Courses for pleasure in the Bolton area

Programme Conditions

The following conditions apply to joining our courses:

  1. The programme of courses and events we offer is published in our brochure and website for the year stated. We reserve the right to add additional courses, workshops or trips without notice. We also reserve the right to withdraw courses, workshops or trips offered notwithstanding the conditions outlined below.
  2. Places are secured on courses by prior enrolment. To enrol you will need to complete the necessary details online or  complete an enrolment form  stating your name, email address, home address, a contact telephone number (either landline or mobile) as well as the details of the course(s), module(s), workshop(s) or trips that you wish to join. You must pay the correct fee at the time of enrolment.
  3. If a course does not run or is closed for whatever reason by Enjoy Learning your fee will be refunded in full or in part depending on the circumstances of the closure. Otherwise we do not offer refunds except in the case of serious personal illness where you may miss three or more classes. 
  4. If your course is full at the time of enrolment you can be put on a waiting list. You will not pay an enrolment fee until a suitable place is available.  
  5. Places are allocated on a "first come" basis. Enrolments online will be confirmed by return and if there are any problems. Paper enrolments will receive a receipt confirming their place on the course. 
  6. Do not send correspondence to the centre at which the class is being held. Use the postal address Enjoy Learning, c/o 85 High Street, Belmont, Bolton BL7 8AJ or email address or use the contact us facility on the website.
  7. If you are unable to take up your place on a course  for whatever reason we would be grateful if you would inform us as soon as possible.
  8. Payment made to Enjoy Learning online can be made by card or PayPal. If you pay by BACS you must fill in the enrolment form available in the brochure (or downloaded on line) separately for each course and at the same time set up a BACS payment to Enjoy Learning 089299 65232826 and reference the payment with the course code (found alongside your course  details on the website or in the brochure). Payment by cheque is made payable to Enjoy Learning and can be sent to Enjoy Learning, c/o 85 High Street, Belmont, Bolton BL7 8AJ along with the enrolment form or paid at any of the enrolment sessions listed in the brochure. Payment by cash can only be made at enrolment sessions. Please note the enrolments fees by cash or cheque are those listed in the brochure not those listed online.
  9. Enrolment on a course confers membership of the Enjoy Learning Association for the year in which your enrolment has been processed.
  10. We do not offer concessions but if someone joins a class on or after the fourth week we will accept a reduced fee proportionate to the number of weeks the class has left to run. This does not apply to five week courses.
  11. Classes that enrol  less than 8 may be closed at the first session. If this is the case we will seek to find a suitable alternative otherwise fees will be refunded in full. We also establish a maximum size for each class - this will depend on the nature of the course and size of room available.
  12. For stage 2, stage 3 and stage 4 courses it is indicated both on the website and in the brochure at what level of ability a learner will need to be to participate fully in the class. If you are still in doubt tutors will advise and there is the flexibility to move classes to a more appropriate level. 
  13. At the first class an outline plan for the course will be presented, discussed and agreed.
  14. A register will be taken at each class to record attendance and this will be used to check that everyone in a class has left the building in the case of an emergency evacuation.
  15. With the agreement of the class as a whole there may be rare occasions where the start and finish times of a course are adjusted by up to 15 minutes before or after the times advertised.
  16. Learners will normally provide their own materials and equipment for practical classes. The tutor will advise at the first session. It is our policy to explain what equipment or materials are necessary and how to keep costs to a minimum.
  17. We expect everyone attending our classes and activities to respect each other, behave in a manner that does not offend and pay due regard to their own and others health and safety. In rare and exceptional circumstances we may ask someone to withdraw from a class because of offensive of grossly inappropriate behaviour which affects other learners. If such a case arises the decision will be made by the director and anyone asked to leave will have their have their fee refunded. 
  18. We expect everyone to follow the safety and other regulations imposed by the centres we use. You may from time to time be asked to practice fire drill procedures
  19. If you are allergic to particular substances or have other particular needs that may affect your participation in class please inform your tutor. This will be treated with discretion.
  20. Classes will normally have a short break where refreshments are available. If you partake of refreshments there is a small charge for tea or coffee.
  21. Access to rooms will normally be available 10 minutes prior to the start of class. We would ask everyone to co-operate in clearing up and leaving the room within a reasonable time at the end of a class.
  22. Report any accident or damage either in a class or in the centre you are using to the tutor or person in charge of the centre as soon as possible.
  23. There may be occasions when a class is cancelled (e.g. tutor sickness or weather conditions). If this is known beforehand we will do our best to contact learners. In such circumstances we try and offer an extension to the course or offer a refund proportionate to the number of classes lost..
  24. Enjoy Learning cannot be responsible for damage to parked cars or accidents incurred to and from our centres.
  25. Every care is taken by tutors and the centres to meet the needs of Learners. In cases where any complaints or differences cannot be resolved please contact the director of Enjoy Learning by email to or writing to: Enjoy Learning, c/o 85 High Street, Belmont, Bolton BL7 8AJ
  26. Data. We do everything possible to keep your data safe and we do not share information with third parties. The only data we keep are the details you supply when you enrol for a course and this is used for administrative and tutorial purposes. We are obliged to keep some details for up to 7 years for tax and accountancy purposes and this is kept in secure storage. You are entitled to inspect any information we hold about you and can do so by  making an appointment with the Director.