Read the Policy of Jamaica Language School
Read the Policy of Jamaica Language School
The School may be referred to as Jamaica Language School. Students, their agent or the school representative must fax, e-mail or mail a completed application form and all pertaining fees to the School. The application form becomes a legally binding document once it is acknowledged/ signed by the School. Only the English version is binding. The contract is subject to the laws of the Jamaica, West Indies. The student understands and accepts that Jamaica Language School are not designed or intended to qualify the participants for employment in English or teaching. They are intended solely for avocational, personal enrichment and enjoyment purposes.
In Jamaica, doctors and hospitals are extremely expensive. Students should have medical insurance purchase via Jamaica Language School (US$175/non-refundable). Jamaica Language School will not be responsible for prescription bills incurred by students in Jamaica. By signing the application form the student authorizes the release of information for medical treatment, in case of emergency and/or accident.
Students who miss their scheduled group classes may not make up their classes or ask for a refund. Course duration is intended as a certain number of consecutive weeks. No refunds or make-up classes are available for group classes missed because of national holidays, acts of God, natural disasters (floods, hurricanes, storms etc.) and events when the school cannot operate.
In order to receive a certificate of completion you must keep a average attendance of 80%, based on a total number of hours you signed up for. Participants enrolled in a sponsored program may be subject to different, higher attendance requirements. In such instance, the sponsor’s required attendance will prevail.
Age requirements. The minimum enrollment age is 10, except for summer programs.
From time to time Jamaica Language School takes photos and videos of its premises and students in order to promote the school through websites, brochures, display boards, photo albums and any other media, including social media. You (or your parents or guardian if you are under 18 years of age) must inform the school in writing before your course starts if you do not allow the use of such images." Unless otherwise communicated in writing to Jamaica Language School before the beginning of your course, registration as a student and attendance at or participation in classes and other Jamaica language School activities constitutes an agreement by the student to Jamaica Language School’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the student’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions of such classes and other Jamaica Language School activities for promotional and marketing use.
Jamaica Language School is not responsible for any fee(s) charged by its representatives/agents. Any claim arising from differences in fees and enrollment conditions must be addressed directly to the agent/representative. Jamaica Language School staff and/or representatives are not responsible for damage, loss of personal property and injury to persons or property by any cause except those that are imposed by statute.
Jamaica Language School is not liable for theft or loss of personal property while on Jamaica Language School facilities or building. Jamaica Language School is not liable for being unable to render services that are impossible to provide for reasons beyond the control of Jamaica Language School and its representatives.
VISA AND ARRIVAL:
A visitor visa may be obtained from the Jamaican Council/Embassy in each country where possible prior to arrival in Jamaica or on arrival.
Students does not need a visa when studying ESL. However, if student is studying over the allotted time that his/her country is allowed to stay in Jamaica for vacation then a visa must be obtained.
If your country is allowed to visit Jamaica for 90 days without a required visa and you are studying for 90 days or less, no visa is require: If you are studying for 91 days or more then a visa must be obtain prior to arrival, or on arrival for US$350 or apply after the first day of school.
If your country is allowed to visit Jamaica for 30 days without a required visa and you are studying for 30 days or less, no visa is required. If you are studying for 31 days or more then a visa must be obtain prior to arrival, or on arrival for US$350 or apply after the first day of school.
Countries that need yellow card on arrival in Jamaica are - Peru, Brazil, Argentina, Belize, Cameroon, Columbia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mexico, Nigeria, Panama, Sudan etc. Visit the www.pica.gov.jm website for other listed countries.
Further information for entry to Jamaica can be found at: www.pica.gov.jm