Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do I need experience to operate a Bricks 4 Kidz franchise?
A: No. We provide a complete training programme including marketing, operations, sales, programme and technology training.
Q: Can I operate a Bricks 4 Kidz franchise and still keep my regular full-time job?
A: You are required to commit no less than 30 hours per week to your Bricks 4 Kidz business. However, if you do not have the flexibility to manage the franchise and daily business operation, then you can hire a manager who must attend our franchise training week.
Q: Why should I open a Bricks 4 Kidz franchise instead of trying it on my own?
A: The Bricks 4 Kidz franchise management team has developed a successful business model. We have honed our operations to give our franchisees the best possible opportunity for success. Why risk it on your own when you can leverage our expertise and experience?
Bricks 4 Kidz New Zealand has developed a full curriculum and ready-for-delivery programme materials and teacher training programme.
If you operate on your own you miss out on all the new developments that you would enjoy as a Bricks 4 Kidz franchisee, not to mention the national marketing and brand exposure.
Q: Will Bricks 4 Kidz franchise help me with marketing?
A: Yes. We will provide a proven marketing package, as well as strategic assistance with your on-going local marketing efforts. We have a global marketing collateral system. In addition, the New Zealand marketing team provides great support for marketing through template design and advertising collateral.
Q: What makes a successful Bricks 4 Kidz Franchisee?
A: There are three elements to any successful franchise relationship: a great Concept, a good location/territory and a great operator. We have the first element, and we’ll help you find the second. The real key is always the operator. As a Bricks 4 Kidz franchisee, YOU make all the difference. A Franchisee that is willing to follow a proven system, and is committed to excellence, consistency, and constant, positive communication with his/her students and community will always have great success.
Q: Do you provide financing?
A: Bricks 4 Kidz does not provide direct financing.
Q: What territories are available?
A: We are offering territories in New Zealand nationwide except Auckland, Hamilton North, Christchurch North and West, Tauranga.
Q: How soon can I be in business once I have executed a franchise agreement?
A: You can be open for business generally within 1-2 months after your franchise training has been completed.
Q: Okay, I’m ready to open my first Bricks 4 Kidz franchise. What’s the next step?
A: Your Bricks 4 Kidz franchise journey begins with completing an Expression of Interest. Someone from our team will contact you as soon as it’s completed to help you get started with the franchise approval process.
There are six steps to becoming a Bricks 4 Kidz franchisee
Getting to Know You
Submit our brief Expression of Interest online form. If you fit initial qualifications and we have a territory available, one of our franchising specialists will contact you. We will talk about your goals – and whether Bricks 4 Kidz is the right opportunity for you.
Getting to Know Us
You will further explore the Bricks 4 Kidz model and how it will apply to your proposed territory. You will then receive our franchise overview, support overview and initial investment estimate.
Talk to the Franchise Manager
We’ll set up a time when you can speak with the Franchise Manager, who will answer your questions on the franchise opportunity, the operations of the business and any other questions you may have.
Explore the Opportunity (Discovery Day)
Come and meet the Bricks 4 Kidz team face-to-face (or via a Zoom meeting). The Discovery Day held at the Albany Creativity Centre and franchise support office and addresses both sides of the system (Advertising / Marketing and Education / Curriculum), as well as an overview of the Franchise Management System (FMS), a platform with many functions and features to support specific operations of the Bricks 4 Kidz Franchise.
Legal Document Reviewing Process
Once you are happy to go ahead, we will send you the Franchise application form and background statement, Disclosure Documents, Preliminary agreement, draft of the Sub-franchise agreement and various documents required under the Franchise Association of New Zealand Codes and Rules. Being a FANZ member, it's required for our franchisee prospects to receive the above legal documents 14 days before they sign.
Franchise is Awarded
Congratulations, you’ve met all the requirements and are ready to begin training. You’ll come to our training sessions at our Albany Creativity Centre and franchise support office for a comprehensive five-day training in operating your franchise; from day-to-day functions to the proprietary Bricks 4 Kidz teaching methods. Once training is successfully completed, you are fully equipped and prepared to immediately begin operating your franchise.