Bare Arms Course Booking Terms & Conditions: As at 24/09/2023
“It is an offence under Section 21 Firearms Act 1968 as amended, for anyone convicted of a criminal offence, to handle, possess, or shoot a firearm and ammunition (this includes Air Guns). If the sentence was for more than three years the prohibition is for life; if less than three years the prohibition is for five years (note: it is the sentence, not the time served, which is the determining factor).”
1. Bookings. Bare Arms Limited reserves the right to decline a booking for any reason, and will contact you in writing if this is the case. If a booking is declined, a full refund will be made. A booking is not complete until the booking form has been completed correctly and the deposit has been received.
2. Payment. In order to book a place on the course, applicants must pay the full course in full. In exceptional cases, part payments may be allowed.
3. Accommodation. Accommodation at Monkton Wylde Court is arranged and paid for by students directly. As a result Bare Arms is not liable for any problems with accommodation or food, but will represent and support the student if any problems arise.
4. Criminal Records. In line with the passage at the top of the page, it is illegal for anyone who has been convicted of a criminal offence and sentenced to more than 3 years, to handle any firearms, and as such are prohibited from the Theatrical Firearms Course (TFC). If an applicant was sentenced to 3 years or less, but has served the 5 year prohibition, it is at the discretion of the MD of Bare Arms Limited if that person is allowed to take part in a TFC.
5. Cancellations, Moving a Place, Refunds
a. 28 days +
If you need to postpone a place, 28 days or more prior to the start of the course, then you can move your place to a later course free of charge. If you wish to cancel your place and recieve a refund then you can do so, with a £10 admin fee to cover costs.
b. 28-8 days
If you need to postpone or cancel a place between 28-8 days before the start of the course, then Bare Arms will attempt to fill your place. If this is possible, then you may postpone your place to a later course, free of charge. If this is not possible, then you will be liable for 50% of the course fee. The remainder can be moved to part pay for a new course or refunded.
c. Less than 7 days
If you need to cancel a place less than 7 days before the start of the course, then Bare Arms will attempt to fill your place. If this is possible then you may postpone your place to a later course, free of charge. If it isn’t possible to fill your place then unfortunately you will be liable for 100% of the course fee.
d. Non Attendance
If you do not attend your course then you are liable for the full cost of the course.
e. Illness/Injury/extenuating circumstances
Should you need to cancel at any point due to injury, illness or extenuiting circumstances, then you may be allowed a refund at the discretion of the MD of Bare Arms. If you are taken ill during a course, then you may be allowed to attend the next available course, starting at the point where you finished, for a reduced fee based on the amount of the course completed.
f. Cancellation by Provider
If a course is cancelled by Bare Arms Limited due to unforeseen circumstances, Bare Arms will offer either full refund or arrange a place on a new course at a later date.
6. Injuries/Disabilities. Bare Arms is a very supportive of any students with injuries and/or disabilities. We will attempt to accommodate all students to the best of our ability, and modify parts of the training in order to do so. However, given the nature of the training, there may be some elements of the course which are not accessible to some people without impacting excessively on the training of other students. Please be honest on your booking form in order to help us support you. If you want to discuss anything in more detail, or ask questions, please call the office on the number on our website.
7. Alcohol and Drugs Policy. Bare Arms operates a strict no drugs policy during training. If anyone is suspected to be impaired by the influence of any substances whilst on the course, Bare Arms instructors have the right to deny individuals access to the premises where training is taking place and the training itself. In this instance no refunds will be offered.
8. Safety. The Bare Arms Theatrical Firearms course is designed to be as safe as possible for students and instructors, however firearms are inherently dangerous. Safety equipment such as ear defence and eye protection are supplied and the wearing of these items during any firing is strictly enforced. In order to remain safe, students must adhere to commands from course instructors in a timely fashion. Bare Arms Limited has the right to remove any student that is unsafe and/or disregards commands from instructors. In this instance no refunds will be offered and the student will not be allowed to attend any future Bare Arms courses.
9. Liability. Any live-firing contains some element of risk. All students will required to sign into ‘The Tunnel’ upon arrival on the first day. This will act as a Liability & Waver agreement as per ‘The Tunnel’s’ rules and regulations. When on The Tunnel Premises, students are under this waiver. On occasion Bare Arms Ltd. may offer transportation to the TFC Students and their associates. This is done at entirely the Customer’s own risk, and Bare Arms Ltd. and associates are not liable for any damages that may arise.
One-on-one training if arranged outside of the Tunnel facilities is again entirely at the Customer’s own risk.
10. Personal Data Protection. Bare Arms Limited and The Tunnel follow strict data protection guidelines. Personal information will never be shared without first obtaining written consent from the owner. By booking a place on the course, students are giving permission to Bare Arms Limited to use photos containing them for promotional and other business related uses. If any student wishes to opt out of this, then a written exemption needs to be sent to email@example.com before starting the course.
If you have any questions about any of the above Terms & Conditions, please contact Bare Arms using the address firstname.lastname@example.org.