Terms & Conditions

Please see below the terms and conditions for National Art School Short Courses and Youth Programs.

For additional enquiries, please contact Education Outreach Office at education.outreach@nas.edu.au or on +61 2 9339 8751.

Short Courses: Terms & Conditions

ENROLMENT

Enrolments into Short Courses is Online via the NAS website: https://shop.nas.edu.au/

Concessions: Eligible concession card holders must bring their proof of eligibility to their first class, or if an Alumni, NAS will check for your eligibility in our system prior to your first class. Please see Concession Fees for further details.

Enrolment in a program or Short Course is only secure when payment is completed online, and a receipt is issued. Placement on a waitlist also does not guarantee enrolment.

Although an enrolment is secured once a receipt is issued, course confirmation is subject to adequate subscription and other factors.

Enrolments are not transferable.

Important: Cash, Cheque and Money Order payments are not accepted. Part-payments or partial enrolments are not accepted.

FEES

  • Fees for Public Programs provide tuition, facilities and in some instances, limited course materials. Refer to individual course descriptions for specific inclusions/exclusions.
  • Early Fee: The early fee is a 10% discount* to encourage early enrolments, with strict end dates listed clearly in the information for each course.
  • Concession Fee: A reduced (5% off*) Concession price is available to holders of a current Centrelink concession card, a NSW travel concession as defined by Transport for NSW, or are an Alumni of NAS as defined: Graduates of the NAS holding a degree, diploma or certificate of the NAS, including graduates of the art department of East Sydney Technical College, Sydney Technical College and Alexander Mackie College of Advanced Education (between 1975-1977); and former students who have successfully completed at least one year of full-time study on any of the award courses included above.
  • Eligible concession card holders must bring their proof of eligibility to their first class, or if an Alumni, our Alumni Coordinator will check for your eligibility in our system prior to your first class.
  • Concession card holders and Alumni are also entitled to a further discount via the Early fee from Winter School 2016 onwards.
  • If you are 16-19 years old and access the 50% discount rate you will be asked for a photo ID via email.

*Approximate to allow for rounding.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Pre-requisite academic qualifications are not needed for enrolment into a NAS Public Program, unless specified in the course description.
  • In addition, programs or courses may be marked with Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced to indicate the skill level recommended to succeed in a particular program or course. An individual’s skill level is self-diagnosed, and the NAS do not take any responsibility for poor course selection.
  • All Public Programs are available to anyone over the age of 16 years, and as such, all teachers and staff who deliver Public Programs must hold current Working with Children checks.
  • If you have any questions please contact Public Programs shortcourses@nas.edu.au

CHANGE TO, AND CANCELLATION OF COURSES

  • The National Art School reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to under subscription or for any other reason at the discretion of NAS.
  • In such cases, the Public Program Office will contact the relevant students who will be given the opportunity to either transfer to another available course with no administrative penalty, or receive a full refund.
  • NAS reserves the right to amend any course, schedule, location or teacher listed online or in the brochure before or during the course.

WITHDRAWALS, TRANSFERS, AND REFUNDS

  • An enrolled student may request a withdrawal/transfer from a course, up to 5 business days prior to the commencement of their course.
  • There are no refunds, transfers, or substitutions after this period.
  • Requests for transfers/withdrawals must be made in writing to the Public Programs Administrator at shortcourses@nas.edu.au

If transferring, the new course must currently be available for enrolment. Any differences in fees will be:

  • Refunded by NAS (if new course fees is less); or
  • Paid by the Student (if new course fee is more)

Whether transferring or withdrawing, a $50 administrative fee will be charged, usually deducted from any amount already paid.

Absences: Refunds, transfers, or substitutions are not allowed if students miss a class or course. The National Art School does not accept responsibility for changes to students’ personal or work circumstances.

GIFT VOUCHERS

  • Gift vouchers are available for purchase from the National Art School website: https://nas.edu.au/product-category/gift-card/
  • Gift vouchers have a minimum spend of $50.00
  • Gift vouchers are issued with a 3 year expiration period. Gift Vouchers not redeemed within this period are deemed expired. NAS does not issue refunds for expired Gift Vouchers.
  • Gift vouchers and any remaining balances are not redeemable for cash, however, are transferable so must be treated and secured as cash. NAS cannot replace or refund lost or stolen Gift Vouchers.

Redemption: 

  • Your recipient will be sent an email with the gift voucher
  • This email will state the amount the gift voucher is for and a link to redeem the voucher (when using this link the voucher is applied automatically)
  • This email will also contain a Gift Card Number which can be applied to the checkout card to redeem the voucher.

If you have any queries about this please contact the Public Programs office: shortcourses@nas.edu.au

PARKING

  • There is no student parking available on campus. Metered parking is available in the streets neighbouring the National Art School. Students with large or heavy materials e.g. Large canvases, heavy metals, may enter the campus by car to drop off and pick up their materials, but must then park off-campus.
  • For any other special parking needs please contact the Public Programs Office via shortcourses@nas.edu.au prior to the commencement of the course. In exceptional circumstances, parking may be permitted on campus with the provision of a medical certificate.

WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY

All students must comply with health and safety regulations. Potential participants and students must notify the Head of Public Programs via shortcourses@nas.edu.au of any existing medical conditions or disabilities that may affect participation in a course.

STUDENT PROTOCOLS

Students must agree to abide by the NAS Student Protocols. Click here to view.

STUDENT'S WORK, PHOTOGRAPHS OR VIDEO IMAGE IN PUBLICATIONS

  • As part of the Short Courses, images of students and/ or their works are taken as a record of the program. Some of these images may be used in brochures, or promotional material regarding the course by the National Art School or sponsors associated with the program and /or in other professional development and promotional material.
  • Not every image from this project will be published and work samples may not appear in exactly the same form in which they are submitted. The images will be retained for possible future use in other projects and publications.

Note: As a Condition of Enrolment, consent is implied. Please notify us in writing if you do not wish for us to take and use photos of students and/or their works.

Youth Programs: Terms & Conditions

ENROLMENT

  • Enrolment in a program is only secure when payment is completed online, a receipt is issued to the email provided, and a completed Consent Form has been received by NAS.
  • Other forms of payment and enrolment do not immediately confirm placement into a course, in these cases, a confirmation of registration will be sent by mail or email. Placement on a waitlist also does not guarantee enrolment.
  • Although an enrolment is secured once a receipt is issued, course confirmation is subject to adequate subscription and other factors see Changes to, and Cancellation of Courses.
  • Enrolments are not transferable.
  • Cash payments are not accepted.
  • Part-payments or partial enrolments are not accepted.

CONDITIONS OF ENROLMENT

  • NAS has the right to exclude or remove a participant from the course if a consent form has not been provided by a parent/ caregiver, if the participant breaches NAS safety guidelines or is continually late or disruptive.
  • All participants are to be signed in and out by a parent/ caregiver at the beginning and end of the day, or lunchtime, if they are doing a morning or afternoon module.
  • NAS provides supervision during course hours only. NAS will only release children to nominated parents/ caregivers, unless prior arrangements have been specified upon enrolment.
  •  All teachers and staff who deliver the school holiday program are skilled professionals and hold current Working with Children checks.

FEES

Fees for School Holiday Programs provide tuition, facilities and course materials. Refer to individual course descriptions for specific inclusions/exclusions.

CHANGE TO, AND CANCELLATION OF COURSES

  • The National Art School reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to under subscription or for any other reason at the discretion of NAS.
  • In such cases, the National Art School will contact the relevant students who will be given the opportunity to either transfer to another available course with no administrative penalty, or receive a full refund.
  • NAS reserves the right to amend any course, schedule, location or teacher listed online or in the brochure before or during the course.

WITHDRAWAL, TRANSFERS AND REFUNDS

  • An enrolled student may request a withdrawal/transfer from a course, up to 5 business days prior to the commencement of their course.
  • There are no refunds, transfers, or substitutions after this period.
  • Requests for transfers/withdrawals must be made in writing to the Education Coordinator education.outreach@nas.edu.au

If transferring, the new course must currently be available for enrolment. Any differences in fees will be:

  • Refunded by NAS (if new course fees is less); or
  • Paid by the Student (if new course fee is more)

Whether transferring or withdrawing, a $50 administrative fee will be charged, usually deducted from any amount already paid. However, this fee will be waived if the transfer or withdrawal is due to a course cancellation (see above).

Absences: Refunds, transfers, or substitutions are not allowed if students miss a class or course. The National Art School does not accept responsibility for changes to students’ circumstances.

WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY

  • All students must comply with health and safety regulations.
  • Parents/ caregivers must advise NAS in the Consent Form of any medical or allergic conditions and any considerations that must be made.
  • NAS will arrange for medical assistance in an emergency and may disclose medical information as necessary. Parents/ caregivers will be responsible for covering medical costs. NAS will not take responsibility for administering medication to students.
  • Participants must wear enclosed shoes (open toed shoes, thongs and sandals are not allowed in studio environments under NAS safety guideline). The cleaning of art studio space is a shared responsibility for all participants.

STUDENT'S WORK, PHOTOGRAPHS OR VIDEO IMAGE IN PUBLICATIONS

  • As part of the Youth Programs, images of students and/ or their works are taken as a record of the program. Some of these images may be used in brochures, or promotional material regarding the course by the National Art School or sponsors associated with the program and /or in other professional development and promotional material.
  • Not every image from this project will be published and work samples may not appear in exactly the same form in which they are submitted. The images will be retained for possible future use in other projects and publications.

Note: As a Condition of Enrolment, consent is implied. Please notify us in writing if you do not wish for us to take and use photos of students and/or their works.

STUDENT PROTOCOLS

Students must agree to abide by the NAS Student Protocols. Click here to view.