Tap into FASA’s Training Initiative


To address the rising unemployment rate and with government committed to allocating large training and empowerment funds, FASA has embarked on getting professional qualification QCTO approval, developed and registered and has been working with the various Seta’s in the development of qualifications for the franchising sector.

To facilitate this job creation and empowerment project, FASA has appointed INANI to identify FASA members to be part of the project and receive resources and funds and would like to invite its members to be part of this initiative.

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Be part of FASA’s 2019 40th Anniversary Franchise Manual

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The 2019 Franchise Manual, the official annual directory for the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) will take a journey through time celebrating the Franchise Association’s 40th anniversary as the representative body for the franchising sector. To be part of this anniversary issue – either as a FASA member, a prospective franchisor or a supplier to the industry, book your ad space now!

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Calling all Franchisees


The success of franchising is largely due to the handful of franchisors, who, almost forty years ago, got together to formalise the business format of franchising along international ethical standards and laid the foundation for what is today the Franchise Association of South Africa. Today the franchise sector boasts around 865 business systems, 45 011 franchisees with an estimated turnover of R721 billion equivalent to 15,7% of the total South Africa GDP. Now that’s something to be proud of!

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Training funds and franchisee start up funds for members


Join FASA in their job creation and empowerment project – training funds and franchisee start up funds for members

In the face of increased unemployment to 28.2 percent, FASA’s recent franchise surveys, sponsored by Sanlam, shows that the franchise sector is playing its part with an increase in the total number of people employed in the industry from 343 319 to 369 573. This translates, on average, to each franchisee employing 18 staff members in the business including him/herself. There are, on average 12 full-time and 6 part-time employees – all of whom could benefit by learnership training that promotes learning through accredited theoretical training with practical exposure, whilst the learner adds value to the workplace, and learners are able to support themselves through a subsidised stipend.


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