Innovatus FET College Franchise for Sale


Innovatus FET College was created to fill a niche market gap in the education franchise industry making it one of the most attractive education franchise models on the South African market.

Finance Details

How much does an Innovatus FET College franchise cost?

Cash buyers: There are 2 franchise models on offer (Silver and Gold as per below)

Buyers seeking finance from commercial institutions: Buyers must approach their own financial institutions and Innovatus would provide business and financial information as required, most of which is already contained in the Disclosure Document.

The following costs apply to the franchisee buying a new franchise:

Silver Campus:

  • Total Investment: R 1, 160, 000 incl VAT (R 1, 017, 543 ex VAT)
  • Upfront Fee: R 750,000
  • Money on Call (Unencumbered Cash): 50%-100%
  • Monthly Service Fee: 10%
  • Marketing Fee: 2%

Gold Campus: 

  • Total Investment: R 1,790, 000 incl VAT (R 1,570, 176 ex VAT)
  • Upfront Fee: R 1,000,000
  • Money on Call (Unencumbered Cash): 50%-100%
  • Monthly Service Fee: 10%
  • Marketing Fee: 2%

Funds required to start:

  • Accreditation and Registration Costs
  • Standard Decor and Signage
  • Equipment & Furniture
  • Training of Staff & Management
  • Computers and Peripherals

What do you get for the investment?

For your investment the franchisor will ensure the following:

  • Assist in the establishment of the business by giving advice and direction in respect of the installation, erection, use and application of the Trade Dress, and the procurement and installation of suitable equipment and accessories
  • Make the know-how available to the franchisee
  • Help guide the franchisee through an accreditation and registration process with various accreditation and registration authorities
  • By arrangement with the franchisee: when the business is first established, train employees of the franchisee at premises designated by the franchisor and at the franchisor’s expense
  • Make available to the franchisee the Policy and Procedures Manual( PPM), Quality Manual (QM), Documents Control Manual (DCM)  plus other materials that in the reasonable opinion of the franchisor will assist the franchisee to use the system effectively
  • Supply the start-up equipment to the franchisee on the effective date
  • Advise on the equipment and stocking requirements of the franchisee prior to its commencement of business
  • From time to time and in their sole discretion, provide such other know-how as it may deem necessary or requisite for the establishment and operation of the business, including general advice, instruction in purchasing of materials and handling, record keeping and general administration, advice on advertising and promotions and information on items available for purchase from the franchisor or suppliers
  • Assist the franchisee in procuring supplies, services and equipment necessary for the operation of the business and may assist the franchisee to procure discounts or any other form of advantageous purchasing or other benefits in respect of supplies
  • Pretoria
  • Johannesburg
  • Midrand
  • Centurion
  • Benoni
  • VanderBijl Park
  • Germiston
  • Roodeport
  • Soweto
  • Edenvale
  • Boksburg
  • Springs
  • Brakpan
  • Randfontein
  • Polokwane
  • Louis Trichardt
  • Thohoyandau
  • Swaziland
  • Botswana
  • Namibia
  • Middleburg
  • Witbank
  • White River
  • Empangeni
  • Richards Bay
  • Cape Town
  • Belville
  • Mitchells Plein
  • Somerset West
  • East London
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Mthatha

*Areas not listed will also be considered

Initial and Ongoing training and support

The franchisor shall:

  • Render a Professional back-up service to the franchisees
  • Be engaged in the research and development of new and market related course material and assessments and the registering thereof with the appropriate accreditation bodies
  • Develop, implement and maintain administrative, financial and operational systems in order to streamline the managing processes within the franchise business, both at Head Office and franchise level
  • Take responsibility for the standard and integrity of the nation-wide operation of INNOVATUS FET COLLEGE
  • Provide training and assistance to the new Franchisee. Before a franchise may register students the initial training at Head Office must be attended
  • Evaluate the college, administration systems and lecturers on a frequent basis to ensure that Franchisees keep their competitive edge and uphold the quality management systems, which are in place
  • Plan a regional and local advertising campaign
  • Training: Annual Conference for franchisees with Innovatus FET College franchisor
  • Practical hands-on training during the year for staff and management of each franchise
  • Fully establishment of the Franchise site
  • Provide assist and advice on the location of premises
  • Fully functional and operational Head Office

What we look for in an Innovatus FET College franchisee

  • A people’s person: She/he must have excellent selling skills; experience in direct selling is preferable
  • Communication skills: A good franchisee is one who enjoys spending time with people. Remember, if one treats their staff and customers with trust and respect, then they will remain loyal to them. Hence, it is must for a franchisee to treat their customers well which will ultimately add to the popularity of a business
  • Hard working: Franchisee must not be afraid of hard work and happy to put in the hours required to get the job done
  • Positive attitude: Franchisee must have a good attitude towards work and show that they can work alongside their employees, whether it is in the office or out in the field. They must even be willing to look for ways to make the brand more popular and suggest frequent changes for the betterment of the business. The franchisee must be self-motivated to take action and follow the successes of others.
  • Be a good leader and also be a good follower: Customers preferring franchised business are generally there because they know what to expect. A franchise system then rests upon the consistency of the products or services it offers.
  • Committed and motivated: Innovatus FET College is looking for people who do not just follow the system but can get going when the going gets tough.
  • Financially and ethically sound person: You will be expected to treat customers, suppliers and Innovatus FET College Support Office with integrity.
  • A Success Formulae & Model for Innovatus Franchisees
  • Debt must be less than 50% of price, unless you are using our government approved preferred funding opportunity
  • Location has to be right, on major bus / taxi / train / private transport routes
  • Must be a hands on owner (not compulsory) but highly preferred
  • Must attend review meetings held at head office
  • Must have a passion for quality education and high pass rates
  • Must love dealing with people
  • Multiple franchises awarded to superb operators

Innovatus FET College franchise…revolutionizing franchised education practices in South Africa

Why own an Innovatus FET College franchise?

  • Easy access into education as a business (which has high entry barriers)
  • Competitively priced and funding available to approved buyers
  • Tried and tested business system
  • Proven concept in the market place
  • Quality and innovative education
  • Accredited and registered institution with the South African education authorities
  • Over 40 accredited programmes to choose from
  • Education is a boom business in South Africa and will probably stay like that for the next 100-150 years
  • Innovatus is highly respected in the industry
  • Over 50 years combined private education experience
  • Demonstrated and successful track record

Innovatus, which now has 10 campuses nationally, was initially established to meet the growing needs of the community, requiring nationally, recognised and accredited qualifications in various fields of study such as:

  • Marketing;
  • Public relations;
  • Education and teaching;
  • Policing information technology;
  • Business management;
  • Office administration;
  • Tourism;
  • Hospitality and
  • Accounting and more…

Our high pass rates are testament alone to the company’s quality and its distinct competitive advantage when compared to its competitors. The management team at Innovatus comprises of educational and business professionals and academics who have more than 5 decades of experience in private education.

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