The Academy of Freelance has just opened its doors in Toulouse. This school is unique in France and offers a training certification for job seekers allergic to salaried.
It is a few meters from the Japanese Garden of Toulouse, within the co-working Workshop 2i, that ended this Monday, December 12, trainees of the promotion of zero of the Academy of Freelance. The school wants to transform the 12 job seekers in professionals working solo.
Sponsored each by a senior consultant they will acquire tools and practical methods, to start or expand their expertise, with the self-employed status more suited to their project: EURL, SASU, House of artists, micro-enterprise, employee in CAE-Scop, or " portage salarial. They will also be able to pass the certification Examination, which is likely to boost their service offering. Total cost of training: € 3 000 for courses of 30 days (210 hours over 3 months), funded by the individual Help to the formation of the Pôle emploi.
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This initiative, the first of its kind in France, was born of the experience of the family Vincent, known for directing since 2008 2iPortage the largest independent company of umbrella company of the Grand Sud, in collaboration with the training centre of the chamber of commerce of Montauban and Tarn-et-Garonne. "Our goal is that the trainees will become sufficiently autonomous to determine the price of their service, know how to sell, develop a business plan, qualify a customer database, establish a budget, manage the accounting, responding to a public tender, to choose the right legal status...", lists Adrien Vincent, the son of the founder Henry.
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What is it for those who do not drop out of ps funding? "We will put the hand in the pocket because we want to sustain this school in which we believe a lot." The school would be free for job seekers under the guise of presenting a solid project activity.
Ras-le-bol of employees
Welcome in this day of pre-back to school by the two leaders, the interns, selected from a hundred candidates, who are enthusiastic. "I just created my start up company in an incubator, and I hope to find here all the cards to develop my activity dedicated to the well-being at work," says Kevin, 27 years old, the youngest of the promo. Beside him, Carole, in portage, in salary since the end of the master 2 in marketing and communication five years ago, seeks to "break [his] isolation, exchanging with people of quality, and other freelancers."
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"I am auto-entrepreneur, consultant dietician in the middle of the restoration, accurate Carine. I'm going to exceed the maximum amount of sales allowed. I need to change status, but I hesitate." Further, Aline who comes to negotiate a contractual termination, aspire now to sell the council's web marketing for SMALL business. The ex-parisian Aurelien, installed in Toulouse for three months and says he does want to be an employee but a consultant in information system. "I need to find clients, I weave a network..."
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Convinced by the concept, the creators of the Academy of Freelance want to go further. The next promotion will be ready in march 2017 still to Toulouse, the next in September in Montpellier. "We plan to develop on the whole territory, and even in european cities, highlights Adrien Vincent. By then, the training will be listed in the national Directory of professional qualifications and eligible to the Personal Account of Training." Notice to employees...