2020 Application Form

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Hi and thanks for your interest in applying for Excelerate Discipleship Training class of 2020.

We look forward to meeting you.


 
PLEASE NOTE: This application will take 20-30 minutes to complete. You must complete the application in one sitting. You cannot save your progress through the application process.
Applications are due by October 31st 2019. A late fee of $150 will be administered for any applications received after this date.

Banking Details

ACCOUNT NAME: Southern Lights
BANK: Westpac
BSB: 033-138
ACCOUNT: 267016
REFERENCE: "surname" EDTAPP

Financial Statement


 

Introduction

As a potential student it is important that you are clear on the financial requirements of Excelerate Discipleship Training. The below information needs to be read, understood and carefully considered. Students are responsible to ensure their financial obligations relating to Excelerate are met.

2020 FEES & CHARGES

APPLICATION FEE

Those applying for first year, second year and evening stream are required to pay a $250 non-refundable, non-transferable application fee. Those applying for Second Year who completed First Year in 2019 are not required to pay the application fee.

ACOM | DIPLOMA OF MINISTRY

Those applying for First Year & Second Year participate in completing a Diploma of Ministry through ACOM. The fees for the Diploma are set by ACOM and due and payable to ACOM at set times throughout the year. (FeeHelp is available*) First year and Second year students are required to complete the Diploma of Ministry. If a student has already completed the Diploma of ministry or equivalent, or for other educational reasons cannot undergo the Diploma, then alternate arrangements can be discussed during the interview process. Second Year students who do not undergo the Diploma or equivalent may be subject to an additional fee for accredited international placement subsidies, this will be discussed and finalised during the interview process.

FeeHelp is available to Australian Citizens & Permanent Residents and others meeting specific requirements. International Students are not able to undertake the Diploma

2020 ACOM Diploma Fees for First & Second Year Students are approximately $13,950 each

EXCELERATE FEES

There are three financial streams available to those applying for Excelerate 2020. The below fees outline each stream.

First Year or Second Year (Full Time - Sponsored Student)  | $8,700
First Year or Second Year (Full Time - Unsponsored Student) | $5,350
Evening Stream (Unsponsored Student) | $2,350

EXCELERATE FEES | PAYMENT OPTIONS

There are two payment options available for students to pay their fees.

OPTION 1 | Full fees due and payable two weeks after acceptance into the course or by Monday 13th January 2020 whichever occurs first. This date will be specified on your acceptance letter.

OPTION 2 | Quarterly instalments.
First or Second Year (Sponsored)

1st instalment - $2,400 - within two weeks of acceptance, or Monday 13th January 2020, whichever occurs first.

2nd instalment - $2,100 - Thursday 19th March 2020

3rd instalment - $2,100 - Thursday 18th June 2020

4th instalment - $2,100 - Thursday 10th September 2020
First or Second Year (Unsponsored)

1st instalment - $1,555 - within two weeks of acceptance, or Monday 13th January 2020, whichever occurs first.

2nd instalment - $1,265 - Thursday 19th March 2020

3rd instalment - $1,265 - Thursday 18th June 2020

4th instalment - $1,265 - Thursday 10th September 2020
Evening Stream (Unsponsored)

1st instalment - $850 - within two weeks of acceptance, or Monday 13th January 2020, whichever occurs first.

2nd instalment - $500 - Thursday 19th March 2020

3rd instalment - $500 - Thursday 18th June 2020

4th instalment - $500 - Thursday 10th September 2020

REFUND POLICY


Payment option 1 (Upfront Payment):

In the event that a student ceases to participate in the course for any reason, a partial refund will be granted in accordance to the following guidelines.
  1. If a student withdraws from the course prior to Induction (Sunday 19th January 2020) they will be entitled to a full refund of any Excelerate fees paid (excluding application fee)
  2. If a student withdraws from the course during term 1 and before the 19th of March 2020, the remaining 3 terms fees will be refunded.
  3. In subsequent terms, should a student withdraw prior to the fee due date of the upcoming term, the student will be entitled to a full refund for the remaining terms already paid. Should the student withdraw from the course following the fee due dates, the fees will be retained by Excelerate for the following term, with each term thereafter to be refunded in full.

Payment option 2 (Payment Plan):
  1. If a student withdraws from the course prior to Induction (Sunday 19th January 2020) they will be entitled to a full refund of any Excelerate fees paid (excluding application fee)
  2. If a student withdraws from the course prior to the fee due dates for the upcoming term, no other fee payments will be required.
  3. Should the student withdraw from the course following the fee due dates, the fees will be required to be paid to Excelerate in full for the following term.

Applicant Profile

Family Details

Please enter your parent's details below

Emergency Contact Details

Home Church

Health Care

We recommend that students have ambulance cover while being trained in EDT in case of an emergency, and to avoid costly call out fees.

Please give detailed information if you have tickes one or more of the medical condition boxes

Education & Employment

Education

* A transcript of results for the highest qualification will need to be provided at interview.

Employment History

EDT Course Options

Why are you choosing the Sponsored or Unsponsored option? Describe why you believe this is the most suitable option. Please be aware that there are limited sponsored positions available and the final decision regarding this will be made the the EDT team if demands for positions are greater than availability.

Electives

Please rank the following in order of prefernce 1-9. Please only select each option once. Note: Electives may undergo change at any point

Electives

Please rank the following in order of prefernce 1-9. Please only select each option once. Note: Electives may undergo change at any point

Unsponsored student questions

As you have selected either one or two years unsponsored, please answer the following questions.

Please provide the address where you plan to live throughout your training at EDT.

Sponsored Student questions

As you have selected either one or two years sponsored, please answer the following question.

Personal Background

Please answer the following questions to help us get to know you better.

Financial Information

Prerequisites

The below criteria must be satisfied in order to be considered for Excelerate Discipleship Training:

  1. I am over 18 years of age (or have completed year 12 or equivilent)

  2. I agree to the EDT Statement of Faith

  3. I agree to the EDT Rights and Responsibilities Statement

  4. I agree to complete this application in full by providing two references (detailed instructions and links will be emailed to you upon your application being received)

  5. I agree to pay the non-refundable application fee of $250 in full within 2 business days of submitting my application.

  6. I agree to the EDT policies of no drinking and no dating. These policies are a tested and proven pattern to protect and strengthen the students' relationship with the Lord and to protect their integrity as disciples. These policies will be discussed further during the interview process.

  7. I agree to all my financial requirements and understand the policies that have been outlined in this application.

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