2020 Class Schedule
Please note: Our current typical class registration fee of $150 (2-day course) or $250 (3-day course) is for only applicable for individuals who register and pay 2 weeks prior to course date.
Payment received less than 2 weeks prior to course date must include a $25 late payment charge to cover the cost of obtaining additional course books and certificates after the ICISF's standard 2-week-prior-to-class “window” for ordering and shipping materials without incurring additional "rush delivery" costs.
Student Cancellation and Refund Policies
Cancellations made more than 30 days before the class date will receive a full refund or credit for a future class at The Academy-NICRT.
Cancellations made 15-30 days before the class date will receive full credit for a future class at The Academy-NICRT.
Cancellations made less than 14 days before the class will receive a credit for a future class at The Academy-NICRT minus a $50.00 cancellation fee.
No-shows forfeit the entire course fee (if paid) or for those who have not paid, the will have an outstanding debt to The Academy-NICRT equal to the class registration fee ($150.00/$250)..
All cancellation notices should be e-mailed to
Students with an outstanding debt may be denied registration for new classes until the debt for earlier classes has been fully paid.
NOTE: Students who need to cancel due to a dire personal emergency please contact Dr. Tina Brookes at or 828-438-7295 before the scheduled class.
Class Cancellation or Rescheduled by The Academy-NICT
The Academy-NICRT may need to cancel or reschedule a class in an emergency or hardship involving an instructor, or in severe weather. Registered students will have the option to receive a full refund or a credit for a future class at The Academy-NICRT.
NOTE: The Academy-NICRT is committed to providing dependable, quality training and instruction! Since 2008, The Academy-NICRT has only canceled and rescheduled 3 out of approximately 100 classes due to severe weather or an instructor family emergency.
Meals During Classes
All meals are on your own. Snacks and drinks will be provided.