Terms & Conditions (Academy Programs)

  • Registrations– Registrations must be completed in full with payment online, before a student is allowed to attend Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy programs.
  • Academy hours– Please follow the stated hours of the academy program you have signed up for. Students should not be dropped off earlier at our training centre or left unattended as Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy cannot be held responsible for any situation arising from failure to adhere to this policy. Students are to be picked up promptly after each session.
  • Care of equipment – All equipment are the property of Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy and are not to be removed from the training centre. Students are required to adhere to the rules set by Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy when it comes to handling equipment. All equipment must be handled with care. Should a student damage any form of equipment, the said student’s parent is liable to compensate Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy, the full retail price of the damaged equipment.
  • Zero tolerance for disruptive behaviour, bullying and compromising the enjoyment of others – Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy has a zero tolerance policy for any form of bullying or engaging in behaviour that is disruptive or compromises the safety of other students or instructors. Any student who willfully engages in disruptive behaviour or any form of bullying will be asked to leave the academy. Parents will be notified immediately to pick up their child. There will be no refund given in this circumstance. We have a zero tolerance policy for any form of aggressive or rude behaviour towards instructors or any child in the program. Parents will be notified to come and collect their child if the said student compromises the enjoyment and experiences of others.
  • Parent involvement – As the academy is a classroom based program with hands-on practical activities and moments of reflection and learning from an instructor, parents are NOT permitted into the program. We encourage parents to speak with instructors regarding the progress of a student.
  • Children First Policy – We owe it to every student that they will have our full attention while the program is in session. We also value their safety. If you are not an Innovate academy student but interested in joining the academy, please book your seat online We are unable to entertain any walk-in enquiries at the door of our training centre due to our classroom setting and our instructors focus is on the students. We seek your kind understanding on that.
  • Personal safety and the safety of others – Please inform your instructor if your child has any allergies or medical conditions. If your child has a medical action plan, please pass it to the instructor. Kindly be mindful of other children in the program who may have allergies and observe the NO-NUTpolicy. Students are also expected to treat their fellow academy participants and instructors / facililators with respect.
  • Safe Working With Children– All Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy’s head instructors and facilitators have a valid Working With Children Check.
  • Feedback or concerns– If you need to speak to an instructor, please do so before or after a session as our focus is on our students during the session.
  • Registration Forms– All indemnity forms must be filled up online before the program commences.
  •  Consent to photography– Consent to photography is required to attend any program provided by Innovate Ahead Group Pty Ltd. Scope of consent to photography includes consent to publish photographs related to the programs on innovatetechcamps.com and innovatetechacademy.com, social media platforms and direct marketing materials.Any requests to decline this consent to photography must be done so in writing. Innovate Ahead Group undertakes not to misrepresent a student’s participation in the program.
  • Intake into Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy-Intake into Innovate Academy is at the start of every school term. This is in the best interests of our students. If you have missed the intake for the current term, please register for the next term instead.
  • Make-Up Sessions – In the event of of a public holiday, a make up lesson will be provided at a date and time chosen by Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy within the same week subject to availability of instructors. Please view the Academy Calendar for updates on sessions.
  • Joining and Admin Fee – A $20 one time joining fee is included upon all new registrations. This fee will no longer apply if your child is part of the program on a continual basis. If your child exits the program and would like to re-join at anytime again, this fee will be applied.
  • Transfer Fee –  A transfer fee of $50 will be charged for transfers from one academy program to another. Transfers can only be done with the approval of the academy and if places are available in the program requested for.
  • Academy Enquiries – Please contact Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy at (03) 9018-5331 or email info@innovatetechacademy.com if you have any questions. For existing students, you may also use the private academy email.

Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy Refund Policy

  •  There will be No Refund given upon any withdrawal from Innovate Academy, therefore we advise all parents to read our policies very carefully before registering for any of our programs.
  •  No refunds will be given should your child miss a session / several sessions or the entire term.
  •  There will be no refund for Change of Mind so please consider your finances and individual circumstances before you sign up for any program.
  • No refund will be entertained after the term has started (for term academy programs).
  •  Refund under special circumstances may be given solely and entirely at the discretion of the management. The management reserves the right to refuse a refund at any point. Should a refund be given under special circumstances, an admin fee of $50 will apply per student, per program.
  • Please consider your financial status and obligations or responsibilities before you purchase any of our programs. Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy will not be held responsible for any issues arising from your financial position at any point.

NOTE

Upon purchase of a seat at Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy, it is deemed you have read, understood and agree with Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy’s Terms and Conditions. Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions without prior notice.

Innovate Tech Camps Policies

1) Registrations: Registrations must be completed in full, online, before a student is allowed to attend the camp. No registrations will be accepted at the door.

2) Doors open: Doors will only open at 8.45am onwards for parents to sign your child in. Please do not drop your child off at the training premises earlier or leave them unattended.

3) Sign In/Out Procedures:
Innovate Tech Camps Australia requires that all Camp attendees are properly signed in by an adult. This helps ensure the safety of your child. We require children to be signed out by an authorized adult at all camps.

It is our responsibility to ensure that your child leaves with the appropriate person each day. We seek for your kind co-operation if we ask for proper identification.

All indemnity forms must be filled in prior to the commencement of the camp programs through our online form submission process.

4) Punctuality: Students are expected to be punctual for holiday camps. This is to ensure minimal disruptions when the program has started. Camp attendees are dismissed at 3.00pm. We seek your kind understanding to be punctual when picking up your child as our instructors are unable to attend to your child once the program is over due to other responsibilities.

PLEASE NOTE: Late pick ups will incur a charge of $1 per minute.

5) Care of equipment – All equipment are the property of Innovate Tech Camps Australia. Camp attendees are required to adhere to the rules of Innovate Tech Camps Australia when it comes to handling equipment. All equipment must be handled with care. Should an attendee damage any form of equipment, the said attendee’s parent is liable to compensate Innovate Tech Camps Australia, the full retail price of the damaged equipment.

6) Zero tolerance for disruptive behaviour and bullying:Innovate Tech Camps Australia has a zero tolerance policy for any form of bullying or engaging in behaviour that is disruptive or compromises the safety of other camp attendees or instructors. Any camp attendee who wilfully engages in disruptive behaviour or any form of bullying will be asked to leave the camp. Parents will be notified immediately to pick up their child. There will be no refund given in this circumstance.


Holiday Camp Program Refund Policy (Please read this carefully before you register)

 Our training refund policy is as follows:

1) There will be No Refund given upon any withdrawal from the holiday programs therefore we advise all parents to read our policies very carefully before registering for any of our programs. Plan your schedule before you purchase a program.

2) There will be no refund for Change of Mind.

3) No refunds will be given should your child miss a session or the entire holiday program.

4) While we do not offer a refund, should your child miss the holiday program due to illness or injury, we will offer you a credit on your account, which you can use at our next holiday program. A medical certificate is required to qualify for this credit. Credits must be used at the next holiday program which follows and cannot be carried over to subsequent holiday programs or clubs. Should you child miss the next holiday program, all credits will be forfeited and no refund will be entertained.

5) Refund under special circumstances may be given solely and exclusively at the discretion of the management. Should a refund be given under special circumstances,an admin fee of $50 will apply. Refund under special circumstances can only apply up to 2 weeks prior to our camp dates. No refunds will be entertained 2 weeks before holiday camps, during the duration of the camps or after the camps.

6) Refund requests must be made in writing to info@innovatetechcamps.com Requests made over the phone will not be considered or authorized.

7) Please consider your financial status and obligations or responsibilities before you purchase any of our programs. Innovate Tech Camps Australia will not be held responsible for any issues arising from your financial position at any point.

Innovate Tech Camps Australia Privacy Policy

All information and personal particulars collected are for the use of Innovate Tech Camps Australia and for the purpose of the tech camp you have signed up for.

Innovate Tech Camps Australia only requests medical information with the sole purpose of helping your child during the tech camps.

All information collected is not passed on nor sold to any third parties or disclosed to anyone.

We do not use your email to send you any further information after your tech camp is over. If you would like to find out about future tech camps or weekly robotics clubs, please subscribe to our mailing list on our relevant website(s).

Please plan ahead, read and understand our Camp Policies, Refund Policies and FAQs before you enroll into any of our holiday camps.

Disclaimer: Innovate Tech Camps Australia reserves the right to amend the Camp Policies and Refund terms without prior notice.