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Refund Policy
Refunds
 

All refund requests must be in written form. Refund requests can be submitted in person or by email cerefunds@sd43.bc.ca.
 
Cancelled Courses
 

If a course is cancelled by Coquitlam Continuing Education, a full refund will be returned to you automatically.
 
High School Credit Courses

Manual/Textbook
Return Policy

 

Students will receive a full textbook deposit refund, less damages (as determined by staff) upon return of the textbook (within one month of course withdrawal or completion). 
Manuals/workbooks: No refund will be provided for manuals/workbooks that have been used or damaged. 

 
High School
Credit Course
Tuition































 
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:
Tuition:               
Face-to-Face Courses:
50% will be deducted from the tuition refund if withdrawing prior to the third class.  No refund will be issued after the start of the third class.

Self-paced Courses:
An incremental refund policy based on the date of registration will apply for International students who withdraw before completing a course.  $200 per month will be deducted from the tuition refund, up to and including the fifth month.  No refund will be issued after five months.

Literacy Foundations Courses:
International fees are pro-rated from the registration date to the end of the class.  No refunds will be issued for tuition-fees after the start of the third class.

GRADUATED ADULT STUDENTS:
(Taking HSC courses not included in the BC Education Guarantee (click here for courses that are tuition-free for Graduated Adults)

Tuition:
Face-to-Face Courses:
50% will be deducted from the tuition refund if withdrawing prior to the third class.  No refund will be issued after the start of the third class.

Self-paced Courses:
An incremental refund policy based on the date of registration will apply for graduated adult students who withdraw before completing a course.  $100 per month will be deducted from the tuition refund, up to and including the fifth month.  No refund will be issued after five months. 

TUITION FEES AND DEPOSITS WILL BE REFUNDED BY CHEQUE OR CREDIT CARD WITHIN 4-6 WEEKS.
Transfer Fee
 

A $25 Transfer Fee will be charged at the time of transfer.
 
Foundations
English Language
Assessment Fee


The assessment fee is non-refundable.
 
GST
Course fees have GST added, if applicable.
 
Business, Careers & Job Skills Courses







 
































 
All refund requests must be emailed to cerefunds@sd43.bc.ca.
All registration / program fees are non-refundable.

Individual Classes & Part Time Diploma & Certificate Students:
  • Withdrawal and refund requests received 30 days prior to the start of the class receive a full tuition refund
  • Withdrawal and refund requests must be received in writing 3 business days prior to the start date of the first session (first day of class) in order to receive an 85% tuition refund.
  • Withdrawal requests with fewer than 3 business days’ notice prior to class start date are not eligible for refunds.
  • Requests for class transfers are required 3 business days prior to the class start date and are subject to a $25 transfer fee.  No future refunds are available once a change has been made.
For Class Cancellations by Coquitlam Continuing Education:
  • If a class is cancelled prior to start date, Continuing Education will issue a full refund and it will be returned to you automatically.
  • If a class has more than one session and a session is cancelled by Continuing Education you will be notified as to a date for a rescheduled class.
Please note: If a session is cancelled due to inclement weather, Continuing Education will attempt to reschedule, where possible. However, should the session be cancelled and is unable to be rescheduled, a refund for that session will not be given.

Full-Time Diplomas & Certificates: 
  • Withdrawal and refund requests must be received in writing to cerefunds@sd43.bc.ca one full week prior to the start date of the Diploma or Certificate and will be subject to a $100 administration fee.
  • Withdrawal requests with less than 1 week’s notice prior to class start date are not eligible for refunds.
Manual/Textbook Return Policy
Manuals or loaned textbooks are handed out the first day of class. Manuals included in class or diploma program fees, may not be returned or refunded once a class or diploma has begun. For classes where textbooks are loaned, textbooks must be returned by the last day of the class or program otherwise students will be charged the going rate for the textbooks. Students will not receive their certificate, transcript or diploma until their loaned textbooks are returned. Damaged books will not be accepted and students will be charged the replacement cost of the book.

Tax Deductible?
Coquitlam Continuing Education is certified as an Education Institution with Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC).  We have 2202A forms for those courses as authorized by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).  We cannot provide tax advice so please consult with the CRA or a tax professional on how to use the 2202A form and information appropriately.
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Code of Conduct Students are expected to conduct themselves in accordance with the SD43 District Code of Conduct.  Smoking, including electronic cigarettes and vaping, is not permitted anywhere on School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) property.