Terms and conditions
By enrolling on our website, by clicking “Accept” at the time of enrolment or by signing the attached ‘enrolment form’ (‘enrolment form’) and forwarding that form to LMIT, the Student and the Employer have agreed with LMIT to comply with these terms and conditions (‘terms’). These terms supersede and prevail over any other terms and conditions included in any purchase order, confirmation or other document or communication from the Student or the Employer to LMIT.
1.1. ‘Employer’ means the person described in the enrolment form attached to these terms who employs the student.
1.2. ‘Extension’ request for course completion beyond original course end date.
1.3. ‘Deferment’ request for course completion beyond original course end date (maximum of 6 months)
1.4. ‘GST’ means GST as defined in the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 as amended from time to time or any replacement or other relevant legislation and regulations.
1.5. ‘Accept’ by selecting this button for online enrolment on our website, you are confirming that you have agreed to LMIT terms and conditions.
1.6. ‘Student’ means the person described in the enrolment form attached to these terms and who is employed by the employer.
1.7. ‘Training course’ means the course or courses described in the enrolment form.
1.8. ‘Training materials’ means any materials provided by LMIT to the student with respect to a training course including without limitation, any course notes, data presentations, case studies and assessment activities.
1.9. ‘Course fees’ are fees applicable to all students enrolled for specific study at LMIT.
1.10. ‘Upfront payment’ the total amount of the course expense in one lump sum at enrolment.
1.11. ‘Payment plan arrangement’ is the initial deposit paid upon enrolment and the remaining balance paid off over 10 month period (note: payment plan includes additional fees).
1.12. ‘Fee payer’ a student/employer who is enrolled in a fee paying place and who pays fees for their course.
1.13. ‘Additional fees’ on top of course fee.
1.14. ‘Learning guarantee’ a free 3 month course extension available if applicable, for students to complete their qualification.
1.15. ‘LMIT’ means LMIT ABN 33081 404 908 PO Box 2232 Fortitude Valley BC, Queensland 4006.
1.16. ‘Course Requirement’ you fulfil the entry requirements including academic requirements and technical requirements and that you have the technical knowledge to undertake the course.
On receipt of the enrolment form, LMIT may, in its sole discretion, either enrol the student in one or more of the training courses, or decline to enrol the student in one or more of the training courses. If LMIT declines to enrol a student in a training course, it will notify the Student.
If you have enrolled on our website, by clicking “Accept” at the time of enrolment on our website you confirm that you have agreed to:
- enrol in the course
- abide by these terms
- allow us to capture the internet protocol address (“IP address”) of the device that you used to enrol in the course
- use the IP address to identify you and confirm your acceptance with these terms.
2.1. If you have enrolled by other means, your signature will confirm that you have agreed to enrol in the course and abide by these terms.
2.2. You must maintain a current email address and check it regularly. You agree that all official communication from LMIT will be by email
2.3. You will let us know within seven (7) days of any changes to your circumstances including contact details such as address, telephone number or email address
2.4. You confirm that you have supplied LMIT with information that is accurate and complete
2.5. You confirm that you have supplied LMIT with suitable information regarding any disabilities or impairments that may impact your ability to do or complete the course. You also confirm that you will inform LMIT within seven (7) days of any new disability or impairment that happens during your period of enrolment at LMIT that may impact your ability to do or complete the course, if it is reasonable to do so.
3. Entry Requirements
3.1 Entry requirements for LMIT and for each course are listed on the website at www.lmit.edu.au By enrolling in the course, you;
- Agree that you fulfil the entry requirements including academic requirements and technical requirements and that you have the technical knowledge to undertake the course.
3.2. Services may be provided by LMIT or by authorised contractors or companies as may be determined by LMIT from time-to-time. Such Services are provided for accredited education and training in accordance with the Australian Quality Training Framework (as applicable). And for non-accredited education and training as applicable to acceptable industry standards.
3.3. Services outages are normal and may happen from time-to-time. LMIT will take reasonable care to ensure a high level of Services availability, however LMIT, its staff, agents or contractors will not be held liable for any damage, monetary or otherwise caused by a failure of the Services or any loss of data. In the unlikely event of an abnormal outage for more than a week the duration of the course will be extended by the equivalent duration of the outage. Student agrees that this is the total extent of LMIT’s liability for any disruption to the Services.
3.4. It is the Student’s responsibility to check to ensure that enrolling in a course at LMIT and accessing the Service does not break local laws in your jurisdiction.
3.5. Access to the Services may not be available from your jurisdiction, workplace or through your local internet service provider. It is the Student’s responsibility to ensure that accessing the Services is possible from your jurisdiction and internet service provider.
4. Course requirements
4.1. It is the Student’s responsibility to ensure that they have suitable course requirements to undertake their course. Unless specifically mentioned as a course inclusion, LMIT does not provide any such course requirements. LMIT will not be held liable for a Student not having or being unable to obtain any course requirements. Course requirements include, but are not limited to:
- computer or tablet device with suitable technical requirements – please see student handbook
- access to the internet of a reasonable speed and with sufficient download and upload capacity remaining
- power or batteries
- storage devices
- a suitable location to undertake the course
- other course requirements that a reasonable person would expect would be required to undertake the course.
5. Course fees
The fees for enrolling in a training course are as set out on the enrolment form (Fees). LMIT may, from time to time, vary the Fees by publishing those prices within its new enrolment forms. By signing the enrolment form, the student agrees to make full payment of the course cost in Australian dollars. Qualifications, including Statements of Attainment will not be issued to students who have not made full payment for their course. Please advise LMIT of any changes to your contact or payment details to email@example.com. LMIT correspondence will be to the email address provided. It is the student’s responsibility to keep LMIT updated.
In return for the course fees, LMIT will provide the student with access to the full and complete course materials, training support options, and the marking of assessments. Should a student be enrolled into two (2) courses, then the student will have access to one course at a time. If the student elects to pay their course via payment plan, they should note that this does not diminish their liability to meet the entire course cost (i.e. the payment plan allows the student to manage their cash flow but it is not a subscription service that can be cancelled if the student does not complete the course).
In exceptional circumstances, students on payment plans can request deferment of payments for up to three (3) months. LMIT reserves the right to approve or reject this request.
5. Additional fees
As a student you may need to pay additional fees or charges such as:
- fees for documents and items such as transcript of academic record
- other fees such as deferment of enrolment, course transfer, additional assessment, photocopying/printing online material.
6. Payment of fees:
The fees must be paid by either the student or the employer at the time the enrolment form is submitted to LMIT. The student and the employer each acknowledge that LMIT will not enrol the student until the fees are paid as per the payment schedule or dates provided. Students will receive an email from LMIT with information on how to commence your course. It may take up to two (2) business days from the time your payment has been processed to the time you receive an email from us. All transactions are processed in Australian Dollars (AUD).
7. Failure to notify LMIT past 90 days from default payment
Once an account is 90 days past due and forwarded to collections, repayment arrangements must be made directly with the collection agency, and the account holder bears the costs associated with collection efforts. We encourage you to make payment in a timely manner and avoid financial penalties.
If LMIT is unable to deliver a coursework program in full; the student will be offered a refund, or where appropriate or an alternative course. Trainer assessors/training consultants are available to assist students in selecting alternative courses. Students will not be entitled to a refund for the following reasons; they change jobs, their work hours change, they do not complete the required assessment activities, they do not complete the course within twelve (12) months, they move residences or they change their mind. All transactions are processed in Australian Dollars (AUD).
9. Intellectual property rights
Any intellectual property rights subsisting in the training materials are owned by LMIT and, where appropriate, its licensors. The Student and the Employer must not reproduce, modify, enhance, adapt, translate, publish, perform, communicate, or create any derivative work based on, the whole or any part of the Training Materials. The Student and the Employer must not remove, deface or obscure any identification, trademarks, proprietary or copyright notice on any part of the training materials. No intellectual property rights are assigned or licensed by LMIT to either the Student or the Employer under these terms. The Student and the Employer must not take any action, or cause any third party to take any action, contesting the ownership rights set out in this clause and must do all things necessary or convenient to give effect to this clause 8.
10. Use of training materials
The Student may use the Training Materials solely for undertaking the Training course to which the Training Materials relate. The Student must not distribute, disclose, sublicense, rent, lease or sell or otherwise grant or transfer any interest in the whole or any part of the Training Materials to any person, except with the prior written consent of LMIT.
11. Course extension or deferment
Student ‘course extension’ request form can be obtained from firstname.lastname@example.org prior to course expiry date for all online courses. Student ‘course deferment’ request form can be obtained from email@example.com must be made in writing, once the deferment end date has been reached, payment plans will re-open and payments will continue as previous.
12. Learning guarantee
If you have signed up for the learning guarantee a free three (3) month course extension available if required, for students to complete their qualification.
13. Employer obligations
If the Employer is providing monies for an employee(s) course the Employer must:
(a) Comply at all times with its obligations under the training contract between the Employer and the Student in respect of the Student’s paid Enrolment which has been lodged with LMIT (‘Training Contract’).
(b) Provide the Student with appropriate on-the-job training, support and supervision which at a minimum complies with the Training Contract and training plan between the Student, the Employer and LMIT 12 month time limit (‘Training Plan’).
(c) Monitor the progress of the student and ensure the Student’s Supervisory form when required is completed and returned to LMIT in accordance with the Student’s devised and self-paced training plan.
(d) Comply with the National Code of Good practice for relevant Australian Government and State/Territory laws (including, without limitation, those that relate to occupational health and safety, discrimination and training arrangements).
(e) Promise to pay LMIT all payments detailed in the payment agreements by the established deadline.
14. Student obligations
The Student must:
(a) Comply with its obligations in the Training Contract.
(b) Provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI) number when enrolling or within 30 days after enrolment.
(c) Complete each course within the time frame specified 6month – 12month time frame and make all reasonable efforts to ensure that units are completed by the dates specified in the agreement.
(d) Ensure that the Assessment Sign-Off form and Supervisors Student’s Supervisory form when required for the assessment workbooks are completed.
(e) Comply with the National Code of Good practice for relevant Australian Government and State/Territory laws (including, without limitation, those that relate to occupational health and safety, discrimination and training arrangements).
(f) Understand and agree that withdrawal from LMIT Training course does not release the student from any payment plan obligations, any financial penalties or other collection cost.
(g) Promise to pay LMIT all payments detailed in the payment agreements by the established deadline.
15. Exclusion of liability
To the extent permitted by law and except any implied term, condition or warranty the exclusion of which would contravene any statute or cause any part of these terms to be void (‘Non-excludable Condition’), LMIT and its related bodies corporate disclaim and exclude all terms, conditions and warranties implied by custom, the general law or statute.
16. Several liability
An agreement, representation or warranty on the part of two or more persons binds them separately.
17. Governing law
These terms are governed by the laws in force in Queensland, Australia. The parties irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that state and any courts which have jurisdiction to hear appeals from any of those courts and waives any right to object to any proceedings being brought in those courts. These terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter of these terms and may only be varied by the written agreement of the parties.
18. Student policies and procedures
By accepting these terms, you agree to abide by LMIT policies and procedures, including Recognition Assessment (recognition of prior learning), assessment appeals, complaints handling policy and service delivery standards can be found in the Student Handbook and are available on the LMIT website at www.lmit.edu.au or by calling 1800 819 651 . Policies may be updated from time- to- time in accordance with existing laws and regulations.