Being a Mac Tools franchisee: Training and Support

The most important thing to know is that you'll never be on your own, even though you're running your own business. You'll enjoy a dedicated support team with decades of industry experience: if you have the right attitude, we'll guide you on the road to business success.

Committed to providing the guidance and support each Mac Man and Mac Lady requires to reach their goals, our team of mentors live and breathe our brand - you won't find people more passionate about franchisees' success!

"The training was excellent, thorough and extremely rewarding. Every step of the process contributed to me thinking that I’d made the right move. Everything was positive and I came away feeling that I had the information I needed to get started. The support has been very positive from both regional managers and the rest of the network.”

Neil Whitford, Mac Tools Skipton

You're not just given a little training and the keys to your van, we're with you every mile. You'll enjoy:


Two weeks of residential training on products, systems and sales techniques

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Dedicated personal support

in your territory, from

marketing to route planning

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...ongoing coaching

A 12-month mentoring programme keeps you on the road to your goals

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In-territory support

From marketing collateral to growth planning and product launches showcasing innovation

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Twice-yearly conferences

Tool Fair events combine business and fun, bringing together the whole network

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Business support

Accounts, Credit and Customer Services teams alongside help with business planning

Daily life

Your business is all about your people skills. You'll be taking your mobile showroom to the likes of garages, bodyshops, dealerships, manufacturers and engineering units, building relationships to generate recurring income from your regular customers.

To really understand what it's like to be a Mac franchisee, who better to tell you?!

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the franchise fee?

The franchise fee is £5,000.


What’s included in the franchise fee?

This investment grants you rights to your exclusive trading territory, the license to sell the amazing range of world-class tools from Mac Tools, DEWALT, Facom, Expert by Facom and STANLEY.


What is a territory?

It’s your trading area, which only you can sell our products in. It consists of a qualified number of automotive locations – potential customers – within a defined postcode area. We will help you identify and plan your route to maximise your sales in the most efficient way possible.


How long does it take to get my business up and running?

You’ll be ready to hit the road as soon as your initial training is finished. The process of becoming a franchisee is defined in our six steps here. You’ll enjoy personal support with you on your van every day for the first two weeks of your business. You can enjoy annual earnings from upwards of £50,000 per annum, and top-performing franchisees make a six-figure income each year.


How do I get new customers?

We will work with you to identify local customers in your territory during your training. Our mentors will then work with you to show you how to add to your regular customer base and grow your business.