1. WHAT DAYS AND TIMES WILL THE LIVE SESSIONS TAKE PLACE ON?
Year 1 Students:
As Marios Ellinas, from Connecticut USA, is overseeing the new Year 1 Students, sessions will run to EST (Eastern Standard Time) dates and times. In order to convert the day/time to your location, please click here.
Mondays: 4:00pm-5:00pm and 5:30pm-6:30pm
Wednesdays: 4:00pm-5:00pm and 5:30pm-6:30pm
Year 2 Students:
As Stephen Mckie, from Scotland, is overseeing the Year 2 Students, sessions will run to UK dates and times. In order to convert the day/time to your location, please click here.
Tuesdays: 1:00pm - 2:00pm and 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Thursdays: 1:00pm - 2:00pm and 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Year 3 Students:
As Grant, Sam and Ian, from New Zealand, are overseeing the Year 3 Students, sessions will run to New Zealand dates and times. In order to convert the day/time to your location, please click here.
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm and 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Thursdays: 1:00pm - 2:00pm and 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Please check these dates and times regularly as they may change as Daylight Savings kicks in, in various Countries and States.
2. WHEN DO THE TRIMESTERS START AND END IN 2018?
Trimester 1: 8 January 2018 – 28 March 2018
Trimester 2: 7 May 2018 – 25 July 2018
Trimester 3: 3 September 2018 – 21 November 2018
Trimester 1: 9 January 2018 – 29 March 2018
Trimester 2: 8 May 2018 – 26 July 2018
Trimester 3: 4 September 2018 – 22 November 2018
Trimester 1: 10 January 2018 – 29 March 2018
Trimester 2: 9 May 2018 – 26 July 2018
Trimester 3: 5 September – 22 November 2018
3. HOW DO I ENROLL TO ATTEND THE ONLINE COURSES?
Please go to the "Registration" button and follow the prompts. Registrations close on the 31st of December 2017. No late registrations will be accepted.
4. WHAT ARE THE COSTS FOR THE YEAR AND ARE THERE DIFFERENT PAYMENT OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO ME?
Payment is in US$ regardless of which Country you live in. There are 4 payment options for your consideration:
Option 1 - Pay in full for the entire year (a total of US$1500) and enjoy a savings of US$300
Option 2 - Pay 10 consecutive payments of US$180, starting on the date that you register - totaling US$1800 for the year. NOTE: if you sign up on the 4th day of the month, your 9 remaining payments will come off on the 4th of the following month).
Married Couple Registration:
Option 1 - Pay in full for the entire year (a total of US$2000) and enjoy a savings of US$1000
Option 2 - Pay 10 consecutive payments of US$220, starting on the date that you register - totaling US$2200 for the year. NOTE: if you sign up on the 4th day of the month, your 9 remaining payments will come off on the 4th of the following month).
When Registrations open in November 2017, click on the "Registration" button. Find the registration form with the payment option that suits you and complete the form on-line. You will then be required to create an account and make your first payment. There are 4 steps to the Enrollment Process. Please complete all 4 steps in order to complete your registration.
NOTE 1: This payment schedule applies to fees for 2018 only. We reserve the right to review costs for the following years.
NOTE 2: As per our "Terms & Conditions" which you must agree to in order to complete your registration, there are no refunds whatsoever - under any circumstances. If you decide to withdraw from The Nest for personal reasons, you will not receive a refund of any monies paid. If you have paid the full amount upfront and you decide to leave, you will still have access to the entire year's material. If you are on installment payments, you will have access to the material up to the time that you withdrew from The Nest.
5. IS THIS TRAINING ONLY FOR PEOPLE GOING INTO MINISTRY?
No it is not, however it is excellent preparation for ministry. The Nest is for anyone who wants to better understand the Word of God or to grow in their relationship with the Father.
6. MUST I COMMIT TO DOING ALL THE TRAINING IN THE PROGRAM, OR CAN I ATTEND ONLY THOSE TOPICS THAT INTEREST ME?
How much you participate is completely up to you, however if you decide not to take advantage of all the training provided, then you are only letting yourself down. The training builds on the previous year and will take you deeper into the mysteries of the Kingdom. Participating in everything offered will move you from the basics into maturity. You will not receive a discounted rate for missing sessions.
7. IS THE TRAINING CONDUCTED LIVE?
Due to the travel schedules of the main speakers a lot of the training will be pre-recorded and uploaded to The Nests website. We will endeavor to make sure that when the main speakers are available that we Livestream the sessions. Any questions that arise from the teachings can be posted on the Forum (on the website) and the teachers will do their best to answer these questions at the first available opportunity.
8. ARE COURSES AVAILABLE IN LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH?
No. Currently all content is in English only. We are hoping to add other languages in the future depending on demand and availability of translators.
9. DO I HAVE TO DO THE 3 YEARS CONSECUTIVELY OR CAN I START OFF WHEREVER I LIKE?
You cannot start off wherever you like. You must do Year 1's curriculum, then move onto Year 2 then continue onto Year 3. Year 1 will give you a very good foundation; you will have no grid for Year 2 or 3 if the foundation is not in place.
10. WHAT IF I NEED HELP?
Feel free to contact us if you need any assistance
11. WHAT INTERNET BROWSER SHOULD I USE?
Please see the About Us page for the requirements.
12. WILL THE NEST SEND ME BOOKS OR VIDEOS IN THE MAIL?
No. If there is material to distribute, it will be made available to you online before/after the session in question.
13. FOR HOW LONG WILL I HAVE ACCESS TO THE TRAINING MATERIAL RELATING TO A TEACHING?
You will have access to the training material via the 'Member Dashboard' for up to 12 months. As a student you have permission to save the files onto your own personal computer and access them whenever you like from there.
14. HOW MUCH TIME DOES EACH ONLINE TRAINING SESSION TAKE?
Each session will take approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. There will be 2 sessions per day for 2 days per week.
15. DO I HAVE TO ATTEND CLASSES AT A FIXED TIME? WHAT IF I HAVE OTHER COMMITMENTS OR THE TIME IS NOT CONVENIENT?
No you do not need to take classes at a fixed time, unless you want to be part of the live session. You are free to access the video recordings and complete the lessons at your convenience. We do however advise that you complete 4 sessions a week so that you don't fall too far behind.
16. WHEN DOES TRAINING START IN THE YEAR?
The training will start in early January of every year. Each Trimester will run for 12 weeks and then you will have a 5 week break before the next Semester starts. There will be 3 Trimesters per year, so a total of 9 months of training.
17. ARE CLASS DISCUSSIONS GOING TO BE CONDUCTED LIVE?
We will try to build-in 15-20 minutes after each live session for questions and discussion. Should some teachings go on longer leaving no time for questions, students may ask these via the 'Forum' on The Nest's website. Teachers and students are encouraged to participate in discussions. We will be conducting at least 4 live "Question & Answer" sessions throughout the year.
18. WHAT IF THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH STUDENTS LOGGING ON FOR THE LIVESTREAM CLASS? WILL CLASS BE CANCELLED?
There is no limit to how many attendees can attend the live sessions. If there are no attendees joining us during the live recording, the teachings will still go ahead.
19. WHAT IF A LIVESTREAM SESSION IS CANCELLED?
If a live training session is cancelled you will be notified by email and the pre-recorded session will be uploaded to the system for you to review at your convenience.
20. WHO ARE THE TEACHERS & FACILITATORS IN THE TRAINING SESSIONS?
All of our teachers and facilitators are mature believers who are in relationship with us and have our full support to deliver and facilitate the training that The Nest will release. All of our guest trainers are in relationship with us and carry a wealth of experience and knowledge in the Kingdom of God. They will train and share with you what the Father has put on their hearts to share.
The following trainers have contributed to the content of the Nest over the last 3 years:
Nancy Coen; Jane Schroeder; Stevie Mckie; Danielle Ellinas; Marios Ellinas; Justin Abraham; Aaron Smith; Teresa Bowen; Linda Masters; Ricky Niewenhuis; Dr O; Caleb Brundidge; Karl Whitehead
21. ONCE I HAVE ENROLLED WHERE DO I LOGIN? HOW DO I GET STARTED?
Before your training begins, you will receive an email with all the instructions needed to get started.
22. CAN I STILL ENROLL IF I'M UNDER 18 YEARS OLD?
Yes you can, provided your parents give their consent. When completing your enrollment form, please check the box stating that you are under 18 years old. Your parents will need to complete the consent form when submitting your registration form.
23. CAN GROUPS ENROLL ON THE NEST?
If 20 or more NEW Year 1 students wish to enroll with The Nest, the person that referred them will go free and the rest of the group will enjoy a reduced rate. If you are interested in pursuing this option, or if you have questions relating to group rates, write to Grant Mahoney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
24. DO YOUR VIDEOS HAVE CLOSED CAPTIONS?
No. At the present time we do not cater for Closed Captions.
25. I AM PART OF A PRIVATE GROUP ON FACEBOOK. CAN I SHARE THE MATERIAL FROM THE NEST WITH THE MEMBERS?
No. Doing so would be in breach of the Terms and Conditions you signed. The material taught on The Nest is the property of The Nest - made available to paying members only. Anyone caught posting these sessions on any social media network, will be asked to leave immediately, lose their funds and may incur legal action.