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VIC Australian Institute of Fitness making me pay full course fees after I have cancelled

Discussion in 'Australian Consumer Law Forum' started by Sam93, 6 May 2015.

  1. Sam93

    Sam93 Member

    6 May 2015
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    I signed up with the Australian Institute of Fitness at the end of November 2014 and started my course of December 10th 2014. After about 5-6 weeks into my course I had to cancel it due to financial situations. I'm 22 and live out of home so I was unaware of the impact this course would have on me financially. I was not told verbally about the cooling off period and that i was unable to cancel my course after the 10 days. I am now being made to pay out the whole course fee, so $240 a month for 2 years for a course i am not even attending. I did go into the institute campus i was attending and fill in a cancellation form. Is there or how do i go about this situation? Am i legally able to appeal this circumstance? Under contract law are they able to force me to pay the $6500+? I am not able to keep paying $240 a month as it putting severe financial stress on myself.
  2. Ivy

    Ivy Well-Known Member

    10 February 2015
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  3. DennisD

    DennisD Well-Known Member

    11 July 2014
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    Hi Sam

    Talk about excessive!

    Please review this thread which addresses unfair terms in consumer contracts. Of course you can come back here if you have further questions that come up.

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