The only authorised absence from Phase 2 training is certified sick leave. Certified sick leave is where you furnish a sick note from a medical doctor.

Your instructor also has limited discretion to authorise short absences on compassionate grounds, such as the death of a family member.

All other absence is unauthorised and will attract a formal verbal warning (DR1) for the first absence, and a written warning and suspension from the course (DR2) for a second absence.

Further absence will attract a DR3 can result in the termination of your Phase 2 training and your apprenticeship.

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