Terms and Conditions

Terms And Conditions for HATA Ltd training services, trading as London School of Childcare Studies (LSCS).

HATA Ltd reserves the right to make changes to its courses, including information relating to content, timings, date and venue.

Cancelled courses or workshops

HATA Ltd has the right to cancel a course or workshop. In this HATA ltd will offer a place on the same course within a 12 month period. If the same course is not available within a 12 month period, HATA ltd will reimburse in full.

HATA’s liability will be limited to the value of the course fees paid.

Course fee and payment

The fee to attend a course must be paid in full before the date of the course.

HATA Ltd has the right to refuse an attendee entry if the course fee or booking fee is not paid before the date of the course.

Courses will be charged at the price shown on the website at the time of booking. We reserve the right to change course fees without notice.


The learner must advise HATA Ltd of a cancellation in writing.

If a learner does not advise of a cancellation in writing before the date of the course presentation, the full course fee will be payable.

If a learner  cancels a booking 14 calendar days or more before the date of the course, 30% of the course fee will still be payable.

If a learner  cancels a booking less than 14 calendar days before the date of the course,100% of the course fee will be payable.

No refund is available after learner have accessed the e-learning/online course.


If a learner can no longer attend a course date, they can nominate another person to attend the same course date in their place. This will incur no charge.

Should the learner need to re-book more than once they will incur an additional charge of £10 per re-booking

If a learner  can no longer attend and they advise us less than 14 calendar days before the course date, 100% of the course fee will be payable

Warranty and Liability

Learner accepts that it is their responsibility to ensure that the course is suitable for them and that they have the necessary competence to achieve the objective of the course or workshop.

Although HATA Ltd aims to provide the Services to the highest standards of the industry, neither it, nor its trainers accept any liability for (i) any inaccuracy or misleading information provided in the programmes or Course Materials and any reliance by learner on any such information, (ii) any loss or corruption of data, (iii) any loss of profit, revenue or goodwill, or (iv) any indirect, special or consequential loss arising from any breach of the terms of this Agreement.

If a learner cannot access the online course, because they fail to meet the necessary system requirements, then HATA Ltd will not take responsibility or give a refund.

It is the learner’s responsibility to test their system for any compatibility issues prior to booking an online course.

Intellectual Property

The copyright and all other intellectual rights in all course materials shall remain the sole and exclusive property of the HATA Ltd. Learner undertakes that it will not copy, or permit to be copied, such course material nor disclose, or permit others to disclose, sell, licence or hire the same to third parties, nor use the same to run their own courses whether for internal use or external use.

Learner accepts that it is their responsibility to ensure that the course is suitable for them and that they have the necessary competence to achieve the objective of the course or workshop.

Replacing certificates

Replacement certificates can be issued by emailing your name, course details and date of attendance to info@childcarestudies.co.uk. The cost of replacement for HATA’s certificate is £20. Certificates from awarding bodies such as CACHE, NCFE, OCN or Qualsafe will be charged accordingly to their cost, plus £20 HATA’s handling fee.

Force Majeure

HATA Ltd shall not be liable to you for any breach of its obligations or termination under these terms and conditions arising from causes beyond its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, fires, floods, earthquakes, volcanoes and other Acts of God, terrorism, strikes, delay caused by transport disputes, failure to provide a course caused by a death in the trainer’s family, illness of the trainer, Government edict or regulation.

Data Protection

The nature of the Services provided by us means that we will obtain, use and disclose (together “Use”) certain information about you (“Data”). This statement sets out the principles governing our Use of Data. By purchasing the Services you agree to this Use.

When you register with us you will need to provide certain Data such as your contact details and demographic information. We will store this Data and use it to contact you, provide you with details of the Services you have purchased and otherwise as required during the normal provision of the course.

We may also use the above Data, and similar Data you provide us in response to surveys, to aggregate user profiles and, unless you click on the relevant button on the Registration Form, provide you with communications. We will not pass any personal data onto anyone outside of HATA Ltd.

To enable us to monitor and improve our Services, we gather certain aggregated information about you, including details of your operating system, browser version, domain name and IP address, the URL you came from and go to and the parts of the Website you visit.

We use information such as your User ID, session identifiers and password to enable us to identify whether you are using our services, assist with the provision of services and to ensure that you have access to relevant products. We will only read cookies from your cookie file placed there through your web browser’s interaction with the Website.


HATA Ltd deems plagiarism as being a very serious offence. Should the Company deem any submitted course material to be plagiarised, Customers accept that they are in breach of the Plagiarism Policy and not entitled to continue their studies, receive any certification or request a refund.

Instalment Payments

Instalment plans are only available for courses which are £175 or above

The deposit must be paid upon booking the course.

Learner will receive an email with the link to set up the instalment payments, relevant to their course. This must be set up before attending the classroom training.

The instalment plan is for the cost of attending the course and the full payment is payable whether the learner decides to go through with the course or not.

All instalments must be paid and cleared before any certificate will be released.

Instalments must be paid on time. Late or non–payment may result in the learner being removed from the instalment plan and the remaining fees will be invoiced to the learner in full.


This Agreement and any other agreement of which it forms part shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of England and the English Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction.