Student Code of Conduct


BAKA Core Training Centers firmly believe learning best takes place in an orderly environment.  The purpose of the Student Code of Conduct is to communicate expectations regarding acceptable conduct in the training centers in order to provide a positive learning environment for all students.  The code of conduct is in effect from the time the student enters the training center building until the student exits the training center building at the end of their course(s).

Behavior Expectations:

All students are expected to:

  • Arrive on-time to the enrolled course, with valid Identification ready to lear
  • Turn off and store out of sight all telecommunications devices such as cellular phones, pagers/beepers. *Students may possess telecommunications items and may utilize them during break and lunch periods.  **Instructors may permit individual students to maintain telecommunication devices in an “ON” mode for emergency situations on a case by case basis.  Students are expected to see the instructor in advance of class start time for permission.
  • Adhere to the dress code.
  • Show respect and courtesy to other people at all times.
  • Show respect for property inside and outside the training center.
  • Behave in a manner that does not endanger themselves or others.

Unacceptable Behavior:

  1. Fighting: Mutual combat in which all parties have contributed to the situation by  verbal and/or physical action
  2. Harassment: Participating in, or conspiring for others to engage in acts that injure, degrade or disgrace other individuals.
  3. Sexual, Racial, Religious Harassment and Violence.
  4. Bullying: Repeated behavior by a student or group of students that is intended to cause the victim to feel: frightened, threatened, intimidated, humiliated, shamed, disgraced, ostracized, or physically abused.

There are three types of bullying:

  • Verbal bullying is saying or writing disrespectful things. Verbal bullying includes:
    • Teasing
    • Name-calling
    • Inappropriate sexual comments
    • Taunting
    • Threatening to cause harm
  • Social bullying, sometimes referred to as relational bullying, involves hurting someone’s reputation or relationships. Social bullying includes:
    • Leaving someone out on purpose
    • Telling other individuals not to be friends with someone
    • Spreading rumors about someone
    • Embarrassing someone in public
  • Physical bullying involves hurting a person’s body or possessions. Physical bullying includes:
    • Hitting/kicking/pinching
    • Spitting
    • Tripping/pushing
    • Taking or breaking someone’s property
    • Making mean or rude hand gestures
  1. Possession of a Firearm
  1. Possession of a weapon other than a firearm which could cause harm
  1. Assault: Acting with intent to cause fear in another of immediate bodily injury, harm or death or intentionally inflicting or attempting to inflict bodily harm upon another person.
  1. Unauthorized Use of Training Center Property: Unauthorized or illegal use of training center property.
  1. Willful Damage to Training Center property.
  1. Willful Damage to property of Staff Members and Others
  1. Theft: Of training center, staff or other student property.
  1. Gambling: The playing of a game of change for stakes.
  1. Disorderly Conduct: Engaging in offensive, obscene or abusive language or in boisterous or noisy conduct.
  1. Use, Possession, Distribution or Sale of Illegal drugs, alcohol, narcotics, drug paraphernalia, or simulated drugs: Students who violate the rules concerning the use of alcohol or drugs will be subject to:
  • Employer Notification (if a corporate account)
  • Notification of Local Law Enforcement
  1. Fire Alarms/911: The sounding of false fire alarms or false 911 calls.
  2. Terroristic Threats (a bomb threat is an example)
    • Making of bomb or other terroristic threats verbally, by telephone, by letter or through other means of communication will result in:
      • Immediate removal from CTC property
      • Immediate notification of Law Enforcement Agency
  1. Inappropriate use of technology: Technology includes: computers, televisions, video or audio recorders or players, cellular phones, pagers, beepers, tablets, laptops, etc.
    • Technology misuse involves:
      • Using unauthorized programs, software, videos, CD’s or audiotapes
      • Attempting to bypass or alter computer security
      • Unauthorized modifications to computer configuration (desktop pattern, sounds, etc)
      • Attempting to access, add, copy, delete, transfer or alter information or files of another person or organization without permission.
      • Using technology to access, transfer, copy or store inappropriate messages or material.
      • Using technology resources for commercial, personal profit, or illegal enterprises.
  1. Academic dishonesty:
    • Cheating
      • Deceptive act in which a student attempts to show knowledge which is not theirs or resulting from the students own efforts.
    • Plagiarism
      • Presenting of ideas /information from someone else, as though the ideas, information, words or facts are the student’s own.

Corrective Measures:

  1. Authority to remove student from a class:
    1. In the event of code of conduct violations, a student may be removed from a specific class.
    2. The student account holder or corporate account holder will be notified of the removal of student.
    3. A refund will not be issued to student or corporate accounts when the student is removed from the class due to violation of the Student Code of Conduct.
  2. Notification of Law Enforcement Agencies:
    1. Students found to have violated state, local or federal laws while on the Training Center property will be referred to local law enforcement by the instructor. If the officer indicates an arrest of the student will be made, with or without warrant, that officer shall have complete jurisdiction and responsibility in the matter and the Instructor shall not interfere with the removal of the student from the building.
    2. The account holder will be notified of local law enforcement agency involvement.