Registration and Payment Policies

  • All fees are in Canadian Dollars (Currency Converter)
  • Canadian, US and International students are required to pay a $100, non-refundable registration fee for any guitar building courses.
  • Checks, money orders or bank drafts are to be made payable to ‘Michael Whitney’ or ‘Whitney Guitars’.
  • If paying by eTransfer, please submit payment to: mbhwhitney[at]gmail[dot]com.
  • Applicants are expected to read a copy of the school’s policies, procedures, and any updates and inserts.
  • A $500 deposit is required with the registration application.
  • Course prices are subject to change without notice. We reserve the right to change pricing or course content prior to any contract.
  • Please review our school policies before registering.


  • A $100 registration fee is required for Canadian, American and International students. NOTE: Registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • The registration fee is required to reserve a space.
  • Confirmation of your registration will be sent to you by email or at the beginning of your training.
  • To register for a course, fill in the registration form and email it to the school along with the Registration Fee or email the registration form and send the Registration Fee by mail.
  • We operate on a first come, first served basis.
  • Courses are ongoing and students may commence their training as courses become available.
  • Students requesting a specific start date are encouraged to register as far in advance as possible.


  • 2-week and 1-month Courses: Balance of course fees (less deposit) are due on the first day of class.
  • 2-month, 3-month, 6-month, and 12-month Courses: Payment due in monthly instalments. A payment schedule will be mailed to you with your enrolment confirmation. Alternately, students may submit full payment on the first day of class.

Payment Methods

  • We accept money orders, bank drafts, personal and certified checks, wire transfers, eTransfers and cash.
  • Payments made on a monthly plan are due on or before the first of each month
  • We charge a $25 fee on returned and/or NSF checks, plus any other bank charges incurred in currency exchange.
  • Late payments will incur a $25.00 late payments fee.


Refunds before the program of study starts:

  1. If written notice of withdrawal is received by the school sixty (60) days before the start of the program of study, the $500 deposit will be refunded.
  2. Subject to subsection (1), if written notice is received by the school less than sixty(60) days before the start of the program of study, the school may retain the $500 deposit.
  3. NOTE: Registration fees are non-refundable as noted above.

Refunds after the program of study starts:

  1. If written notice is received by the school or a student is dismissed within any given month of the program of study’s duration, the school may retain that months fee.
  2. A one month written notice must be given for withdrawal or a full months fee will be required.