Reservations, bookings and attendance of our courses are subject to the following OpenFOAM Training Terms and Conditions.

Course Language

The training will be delivered in English by Chris Greenshields, with assistance in Chinese translation from Dongyue Li, Beijing University of Chemical Technology.

Reserving a Place

To reserve a place on a training course, go to the OpenFOAM Training Schedule page.  Once you have submitted your form you will be sent an automated email confirming your reservation has been sent.  This email does not confirm that you are registered to attend the training.  The details you send will include whether the course fee will be paid personally or by a company or organisation.  We need this information because it can affect whether taxes are applied.

Registration Confirmation

You will be sent an email confirming registration once payment has been received or unless otherwise agreed.  If you have not received an email confirmation, but you think there has been an error, let us know.  Otherwise without confirmation, you will be refused to entry to the training.

Cancellation, Reschedule and No-show Policy

If wish to cancel or reschedule, we must receive your request no later than ten (10) working days before the class begins. If a cancellation or reschedule request is received between five (5) and ten (10) working days before the class begins, a penalty of 50% of the course fee will be applied.  If a cancellation or reschedule request is received less than five (5) working days before the class begins, a penalty of 100% of the course fee will be applied.  Course no-shows are penalized at 100% course fee.  Participant substitutions may be made at any time before a class begins, however we ask that you please contact our team as early as possible to process the changes.  Courses may be cancelled.  If a class is cancelled, the student will be notified and the tuition will be reapplied or credited.

Order Processing

If you are booking to attend a course from within China, your booking will be processed by our authorised Agent in Beijing, who will contact you following receipt of your training booking.

If you are a VAT Invoice (发票) for this transaction, please contact our Agent using the contact details provided in the booking email to make arrangements for this.

Payment Terms

Payment for training must be received no later than 3 weeks prior to the training commencing, unless otherwise agreed.   A registration confirmation will not be issued without prior payment.

We offer different payment options which you need to select when you reserve your place to help us with our billing.  If you later need to change the method for payment, please contact us or our Agent (if in China) to update your reservation details.

We accept the following forms of payment:

  • Bank transfer to our UK bank account
  • Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard and JCB) + transaction fee of 1.75% (requires visit to Agent office in Beijing)
  • Alipay
  • WeChat

Note: Transaction fees offset some costs charged by credit card companies, including fees for currency exchange.