CiiAT - Canadian International Institute of Art Therapy
Student Statement of Rights
The Canadian International Institute of Art Therapy
Private Training Institutions Branch Approved

Canadian International Institute of Art Therapy (CiiAT) is certified with the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

Before enrolling at a certified private training institution, you should know your rights and responsibilities.

You have the right to be treated fairly and respectfully by the institution.

You have the right to a student enrolment contract that includes the following information:

  • Amount of tuition and any additional fee for your program
  • Refund policy
  • If your program includes work experience, the requirements to participate in the work experience and the geographic area where it will be provided
  • Whether the program was approved by PTIB or does not require approval.

Make sure you read the contract before signing. The institution must provide you with a signed copy.

You have the right to access the institution’s dispute resolution process and to be protected against retaliation for making a complaint.

You have the right to make a claim to PTIB for a tuition refund if:

  • Your institution ceased to hold a certificate before you completed an approved program
  • You were misled about a significant aspect of your approved program

You must file the claim within one year of completing, being dismissed or withdrawing from your program.

The PTIB website has more on how to be an informed student.

Studying with CiiAT is more than just an education,

it’s a personal journey within a supportive community.

Whether it’s through our small, intimate classes, or through our friendly administrative and technical support team, we strive to provide personalized help and attention.