Monika Maldrik
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Monika Maldrik works as an company carer on the minimal wage

A personal school has paid £1,377 to a former scholar who claimed that gradual suggestions and marking led to her course certificates being issued months late.

Monika Maldrik says the delay by ABI school in west London meant she “misplaced a 12 months”.

The faculty was initially ordered to pay her £5,000 however this was decreased to £1,377 at a later listening to.

A spokesman for the faculty stated late suggestions was the one a part of her declare that the court docket had upheld.

The problem has since been rectified, stated the spokesman.

Ms Maldrik, from Margate in Kent, who works part-time as a carer, acquired her Increased Nationwide Diploma in well being and social care administration in June this 12 months – greater than a 12 months after the course ended.

The faculty contested an order for £5,000, made in opposition to it in Could by the County Court docket Cash Claims Centre.

Final month, Thanet County Court docket decreased the quantity payable to £1,377, together with £277 prices.

Ms Maldrik says she is disenchanted to not have acquired the upper quantity and nonetheless maintains that she didn’t get a passable service through the two-year course.

The faculty rejects the majority of her criticisms however accepts that modifications in instructing personnel did trigger some delays in marking assignments, a difficulty that it says has now been resolved.