Take over an established study centre

Established Kumon study centres are highly desirable, as candidates acquire an existing student body while reaping the benefits of having a steady income from the outset. With these additional benefits come various challenges which we will support you to overcome to ensure the success of your new business.

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When buying a start-up franchise, you will be required to invest a minimum of £3,000. This includes £400 for your initial licence fee, with £2,600 earmarked for marketing during the first 12 months (15 months if taking over an existing centre). In addition, you will need to make provision for rent and other running costs bearing in mind cashflow. In the case of franchise re-sales, a fee is paid to the outgoing Instructor for taking over their business.

Each child, no matter their age or ability, is a prospective Kumon student. We have identified areas of expansion based on market research and potential interest. We’d love to talk to you about existing or future opportunities, so do get in touch with our franchise team on 0800 854 714.

This is dependent on your ability to grow your business and on how scalable your venue is. However, if you were running an established study centre with a student base of between 100-300 students, you could expect to earn from around £30,000pa to £100,000pa, after royalties and operating costs.

From initial enquiry, Instructors generally take between three to six months to get up and running. These timelines vary depending on location and whether it is a new or existing Kumon study centre.

If successful following your one-day Orientation Meeting, you will be invited to meet with your local regional manager to discuss and put together your business plan and the vision for your study centre. Before opening you will be trained in the Kumon Method of Learning for our maths and English programmes over 11 days at one of our flagship study centres. After opening you will continue to take part in regular ongoing training alongside other Instructors to deepen your knowledge of the Kumon Method of Learning.

You need a good grasp of English and maths up to GCSE level.

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