Tutor Contract

To practice as a tutor delivering courses that contain BSD in either the marketing or teaching materials and/or describing yourself as any form of BSD recognised tutors, the BSD requires you to agree to the terms of the following contract. To do this please go to the form below the contract and follow the instructions. 



The British Society of Dowsers.

BSD approved course

A dowsing course following any of the curriculum that are advertised and made available on the BSD website (Tutor Register – The British Society of Dowsers (britishdowsers.org)

BSD approved tutor

Any person who has taught three BSD approved course and achieved sufficient positive feedback from the students attending those courses.

Renumeration scheme

BSD policy to calculate what proportion of a course earnings are payable to the tutor and to the BSD.

licence period

The length of time that the licence is granted, this is one year from the date the contract is dated.


Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the Licensor hereby grants to the Licensee a non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable, and revocable license to refer to themselves a BSD approved tutor.

The Licensee agrees to the following:

1.1 The Licensee shall ensure that when teaching either a BSD approved course or their own course while referring to themselves as a BSD approved tutor that they abide by the BSD renumeration scheme.

1.2 The Licensee agrees that the final decision as to how to divide the course revenue between Tutor and the BSD, on what constitutes costs relating to running a course and what expenses the Licensee incurs while teaching a course are considered acceptable for reimbursement, rests with the BSD.

1.3 The Licensee shall ensure that when teaching a course as a BSD approved tutor that they obtain feedback from their students concerning the course teaching quality using the BSD approved student feedback form either online or printed and ensure that completed forms are made available to the BSD

1.4 The Licensee shall take all reasonable steps to prevent unauthorised use and exploitation of personal information relating to any person attending their courses.

1.5 The Licensee shall notify the BSD as soon as reasonably practicable should it become aware of any unauthorised use of personal data relating to any person attending their courses.

1.6 The Licensee shall hold a current certificate of public liability insurance.

1.7 When teaching and when dealing with the BSD, the Licensee will abide by the BSD code of ethics as advertised on the BSD website.

1.8 The Licensee must comply with the legislation relevant to child safeguarding in the region in which they are working if they intend to teach a course with attendees who are under the age of 18 years.

1.9 The Licensee shall pay any money owing to the BSD within 30 days of receipt of an invoice.

1.10 The BSD shall pay any money owing to the Licensee within 30 days of receipt of an invoice.

1.11 The Licensee will endeavour to maintain the good reputation of the BSD.

1.12 The Licensee agrees to being a member of the BSD.

1.13 The Licensee agree to submit a lesson plan for the type of course they will teach.


2.1 Licensee may not transfer any rights granted under this license to any third party.


3.1 This License is effective from the date of this Agreement until the end of the current calendar year.

3.2 The Licensor may terminate this Agreement immediately and all rights and licenses granted hereby if the Licensee fails to comply with any material provision of this Agreement and does not correct such failure within thirty days of written notice of such failure.

3.3 The Licensee shall be entitled to terminate this Agreement at any time without reason.

3.4 Upon termination the Licensee has no further right to refer to themselves as BSD approved tutor.

3.5 If the Licensee’s membership of the BSD terminates, then this Agreement may terminate.


4.1 The Licensee shall indemnify and hold the Licensor, its Trustees and employees and members, harmless from and against any loss, damage or liability, including reasonable legal costs that the Licensor may suffer or incur as a result of or in connection with any of the following: 

3.1 the Licensee’s use of the BSD curricula;

3.2 any claim or suit made by any of the Licensee’s students;

3.3 any breach by the Licensee of the obligations under this agreement;

3.4 the Licensee’s use of the curricula in any manner not contemplated by the documentation or the modification or unauthorized use of the curricula;

3.5 the Licensee’s use of the Curricula in connection with any activity that is illegal, offensive or immoral or that infringes on the rights of privacy or publicity, or any intellectual or proprietary rights of any third party.


5.1 This Agreement may be modified or amended if the amendment is made in writing and is signed by both parties.


6.1 Matters will be resolved by a meeting between two Trustees of the BSD and the Tutor and one other individual of the Tutor’s choosing.

6.2 The resolution of any dispute, difference or question between the BSD and the Tutor arising out of or in connection with this Licence is subject to BSD’s decision and is under this Agreement to be final and conclusive.


7.1 The licence applies World-wide with no exceptions.


8.1 The Parties maintain confidentiality of all the contractual arrangements of this Agreement.