(586)489-4350

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APLICATION

OC DESIGNS ACADEMY OF JEWELRY

Web: www.ocjdesigns.com

E-Mail: [email protected]

Phone: (586)489-4350

ADMISSION APPLICATION

1. PERSONAL INFORMATION

FIRST NAME: MI: LAST NAME:

ADDRESS: APT:

CITY: STATE: ZIP:

DAY PHONE: EVE PHONE:

FAX: CELL PHONE: ______

E-MAIL:

GENDER: M F

DATE OF BIRTH:

SOCIAL SECURITY #:

DRIVERS LICENSE #:

PRIMARY LANGUAGE:

COUNTRY OF CITIZENSHIP:

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:

ETHNIC GROUP:

BLACK, NON-HISPANIC AMERICAN INDIAN, ALASKAN NATIVE

HISPANIC ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER ______

WHITE

2. EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

IN TRADE: YES NO

IF YES:

EMPLOYER:

EMPLOYER ADDRESS:

EMPLOYER PHONE NUMBER:

MILITARY: YES NO

POST SECONDARY:

OTHER OCCUPATION:

UN - EMPLOYED:

OTHER:

3. REASON FOR TAKING THE COURSE:

LEARN A TRADE:

IMPROVEMENT:

HOBBY:

OTHER:

4. EDUCATION:

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OTHER

5. IF YOU ARE APPLYING FOR FINANCING:

VETERAN BENEFITS YES NO

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION YES NO

INHOUSE FINANCING YES NO

ARMY, NAVY, MARINES, AIR FORCE YES…………………NO…………

Tuition $ ____________

Registration Fee $ ____________

Books &Materials $ ____________

Other Costs $ ____________

Total Program Price $ ____________

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Payment $ ___________

Balance Due $ ___________

Methods of Payment

‪ Full payment at the time of signing enrollment agreement or six payments of $1,250 dollars each.

‪ Registration fee at the time of signing enrollment agreement with balance paid prior to graduation date

‪ Registration fee at the time of signing enrollment agreement with balance paid in more than 3 payments by a payment plan according to contract. (Applies only to programs 600 hours or more).

Form of payment:

Check: Money Order / Bank Check: Cash:

Credit Card: Visa MasterCard Amex Discover

Name on Card:

CC # Exp. Date:

Programs and Courses:

Programs: Certificate or Diploma

JA Certified Bench Jeweler

JA Certified Master Jeweler

Tuition and Registration:

The cost of the tuition for each individual program is described in the enclosed Program and Course pricelist. There is a Registration Fee for each program to reserve a seat in the class of your choice, with the balance of the tuition due and payable according to the students contract.

The registration fee will be applied towards the total cost of the program and is Non Refundable.

Placement:

All efforts will be expended to assist the graduates of the Academy with Job placement at no charge. However, the school cannot guarantee employment directly or indirectly implied.

The following links are of jewelry jobs around USA

http://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=bench+Jeweler&from=ja

http://jewelryinthenet.com/ads/AdGrid.aspx?pg=8&pc=0&sc=0

https://www.gia.edu/_webapps/education/jobsearch/index.cfm?do=main.searchResults

Records and progress:

The school keeps records of each individual student attendance and Final Exam score permanently. For those students who are denied entry or dismissed from the school records will remain on file for at least one year.

Refund and Cancellation Fee:

Should an applicant/student cancel or be terminated for any reason, all refunds will be made according to the following policy and refund schedule, with the exception of the registration fee, not to exceed $250.00 and applicable deposit:

1-Cancellation must be made in person or sent by Certified Mail to “OC Designs Academy of Jewelry”.between 10 days from the beginning of the training

2-All monies, not including the Registration Fee, will be refunded if the school does not accept the student or if the student cancels within three (3) business days after signing the Enrollment Agreement and making initial payment.

3-Cancellation after the third (3rd) business day, but before the first class, will result in a refund of all monies paid, with the exception of the registration fee and applicable deposit.

4-Cancellation after attendance has begun, but prior to 40% of the completion of the program, will result in a Pro Rata refund computed on the number of hours completed to the total program hours.

5-Cancellation after completing 40% or more of the program will result in no refund.

6-Termination date. The calculation of the termination date for refund computation purposes is the last date of actual attendance by the student, unless earlier written notice is received.

7-Refunds will be made within thirty (30) days of termination or receipt of cancellation notice.

8-A student can be dismissed at the discretion of the Director for insufficient progress, non-payment of costs, or failure to comply with rules.

Cancellation and Termination Policy:

1-A student will be granted a leave of absence providing there is a valid reason such as illness, emergency, or any sufficient reason with the proper documentation to sustain it. If the reason is not considered to be valid or there is not enough documentation to support it, the School will have the right to terminate the student.

2-A student may re-enter to complete the education within six months from the leave of absence at no additional charge, providing that the reason for the termination was beyond his/her control, however, the student will be subject to the existence of a vacancy.

3-Disobedience or disrespectful behavior towards other students or any instructor, administrator or any other school official, will be sufficient reason for the termination of the student.

4-Any student intentionally creating a safety hazard will be terminated.

5-In order for the student to obtain a Certificate or Diploma, he/she must attend 95% of all classes as well as participate in the practical exercises during class hours.

Admission requirements:

In order to register for a program in " OC Designs Academy of Jewelry ", the applicant must be at least 18 years old or have the authorization of a parent or guardian.

The applicant must have a high school diploma, equivalent or be able to demonstrate that he/she is capable of learning by successfully complete and pass our "Basic Skills Test" or take the Jewelry Basics Design and Repair course for the Certified Jeweler Designer and the Certified Master Jeweler program. There are no requirements for the Certified Bench Jeweler program.

The Registration Fee for each program must be submitted with the Application Form and is Non-Refundable! The applicant will be considered enrolled when a fully completed Admission Application, Enrollment Form, registration fee and applicable deposit has been received and approved by the “OC Designs Academy of Jewelry”.

If the specific course requested by the applicant has been filled, the enrollment agreement together with the registration fee will be returned with indication of the next available class opening.

An Admission will be denied, should the applicant not comply with the herein described requirements for admission.

Classroom Clock Hour:

1 Hour classroom clock hour = 50 minutes

Financial Aid:

State Approving Agency for Veterans Training and Vocational Rehabilitation will provide financial aid to those who qualify, if resident of Michigan you can apply to Michigan Works.

If you are in any of the arm Forces like Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, etc. You can qualify to finance the tuition through any of these entities.

Liability:

The school assumes no responsibility for injuries or other damages induced by the students on their person or their own or other students personal properties. Student behavior and the proper use of the facilities will be practiced in accordance to school regulations.

Grounds for Termination

I agree to comply with the rules and policies and understand that the School shall have the right to terminate this contract and my enrollment at any time for violation of rules and policies as outlined in the catalog. I understand that the School reserves the right to modify the rules and regulation, and that I will be advised of any and all modifications.

Graduation Requirements

I understand that in order to graduate from the program and to receive a diploma, I must successfully complete the required number of scheduled clock hours as specified in the catalog or the website and on the Student Enrollment Agreement, pass all written and practical examination with a 70% average and satisfy all financial obligations to the School.

Employment Assistance

I understand that the School has not made and will not make any guarantees of employment or salary upon my graduation. The School will provide me with placement assistance, which will consist of identifying employment opportunities and advising me on appropriate means of attempting to realize these opportunities.

THIS IS A BINDING CONTRACT BETWEEN THE STUDENT AND OC DESIGNS ACADEMY OF JEWELRY DO NOT SIGN THIS CONTRACT BEFORE YOU HAVE READ AND AGREED TO ALL OF THE SCHOOL POLICIES FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE CATALOG OR WEBSITE AND IN THIS CONTRACT OR IF THIS CONTRACT CONTAINS ANY BLANK SPACES. YOU ARE ENTITLED TO AN EXACT COPY OF THE CONTRACT YOU SIGN. KEEP IT TO PROTECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS.

I HAVE READ, RECEIVED BOTH A COPY OF THE BINDING CONTRACT, UNDERSTOOD AND FULLY AGREE WITH THE SCHOOL POLICIES ________________ (Initial)

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STUDENT SIGNATURE DATE

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PARENT/GUARDIAN ACCEPTED BY:

IF STUDENT IS UNDER 18 YEARS OLD