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Premier is one of the UK’s top sports and fitness education providers for young people, working with schools and organisations across the country

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About Premier

Premier is one of the UK’s leading franchisors, specialising in providing sport and physical activity education across the country for children and young adults.

The Premier franchise provides a variety of programmes based around sports, dance, drama, and overall wellbeing, with over 30,000 activities on offer every month.

With over 125 franchises across the country, the brand has presence in 15 per cent of schools across England, making it a familiar name for parents and educators.

The organisation offers after-school classes and courses, extracurricular clubs and holiday courses, with fully-insured and DBS-checked coaches to ensure that families and teachers can feel the utmost confidence in their services.

Premier is a well established and trusted brand, and can provide potential franchisees keen on working with young people a fantastic opportunity, to start a rewarding and successful business.

Where is the Premier education franchise based?

The head offices for the Premier franchise are in Norfolk.


How much does a Premier franchise cost?

To start a franchise with Premier, you’ll need to invest a minimum of £15,000 plus VAT. Fees and costs may vary according to the size and location of the actual franchise territory.


Where can you find a territory for a Premier franchise for sale?

There are opportunities available to find Premier franchise territories for sale across the UK. For more information or a list of up-to-date territories, contact Premier by completing the enquiry form on this page. Once established, you have the opportunity to grow your business further, by taking on multiple territories.


What kind of financial support is available to start your own Premier franchise?

You may be able to find some financial support from most major high street banks to help with starting your own franchise with Premier. You can expect to make a minimum personal contribution of £7,450 and obtain funding for the remaining amount.


What experience do you need to start a Premier franchise?

You do not need to have prior experience in sports education to run a franchise with Premier, as you will receive all the relevant training and accreditation required for the role. However, it is essential to have a passion for health, fitness and wellbeing, and the ability to communicate and connect well with young people and children. Many existing franchisees come from coaching or school teaching backgrounds, as well as other fields.

As a Premier franchisee, you’ll be involved in carrying out a wide range of activities, from leading other coaches who are part of your team, getting involved with schools and organisations to market and review your services, and work with others across the sports industry. You should have excellent interpersonal communication skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to lead and motivate a team successfully, as well as having the drive and ability to get involved in a hands-on way with the business.


Do you get any training or support as a Premier franchisee?

Premier provides new franchisees with a comprehensive training programme that includes a three-week induction course covering all aspects of the business. The training programme will review the products offered by the brand, methods of delivery and overall orientation, as well as covering detailed aspects of business management, such as sales and marketing, an insight into business finance and tax, and how to recruit staff effectively.

As well as helping franchisees to understand the brand’s operations overall, the training also includes practical qualifications and accreditation to enable to you to engage and deliver services in schools. Further ongoing training is also available throughout the lifetime of the business, and Premier is on hand to help franchisees with individual support and mentorship, to address any issues that may arise.

Following the initial training, there is also a further 14-month package of ongoing support and study, provided both through the company’s central head office and on-site with some of their established franchises, allowing new franchisees to get a good insight into how the business operates.

The brand also supports franchisees with a full package of products and materials once you have been trained – including access to their exclusive training programmes, Inspire and the Golden Mile, both of which have been proven to help franchisees grow their network by 60 per cent within a six-month period.


What business opportunities are available with a Premier education franchise?

Premier is one of the UK’s leading bodies in sports education, and carries a high level of prestige and respect. The brand has partnered with several leading national and international sports and fitness brands in the country, including British Gymnastics, British Fencing, and England Hockey.

Through these partnerships, Premier has been able to provide its franchisees and staff first-class training with leading sports professionals, ensuring their services meet the highest standards and expectations.

As one of the most well-established brands in this sector, working with Premier can be a great opportunity for any franchise owner looking to work with schools and other organisations, to provide fitness and activities for young people. With existing franchisees providing services in over 15 per cent of primary and secondary schools across England at present, the brand is already well known and has a trusted position. This can give new franchise owners a fantastic advantage, by working with a highly reputable brand.

Existing franchisees have also seen a high rate of profitablity and growth in the sector – with many franchisees turning over in excess of £1m once established, and a leading franchisee on course to earn over £1.8m. With thousands of classes offered weekly and a tried-and-tested support package, Premier offers would-be franchise owners a business with great potential.


How can I get started on owning my own Premier sports franchise?

To find out more about starting a franchise with Premier click on the enquiry button on this page today.

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