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Jim's Mowing Mornington Peninsula Region

Jim's Training


Franchisee's must attend a six day training course at Mooroolbark before starting their new careers.

Generic Training

The first three days are general business training in the company of other franchisee's from other Divisions:

Some of the topics covered are:

  • Jim’s Ethos - presented by Jim Penman
  • Customer service the Jim’s Way
  • Your Franchisor as Business Partner
  • Putting down for work; the jobs you want, where you want them
  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Managing your Franchise Business
  • Hands on training for direct access to the Jim’s Group computer programs and other electronic tools
  • Planning to Succeed
  • Strategies to Maximise your Income
  • The Art of Sales
  • Google Marketing and Other Strategies
  • Basic bookkeeping
  • Saving money on phones, insurance, vehicles, etc.

Mowing Training

Next comes three days of intensive training for just Mowing Franchisee's.

Some topic's that will be covered are:

  • Workplace Health & Safety
  • Operating your Franchise Efficiently
  • Quoting (theory)
  • Fertilisers and herbicides
  • Pruning
  • Grass types & Weed identification
  • Planting Techniques
  • Trailer Preparation and Setup
  • Equipment Maintenance to Reduce Costs and Downtime
  • Work Scheduling
  • Using the Formitize App
  • Quoting (practical)
  • First Aid Level 1