Terms & conditions

  1. Payment terms– Our standard payment terms are that payment is taken at booking unless otherwise stated. If payment by invoice has been previously agreed, the payment needs to be made 30 days from the date of invoice or prior to the course start date, whichever is sooner.
  2. Credit terms– Our standard credit terms for account customers are 30 days from the date of invoice. Please contact our office if you wish to set up a credit account with us.
  3. Course bookings– Bookings may be made by email, via PGL Midlands Ltd website or by letter or phone. Telephone bookings must be confirmed in writing upon request. Please quote purchase order numbers where applicable.
  4. Transfers – Should circumstances mean that you need to transfer to another course, the following charges will apply, dependent on notice given:
  • First transfer, made more than four weeks prior to the course start date – no charge
  • Two to three weeks’ notice given – 50% of the course fee
  • Less than 10 days’ notice given – 75% of the course fee.
  • No show or less than 48 hours 100% of the course fee.

All transfers must be taken within a period of two months from the original date.

  1. Cancellations– Should circumstances mean that you have to cancel your course and are unable to transfer your booking to another date at the time of cancellation, the following charges will apply:
  • More than four weeks prior to the course start date – no charge
  • Two to four weeks prior to the course – 50% of the course fee
  • Less than two weeks prior to the course – full fee.

NB Cancellation must be made in writing and received by PGL Midlands Ltd

  1. Non-attendance– If you do not attend a course, and you have not previously informed us, the full course fee remains payable.
  2. Late arrivals/missed sessions– If you arrive late for a course or are absent from any session, we reserve the right to refuse to accept you for training if we feel you will gain insufficient knowledge or skill in the time remaining. In all such cases, the full course fee remains payable. To conform with requirements for statutory certificates, attendance at all sessions is mandatory.
  3. Unforeseen circumstances– On occasion, unforeseen circumstances may require us to cancel a course. In such circumstances you will be given as much notice as possible and either a free transfer to another course date or a full refund of fees paid.
  4. Requalification courses– To be eligible to attend a Requalification course, students must present a valid certificate from previous courses attended.
  5. Certificates – Please note, certificates will only be released when full payment of invoice has been received.
  6. VAT– All course fees are subject to the current VAT (valid exemptions only).
  7. Guidelines for students and employers– It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that students are able to Read and Write English and are free from any condition which would affect their capability to undertake their chosen course, and that they have the aptitude to cope with an intensive course of study. We welcome students with disabilities.but it remains their employer’s responsibility to ensure that they are appropriately supported in their workplace.

PGL Midlands Ltd would welcome in advance, for setup purposes, notification of any assistance that a student is likely to need during the running of the course.

If it is felt that the student doesn’t meet the learning outcomes of the course and or assessment process and is referred, they will be offered a free assessment. Any further training or coaching over and above that provided on the course may be charged for.

  1. Fair processing– All information that we hold concerning you will be held and processed by PGL Midlands Ltd strictly in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act.Such data will be used by the organisation to administer our relationship with you as a customer. We reserve the right to share information with accredited course providers. We will not, without your consent, supply your name and addresses to any [other] third parties except where (1) such transfer is a necessary part of the activities that we undertake, or (2) we are required to do so by operation of law.

As an individual, you have a right under the Data Protection Act to obtain information from us, including a description of the data that we hold on you. Should you have any queries concerning this right, please contact our Data Protection Officer at PGL Midlands Ltd, Gate Lane, Boldmere, Sutton Coldfield B73 5TR.

PGL Midlands Ltd Gate Lane, Boldmere, Sutton Coldfield. B73 5TR. Registration number: 11508358 Vat number: 302723835

  1. Interest charges –Interest charges will be applied to invoices exceeding the due date and/or exceeding the stated agreed credit terms. Interest charged at 4%