To ensure that everyone is placed in the most suitable group level in order to learn efficiently, all new students (apart from complete beginners), must go through a placement test before registration for General French courses or French theme courses. In order to have your registration and placement test done smoothly, we strongly suggest early registrations.
Placement Test fees : Rs. 1800/-.
NUMBER OF STUDENTS PER CLASS
The number of students in each class may vary from 6 to 18 people. The classes will be filled by date of registration. Alliance Française de Colombo has full right to cancel a class with insufficient number of students. When classes are cancelled, students can choose either to be a transferred to another class of the same level, or to be issued a full refund.
CONFIRMATION OF REGISTRATION
Registration will be confirmed upon the full payment of the fees at the counter or online. Registration fees are non-transferable. Registration by telephone is not accepted. To join any courses, fees have to be paid in full.
Any refund will be proceeded according to our refund policy. No refund will be issued for unattended classes.
Registration in person at the counter is available during Alliance Française opening hours. For online registration, payment can be made by bank Transfer only.
PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION
The personal data of registration forms is for Alliance Française internal office purpose only. It won’t be used for any other purposes.
ADMISSION TO CLASSES
The course fees do not include learning material, textbooks, or Placement Test fees.
All Alliance Française classes are clearly scheduled. Therefore, students cannot ask for make-up courses and /or refund for non-receiving the notification that the class has already started.
The distribution of classrooms will be posted at the entrance of AF during the first week of each term.
External auditors are not allowed during any Alliance Française courses.
If a student seriously disturbs the class, the student may be requested to leave the class and may not be allowed to join any further classes of Alliance Française de Kotte.
CHANGE OF CLASS / DEFERMENT / MAKE-UP CLASS
If a student is unable to attend the class he has registered in :
- he can apply for a course transfer before the first day of class. The transfer will be confirmed by Alliance Française only if a seat in a similar class is available;
- he can defer his course to the immediate next session. The course can be deferred only once. Deferred classes may take place at different days and times as classes originally chosen.
If the student still cannot attend the class he was deferred to, the course fees will not be refunded.
Missed classes will not allow students to get a make-up course or a refund. In the event classes must be cancelled due to government decision, make-up courses will be arranged by Alliance Française.
PRIVATE LESSON TUITION
All private tuitions are defined by a Protocol of Understanding (POU).
If the student wishes to change the date or the time of the class, the student must inform Alliance Française by phone / Email at least one working day before the scheduled class.
No-shows as well as cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to the class will be fully charged to students.
Deferred private lesson tuition may be granted to students due to medical or other serious causes. In these cases, to obtain Alliance Française approval, students have to provide the necessary documents.
Private tuitions are non-refundable once they have started.
All students are requested to read the terms and conditions applied to registering to a French class at Alliance Française de Colombo before the registration. By registering for a class, students accept the above school policy.