Establish a franchise

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBFRA402B, 'Establish a franchise'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Establish a franchise' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify opportunities for establishing a franchise

1.1. Research and identify franchising opportunities

1.2. Determine own interests and skills to assess suitability for identified opportunities

1.3. Determine requirements for establishing a specific franchise

1.4. Research and check viability and business record of franchisor in prospective franchise

1.5. Enter into negotiations with a franchisor to establish a franchise

2. Complete business plan

2.1. Access business plan proforma, as appropriate

2.2. Consult franchisor and others in process of developing business planning documents

2.3. Research and determine financing options

2.4. Finalise financial planning for franchise

2.5. Undertake market analysis for franchise opportunity and complete marketing plan

2.6. Research and determine needs for premises in appropriate area

2.7. Compile relevant information into business plan

3. Identify and address learning needs

3.1. Determine required skills and knowledge to manage a franchise, and identify gaps for self and others

3.2. Seek assistance to assess and address learning needs and document these in the form of a learning plan

3.3. Determine training required by franchisor of a franchisee

3.4. Undertake learning plan and required training programs

4. Finalise agreements

4.1. Complete finance agreements

4.2. Access legal advice as required

4.3. Finalise and sign off franchising agreement

4.4. Obtain required permits for franchise operation

4.5. Finalise contracts and agreements with third parties

5. Prepare for opening of franchise

5.1. Obtain physical and human resources required to manage franchise

5.2. Undertake marketing activities associated with opening the franchise

5.3. Open the franchise for business

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBFRA402B appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT60112 - Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism
  • SIS40210 - Certificate IV in Fitness
  • SIB50210 - Diploma of Salon Management
  • BSB40707 - Certificate IV in Franchising
  • SIB50210 - Diploma of Salon Management
  • SIT60312 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIR40207 - Certificate IV in Retail Management
  • SIT50112 - Diploma of Travel and Tourism
  • SIT50312 - Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT60313 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT50313 - Diploma of Hospitality

And the skillsets: