Soil Food Web School - Regenerating Soil

Enrollment Agreement - ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION BUNDLE (PAYMENT PLAN) 2024


Soil Foodweb School LLC
www.soilfoodweb.com
1-503-809-2349
[email protected]
PO Box 287
Corvallis,
OR, 97330, USA.

 

STUDENT INFORMATION

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Enrollment Date: May 27, 2024 Start Date: May 27, 2024

 

COURSE INFORMATION AND FEES

 

What’s Included: 

With the Ecosystem Restoration Bundle Payment Plan, you are registering for the Foundation Courses (FC) at the price of $4,345 (regular price $5,000), the Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration for free (regular price $1,400), the Certified Lab-Tech Program for free (regular price $1,000) and the Soil Food Web Essentials for free (regular price $199).

Note: Access to the Certified Lab-Tech Program is conditional upon achieving an overall average of 90% or more in the FC.

Notes on access:

  1. With the first payment, you'll receive access to Foundation Course 1 (FC1).
  2. With the second payment, you'll receive access to Foundation Course 2 (FC2).
  3. With the third payment, you’ll receive access to Foundation Course 3 (FC3).
  4. With the fourth payment, you’ll receive access to Foundation Course 4 (FC4).
  5. With the fifth and final payment, you will receive access to the Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration (IER) course and the Soil Food Web Essentials (SFWE). 

Foundation Courses (FC):

  • Series of 4 self-paced, online courses covering the theory and application methodology behind the Soil Food Web Approach. This comprises 63 lectures totaling more than 40 hours of lectures.
  • Includes access to the FC Forum where students can interact with each other, Dr. Ingham, and the Faculty. Access to the FC Forum is 12 months from when a student begins the FC. After 12 months, FC Forum access is changed to read only and will remain in place for as long as we maintain the Forum.
  • Printable/downloadable materials: Lecture slides, course manual, glossary.

How Much Time You’ll Need to Commit:

Students typically require about 150 hours to complete the FC at a reasonable pace.
A student can complete the FC in 4 weeks if studying full-time. The maximum time allowed to complete the FC is 12 months.

 


Certified Lab-Tech Program (CLP):

  • 8 hours of One-on-One Microscopy Training
  • Microscopy Proficiency Assessment (MPA)
  • How to Launch Your Lab Guidebook
  • A free listing as a Soil Food Web Lab-Tech on our website (conditional on passing the MPA).

How Much Time You’ll Need to Commit:

Students typically require about 40 hours to complete the CLP at a reasonable pace.
A student can complete the CLP in 1 month or less. The maximum time allowed to complete the CLP and the MPA is 3 months. You have 12 months from completing the FC to enroll in the CLP after which time your access to the free CLP will expire.

Recertification:

If you successfully complete the CLP and pass the MPA, you will be listed on the Soilfoodweb.com website as a Certified Soil Food Web Lab-Technician. In order to retain your certification, you will be required to retake the MPA 6 months after your first certification and then every 12 months after that. If you fail to recertify, you will be removed from the website. Recertification currently costs $150 each time.

Note: Access to the CLP is conditional upon you achieving an overall average of 90% or more in the FC.

 


Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration (IER):

  • 32 hours of self-paced, online lectures covering ecological principles and ecosystem restoration techniques broken into four modules.
  • Multiple-choice quizzes following each lecture
  • Monthly student webinars with the teaching staff
  • Dedicated online forum
  • Printable/downloadable materials: Lecture slides and course manual.

How Much Time You’ll Need to Commit:

Students typically require about 20 hours of study per module. The maximum time allowed to complete the IER is 12 months.


Soil Food Web Essentials (SFWE):

  • The SFWE comprises 31 pre-recorded video presentations with about 6 hours of content.
  • As well as the video presentation, the SFWE includes optional short quizzes, downloadable slide decks, and a Student Manual containing course guidance and resources for optional further student research.

How Much Time You’ll Need to Commit:

Students typically require about 10 hours to complete the SFWE at a reasonable pace. The maximum time allowed to complete the SFWE is 12 months.

 

Cost and Payment Terms: Ecosystem Restoration Bundle

 

Ecosystem Restoration Bundle (Payment Plan 2024 ):

A series of 5 payments of $869 each, totaling $4,345.
(Foundation Courses regular price $5,000 less $655 discount)

Includes:

Foundation Courses 1-4 (regular price $5,000) for $4,345
Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration (regular price $1,400) for no additional charge.
Certified Lab-Tech Program (regular price $1,000) for no additional charge.
Soil Food Web Essentials (regular price $199) for no additional charge.

Note: Access to the CLP is conditional upon you achieving an overall average of 90% or more in the FC.  

Supplies:

For all courses, You will need a computer (laptop or desktop) and internet access with sufficient bandwidth to stream video. For the CLP, you will also need a compound microscope, a microscope camera, and some ancillary lab equipment, such as pipettes and beakers. The cost of the microscope and camera will vary depending on the equipment you select. Budget:$450 USD minimum for microscope and camera, and a further $50 USD for the lab equipment.
TOTAL COST:

$4,345 USD plus supplies

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS 

Cancellation: You may cancel enrollment by giving written notice to Soil Food Web School. Unless the school has discontinued the program, you are financially obligated to the school. Our refund policy is as follows:

 

Cancellation 

Refund

For the FC ONLY: If you have watched less than half the lectures (i.e., less than 32 lectures) and are within 30 days of registration, you are entitled to:

A full refund.

For the FC ONLY: After completing half or more of the lectures or after 30 days from the registration date, whichever comes first.

No refund is available.

For the IER:

No refund is applicable because the IER is included FREE with the Ecosystem Restoration Bundle.

For the CLP:

No refund is applicable because the CLP is included FREE with the Ecosystem Restoration Bundle.

For the SFWE:

No refund is applicable because the SFWE is included FREE with the Ecosystem Restoration Bundle.

The School reserves the right to terminate a student’s participation for unsatisfactory progress, nonpayment of tuition, or failure to abide by established standards as defined in the School’s Code of Conduct. Although the school may provide placement assistance, the school does not guarantee job placement to graduates upon program completion or graduation.

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Signed by Dr. Elaine Ingham
Signed On: May 9, 2024


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