Franchise frequently asked questions

Franchise Frequently Asked Questions

General knowledge for first time franchisees

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What are the ongoing fees/costs?

A royalty fee is applicable, all details will be outlined in the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).

What is the buy in fee?

The Bumpa Man Franchise and training fee is $30,000. There is a payment plan available to approved franchisees, conditions will apply.

Are there other costs?

You will require tools and a motor vehicle and these are outlined in our franchise disclosure document.

Other fees that franchisees should consider are, the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety licensing, Motor Trade Association membership and insurances.

Is on the job training provided?

Yes, 10 weeks of paid comprehensive on the job training is provided.

Will there be ongoing support?

Full support is only a phone call away from your local area manager and industry technicians.

Where does the work come from?

Bumpa Man undertakes online advertising to capture retail clients. Additionally you will be required to build your own customer base on a wholesale level in the form of car dealers, mechanic’s workshops, rental and fleet companies. How to successfully achieve this will be covered in your training.

Do I need to get any type of insurance?

Yes, you will require a number of insurances including but not limited to public liability, general business insurance and motor insurance.

Do you know the return I will receive?

Your return will depend on the work you are willing to put in, however upwards of $140K is achievable.

Will marketing be included, if so, who pays for it?

Yes, Bumpa Man has an ongoing marketing plan and structure on a corporate level, but franchisees are encouraged to do their own organic local marketing within the Bumpa Man brand guidelines. Franchisees will have full access to our dedicated business development and marketing team. They will support franchisees with any and all marketing and advertising needs required. Support will be available on a daily, weekly and monthly basis and will be facilitated by Bumpa Man’s extensive digital marketing network.

Franchisees will be required to contribute $100 per week, for full access to our dedicated marketing and business development team. Franchisees will cover the costs of their own paid advertising.

How will I be paid?

After an initial 2 week wait time or cooling-off period, you will be paid weekly and have no bill chasing to do.

What certification is available after my training?

Once franchisees complete their 10 weeks of training, they will also be required to complete a practical assessment. Once successfully completed, you will be issued with a Motor Vehicle Repairer’s Certificate by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety. All Bumpa Man franchises are required to hold this certification.

In regard to the work, will I have a say in any of how to source it?

Yes, in fact it is encouraged that you are proactive in sourcing the work.

Is administrative support available?

Yes, although you will be required to make your own bookings, all accounts will be followed up by a Bumpa Man administration team.

Will I have a contract or agreement?

No franchise will be granted without a franchise agreement.

Can I work in any area I want?

You will be allocated a specific territory to work both wholesale and retail, however arrangements can be made to conduct retail work outside of boundaries with prior consent from both franchisees and franchisor.