Our franchise positions provide an exceptional opportunity for students to gain
valuable work experience. The University First Class Painters franchise system is
not only financially rewarding but is challenging and provides a chance for students
to develop an advantageous skill set. We provide valuable experience that will distinguish
your son or daughter when they graduate and enter into the increasingly competitive
Our organization provides a framework that guides and protects students in their
business venture. Our students operate within an environment that has the protection
of a proven business model and our support staff including regional managers, district
managers and our administrative staff.
We have thirty years experience in fostering young business leaders and providing
them with real experience that will be used in their future endeavors.
Here are just some of the advantages that our system provides:
Consultation And Support
Our Regional and District Managers and administrative staff will be available to
consult with your son or daughter through a toll-free 1-800 help-line that is available
to all members of our organization. Regional and District Managers are always available
for one-on-one consultation.
Constant Monitoring And Feedback
Our Regional and District Managers and administrative staff monitor the performance
of all franchisees. Feedback on problem areas and options to resolve conflicts are
provided to all franchisees.
All of our franchisees are fully trained in our corporate safety program. This program
is based on some of the highest standards in the industry and is a key component
of our training program. Our program ensures the safety of our student managers
and their employees. Our incident rate is one of the lowest in the industry.
Protection From Liability
Liability insurance will be provided for your son or daughter???s operation through
our corporate policy. All franchisees are required to register with their local
Workers??? Compensation Board in order to provide protection against worker liability
Training In All Aspects Of The Business
Your son or daughter will receive in-depth training in all aspects of the student
painting business. In-class seminars, online tools, manuals, field training exercises
and one-on-one consultation are made available to all of our student managers.
Client Bases And Established Marketing Programs
Your son or daughter will belong to an organization with over 30 years of experience.
Our marketing programs have a proven record of success and our brand attracts a
significant client base.
Supplier Credit Lines And Wholesale Prices
Your son or daughter will have a credit account set up for their operation in order
to purchase supplies and materials at a wholesale price.
Head Office will provide your son or daughter with complete accounting services
for their business. This includes payroll services, accounts payable services ,
bi-weekly financial statement preparation as well as other miscellaneous reporting
that will rank their performance against other student managers.
It is a rarity that a franchise manager will have difficulty collecting money from
their clients. Less than 1% of jobs completed have difficulty in collecting payment.
The vast majority of problematic accounts simply relates to quality of service and
is usually resolved by correcting the issue. We believe that the best form of ensuring
collection is the delivery of a quality service and meeting or exceeding client's
expectations. However, if collection services are needed by a franchise manager,
our administrative staff will facilitate this process.
Registrations and Licenses:
We will assist your son or daughter with the registrations and licenses required
to operate a small business. Registration with Revenue Canada (for GST/HST and payroll
purposes), Workers??? Compensation and a Business Name registry from the Provincial
Registry Agency are required. Some cities also require a business license.
In short, University First Class Painters has been in business since 1982 and we
have the experience and infrastructure necessary to provide a valuable experience
for our franchise managers. All potential franchisees are given contact numbers
for former and current franchise managers so that they may discuss the position
and its demands with someone who has first-hand knowledge. Common concerns brought
up by new recruits and parents are questions of profitability, time requirements,
startup requirements and the overall benefit of the University First Class Painters
program. Our team will be happy to address all of your questions and concerns.
A franchise position with University First Class Painters is a demanding employment
choice. However, the ability to follow through with such a responsibility will be
highly valued by future employers. Such an achievement will be seen as an indication
of strong organizational, financial management, time management and social skills.
This will provide the much needed competitive advantage young people need to be
successful in today's job market!