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Enrollment Information

NoVa Laser & Esthetics Training prides itself on offering the only educational experience in which students are learning from exceptional industry leaders and Lead Esthetics Instructors with real-world experience in the clinical setting – along with the incredible education content from Milady’s NEW Edition of Esthetics Fundamentals & Foundations.

Course Finance Options

NVLET does not offer financial aid (FAFSA), the GI Bill, scholarships or grants. However, we recognize that there may be situations in which our students are unable to pay in full for their tuition and are unable to use credit or secure a loan. For these students, we have structured the following in-house financing options:

Option 1:

Monthly Auto-Pay Program: $2000 initial payment, followed by twelve monthly installments of $658.33. Total investment $9,900

Option 2:

Pay as you go: $1000 initial payment, followed by 7 monthly installments of $1,200.00. Total investment $9,400

Contact us for additional information & Payment Terms.

Job Placement
While we do not actively assist in job placements, we do post a job opening for our graduates on social media when businesses call looking for our graduates. 
Additionally, we are happy to write a letter of recommendation for those students who met or exceeded all expectations during class and in clinics.  Assistance assembling a resume’ is also available by request with the Principal.  You may reach her via email at mkleber@nvlet.com
Transfer Courses/Credits
Out of state, esthetic licenses must be submitted to the Commonwealth for approval and transfer. For transfer esthetics students with program credits, they’d like to apply toward our program, credits must be no older than 36 months.
Additionally, the following is required by the requesting student:
  • Class name, description, and hours on an official school transcript.
  • School contact information (school name, address, email, and number) for the previous school must be provided.
Once received, the Principal will make the final decision on the transferability and will adjust student files and dues accordingly.  The student will be informed once a decision is made.
Online Learning Requirements

Students must complete the online course requirements using the provided online learning management program, MindTap. Online courses will be assigned to students with a start and end date. Online courses are to be completed at home. 

Classroom Resources

Reference books and textbooks and esthetic magazines are available in the classroom for student use. These books are to remain on school property. Lockers are provided to students for storage purposes, but locks are the student’s responsibility. A refrigerator and microwave are provided for student use but is the student’s responsibility to keep those appliances clean.  Material Safety Data Sheets and Fire Safety References are also available to students.

Contact our Faculty
Faculty and administration may be met with in class during lunch, before or after class as agreed between student and staff.
Additionally, students may email instructors and administrators at any time using the following directory:
Margaret Kleber mkleber@nvlet.com
Sharon Hayes shayes@nvlet.com
Marina Valentin mvalentin@nvlet.com
Terri Finnerin tfinnerin@nvlet.com
Curriculum Improvements

Curriculum developed by NVLET is self and student reviewed and evaluated yearly to ensure we offer the best programs and remain up to date relative to the current trends and practices in the fields. NVLET uses comments and suggestions made by students as well as instructors to improve the curriculum.

Lab and Clinic Requirements

Students are required to complete practical performances, these are complete in the school clinic. 

Classroom Equipment

NVLET is a single classroom with an Esthetics lab furnished with modern Esthetics equipment to include facial beds, trolleys, esthetics tools, professional skin care products, and esthetic machines.

Everything needed to perform the functions of an esthetician is available to the student to ensure their success.

Students are provided with supplies and equipment in addition to classroom equipment that will be needed to complete each course. Students will be given a list of student supplies and equipment at orientation. Supplies and equipment along with textbooks and online learning system are included in the student’s tuition.

NVLET is not responsible for student’s equipment, textbooks, and supplies.  Broken, malfunctioning or missing items must be fixed/replaced at the student’s expense.

Class Sizes

NVLET can accommodate up to 12 students at any given time. Should the maximum number of students occupy a course; prospective students will need to wait until the next available course in which the number of students is reduced. NVLET will not begin a new course with less than three students enrolled.

 

Faculty Availability After Hours

All students will have access to instructors via email outside regularly scheduled class hours.

 

Room and Board

NVLET does not offer room and board.

Grievance Policy
Students with grievances are always encouraged to find mutually appropriate solutions and to address problems head-on and work them out with others directly.  However, if these efforts do not result in a resolution, students may request without prejudice, a meeting with our Principal, Margaret Kleber.  She may be reached via email: mkleber@nvlet.com
Cancellation Policy

Rejection:

An applicant not accepted by the school is entitled to a refund of any monies paid

Three-Day Cancellation:

An applicant who provides written notice of cancellation within three (3) business days of executing the enrollment agreement is entitled to a refund of all money paid, excluding the $100 non-refundable fee.

Other Cancellations:

An applicant requesting cancellation more than three (3) days after executing the enrollment agreement and making an initial payment, but prior to the first day of class is entitled to a refund of all monies paid, less a maximum tuition fee of 15% of the stated cost of the course or $100, whichever is less.

Withdrawal Procedure:

  1. A student choosing to withdraw from the school after the commencement of classes is to provide a written notice to the director of the school. The notice must include the expected last date of attendance and be signed and dated by the student.
  2. If special circumstances arise, a student may request, in writing, a leave of absence, which should include the date the student anticipates the leave beginning and ending. The withdrawal date will be the date the student is scheduled to return to class from the leave of absence but fails to do so.
  3. A student will be determined to be withdrawn from the institution if the student misses seven consecutive instructional days and all of the days are unexcused.
  4. All refunds must be submitted within 45 days of the determination of the withdrawal date.

Cancellation & Refund Policy:

 

Other cancellations:

An applicant requesting a cancellation more than three days after executing the enrollment agreement and making an initial payment, but prior to the first day of class is entitled to a refund of all monies paid, less a maximum tuition fee of 15% of the stated costs of the course or $100, whichever is less.

Withdrawal Procedure:

  1. A student choosing to withdraw from the school after the commencement of classes must provide a written notice to the director of the school. The notice must include the expected last date of attendance and must be signed and dated by the student.
  2. If special circumstances arise, a student may request, in writing, a leave of absence, which should include the date the student anticipates the leave beginning and ending. The withdrawal date will be the date the student is expected to return to class from leave of absence but fails to do so.
  3. A student will be determined to be withdrawn from the institution if the student misses seven consecutive instructional days and all of the days are unexcused.
  4. All refunds must be submitted within 45 days of the determination of the withdrawal date.

Tuition refunds will be determined as follows:

The proportion of total program taught by the withdrawal date

  • Less than 25% (149 hours or less)
  • 25% up to but less than 50% (150-299 hours)
  • 50% up to but less than 75% (300-449 hours)
  • 75% or more (450-600 hours)

Tuition Refund

  • 75% of program cost
  • 50% of program cost
  • 25% of program cost
  • No Refund

Leave of Absence – Non-Veterans: 

  1. If special circumstances arise, a student may request, in writing, a leave of absence, which should include the date the student anticipates the leave beginning and ending. The withdrawal date will be the date the student is expected to return to class from leave of absence but fails to do so without notifying NVLET.
  2. A student will be determined to be withdrawn from the institution if the student misses five consecutive instructional days and all of the days are unexcused.