Covid Policy-2

Covid Policy

The Creators  Music  Academy  is committed to creating a safe learning environment for its students, parents, and teachers. In response to the ongoing threat posed by COVID-19, we have developed rigorous social-distancing and cleaning protocols. 

Instructions for Students and Parents 

 

  • Ask all students to arrive no more than 5 minutes before their lesson, and leave straight after
  • Please  do not  enter the music  room  until the  current student has left.  Make sure  you  wait  1.5m away from  the  door  so they can exit safely.
  • Let your teacher open and close the door for you
  • Masks may be worn while arriving/leaving lessons. It  is however  impossible to have a woodwind instrument lesson wearing a mask.
  • If you have a temperature or any cold or flew like symptoms regardless of how mild you will not be able to attend your lesson in-person. You will however be able to have an online lesson  during your normal allocated lesson time.
  • Only 1 adult and student are permitted in the music room at a time (children under the age of 6 are excluded) other family member may wait on the front veranda or in their car.
  • Wherever possible maintain 1.5m between teacher and student
  • There is to be no sharing of instruments, including the piano. A separate digital piano has been set up for students to use and it will be disinfected between each student
  • Please bring your own stationary.
  • All  students/visitors are required to sign in using the QR code provided (note only 1 person per family needs to scan the code – which requires the free  App
  • Everyone will be asked to hand sanitize before entering using the provided sanitizer
  • No longer  excepting cash payments – please pay via bank transfer instead – note invoices will  be sent out every fortnight.

 

Other information

 

 

  • Window will be kept open to increase ventilation (please bring a jacket if it is cold)
  • Keyboards and other instruments will be disinfected between users.
  • Please notify your teacher if you or someone in your immediate bubble has come into with a COVID-19 case.
 

Ongoing Maintenance Plan

 

 

  • We will monitor and follow the advice of our Health Authorities with regard to Covid-19 
  • we will monitor our community of students,  and teachers for cases of Covid19 
  • If we a case of Covid19 is traced to our premises, we will management team will immediately establish an action plan based on the advice of Health Authorities which may include a full or partial closure of the business to allow for thorough cleaning, contact tracing and testing
  • keep our team and community informed of changes to our policies and any other matters of importance.

 

To ensure safe physical distancing, we have:

 

 

  • Displayed notices advising the maximum room capacity on each the door of every studio and room (based on 1 person per 2 sqm) and ensure these limits are complied with at all times
  • Modified the configuration and equipment in all studios for safe physical distancing within each studio
  • Modified seating in our waiting areas for physical distancing
  • Placed reminders for our coaches and students to maintain safe physical distancing (1.5m) within all studio sessions
  • Re-arranged our work spaces, desks, counters and placed distance markers on the floor to ensure safe distancing between customers and staff
 

To ensure safe health and hygiene practices, we have:

 

 

  • Used a hospital grade disinfectant (Virex) to clean all hard surfaces daily (seats, door handles, music stands)  
  • Placed signs throughout our facilities to remind customers and students about good hygiene and safe distancing 
  • Prohibited the sharing of instruments, accessories and gear amongst staff, students and teachers
  • Prohibited ensembles and singing in groups in excess of 4 people
 
For further information about COVID regulations in Victoria visit: https://creative.vic.gov.au/coronavirus/creative-industries-q-and-as