Deferment Policy

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Deferment Policy 2017-09-19T14:27:08+00:00

All requests for deferment from the Course must be accompanied by the completed Request Form for Deferment/Withdrawal/Transfer and supporting documents one month before the commencement of semester / unit. KLCII will not be able to accept verbal notice given by the Student.

Deferment request will only be considered on a case-by-case basis either on medical grounds or other valid reasons, at the discretion of the School.

Submitting the request does NOT automatically result in an official deferment.  Students must ensure that they receive a formal notice / confirmation form the school regarding the outcome of their request for deferment.  It takes approximately 14 working days to process a deferment request.

For student under 18 years of age and / or international student holding Student’s Pass, KLC International Institute will seek parental/guardian approval prior to processing the request for the deferment.

Students can apply for deferment of semester / unit ONLY ONCE. Extension of deferment period will only be considered should there be very valid reasons and additional supporting documents provided by the student.

In applying for deferment, student has to take note of the course completion timelines. Students must ensure that there is sufficient time for them to complete their studies according to the timeline.

Students who wish to defer course or unit is liable to pay the outstanding course fee (inclusive of the supported amount from SDF or SSG funding for the affected course) and sign a letter of undertaking before deferment can be processed / approved. Upon re-joining the class, the student must sign a new student contract or addendum to the original contract if the student is joining a later intake and pay the remaining course fee according to contract payment schedule.  The units previously taken will be indicated accordingly on the new student contract or addendum.

There will be no deferment granted for pre-requisite units.

Students who are granted deferment must follow the schedule that the School has arrange for them upon resuming studies.

An administrative fee will be charged for every deferment request.

Students under funding applying for Deferment

Student under SDF or SSG funding is advised to complete the course within the specified course duration of the enrolled intake.

Student who requests a deferment needs to pay the supported amount from SDF or SSG funding for the affected course.

KLCII will not charge employer for company sponsored students during the specified course period. In the event KLCII is not able to receive the supported amount of the course fees from SDF or SSG, the sponsor company will be liable to pay KLCII on this portion of the fees.

Course Completion Timeline

Students must complete their course within the following timeline from the date of class commencement:

  • Within 1 year (for courses duration up to 6 months)
  • Within 2 years (for courses duration up to 1 year)
  • Within 4 years (for courses duration up to 2 year courses)
  • Within 5 years (for courses duration up to 2½ year courses)

This is subject to availability of units/courses. KLCII reserves the right to offer similar unit/s in replacement of discontinued unit(s).

Deferment Procedure

  • All requests for deferment from the Course must be accompanied by the completed Request Form for Deferment/Withdrawal/Transfer and supporting documents one month before the commencement of semester / unit to PA. KLCII will not accept verbal notice given by the Student.
  • Upon re-joining the class, the student must sign a new student contract or addendum to the original contract if the student is joining a later intake and pay the remaining course fee according to contract payment schedule. The units previously taken will be indicated accordingly on the new student contract or addendum.
  • A counselling session will be conducted with the student to find out the reason of deferment.
  • PA will send a notification letter to inform student on the decision. If approval has been granted, student has to make payment for deferment fee and the supported amount from SDF or SSG funding for the affected course / semester(s) (if applicable).
  • Student will also be informed of the deadline to contact the School to resume his/her studies in the notification letter.
  • For International students, the student pass will be cancelled upon approval of the deferment. Prior to the approval, the student must continue to attend classes.
  • It takes approximately 14 working days to process a deferment request.
  • An administrative fee will be charged for every deferment request.
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