Run your own multilingual Lingotot children’s language business

Out of adversity comes opportunity. During these uncertain times becoming your own boss running a successful franchise may the answer.

Since the BBC attended our first ever class, the business has seen rapid growth and together with our 50+ franchise partners we now teach languages including French, Spanish, German, Italian, Welsh, Mandarin, Chinese and Arabic, to 20,000 children every week across the UK and Ireland.

Join the Lingotot family and discover a wonderful work-life balance that will fit around YOU and your family life. Not only is it a rewarding and fun career but also gives you the potential to earn a great income. Over the past 10 years we have supported our franchise partners to thrive in challenging times from developing our award-winning online franchise support platform, LingoHub to be the only franchisor in the UK to offer a fully NCFE accredited Level 3 Business Award in Franchising.

We have achieved recognition in the franchise, education and business sectors;

  • Multi Award winning franchise
  • Ranked in Elite Franchise ‘Top 100’ UK franchises
  • Member of British Franchise Association
  • Contributor to Government strategy

Not a qualified teacher? No problem!

You can operate a Lingotot franchise whether you are fluent or don’t speak a word! You can teach classes for yourself, hire tutors or combine the two.

Two language teaching qualifications are included as standard. We’ll have you up to speed in a month. Our qualifications are accredited by Cache and NCFE.

No business experience?

We’ll get you from zero to business hero!

We teach you everything you need to know to run a successful and profitable Lingotot business with our accredited Award in Business Franchising. We also offer oodles of ongoing support from Head Office and from our network of wonderfully supportive franchisees (we genuinely call ourselves the Lingotot Family!)


“Angela is awe inspiring. Watching Lingotot’s plans, expansion and growth over the two years I’ve been part of the team has been an absolute privilege and I continue to feel honoured to be part of such an amazing franchise.

Angela’s enthusiasm for Lingotot shines through in everything she does. I’m am inspired, daily, by her constant strive for greatness, her drive to reach new heights, to adapt and grow and be the best in her field.

Through COVID we couldn’t have had more emotional and factual support from Angela. She has worked relentlessly to pick through government updates to ensure we are all comfortable with any changes and how they affect our business. She has fought our corner at every step, has changed and adapted our schemes of work so that they are accessible for online teaching, developed a new forest school scheme to ensure we can get back to ‘normal’ work as soon as possible, launched summer schools as a way to help us financially after some great knockbacks but above all she has been a constant ear and friend to all of us. There to celebrate our successes and support us through our worries.

She has guided us gracefully through the last 6 months and come out the other side with a huge franchise (and a couple of extras who’ve bought territories through lockdown!!!-this speaks volumes!!) and a lot of franchisees who have her back!

As a franchise we are so unbelievably proud to have her as our top dog.”

Bex Brookwood, Lingotot Wakefield

Tell me about the finances…

Our franchise fee for your bespoke territory is low at only £8200 plus VAT and includes over £2000 worth of start-up equipment. If you don’t have the upfront capital to invest in your franchise don’t worry, you could spread the cost for only 158 plus VAT per month.

Grow your business at a rate to suit you with an average class income of £55 per hour. Options available to take on tutors to run classes for you and to purchase additional franchise areas at a reduced rate.

Ready to learn more?

  • Are you enthusiastic and love working with children?
  • Do you have a passion for languages and teaching?
  • Do you want to be your own boss with the potential to make a good income?
  • Are you confident and like making a difference in people lives?

If you share our vision for success and you have a determination to succeed, we want to hear from you.

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