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Q: Aren't the lessons too long? Don’t the children lose interest?

Q: Aren't the lessons too long? Don’t the children lose interest?

Answer: They really don’t. At the start of each lesson they, study a subject, following which they are eager to get started with the construction in order to play with the final product. When the lesson is over, most don’t even realize how much time has passed.

Q: How long do the classes run for?

Q: How long do the classes run for?

Answer: The bricks challenge class runs for 75 minutes.

Q: How many students in each class?

Q: How many students in each class?

Answer: Our class sizes are capped at 24 students. We maintain an instructor to student ratio of 1:8.

Q: What if my child misses a class? Do I get a refund?

Q: What if my child misses a class? Do I get a refund?

Answer: There are no discounts, refunds or make up lessons for missed classes. A refund will be given only if any class has been cancelled due to emergency or unforeseen circumstances by the directors of Young Engineers Melbourne South.

Q: Can my child join any time of the year?

Q: Can my child join any time of the year?

Answer: Yes. You may be able to join mid term by paying for the remaining sessions only. Once you join, you must be enrolled for the remainder of the term. However, our places are limited and fill up very quickly, so this may not always be possible. Best to contact us to discuss options available.

Q: At what age can my child start attending e2 Young Engineer classes?

Q: At what age can my child start attending e2 Young Engineer classes?

Answer: Our Bricks Challenge program is suitable for Prep – Year2. RoboBricks program is suitable for Year3 – Year6.

Q: Are parents allowed to watch the class?

Q: Are parents allowed to watch the class?

Answer: No. You pick up the child straight after class finishes.

Q: We have 2 or more children in our family that would like to enrol. Do you offer sibling discounts?

Q: We have 2 or more children in our family that would like to enrol. Do you offer sibling discounts?

Answer: No. But we offer part payment option so you can pay the fees in 2 installments

Q: My child is a little unsure if he wants to attend. Can we attend a trial class?

Q: My child is a little unsure if he wants to attend. Can we attend a trial class?

Answer: Yes, we offer a minimum 3 week trial option. We feel that it takes 3 weeks for a new child to get comfortable with the class format.

Q: Can a Prep student understand the substance of the lessons?

Q: Can a Prep student understand the substance of the lessons?

Answer: Our enrichment programs are specially designed for younger children. Our programs and workshops have been active for a number of years now, and all have enjoyed great success. Each lesson includes a familiar background story with corresponding hands-on experiments. I invite you to ask the children at the end of the lesson what they learned and you’ll be surprised to hear how much they can comprehend at this age.

Q: Do the children take the models home?

Q: Do the children take the models home?

Answer: Unfortunately, the kits are very expensive and therefore must remain with the instructor, who will pass them from class to class. Children do, take home what they learn, which includes principles of physics, mathematics and engineering.

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