Franchise Consultant Training Fees

What Does it Cost to Train as a Franchise Consultant with IFPG?

Looking to become a franchise expert? At IFPG, you learn from the industry’s best with our in-depth training program. Our team of experts will guide you through everything you need to be a successful Franchise Consultant. From start to finish, we’ll help you set up your entire consulting business and give you continuous support and ongoing opportunities for professional improvement and education.

As a Certified Franchise Consultant, you will gain instant recognition as part of the industry’s most-respected franchise broker organization. Our sister companies make it convenient and easy to run a successful business from home, eliminating the need to search for vendors or outside services. Our team, our trainers, and our contributing members are here for you every step of the way.

Franchise Broker Training Cost with an IFPG Membership

The price for Franchise Consultant Training is $25,000. The comprehensive training cost includes everything you need for Franchise Broker Training and will start you on your way to a lucrative career. For this training cost and an IFPG membership, you receive access to all of our networking events, ongoing learning opportunities, plus all of the tools needed to run your franchise consulting business. The one-time Franchise Consultant Training cost essentially gives you a business in a box with your IFPG membership.

At IFPG, you will learn from the industry's most respected and experienced experts. Our dedicated mentors have been there and know what it takes to run a successful Franchise Consulting business. They will share their trade secrets and offer best practices. If you’re motivated to learn and hungry for opportunity, you will quickly see the tremendous value that’s included in our franchise consultant training price.

How Much Do Consultants Charge?

At IFPG, we attract and retain the industry’s best and most highly-regarded Franchise Consultants for many reasons. Experienced consultants know we have the most innovative programs, the best culture, the most engaging events along with the highest commissions industry-wide and low consultant fees. While the industry standard is to take a percentage of consultant commissions, at IFPG, consultants keep 100% of their commissions. The simple math is that we offer more for less. Our monthly consultant fees are $225, and that’s it! With an IFPG membership, you will have access to everything you need to build and grow a successful franchise consulting business.

How much do consultants change for their services? Your advice as a franchise expert is free for candidates. You will only make a commission when a sale is brokered, meaning that you succeed when candidates succeed.   

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Franchise Consultant Training - What's Included?


One-on-One training

Imagine having several personal trainers at the gym, each working exclusively with you on a different fitness goal. That’s what we do. Working one-on-one with our team, you will learn from subject experts in all areas of franchising. This intensive process will set you up with everything you need to be successful as a franchise consultant.


CFC (Certified Franchise Consultant) Designation

Certified Franchise Consultant Certification is the industry’s most thorough training program. Our Consultants gain instant industry recognition and receive hours of training and mentorship from the best in the business.

The CFC program is an opportunity to become part of a mission-driven network. Our focus is always on serving the candidate’s best interests. With this designation, you will be recognized as someone who operates with the highest level of professionalism, ethics and virtue.

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$2,500 Credit with Career Transition Leads - A $2,500 Value

As part of your franchise broker training costs, you receive a $2,500 credit with Career Transition Leads (CTL), an IFPG company. CTL connects you with real-time, call-verified exclusive candidates who are serious about franchise ownership.

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Customized Franchise Consultant Website - A $1,199 Value

As a Franchise Consultant, you will be up and running with your own fully-functional, customized website on Day One. Integrated with the IFPG portfolio of franchises, it includes your logo, company name and colors, as well as professionally-written content.

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90-Day Subscription to Franchise Sales CRM - A $327 Value was built by IFPG and made specifically for franchise sales. It is integrated with the IFPG system and created to follow the same sales process you will learn in your training.

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CFC Impact Sessions

After your training, you can immediately take advantage of our IFPG Impact Sessions. With them, you can learn more about the business and best practices, as well as receive tips and tricks from the most successful brokers. With each session, you’ll earn credits towards your CFC designation.


IFPG Mentoring Program

Learn from the most experienced and highly-regarded pros in the business. As part of the franchise broker training price, you receive 90 days of additional guidance from a seasoned IFPG Consultant.

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Complimentary Access to Four IFPG Regional Events - A $3,200 Value

Our Regional Discovery events offer speed networking, tours of franchise locations and team-building activities at fun venues. We cover the costs of travel, food and admission.


Free Ticket to IFPG Retreat - A $3,545 Value

The IFPG Retreat offers an opportunity to network and share best practices with the industry’s leading players. We provide FREE registration, flight reimbursement, plus food and beverage costs.

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Complimentary Access to the IFPG Franchise Summit - A $1,795 Value

The IFPG Franchise Summit is a two-day interactive event with expert panels, virtual breakout sessions, and speed networking. We give you FREE registration to the #1 virtual event in franchising.

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Free Franchisee Assessment Tool - A $385 Value

Receive three free months of our franchisee assessment tool to easily quantify franchisee compatibility and other key performance factors. The science behind this tool will help you determine compatibility and predict the potential performance of your candidates.

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Monthly Subscription to Franchise Consultant Magazine

Franchise Consultant Magazine is the only magazine dedicated to franchise consultants, franchise brokers, and franchisors. Our high-quality print magazine is exclusive to IFPG Members and is delivered to your doorstep.



IFPG Client-Facing Webinars

Every month, a brand in the IFPG inventory will present its concept to you, your clients, and potential clients. We provide you with copy and graphics to promote these webinars with engaging email newsletters and social media posts.



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IFPG Welcome Package

The IFPG Welcome Package consists of a zippered padfolio embossed with the IFPG logo, plus an IFPG pen, an IFPG notepad and several issues of our exclusive publication, Franchise Consultant Magazine.


IFPG’s franchise consultant training price includes more than $10,000 worth of extras!

Ongoing Support as a Franchise Consultant

As a Franchise Consultant, you are never alone. Our dedicated support staff is always a phone call away. As an IFPG member, you will become part of a network of more than 1,500 of the industry’s top consultant, franchisor and vendor members. The current membership fee for consultants is $225 per month and includes all of the education and support you need to be successful. Since the IFPG is not a business opportunity or a franchise, we do not collect any royalties. All IFPG Consultants keep 100% of commissions—this is what sets us apart and creates a fair and ethical culture for all of our members.

As part of our established network, you will have access to more than 600 franchises, along with some of the industry’s top vendors, including lawyers and funding experts. You can feel good about connecting your candidates with leaders in the field as they take their first steps into franchise ownership.

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Please note that any pricing information mentioned in our videos or elsewhere on our website is subject to change without prior notice. To obtain the most current pricing information, please speak directly with a Membership Director.

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