The World’s #1 In-Home Tutoring Franchise

With humble beginnings as a small in-home tutoring business in Canada, Tutor Doctor has become a global franchise, spanning 700 locations across 16 countries, and offering aspiring entrepreneurs everywhere a chance to build their own businesses. As we continue to grow, we are developing territories throughout South Africa and have a multitude of markets primed for expansion.

Tutor Doctor’s private in-home tutoring model is designed to help our students achieve their goals through individualized attention and academic coaching from our qualified tutors. We serve a diverse group of students, from the child struggling with chemistry to the grandparent who wants to learn computer proficiency. The variety of subjects, skills, and tutoring styles offered means that there is a solution for every student in your region and a market for the services your franchise will offer.


The tutoring industry is projected to
reach $260.7 billion by 2024.

Global Industry Analysts, Inc.


Reasons to Franchise

We’ve spent 20 years creating a scalable business model that offers franchisees a path to business ownership without the difficulties that come with starting from the ground up. Through hands-on training and ongoing support, we help franchisees achieve their goals while building a business they can be proud of.


Keep Costs Low

This work-from-home franchise opportunity enables you to keep more money in your wallet with no recurring inventory, permanent staff, or rented office space.


Be Your Own Boss

Say goodbye to long nights at the office. Achieve work/life balance, set your own schedule, and enjoy the flexibility that comes with running your own business. 


Never Go it Alone

Between six weeks of pre-training, one week of in-person training, and ongoing support from our corporate team, you will have the knowledge and resources you need to help your business thrive.


Ready to Launch

Our streamlined training process and proven business model mean that your franchise can be up and tutoring in as little as 90 days. 


Lead Your Local Market

Protected territories outlined by postal codes enable you to own your market and decrease the amount of direct competition in your region.


Manage Business Operations

Track key performance indicators, manage tutor relationships, oversee student progress, and more with our proprietary management software.



Hear from our franchisees… 
    • Clive Robinson, Franchisee in South Africa


Is Tutor Doctor Your Perfect Match?

Our family of franchisees is a group of business-savvy professionals with big ideas and even bigger hearts. They’re looking for a scalable investment that also enables them to make a positive impact on the lives of others. Our franchisees come from a myriad of different backgrounds, but they all have a few key traits in common. If this sounds like you, then Tutor Doctor South Africa may be your ideal franchise opportunity.


You’re Compassionate

You are as excited by the idea of helping students succeed as you are about gaining independence as a business owner. You are genuinely invested in the progress of your students and tutors.


You’re Organized

You prioritize organization and are able to effectively manage day-to-day activities using our proprietary management software.


You’re Tenacious

You aren’t afraid to roll up your sleeves and get things done. People admire you for your work ethic and determination.


You’re a People Person

Working with others energizes you. You understand that creating interpersonal connections within your community can help your business excel. 


You’re an Entrepreneur at Heart

You are a business-minded professional who is always looking for opportunities for growth. You’re looking for a scalable investment with room to expand into multiple markets.



Let's Talk Numbers

We want you to have complete control over the future of your business, so we’ve created multiple ways for you to invest.


Local License and Regional Licenses

One protected South African territory of approximately 100,000 – 200,000 people or one protected territory with the ability to expand


R395 000 ZAR

Initial Franchise Fee*


R525 000 ZAR

Estimated Initial Investment Range*


Empire Builder 

One regional and two local territories


R840 000 ZAR

Initial Franchise Fee*


$980 000 ZAR

Estimated Initial Investment*


*Refer to the 2019 Tutor Doctor South Africa Franchise Disclosure Document for the full investment breakdown and additional details.

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