The information below covers some of the more common questions that we have received.
Do I receive an exclusive territory?
Yes, you will receive a geographically defined territory with a population of between 100,000 – 150,000 depending on the license fee.
Can another Above Grade Level franchise open in my territory?
No, the territory is exclusive to you.
Can another Above Grade Level franchise promote in my territory?
Technically no, they cannot do any promotional activities in your territory. However, it is such a gray line when it comes to online marketing and advertising, that other franchises’ ads may been seen when you do a search online. This is good for brand recognition for our Above Grade Level in-home tutoring system.
Do I purchase the teaching materials from Above Grade Level?
Above Grade Level will charge a license fee for the use of our propriety teaching materials for Math, English, and Science products.
What is the cost of establishing the business?
The investment will vary between $50,000 and $61,000 plus working capital.
What training do you provide?
We provide all the theory and practical training you will need to confidently operate your Above Grade Level franchise. You will also be provided with on-going support to run your franchise.
How long is the training?
The training program is mandatory and must be successfully completed prior to the opening of the franchised business. The training program covers a variety of topics / subjects. The training is divided into classroom (or through electronic means) training and on the job training. The total approximate amount of hours to complete the initial training is 42 hours. Of course, there is still on-going support provided.
Can I always find appropriate tutors?
Yes, there are always many teachers and graduates looking for permanent and part-time work.
What are the qualifications of the tutors?
Tutors are either credentialed teachers or specialists with university training in the subject. Our tutors are screened and tested to ensure their ability to teach the subjects assigned to them. All the tutors have been fully trained in the Above Grade Level delivery of all material.
What role do I play in the business?
Franchisees are required to be actively involved in the business, in the role of managing, marketing, and administration. The Franchisee must concentrate on developing the business.