Don’t waste time trying to figure everything out for yourself and all the unavoidable trial and error on the way. Platinum has the track record of growing it’s original company from 1 van to 30 employees in 5 years and can provide you with all the tips, tricks and tools to create your own business success. We’ve done years and years of research and development, and yes – mistakes along the way! So joining Platinum gives you a strong foundation and great platform to jump from.
Hear from CEO Joshua Nicholls who originally grew Platinum from 0-30 staff and $3million sales in 5 years.Submit expression of interest
Whether you’re wanting to start business for the first time, or you’ve been in the industry for years, our success model works for everyone. We will continually train, equip and support you to master our proven business growth cycle. The end result: Getting off the tools and then having a business that’s day to day operations can work without you.Submit expression of interest
"We have been here for 5 years, and we have gone from 2-3 vehicles with our original business, to now ordering our 8th van with a constant flow of work."
“We started off as Kent in a van by himself,
through the journey now have 7 vans and
we have learnt so much along the way. Being
able to be a part of something that was about
building you as a person and building your
business just made sense.”
“The Platinum Model brought growth for me through
knowing that there was a specific set of steps
that I could follow. Knowing that it was do-able,
because other people had done it, was a huge part
is us being able to do what we have done.”
“I joined Platinum because I had an existing
business that wasn't how going I wanted it
to go and I was very frustrated. I wanted
to bring in systems, procedures, marketing
and grow myself as a person. ”
We previously had a business for seven years before being in Platinum, now in less than 6 months we have already had a record year. The huge growth is put down to the procedures and policies and the culture of “let’s help”. That makes a big difference in making you grow. You can’t do the same thing expecting a different outcome, you have to change, you have to change your mindset and that’s what we have done.
We started Platinum with no existing business, starting from scratch and in two and a half years we now have 3 vans on the road. I would recommend Platinum to other people considering getting into business because it is a proven method, it is the support, the personal growth and the speed in which you can grow your business.
“The structure and the systems have added so much value, and we have improved our approach to the service industry and it has been an absolute asset to have the backup and the support that we have of Head office at any time that we need to ring them”
The one van one child initiative plays a big part of the “WHY” that we keep travelling our journey with Platinum. It give us that extra motivation to do really well in our business so we can help others do really well and we so that we can contribute to our community.
Since joining Platinum I am working on the business more rather than just working for a wage. It’s a complete business package now, I am not just coming home, with a wage for working hard. So the business development that they help you with, and also personal development is one of the major roles that we decided to go with Platinum.
We have gone from 1 man to 11 staff and 5 vans. The business has grown very quickly over the last 20 months, it has been steady, we have had a couple of tough times and we have come through them with the support of Platinum head office, and coaching, and being able to lean on other franchisees to ask questions.
Since joining platinum the benefits for me personally have been, I have learnt to grow and become more of a decision maker instead of skirting around issues and just hoping they resolve themselves. I have learnt through coaching and the necessity and desire to be better I have learnt to step up to the plate.
Since we have joined Platinum we have grown with the number of employees that we have, we have grown as individuals, we have grown with the business and we have got different customers.
"The best things is being able to ring up someone as soon as I need to know something or its beyond me, and someone keeping me accountable for growing. Just having the backup and being able to call on someone all the time. I love it. I wouldn’t do anything else"
“We got on board for all the systems, procedures and backup. It’s been the best decision we’ve ever made. We wish we did it sooner. Can’t fault it. Perfect. You’ll definitely be wowed”
Business support & coaching
We believe that a business can only grow as fast as the business owner does. That means the more you grow, the more your business can. Our business support and coaching focuses on developing you and your business.
You can simply and easily gain triple certification under the Platinum brand. This straight away gives you a competitive advantage and credibility when trying to pitch for big business in your local area. For a third of the price of doing it on your own plus saving the hundreds of hours it took to develop the system, it’s a sure winner for you.
Get some extra work with our national clients
Our main focus and drive is definitely not spoon feeding work to franchisees, as we believe in equipping and building leaders to grow their own business. If we teach you to do it, you’re set for life! However we do attract large national companies with work all over Australia and by default this means we give a lot of work to our franchisees. We consider it a nice bonus!
Web based systems
All the systems to run a Platinum business are web based and extremely easy to use. Job management software, intranet with operations manual and supporting templates and vehicle tracking are all tools we use to run a great business. Our systems make you look professional which will definitely provide the WOW factor to your customers.
Hundreds of systems, procedures and templates
Our Platinum Intranet gives you direct online access to every system, step by step procedure, document and template to run a five star Platinum business. Everything from employment agreements for staff, cashflow spreadsheets, employment termination checklists. Anything you need, we’ve got it.
There’s power in numbers (and savings too!)
It sort of goes without saying, but instantly you gain the benefits the Platinum brand attracts as a national brand. Almost every expense associated with your business, you’ll find group discounts available to Platinum members. What you gain in savings to run a professional, reputable business far outweighs the minimal royalties you pay.
You’re never alone
We‘re not a set and forget model, so there is always somewhere here to help. Franchisees often contact head office for support every day, if not every second and that is NO PROBLEM. We have a very ‘hands on’ approach to helping you grow your business. The comradery amongst fellow franchisees is amazing too, so you will always feel like there is someone to bounce ideas with.
Work/Life Balance Culture
We teach you business skills that set you up for good work/life balance. We believe business should not be at the expense of time with friends and family and hobbies you love to do.
We will review and then contact you
A casual chat to gauge your suitability to the Platinum brand
Held at our head office in Sydney, this is a full presentation of the ‘ins and outs’ of a Platinum Electricians franchise.
If you feel this is for you and wish to proceed, we will review your application form and if successful will offer you the opportunity to join Platinum
A copy of our disclosure document and franchise agreement are given at this meeting (often held via teleconference for those outside of Sydney)
During or prior to the final meeting you pay the franchise fee, both parties sign the franchise agreement and you officially become part of the Platinum family. YAY!
In December 2001, Platinum Electricians was started by 22 year old Joshua Nicholls. With a dream to have a few employees, so he didn’t have to ‘work on the tools’, Platinum very quickly surpassed that goal and soon became one of Australia’s fastest growing companies.
Within 5 years, Joshua had totally worked himself out of the day to day operations of the business and had a General Manager in place. Faced with the ‘what next?’ question, Joshua than embarked on the two year journey of developing a franchising model. Franchising the Platinum brand was a strategy to gain greater exposure throughout Australia at the same time as giving other business owners the opportunity to learn how to build their own successful business.
Fast forward to today and Platinum now has over 130 vans on the road Australia wide, employing over 310 employees. What most excites Joshua and the Platinum team, however is the humanitarian impact Platinum has through it’s One Van One Child initiative as the company continues to grow.
Joshua Nicholls – CEO & Founder of Platinum Electricians