First Class Learning is a personalised maths and English tutoring service for children of all ages
Childrens Services, Education
£ 10,000 - £ 18,000
First Class Learning is a network of after-school tuition services, that provide English and Maths coaching for children from the ages of 4 to 16.
The franchise’s programme covers National Curriculum needs from Reception through to GCSE, and is designed to help children gain confidence and improve their abilities in these subjects, in line with the specific learning outcomes of their particular curriculum.
The head offices of the First Class Learning franchise are located in Reading.
First Class Learning are looking for new franchises all over the UK – get in touch with the team to find out more about potential territories in your area. Territories are available at variable sizes across the country, which are given depending on a potential franchisee’s background and experience.
To start a First Class Learning franchise, you’ll need to invest £8,000 - £16,000 plus VAT. The cost of the franchise fee will depend on the size of the territory taken on.
Further franchise fees are payable at a rate of £315 plus VAT per month, however, the initial start-up cost covers the first month’s fee for free, and gives you a 50 per cent discount on franchise fees for the following three months.
You also pay £2.50 plus VAT per student as a variable fee, to contribute towards marketing and development.
Funding support may be available from third party lenders, including most major high street banks.
To work with First Class Learning, a background in teaching is not a must, but you should have a degree or equivalent, and have excellent Maths and English skills.
Franchisees must have a clean Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate and be able to demonstrate the ability to foster and nurture good relationships with children, and communities such as schools.
As with running any kind of business, having a good awareness of business management, organisational abilities and excellent communication and team management skills are advantageous.
As First Class Learning will provide a set system that all franchisees will follow in accordance with the brand, you should be comfortable working with the given system.
With the opportunity to make a positive and lasting impact in young people’s lives, this is a highly rewarding franchise, well suited for anyone passionate about working with children in the education sector.
Franchisees are provided with all essential materials needed to start and run your own tuition centre, including a comprehensive operations manual, covering all aspects of operating a centre, marketing materials, and educational publications available to print on demand.
The package also includes a customised microsite, which can be tailored by franchisees individually.
Franchisees begin with an intensive two day training course, carried out at their Reading headquarters. This covers the coaching curriculum in detail, for both Maths and English, and understanding how to manage a centre. The training programme will also cover operational issues, and help new franchisees understand how to manage and run a tuition centre, as well as how to market and appeal to new students.
You’ll also receive the company’s own-branded learning materials, designed by education experts in line with their coaching methodologies. Once you have launched your tuition centre, you can get continued support and advice through the company’s own interactive online forum, where you can ask questions to the central support staff, as well as other franchisees, on all common queries that may come up.
New franchisees have access to the brand’s own Accelerator marketing pack – this is included in the initial set up fee, and covers online marketing development, including a tailored SEO optimised website, social media channels and a Google PPC campaign. With support and guidance in how to manage these platforms effectively, this can be a great way to launch a new centre and raise awareness among families and schools.
In addition to the support given prior to launch, franchisees have continued access to development and marketing support, as you develop your business.
First Class Learning is a respected and well established brand in the education sector, with 270 branches currently in operation around the UK. The company is renowned as a trusted tuition provider, among both parents and schools, and franchisees joining the company can enjoy being part of a large company, with a positive and trustworthy reputation.
The company provides a cohesive structure and system for all of their coaching programmes, helping to simplify the tuition process, and have a franchise-friendly business model that can help franchise owners grow at a steady rate. With a high return on profits and flexibility with how you choose to set up your own tuition centre, the business can be adapted easily to your own goals and objectives. Tuition centres can be managed to suit your own needs, with the opportunity to choose the days and times that work best for you.
To find out more, get in touch with First Class Learning online by clicking the enquiry button found on this page.
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