled to take legal action against you (for example to recover an outstanding debt). The Institute will not be liable for any loss or damage which you may suffer as a result.
  3. This agreement is governed by Jersey Law.