Additional Terms and Conditions for BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme

These Additional Terms and Conditions apply to all Applicable Courses purchased on or after 01 October 2015 which offer the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme, save for the Applicable Courses listed in Clause 9 below . These Additional Terms and Conditions shall apply to the Applicable Courses listed in Clause 9 purchased on or after 27 January 2017 which offer the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme.

These Additional Terms and Conditions are in addition to the Terms and Conditions and the Website Terms of Use (if you purchase the Applicable Course via the Website) that apply to the sale of any Classroom Course or Online Course.

These Additional Terms and Conditions do not apply to programmes provided by BPP University Limited and therefore do not apply to full-time ACCA courses and any examinations taken in conjunction with a full-time ACCA course.

Please read these Additional Terms and Conditions carefully before purchasing an Applicable Course which offers the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme. Please print off or keep a copy of these Additional Terms and Conditions for your records.

BPP will not file or otherwise keep a copy of the agreement concluded between you and BPP and a concluded agreement will not be available from BPP at a future time and date.

By ordering an Applicable Course to which the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme applies, you confirm your agreement to be bound by these Additional Terms and Conditions.

If there is any conflict between these Additional Terms and Conditions, the Terms and Conditions and the Website Terms of Use, the conflict shall be resolved according to the following order of priority:

  • (1) the Additional Terms and Conditions
  • (2) the Terms and Conditions; and
  • (3) the Website Terms of Use.

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Index to these Additional Terms and Conditions:

Clause:

  1. Definitions
  2. Additional Terms and Conditions for all Applicable Courses under the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme
  3. Additional Terms and Conditions if your Applicable Course relates to a CIMA qualification
  4. Additional Terms and Conditions in your Applicable Course relates to an ACCA qualification
  5. Additional Terms and Conditions in your Applicable Course relates to an ICAEW qualification
  6. Additional Terms and Conditions in your Applicable Course relates to an ATT qualification
  7. Additional Terms and Conditions in your Applicable Course relates to an CTA qualification
  8. Additional Terms and Conditions in your Applicable Course relates to an CFA® Program qualification
  9. Additional Terms and Conditions in your Applicable Course relates to an CPI, CPPI, CPCI and JIEB Program qualification

Clauses 1 and 2 apply to all Applicable Courses under the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme. In addition, either Clause 3, Clause 4, Clause 5, Clause 6, Clause 7, Clause 8 or Clause 9 will apply depending on the relevant Applicable Course you purchase.

1. Definitions

1.1. Words and expressions defined in the Terms and Conditions have the same meaning in these Additional Terms and Conditions except to the extent that they are varied by these Additional Terms and Conditions.

1.2. In these Additional Terms and Conditions, the following terms have the following meanings:

“ACCA Pass Ready Solution” means a package of one taught course, one revision course and one exam practice course purchased together as either a Classroom Course or an Online Classroom Live Course (or a combination of the both) in relation to one ACCA Exam;

“Applicable Courses” means part-time Classroom Courses and Online Courses for the qualifications and papers set out in Clauses 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 8.1 and 9.1 of the Additional Terms and Conditions, provided by BPP in preparation for the Exams and which offer the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme;

“Awarding Body” means:

  1. in relation to FIA and part-time ACCA, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants;
  2. in relation to CIMA, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants;
  3. in relation to ICAEW, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales;
  4. in relation to ATT, the Association of Taxation Technicians;
  5. in relation to CTA, the Chartered Institute of Taxation; and
  6. in relation to CFA®, Chartered Financial Analyst.

“BPP” means BPP Professional Education Limited;

“BPP Achievement Ladder” means a series of assessments structured as steps on a ladder that increase in scope and complexity. The steps provide the structure to the programme and every step has a recommended due date;

“BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme” means the Lifetime Pass Assurance scheme offered by BPP in relation to the Applicable Courses pursuant to these Additional Terms and Conditions;

“BPP Study Centre” means any study centre operated by BPP in the United Kingdom;

“Exam” means any examination paper relating to the Applicable Courses set out in Clauses 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 8.1 and 9.1 (as applicable) and which are set by the relevant Awarding Body and sat at a BPP Study Centre or at an Awarding Body’s centre;

“Excluded Items” means the items set out in Clauses 2.5, 2.6 and 2.7 which are excluded from the Free Course and which a Qualifying Student must purchase separately at your own cost, if required;

“Free Course” means a free enrolment on an Applicable Course that a Qualifying Student may take at a BPP Study Centre or online with BPP due to that Qualifying Student having previously participated in the same Applicable Course during the Offer Period, but having not having passed the Exam relevant to that Applicable Course. The mode of study for the Free Course will be as set out in Clauses 3.2, 4.2, 5.2, 6.2, 7.2, 8.2 or 9.2 as applicable. The Free Course excludes the Excluded Items;

“Offer Period” means the period from 5 January 2015 until the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme is withdrawn by BPP;

Official Course Completion Date” means:

  1. in relation to Applicable Courses that are purchased as Classroom Courses or Online Classroom Live Courses, the date on which official tuition relating to that Classroom Course or Online Classroom Live Course is completed;
  2. in relation to Applicable Courses that are purchased as Online Classroom Courses, the date that is 7 days after the commencement of the final stage of that Online Classroom Course.

“Online Classroom Course” an Asynchronous Online Course which does not have a predetermined start date and is available for study by you immediately following delivery by BPP;

“Online Classroom Live Course” means a Synchronous Online Course which is only available for access by you on a predetermined start date;

“Qualifying Student” means any student who has purchased and participates in an Applicable Course at any BPP Study Centre or online with BPP within the Offer Period and qualifies for the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme pursuant to these Additional Terms and Conditions;

2. Additional Terms and Conditions for all Applicable Courses under the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme

2.1. In order to be a Qualifying Student under the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme, you must meet all of the following requirements in addition to any specific requirements relating to your relevant Applicable Course set out in Clause 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 (as applicable) of these Additional Terms and Conditions:

2.1.1. complete the relevant Applicable Course with BPP, either as a Classroom Course or an Online Course; and

2.1.2. for Classroom Courses and Online Classroom Live Courses, have a full 100% attendance record for the Applicable Course before attempting the relevant Exam; and

2.1.3. have not passed the Exam in relation to your Applicable Course on your first attempt; and

2.1.4. have paid your Course Fees in full by the date upon which those Course Fees were due to be paid under the Terms and Condition for the Applicable Course; and

2.1.5. notify BPP customer services at the time of booking your Free Course that you wish to use the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme.

2.2. The BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme shall not apply where the requirements of Clause 2.1, and Clauses 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 (as applicable) have not been met in full.

2.3. Subject to the provisions of this Clause 2 and Clauses 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 (as applicable), if you are a Qualifying Student who has purchased and participated in one of the Applicable Courses during the Offer Period, and you do not pass the Exam in relation to your Applicable Course on your first attempt, you will be permitted to book and enrol on a Free Course relating to the same Exam. If you do not pass the Exam in relation to your Applicable Course on subsequent attempts, then subject to you continuing to meet the conditions of Clause 2 and Clauses 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 (as applicable) and being a Qualifying Student, you will be permitted to book and enrol on further Free Courses until such time that you do pass the same Exam.

2.4. The BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme and places on Free Courses at BPP Study Centres are subject to availability. Free Courses must be taken at the same BPP Study Centre that the original Applicable Course was taken. You may be offered an alternate venue if the BPP Study Centre where your original Applicable Course was taken is unavailable on the date requested for a Free Course. You may be offered an alternate Free Course where your first choice of Free Course is unavailable on the date requested. If you decline any such an offer, BPP shall be under no obligation to provide any Free Course to you under the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme.

2.5. Where Free Courses are provided to Qualifying Students in accordance with the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme under these Additional Terms and Conditions, the relevant Free Course shall not include any Study Materials or the cost of any Exams. You will be responsible for ensuring that you acquire, at your own cost, any additional Study Materials which you require for the relevant Free Course and pay for the cost of any Exams.

2.6. BPP shall only be obliged to provide Free Courses to Qualifying Students pursuant to these Additional Terms and Conditions. For the avoidance of doubt, unless specifically stated, the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme does not include any additional tuition or revision courses that do not form part of the Free Course.

2.7. The BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme does not include any other discount or financial benefit to Qualifying Students and excludes any amounts payable to Awarding Bodies or any other professional body for membership.

2.8. BPP may withdraw the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme at any time in its sole discretion. Any such withdrawal shall not affect students who have purchased and are participating in an Applicable Courses at the date of such withdrawal. Such students shall continue to be eligible for the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme in relation to the Applicable Course which they are undertaking.

2.9. Qualifying Students may not transfer or assign the Free Course for which they are eligible under the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme to any other person.

2.10. In no circumstances shall BPP either: (i) refund your Course Fees nor (ii) provide a cash alternative to the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme, in the event that any Free Course is unavailable pursuant to clause 2.4.

2.11. If you have breached, or, are in breach of any of the Terms and Conditions you will not be eligible for the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme.

2.12. BPP may update or amend these Additional Terms and Conditions from time to time to comply with law or to meet its changing business requirements without notice to you. Any updates or amendments will be posted on the Website.

2.13. These Additional Terms and Conditions and any other matters arising out of or in relation to these Additional Terms and Conditions, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts to settle any dispute which may arise out of or in connection with these terms and conditions.

3. Additional Terms and Conditions for CIMA

3.1. For the purposes of this Clause 3, Applicable Courses relate to each of the following Exams to which the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme applies:

3.1.1. CIMA Certificate: C1, C2, C3, C4 and C5;

3.1.2. CIMA Operational: E1, P1 and F1 Objective Tests and Case Study;

3.1.3. CIMA Management: E2, P2 and F2 Objective Tests and Case Study;

3.1.4. CIMA Strategic: E3, P3 and F3 Objective Tests and Case Study.

3.2. Where you studied your Applicable Course as a Classroom Course or Online Classroom Live Course, your Free Course under the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme can be studied as either a Classroom Course or Online Classroom Live Course. Where you studied your Applicable Course as an Online Classroom Course (excluding Online Classroom Live Courses), your Free Course must also be studied as an Online Classroom Course (excluding Online Classroom Live Courses).

3.3. In addition to the requirements set out in Clauses 3.1 and 3.2 above, you must:

3.3.1. for all CIMA Certificate Applicable Courses, complete and submit steps 1 to 6 inclusive of the BPP Achievement Ladder relevant to the Applicable Course, before you sit your CBA, and achieve a minimum score of 50% on each step (multiple attempts permitted); and

3.3.2. for all CIMA Operational, Management and Strategic Objective Test Applicable Courses, complete and submit steps 1 to 6 inclusive of the BPP Achievement Ladder relevant to the Applicable Course, by the relevant to the Applicable Course, before you sit your CBA, and achieve a minimum score of 70% on each step (multiple attempts permitted); and

3.3.3. for all CIMA Case Study Applicable Courses, complete and submit steps 1 and 5 of the BPP Achievement Ladder relevant to the Applicable Course, by the relevant submission dates specified in the course information provided by BPP about your Applicable Course, and achieve a minimum score of 40% on each step; and

3.3.4. for all CIMA Applicable Courses, book and sit your first Exam for your Applicable Course at a BPP Study Centre or an Awarding Body’s centre within three (3) weeks of the Official Course Completion Date; and

3.3.5. for all CIMA Applicable Courses, book and commence your Free Course within 3 months of you having taken and not passed the Exam in relation to your Applicable Course.

4. Additional Terms and Conditions for part-time ACCA

4.1. For the purposes of this Clause 4, Applicable Courses relate to each of the following Exams to which the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme applies:

4.1.1. ACCA Knowledge: F1, F2 and F3;

4.1.2. ACCA Skills: F4, F5, F6, F7, F8 and F9;

4.1.3. ACCA Essentials: P1, P2 and P3;

4.1.4. ACCA Options: P4, P5, P6 and P7

4.2. The BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme will only apply to the Applicable Courses set out in Clause 4.1 above when either (i) you purchase the Applicable Course as an ACCA Pass Ready Solution package (for ACCA Skills F5, F6, F7, F8 and F9, ACCA Essentials P1, P2 and P3, ACCA Options P4, P5, P6 and P7), or (ii) you purchase one taught course, one revision course and one exam practice course together as a Classroom Course or an Online Classroom Live Course (excluding Online Classroom Courses) in relation to one ACCA Exam. Where you studied your Applicable Course as a Classroom Course or Online Classroom Live Course, your Free Course under the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme can be studied as either a Classroom Course or Online Classroom Course Live.

4.3. In addition to the requirements set out in Clauses 4.1 and 4.2 above, you must:

4.3.1. for all ACCA Knowledge and ACCA Skills F4 Applicable Courses;

4.3.1.1. complete and submit steps 1 to 6 inclusive of the BPP Achievement Ladder relevant to the Applicable Course, by the relevant submission dates specified in the course information provided by BPP about your Applicable Course, and achieve a minimum score of 50% on each step (multiple attempts permitted); and

4.3.1.2. book and sit your first Exam for your Applicable Course at a BPP Study Centre or an Awarding Body’s centre within three (3) weeks of the Official Course Completion Date; and

4.3.1.3. book and commence your Free Course within 3 months of you having taken and not passed the Exam in relation to your Applicable Course.

4.3.2. for all ACCA Skills (excluding ACCA Skills F4), ACCA Essentials and ACCA Options Applicable Courses;

4.3.2.1. complete and submit step 1 of the BPP Achievement Ladder relevant to the Applicable Course, by the relevant submission date specified in the course information provided by BPP about your Applicable Course, and achieve a minimum score of 75% on step 1 (multiple attempts permitted); and

4.3.2.2. complete and submit steps 4 and 6 of the BPP Achievement Ladder relevant to the Applicable Course, by the relevant submission dates specified in the course information provided by BPP about your Applicable Course, and achieve a minimum score of 30% on each step; and

4.3.2.3. book and commence your Free Course at the next sitting after having taken and not passed the Exam in relation to your Applicable Course.

5. Additional Terms and Conditions for ICAEW

5.1. For the purposes of this Clause 5, Applicable Courses relate to each of the following Exams to which the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme applies:

5.1.1. Certificate Level (CFAB): Accounting, Assurance, Principles of Taxation, Management Information, Law, Business and Finance;

5.1.2. Professional Level: Tax Compliance, Financial Management, Business Planning Taxation, Financial Accounting and Reporting, Audit and Assurance, Financial Accounting and Reporting/Audit and Assurance/Tax Compliance;

5.1.3. Advanced Level: Technical Integration, Corporate Reporting, Strategic Business Management.

5.2. The BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme will only apply to the Applicable Courses set out in Clause 5.1 above when you purchase one taught course and one revision course together as a Classroom Course or an Online Classroom Course (excluding Online Classroom Live Courses) in relation to one ICAEW Exam. Your Free Course must be studied as an Online Classroom Course (excluding Online Classroom Live Courses).

5.3. In addition to the requirements set out in Clause 5.1 and 5.2 above, for all ICAEW Applicable Courses you must:

5.3.1. complete and submit steps 1 and 5 to 8 inclusive of the BPP Achievement Ladder relevant to the Applicable Course, by the relevant submission dates specified in the course information provided by BPP about your Applicable Course, and achieve a minimum score of 35% on each step (multiple attempts permitted);

5.3.2. book and sit your first Exam for your Applicable Course at a BPP Study Centre or an Awarding Body’s center within three (3) weeks of the Official Course Completion Date for ICAEW Certificate Level Courses, and at the next sitting for ICAEW Professional Level and Advanced Level Courses; and

5.3.3. book and commence your Free Course within 3 months of you having taken and not passed the Exam in relation to your Applicable Course for ICAEW Certificate Level Courses, and within 6 months of you having taken and not passed the Exam in relation to your Applicable Course for ICAEW Professional Level and Advanced Level Courses .

6. Additional Terms and Conditions for ATT

6.1. For the purposes of this Clause 6, Applicable Courses relate to each of the following Exams to which the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme applies:

6.1.1. Personal Taxation, Business Taxation and Accounting Principles, Business Compliance, Corporate Taxation, Inheritance Tax, Trusts and Estates, VAT (excludes Law and Ethics).

6.2. The BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme will only apply to the Applicable Courses set out in Clause 6.1 above when you purchase one taught course, one revision course, and where available one exam practice course together as a Classroom Course or an Online Classroom Live Course in relation to one ATT Exam. Your Free Course must be studied as a Classroom Course or an Online Classroom Live Course. Classroom Courses are only available at certain BPP Study Centres, please see www.bpp.com for further details of Course dates, available BPP Study Centres and prices or ask a member of the BPP PE Customer Services team.

6.3. In addition to the requirements set out in Clause 6.1 and 6.2 above, for all ATT Applicable Courses you must:

6.3.1. complete the pre-revision mock and revision mock exams relevant to the Applicable Course, by the relevant submission dates specified in the course information provided by BPP about your Applicable Course, and achieve a minimum score of 40% in each of these exams (multiple attempts permitted);

6.3.2. book and sit your first Exam for your Applicable Course at a BPP Study Centre or an Awarding Body’s centre at the next sitting; and

6.3.3. book and commence your Free Course within 6 months of you having taken and not passed the Exam in relation to your Applicable Course.

7. Additional Terms and Conditions for CTA

7.1. For the purposes of this Clause 7, Applicable Courses relate to each of the following Exams to which the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme applies:

7.1.1. Awareness Level: VAT/IHT/CT, VAT/TUB/CT, VAT/IHT/IND;

7.1.2. Advisory Level: Taxation of individuals, Taxation of Owner-Management Businesses, Taxation of Major Corporates;

7.1.3. Application and Interaction Level: Taxation of Owner Managed Businesses

7.2. The BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme will only apply to the Applicable Courses set out in Clause 7.1 above when you purchase one taught course, one revision course and, where available, one exam practice course together in relation to one CTA Exam.

7.3. In addition to the requirements set out in Clause 7.1 and 7.2 above, for all CTA Applicable Courses you must:

7.3.1. complete the pre-revision mock and revision mock exams relevant to the Applicable Course, by the relevant submission dates specified in the course information provided by BPP about your Applicable Course, and achieve a minimum score of 40% in each of these exams (multiple attempts permitted);

7.3.2. book and sit your first Exam for your Applicable Course at the next sitting; and

7.3.3. book and commence your Free Course within 6 months of you having taken and not passed the Exam in relation to your Applicable Course.

8. Additional Terms and Conditions for CFA Program

8.1. For the purposes of this Clause 8, Applicable Courses relate to each of the following Exams to which the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme applies: BPP Level I, Level II and Level III CFA® Program Courses.

8.2. The BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme will only apply to the Applicable Courses set out in Clause 8.1 above when you purchase one taught course and one revision course together as a Classroom Course, an Online Classroom Course or an Online Classroom Live Course in relation to one CFA Exam. Your Free Course must be studied as a Classroom Course, Online Classroom Course or an Online Classroom Live Course. Classroom Courses are only available at certain BPP Study Centres, please see www.bpp.com for further details of Course dates, available BPP Study Centres and prices or ask a member of the BPP Customer Services team.

8.3. In addition to the requirements set out in Clause 8.1 and 8.2 above, for all CFA Applicable Courses you must:

8.3.1 complete all steps on the BPP Achievement Ladder and pre-revision mock exams relevant to the Applicable Course, by the relevant submission dates specified in the course information provided by BPP about your Applicable Course, and achieve a minimum score of 70% on steps 3 and 6 on the BPP Achievement Ladder (multiple attempts permitted);

8.3.2 book and sit your first Exam for your Applicable Course at a CFA Institute test centre at the sitting relevant to the Applicable Course; and

8.3.3. book and commence your Free Course at the next sitting after having taken and not passed the Exam in relation to your Applicable Course.

9. Additional Terms for CPI, CPPI, CPCI and JIEB

9.1 For the purposes of this Clause 9, Applicable Courses relate to each of the following Exams to which the BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme applies:

9.1.1. CPI, CPPI, CPCI and JIEB, (excluding the ICAEW Certificate in Insolvency).

9.2. The BPP Lifetime Pass Assurance Scheme will only apply to the Applicable Courses set out in Clause 9.1 above when you purchase one taught course and one revision course together as a Classroom Course or an Online Classroom Live Course in relation to one CPI, CPPI, CPCI or JIEB exam. Your Free Course must be studied as a Classroom Course or an Online Classroom Live Course. Classroom Courses are only available at certain BPP Study Centres, please see www.bpp.com for further details of Course dates, available BPP Study Centres and prices or ask a member of the BPP PE Customer Services team.

9.3. In addition to the requirements set out in Clause 9.1 and 9.2 above, for all CPI, CPPI, CPCI and JIEB Applicable Courses you must:

9.3.1 attend all lectures (live or via recordings) for tuition element, and attend all face to face revision and mock days;

9.3.2 submit all course and mock exams relevant to the Applicable Courses by the relevant submission dates specified in the course information provided by BPP about your Applicable Course, and achieve a minimum score of 30% in each course exam;

9.3.3 book and commence your Free Course at the next sitting after having taken and not passed the Exam in relation to your Applicable Course; and

9.3.4 purchase new material should you require hard copy materials. Soft copy material will be provided free of charge in your virtual learning environment.

 

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