LSSM Terms & Conditions

LSSM Diploma course
Application
Applicants must be 21 years or over (18-21 years old may be accepted subject to an interview).
Applicants must have some basic qualification in massage, or attend an Introductory course before the Diploma course begins.
Classes are mixed with both male and female students. All students must be prepared to treat each other during practice sessions.
An application is not complete until the LSSM have confirmed that the place is available and the applicant has made a payment.
The LSSM has the right to refuse an application.

Payments
A place on a course beginning more than 6 weeks in the future can be secured with a Holding deposit, although the full deposit of full fee can be paid at this stage.
The full deposit must be paid 6 weeks before the course begins (a reminder will be sent)
The balance of the full course fee is due before the first day of the course and must be made by cheque, credit card or bank transfer.
OR
The balance can be paid by monthly standing orders from your bank*.
*A banker’s order form (supplied) must be completed and returned to us before the course begins. There is a surcharge of £100 inc VAT for this. Payments will begin to come out of your bank on the 1st of the month following the start of your course. Once the course has begun you are liable for the full course fee, whether you complete the course or not. LSSM will take legal proceeding if necessary to recover the full fee if payments are stopped early.

Early cancellation
If you wish to cancel your place up to 6 weeks before the course begins, you must notify us in writing (or email) and your payments will be refunded, minus a £100 administration charge.
If you wish to cancel between 6 and 2 weeks before the course begins you must notify us in writing (or email) and your payments will be refunded, minus a £250 administration and cancellation charge.
The full deposit is non-refundable less than 2 weeks before the course begins.

Application changes
If you want to change on to a later course you can do so up to 6 weeks before your course begins, providing a place is available on that course.
If you wish to change on to a later course less than 6 weeks before your course begins you can do so, with a transfer fee of £100, providing a place is available on that course.
You cannot change your course less than two weeks before it starts.

Once you have started the course

Replacement weekends
If you have to replace a day or weekend that you have missed, without giving us four weeks’ notice, there will be a charge of £40 per day.

Transferring onto a later course once you have started a course
If you are unable to continue the course you are on and want to re-join on a later course from where you have left off, the following transfer charges will apply:

Transfer from

Transfer fee

weekend 2

£2000

weekend 3

£1800

weekend 4

£1600

weekend 5

£1400

weekend 6

£1000

weekend 7

£750

weekend 8

£400

weekend 9

£250

weekend 10

£100

weekend 11

£50

weekend 12

£0

Exceptions
We can make exceptions to any these charges if there extenuating circumstances which will be considered on an individual basis.


LSSM Introductory Massage and other Short courses
Applicants must be 18 years or over (unless stated otherwise).
An application is not complete until the LSSM have confirmed that the place is available and the applicant has made a payment.
The LSSM has the right to refuse an application.
A place on a course can be secured with a full payment in advance.
The course fee is due before the first day of the course.
If you wish to cancel your place up to 4 weeks before the course begins you must notify us in writing (or email) and you will be refunded, minus a £25 administration charge.
If you wish to change on to a later course up to 2 weeks before your course begins you can do so, providing place is available on that course, for a £15 transfer charge.
You cannot change on to a later course less than two weeks before the one you are booked on to starts.
The fee is non-refundable less than 4 weeks before the course begins.

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