How Tutor Doctor Got Started
It all began with a simple revelation—the classroom setting is often unable to sufficiently unlock the true learning potential of each student. Tutor Doctor was created 15 years ago to not just provide basic tutoring sessions that serve as another classroom, but provide personalized tutoring that takes into consideration each student’s unique learning style to empower students to achieve their full potential. This approach set Tutor Doctor apart in an educational industry that often fell into conformity.
We immediately produced success for students who had struggled with the rigid educational system and similar tutoring services. We realized our services helped individuals regain their confidence when it came to learning—something we wanted to share with students globally!
- Initial fee: R495,000
- Set-up cost: R100,000
- Deposit: NA
- Training: 6 weeks online training and 5 days in class training.
- Working Capital: R100,000
- Total Investment: R595,000
- Royalty fee: 8%
- Marketing fee: 2%
- Eastern Cape
- Western Cape
- Kwa-Zulu Natal
- Northern Cape
- Free State
- North West
- Other (in Africa)
- Initial training and support:
- 6 weeks online training and 5 days in class training followed by our Launch Support Program
Ongoing training and support:
As a Tutor Doctor franchisee, you will have access to the most cutting edge business practices and technology, and be supported by a world-class team, including:
- Ongoing support – a team of dedicated Tutor Doctor personnel will help you build the business of your dreams.
- Marketing support – proven lead generation strategies that make the phone ring and quickly establish Tutor Doctor within your local community.
- Big Apple operating system – a proprietary Internet-based software designed specifically for you to be able to run your Tutor Doctor franchise from your home.
- Community Oriented
- People Skills
Role of franchisee:
- Build an amazing Tutor Roster with our proven system
- Market to your community in a very substantial way
- Visit with families to get them the help they deserve (our consultation is amazing)
- Business Management and development of key accounts within your territory
The ideal franchisee:
- Owners looking to add to their portfolio of businesses
- Community orientated individuals who want to change the trajectory of students’ lives
- First-time business owners
- People looking for a semi-absent business while keeping their job
Tutor Doctor is a leader in providing one-on-one supplementary education to students and adults through in-home tutoring.
Work from home with everyday flexibility!
As a prominent leader in the multi-billion-dollar industry of private tutoring, Tutor Doctor is experiencing one of the fastest growing international expansions of any educational company in the history of franchising. With 15 countries and +620 locations around the world, Tutor Doctor has changed the lives of 270,000+ people by helping them with their academic goals. This is accomplished by utilizing a unique one-to-one tutoring approach that matches students with professional tutors based upon the students’ individual needs.
Tutor Doctor’s approach to education enables students of any age to get help with any subject – whether they require remedial attention or academic enrichment.
While each year Tutor Doctor has continued to grow at unprecedented rates, it is the commitment to the core philosophy – every child can learn, but not every child learns the same way – that remains the source of Tutor Doctor’s success.
Tutor Doctor has been widely recognized as a leader in the private tutoring industry being ranked the number one in-home tutoring franchise worldwide by Entrepreneur Magazine and winning the Child’s Magazine’s Parents Choice Award in 2010, 2011, and 2013 and the Top 50 Franchises for Minorities, National Minority Franchising Initiative.
Customers Love Tutor Doctor!
With over one million tutoring sessions completed, Tutor Doctor has changed the lives of countless students. From the student who wants to be an engineer, but struggles with maths, to the student who isn’t being challenged in school and has been encouraged to tap into their full potential, Tutor Doctor’s individual approach helps students achieve their goals in academics and life. It’s because of this that 95% of our customers would recommend Tutor Doctor to others.
Proven Business Model
No background in education required!
Tutor Doctor franchisees, who manage a team of professional tutors and work on the business rather than in it, follow an award-winning home-based business model that requires no educational background to operate. The Tutor Doctor franchise low overheads produce an excellent return on investment while franchisees enjoy the fulfillment of making a difference in their communities.
83% of Tutor Doctor Franchisees come from backgrounds other than education!
In fact, 25% of Tutor Doctor’s franchise community has a background in financial services, IT, manufacturing, and healthcare. From housewives to leaders in their industries (eg. ex-president of Boeing), Tutor Doctor franchisees have three common desires:
- To own a business that offers flexibility and control over their lifestyle.
- To feel passionate about they do.
- To have control over their income.
Work from home!
Tutor Doctor franchisees enjoy flexibility in their lifestyle, have full control over their work schedule and enjoy the fulfillment of owning a business that makes a difference in the lives of families in their communities. By following the home-based business model, Tutor Doctor franchisees build a team of tutors and strong customer base with no ongoing overhead costs.
Why Is The Private Tutoring Market Booming?
Private tutoring is growing by leaps and bounds and it is now the fastest growing segment in the education industry! Today’s parents are increasingly turning to tutors to supplement their children’s regular education or to compete for competitive university entrances.
Tutoring has become a prime method for bolstering traditional learning. It is filling a need and offering services that parents feel schools are no longer able to provide. A leading market research firm has forecasted that the global market for private tutoring will reach US$260.7 billion by 2024! Tutor Doctor is fulfilling the high consumer demand for convenient and effective private tutoring services with a unique, customized approach to teaching.
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