Policy

School Policies and Procedures

Admission Requirements: Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

Credit for Prior Learning: Previous education and training will be evaluated for possible credit (this will include industry experience).

Graduation Requirements: Students are required to pass all examinations with a minimum grade of 70%, meet the attendance standards, and be current with payments.

Grading System: The grading system is based on a PASS/FAIL system with a minimum grade of 70% to pass.

Progress Records: Each student is evaluated at the end of each day on the material presented that day. Student quizzes, evaluations, and exams are maintained at the school. Students are provided a copy of their evaluation at end of program. See attached example.

Standards for Satisfactory Progress: Any student who fails an exam is counseled and must retake the exam the same day. If the student fails a second time, the student is terminated. Instructors shall make themselves available for one on one tutoring sessions to help ensure the success of students.

Student Conduct and Conditions for Dismissal: Students are expected to act as adults. Any behavior that is disruptive to the educational environment or that is destructive to property is unacceptable and the student will be dismissed. Misconduct includes, but is not limited to, cheating, drug use, and harassment of any kind, violent behavior, and violation of civil/criminal laws.

Re-entrance: Any student, who has dropped out of the program, may be re-admitted within one year by completing a personal interview with the school’s director and paying all fees due at the time of readmission. Program requirements at the time of readmission shall be applicable. Any student, who was academically terminated, may be readmitted within one year by completing a personal interview with the school’s director and paying all fees due at the time of readmission. Student shall be on probation for his/her first term. Program requirements at the time of readmission shall be applicable. Any student who was terminated for conduct may not be readmitted.

Open Door: The NTI Organic Lawn Care Institute offers an open door policy which allows students to attend some future training at no additional tuition cost. Contact The NTI Organic Lawn Care Institute at 603-684-2423 for more information.

Interruption of Progress: Students who fail to meet standards of conduct and academic requirements will be terminated from the program. Terminated students may reapply at the discretion of the director.

Attendance: Due to the intensity and short schedule, students are required to attend all classes as scheduled in order to successfully complete the program. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete grade. If you have an incomplete grade you will be notified in writing.  The student will have 90 days from written notice to attend the class missed in an upcoming session to complete the program successfully and receive Certificate of successful completion.    

Student Records: Records for students are kept indefinitely on file and may include written homework, tests, notes, tuition history, attendance, and participation. Students are notified in writing of all test scores

Facilities:   The classroom training & equipment training may be conducted at one or all of the following locations:

Conference Room -Holiday Inn  2280 Brown Ave, Manchester, NH 03103

Conference Room –  Comfort Inn 298 Queen City Avenue Manchester NH 03103

Warehouse-   19B Columbia Drive Amherst NH 03031

NTI OLCI Offices –  10 Northern Blvd Suite 20 Amherst NH 03031