Become a Trainer

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Are you a teacher, community figure, entrepreneur, or stay-at-home parent? Are you passionate about equipping children for an exciting future?

At Kids Academy, we’re passionate and excited about what we offer, and we’re looking for like-minded individuals to help us grow our network of licensed trainers, making a positive difference in the lives of children and communities, while operating a viable business that has the potential to generate a significant personal income.

We are offering 3 OPTIONS:

  • Once Off Fee: R9,500 ($700)
  • Physical Self Defense Training
  • Business Start Up Training
  • Marketing Training
  • Business Template Launch Pack (Flyers, Business Cards, Email Signatures, Facebook Promos and more)
  • Administration Templates (Application forms, indemnities, invoices and more)
  • 10 x Class Modules
  • 8 Week Transformation Course Modules
  • Listing on Kids Academy Website
  • Monthly Promotion on the Facebook Page
  • Portion of class fees = 100%
  • Monthly License Fee payable: R1,500 (1st payment starts 3 months after start up)

NOTE: You are essentially signing up to start your own business and the potential is huge.

  • Once Off Fee: R2,500 ($185)
  • Physical Self Defense Training
  • Portion of class fees = 30%
  • Monthly License Fee payable: Zero

NOTE: A Cadet Trainer will run classes on behalf of a Certified Trainer. Certified Trainer will handle all bookings and admin, and you as the Cadet Trainer will run the actual classes, therefore the split is 70/30.

  • Once Off Fee: R1,500 ($110)
  • Physical Self Defense Training
  • Portion of class fees = 10%
  • Monthly License Fee payable: Zero

NOTE: An Assistant Trainer will attend classes alongside a Certified Trainer and is not authorized to run classes solo. Certified Trainer will handle all bookings and admin, and the split is 90/10.

Do you have what it takes to be a Kids Academy Trainer?

We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated, positive and motivated individuals to undergo training as Kids Academy Trainers, in order to present our program in the form of classes, workshops, group sessions, and in a number of different ways. Although we provide the training and the teaching material, the Trainer is free to present the program in many different formats. Most of our Trainers offer a regular class, in addition to once-off workshops, school presentations, and other creative ways of growing their business.

Our fundamental requirements:

• You must be over 18, preferably with a matric or equivalent qualification (High School graduate), although this is not an absolute requirement
• No criminal record, no alcohol and/or drug dependencies
• Mentally and emotionally stable
• Can meet medium physical requirements
• Preferably some experience working with children
• You relate well to children / Children relate well to you
• Able to instill positive boundaries
• Open to guidance and feedback,
• Adherence to Kids Academy ethical and teaching standards
• Creative, passionate, and energetic
• Kind, compassionate, patient and considerate
• Motivated by personal and business growth
• Well spoken and a clear communicator
• Honest but diplomatic

Some Fundamental Requirements


• The incumbent will be working with children. It is imperative that Kids Academy is provided with written permission to do a comprehensive background check on the applicant (this requirement is detailed on the application form we send you).

• In addition, the Kids Academy Trainer Operating Agreement (which forms the main contract between a trainer and Kids Academy, along with our other contractual document, titled Kids Academy Trainer Terms and Conditions, contains a number of requirements designed to enhance the safety of the children in a trainer’s care, as well as detailing all the operating stipulations. Any deliberate or damaging misconduct, as well as any false or misleading information provided, may lead to the suspension of a license, or the withdrawal of a license altogether.

These documents also detail a number of other important stipulations, such as non-disclosure of information, and the basic requirements and obligations of both parties.

(If you’d like to see these documents, you’re welcome to pop us a mail at, and we’ll send you a copy to look through.)

Before commencing with the Trainer Course, the applicant Trainer is required to sign these documents and enter into a formal operating contract with Kids Academy. 


Interested in applying for consideration as a Kids Academy Trainer?

CLICK HERE to complete our online form and we will revert by sending you our Operating Agreement and terms and Conditions.

We will then arrange for further communication and an interview. Interviews will be conducted in person wherever possible, while applicants further away from Johannesburg or Cape Town will be interviewed via phone or Skype.

The best way to predict the future… is to create it.