Frequently Asked Questions
We’ve put together some of the most frequently asked questions to help you in your decision to join the Begin Bright network as a licensed network provider of Begin Bright programmes.
What is my initial investment?
Depending on the programmes you have chosen the investment varies. Please contact us here and we will be able to let you know more detailed pricing.
How are fees calculated?
License fees are based on the number of students enrolled and are reviewed annually. When you join the network you will be on the lowest tier.
I don't have the funds up front for the full licence fee, what payment options do you have available?
You can get started with a small deposit and an interest free payment plan. Contact us to find out more.
Are there any ongoing fees or charges?
Once you have paid your licence fee there are no other fees or charges from Begin Bright.
Can I expect a return on my investment?
Like any business opportunity operating within the free market, there are a significant number of variables that can affect profit. We recommend you seek independent advice before making any decisions.
Do I have to purchase all of the programmes?
No you can start by purchasing one programme. You are welcome to purchase additional licences at any time.
Do I need experience in education?
No, you do not need experience or a degree in education. Whilst it is beneficial to have experience working with children it is not a requirement to purchase a programme licence.
Do I need experience owning a business?
No, you do not need experience owning or operating a business – however it is advantageous. You can find more information on how to get started here
How long until I am up and running?
It will depend on your situation, if you already have a business established you can start as soon as the paperwork is complete and fees have been paid.
What is the term of the agreement?
Licences are renewed annually.
What marketing support is provided?
Whilst you as the owner would be responsible for your local store marketing and building opportunities within your local community and on social media, we, at Begin Bright have developed national marketing initiatives to promote the Begin Bright brand.
What locations are available?
We have locations available across Australia and New Zealand, some locations are already secured by existing Begin Bright Network providers and these are not available. We will provide more information on location availability during the application process.
Is training provided?
Additional programme training can be provided upon request.
Are Begin Bright programmes suitable for a childcare service or kindergarten?
Yes, Begin Bright programmes are designed to fit into any educational setting. From daycares and childcare centres to organised playgroups or kindergartens. Begin Bright lesson plans are adaptable to suit any group and are easy to run, with minimal setup requirements. They incorporate open-ended learning activities, parent reporting, extended learning opportunities and fit within centre planning.
I have an existing tutoring centre can I add your school readiness programs?
Yes, you can purchase one or more licences to suit your business.
I’d like to set up a mobile service can I do this?
Yes, our programmes can be used in a pop-up location model utilising community centres or halls as well as visiting childcare centres or playgroups.
If you need more information or would like to apply to be a Begin Bright Licensed provider please contact us here.