Trade Association and Certifications

Trade AssociationDetails
Approved Trades
Approved Trades is a register for contractors from many sectors of the construction industry. They range from sole traders to larger companies, and are all referenced and licensed before they can join. Approved Trades has over 15 years’ experience in keeping a list of vetted traders for consumers to choose from. It limits the number of contractors...
Arboricultural Association
The Arboricultural Association (AA) was established in 1964 and is the largest body for the amenity tree care professional. They base membership on the National Qualifications Framework levels, and members can progress through the structure as their career progresses in civic or commercial employment. They can reach craft, technical, supervisory, managerial...
Architects Registration Board - ARB
The Architects Registration Board (ARB), established by Parliament in 1997, regulates the architectural profession. It is an independent, public interest body and aims to maintain standards to benefit the public and architects. The ARB’s duties cover six main areas: • Recognising the qualifications needed to become an architect • Overseeing...
Asbestos Removal Management Institute - ARMI
ARMI has been established as the professional body to recognise and promote effective leadership and management within the asbestos removal management industry. Members of ARMI are recognised as professionals within the asbestos removal management industry and can demonstrate this by the use of letters after their name. ARMI is a joint venture between...
Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors - APHC
The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC) is the trade body for quality plumbing and heating businesses.
BASIS PROMPT
BASIS PROMPT is an organisation that sets the standards for and audits the pesticides, biocides and allied industries. It seeks to improve the career prospects of its members and enhances business performance by providing training and development. It is open to all qualified sellers or providers of advice on public health pesticides or those who provide...
BBA - British Board of Agrément
The specialist team at the BBA has been conducting in-depth inspections for over 30 years. Our cohesive, collaborative approach links installer schemes to overall BBA approval of those systems, giving our clients the best possible level of service.
BICSc
The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) is the largest independent, professional and educational body in the cleaning industry, with over 10,000 individual and corporate members in the UK and internationally. Formed in 1961 by people who wanted to give the cleaning industry recognition, it aims to raise the standards in the industry. Members...
BM TRADA
BM TRADA is a provider of independent assurance services to businesses worldwide. This involves certification and inspection services for a broad range of standards, schemes and products. They help businesses meet contractual and regulatory requirements and improve quality and safety. By providing these services BM TRADA protects the reputation of businesses...
British Association of Landscape Industries - BALI
The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) aims to promote, support and inspire all professional landscapers, garden designers and landscape suppliers. It wants its members to be leaders of the environmental, ethical and sustainable landscape industry. BALI wants to be the main trade association for landscapers and gardeners. It only allows...
British Institute of Interior Design - BIID
The British Institute of Interior Design is the pre-eminent professional organisation for interior designers in the UK.
British Pest Control Association - BPCA
The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) is a UK trade association that represents organisations who eradicate public health pests. It is a non-profit association which acts in the interests and on the behalf of their members and the pest management industry. BPCA promotes the highest standards of professionalism within the pest control industry....
British Security Industry Association
The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is the trade association for the professional security industry in the UK. Its members are responsible for over 70% of private security products and services. Members manufacture, distribute and install electronic and physical security equipment. They also provide security guarding and consultancy services. The...
Certass
Certass Limited is a certification body for the running of a Competent Person Scheme. It operates under a Department of Communities and Local Government license. It is also a Green Deal Certification Body under licence from the Department for Energy and Climate Change. Members of the Certass Competent Person Scheme can self-certify that their installations...
Chartered Association of Building Engineers - CABE
The Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) is a professional body for building engineers in the United Kingdom and overseas.
Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists - CIAT
The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) is the lead qualifying body for Architectural Technology and represents those practising within the discipline. The institute aims to promote the science and practice of Architectural Technology and improve standards of service to benefit the industry and society, so if you use a CIAT member...
Chartered Institute of Building - CIOB
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is a body that represents construction management professionals who work within the built environment.
CHAS - The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme
The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) is the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is available to suppliers and to organisations looking for competent suppliers. CHAS covers health and safety for all types of suppliers, not just construction companies. The aim of the scheme is to save time and money...
CIPHE
The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is the professional body for the plumbing and heating industry in the UK. Founded in 1906, the members include consultants, public health engineers and practitioners. The CIPHE has a membership of approximately 8,000 which includes manufacturers and distributors. They support its work...
City and Guilds
City & Guilds is a skills development organisation backed by a Royal Charter. It exists to ensure that people can contribute successfully to businesses and economies, by working with education providers, companies and governments. City & Guilds creates relevant qualifications to help people get the skills that employers seek. Currently, it has developed...
Competent Roofer
CompetentRoofer is a government-licensed competent person scheme that enables professional roofing companies to self-certify that their work adheres to the current Building Regulations in England and Wales. The scheme includes all domestic, industrial and commercial roofing types. If 50% or more of your roof needs to be replaced, you have to notify...
Confederation of Roofing Contractors - CORC
Established in 1985, the Confederation of Roofing Contractors (CORC) is a top roofing trade association in the UK. Its members are committed to providing customers with quality service that reflects their craft skills and fair prices. Members of the CORC can also offer their customers an Insurance Backed Guarantee which is valid for up to 20 years....
Construction Skills Certification Scheme - CSCS
CSCS is the leading skills certification scheme within the UK construction industry.

CSCS cards provide proof that individuals working on construction sites have the required training and qualifications for the type of work they carry out.
Constructionline
Constructionline is a UK procurement and supply chain management service. It collects, assesses and monitors standard company information through a question set aligned to PAS 91. This is a standardised pre-qualification questionnaire developed by BSI to reduce duplication in the construction industry. Constructionline aims to provide savings to public...
Consumer Protection Association - CPA
The Consumer Protection Association (CPA) is a top UK consumer protection agency. It is the number one source for connecting accredited home improvement contractors with consumers. The Financial Conduct Authority regulates the CPA, and they offer a range of products to protect customers when purchasing home improvements. Tradespeople who are CPA members...
CORGI
The Council for Registered Gas Installers, or CORGI, is a voluntary registration scheme for gas installers in the UK. It used to be a legal requirement for gas engineers and companies to be registered with CORGI from 1991 to 2009. Gas engineers are now legally required to be on the Gas Safe Register. Choosing a CORGI-registered professional means that...
Double Glazing & Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme - DGCOS
The Double Glazing and Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme (DGCOS) aims to protect customers and improve the glazing industry’s reputation. DGCOS vets all members to guarantee exceptional service to consumers. DGCOS protects customers from when they sign a contract with a member until the end of their guarantee. DGCOS offers consumers free insurance products...
Elecsa
ELECSA is a government-approved body for competent person schemes. It assesses contractors in the building sector, such as electrical, heating and hot water and oil. It also assesses contractors under the Green Deal and MCS; these are for people who wish to install renewable energy technologies. ELECSA want to maintain and promote the best industry...
Electrical Contractors Association
The Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) is the main trade association representing contractors who design, install, inspect, test and maintain electrical equipment and services in the UK. It has three clear aims: • To provide a comprehensive range of tools and support services to members • To work with regulatory bodies, government and...
European Builders Confederation
The European Builders Confederation (EBC) is a non-profit organisation made up of national associations representing construction micro-enterprises and SMEs in Europe. It acts as the voice of construction SMEs in Brussels, and represents 2 million micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. These range from bricklayers to more specialised trades such...
Exor
Exor was established in 1997 to provide an efficient, outsourced supply chain service to Public and Private Sector Organisations. The service encompassed all categories of expenditure with all types of suppliers, ranging from Sole Traders to FTSE 100 companies. Exors supply chain programme is specifically designed to enable organisations to best meet...
F Gas Register
The F Gas Register is the online home and application portal for the Quidos F Gas company certification scheme, as appointed by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) under the Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulations 2009. The F Gas Register is the leading company & sole trader F Gas certification body in the UK and we...
FairTrades
FairTrades is the largest multi-trade association in the UK. It claims that its members represent some of the best tradespeople in the home improvement sector. FairTrades vets all members before accepting them. It looks at the length of time a business has been trading and checks whether they have a good credit rating. It obtains customer references...
Federation of Master Builders
The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is the UK’s largest trade association in the building industry. It has offices in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, which are supported by regional offices. The FMB is independent and non-profit-making and lobbies continuously for members’ interests at local and national levels. It supports building...
Federation of Self Employed & Small Businesses - FSB
Offering members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. The mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.
FENSA
The Fenestration Self-Assessment Scheme (FENSA) was set up by the Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) and other industry bodies. This was in response to building regulations for double glazing companies in England and Wales. Homeowners must adhere to current thermal performance and building regulation standards when replacing windows, doors and roof...
FMB: Masterbond - www.fmb.org.uk
With the added peace of mind that comes from TrustMark, customers who employ an FMB MasterBond builder will have the added security of further checks having been carried out on the building company. However companies standards can change; always carry out your own checks on your builder and where possible get three references yourselves and site visit...
Freefoam Building Projects
Gas Safe Register
Gas Safe Register is the official list of gas engineers registered to work safely and legally on boilers, cookers, fires and other gas appliances. All gas engineers in the UK, Isle of Man and Guernsey must be on the Gas Safe Register by law. Gas Safe Register replaced CORGI as the gas registration body between 2009 and 2010. It aims to improve and maintain...
GGFi
GGFi is a leading provider of Insurance Backed Guarantees on behalf of the home improvements industry where Treating Customers Fairly is at the core of everything we do.
Glass and Glazing Federation
The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) represents companies who make, supply or fit glass and glass related products in the UK and internationally. Members include companies that manufacture and install energy efficient windows and performance glass used in every type of building. GGF members produce and install all types of glazing, including fire...
Grant G-One Scheme
The Grant G-One Scheme is an accreditation scheme that allows installers to fit and endorse Grant products. Grant provides products such as oil boilers, air source heat pumps and solar thermal. It wants to ensure that its products are fitted by competent installers that know about the products, so customers can enjoy efficiency, reliability and return...
Green Deal
The Green Deal is designed to help householders and businesses increase the energy efficiency of properties across the UK.
Guild of Builders and Contractors
The Guild of Builders and Contractors was formed in 1992 by 14 builders. They wanted to create a guild that included reputable firms involved in the building industry. Corporate membership is open to builders and specialist contractors, amongst others. They can use the membership logo on their stationery, vehicles and other promotional material to show...
Guild of Master Craftsmen
The Guild of Master Craftsmen is the UK’s most established trade association for skilled and rated tradespeople, craftsmen and others who strive for excellence in workmanship. Most members are carpenters, builders or plasterers along with other modern professionals. However, other more traditional craftsmen such as blacksmiths and stoneworkers are...
HETAS
The Heating Equipment Testing and Approval Scheme (HETAS) is the official Government-recognised body to approve biomass and solid fuel heating appliances, fuels and services. It also deals with the registration of competent installers and servicing businesses. HETAS exists to promote the safe use of solid fuels, biomass and related technology, and to...
HIES
The Home Insulation and Energy Systems Contractors Scheme (HIES) is a consumer protection organisation covering the installation of renewable energy products. It ensures that customers are dealt with professionally and courteously. HIES ensures that products installed by its members are fit for purpose, installed professionally and come with guarantees...
Independent Warranty Association - IWA - IWA
The Independent Warranty Association (IWA) is the most trusted Deposit and Guarantee protection scheme in the UK. It has been operating since 1985 and has built up an outstanding reputation for trust, honesty and support. It aims to raise the standards within the home improvement industry. IWA protects customers’ investments and properties by only...
Institute of Groundsmanship - IOG
Established in 1934, the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) aims to develop and raise the profile of the groundscare industry, represent its members and offer high quality training and support. It works with the National Governing Bodies of Sport to develop sport and sporting surfaces in the UK and Ireland. The IOG organises local, regional and national...
Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineers
The Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) is the UK's professional and technical body for all plumbing and heating professionals.
ISO 14001
ISO 14001 standard provides guidance on how to consider multiple aspects of your business procurement, storage, distribution, product development, manufacturing, etc.- so that it reduces its impact on the environment. It also drives you to evaluate how you manage emergency response, customer expectations, stakeholders and your relationships with your...
ISO 9001
ISO 9001 certification assists even the smallest businesses in demonstrating the quality of their processes, while simultaneously driving down costs, improving productivity and boosting customer satisfaction.
Joint Industry Board
The Joint Industry Board (JIB) is an independent organisation that sets the standards for employment, welfare, grading and apprentice training in the electrical contracting industry. It aims to improve the industry and its status and productivity. The JIB sets standards for terms of employment, so it helps its members to offer employment conditions...
Kitemark
When it matters most, trust the BSI Kitemark™ A BSI Kitemark gives a product or service immediate status – hard earned through rigorous tests at a BSI centre of excellence, or through rigorous assessments.
Lantra
Lantra is an awarding body for land-based and environmental training courses and qualifications. It has over 40 years’ experience in developing training and qualifications for people in industries such as tree surgery and groundcare. Lantra is regulated by Ofqual, SQA and Qualification Wales. All of its qualifications are nationally recognised....
London Association of Master Decorators
The London Association of Master Decorators (LAMD), founded by Henry Campbell in 1908, united with the National Federation of Master Decorators of England and Wales in 1917. The LAMD includes decorating firms operating in the London area, defined by the boundaries of the M25. Membership is also available to contractors outside of the area but who may...
Marshalls Accredited Installer
Master Locksmiths Association - MLA
The Master Locksmiths Assocation (MLA) is a trade association that holds a licensing scheme for locksmiths. There is no government regulation of the locksmithing industry, so the MLA asserts that it is important that customers look for an independently vetted, inspected and competent locksmith. The MLA campaigned to change the law on the vetting of...
Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) - MCS
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is an industry-led quality assurance scheme, supported by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Launched in 2008, it certifies microgeneration products used to produce electricity and heat from renewable sources. It also certifies installation companies to make sure that customers have the products...
Mitsubishi Electric Partner Programme
NAPIT
The National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers (NAPIT) is a Government approved membership scheme operator in the building services and fabric sector. There are more than 10,000 NAPIT registered installers across domestic, commercial and industrial markets. NAPIT focuses on raising standards and safety in the building services sector....
National Federation of Builders
The National Federation of Builders (NFB) is a trade federation which represents small to medium-sized builders, contractors and house builders in England and Wales. It represents the building profession and provides its members with credibility so consumers know they are hiring reputable tradespeople. The NFB also campaigns on issues that impact the...
National Federation of Roofing Contractors - www.nfrc.co.uk
The National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) is a roofing trade association in the United Kingdom. They have 1000 trade contractors and 173 supplier members, which means that NFRC represents over 70% of the roofing trade. NFRC aims to provide confidence to clients who use its members. It offers technical support for its members and their clients...
National House Building Council
The National House Building Council (NHBC) is a standard-setting body and provider of warranty and insurance for new homes. It works with the house-building industry to raise the standards of new homes and provide protection for homebuyers. If a customer has just bought a brand new home, it is likely that they have a 10-year warranty and insurance cover...
National Institute of Carpet and Floorlayers
The National Institute of Carpet and Floorlayers (NICF) aims to promote excellence in the field of carpet fitting and floor laying. It also tries to endorse understanding and awareness of the British Standards Code of Practice for the installation of textile floor coverings, and to provide assurance of the quality of tradespeople to the public. The...
National Network of Approved Locksmiths - NNAL
The goal of the organisation is to provide the public and private sectors with total peace of mind & quality of workmanship when using a locksmith or security professional to solve their security issues or problems.
National Pest Technicians Association - NPTA
Professional Trade Association that represents all sectors within the Public Health and Pest Control Industry.
Network Veka
Network VEKA is an organisation that strives to prove PVC-U companies’ commitment to quality craftsmanship and service. At a time when the double glazing industry was often associated with pushy salespeople, some companies using VEKA products came together in 1996. Network VEKA treats homeowners fairly by policing its members to offer high standards....
NICEIC
The National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting (NICEIC) is a regulation body for the electrical industry. It assesses the competence of electricians and has a roll of over 26,000 registered contractors. Established in 1956, NICEIC also provides certification to the heating, plumbing, renewable and insulation sectors. It offers...
Norfolk Trusted Trader
Norfolk Trusted Trader is a directory of tradespeople in the home improvement sector in Norfolk. Norfolk County Council Trading Standards Service operates the scheme in collaboration with Referenceline. Norfolk Trusted Trader aims to help consumers in Norfolk make informed choices and help older and vulnerable people to stay safe in their homes. Before...
NPTC
Provide a wide range of land based qualifications. Our portfolio has a strong focus on short courses to deliver the specialist skills required for a certificate of Competence (CoC) qualification. Some of these qualifications are required for Licence to Practise activities or for membership of a CPD register.
OFTEC
OFTEC is a trade association for the oil heating and cooking industry in the UK and Republic of Ireland. It represents the interests of manufacturers, suppliers and training providers. OFTEC manages a competent person registration scheme for technicians who install and service oil, renewable heating and cooking equipment. OFTEC’s aim is to promote...
OHSAS 18001
OHSAS 18001 is a framework for an occupational health and safety (ohs) management system and is a part of the OHSAS 18000 (sometimes incorrectly identified as ISO 18000) series of standards, along with OHSAS 18002.
Painters and Decorators Association
The Painters and Decorators Association (PDA) is the largest trade association for the painting and decorating industry and has been encouraging high standards since 1894. Members include individual traders as well as large national contractors who offer a wide range of services. The PDA is a non-profit organisation which means that it reinvests the...
PART P
Part P refers to the rules on electrical safety in the Building Regulations. The Government introduced them for England and Wales in 2005. Most fixed electrical work must meet the Building Regulations by law. It states that anyone carrying out electrical installation work in a home must make sure that the work will protect people from fires and electric...
PAS 2030
PAS 2030 is the Publicly Available Specification published by the British Standards Institute (BSi). It is for installers of Energy Efficiency Measures (EEM) for the Green Deal and ECO projects. It also includes the Scottish Government’s Home Energy Efficiency Programmes. Products covered under the schemes are draught-proofing and insulation systems....
Property Care Association - PCA
The Property Care Association (PCA) aims to promote the standards of professionalism in the property care industry through training and support services. It represents its members as the best providers in a variety of sectors. These include structural maintenance, damp and condensation control and flood protection. The PCA promotes the work of specialist...
REAL Assurance Scheme - REAL
The aim of the REAL Assurance Scheme is to ensure that consumers wishing to install a small-scale heat or power generation unit for their homes have the necessary confidence and service standards so that they can make an informed choice.
Refcom F-Gas Certification
...carry out activities that install, maintain or service stationary refrigeration, air-conditioning and/or heat pump equipment containing or designed to contain F-Gas refrigerants without a Company Certificate.
Renewable Energy Association (REA) - REA
The Renewable Energy Association (REA) is a non-profit trade association representing British renewable energy products and promoting the use of renewable energy in the UK. Established in 2001, it helps its members to create commercially and environmentally sustainable businesses. It also aims to increase the contribution of renewable energy to the...
Renewable Energy Consumer Code - RECC
The Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) aims to ensure that consumers who wish to install a small-scale heat or power generation unit for their homes know about the service standards they should expect so they can make a confident an informed choice. RECC’s members are firms selling or leasing small-scale renewable or low carbon heat or power generation...
RoSPA
RoSPA offer one of the widest ranges of safety training courses in the UK, trusted to provide our tailored expertise to everyone from multi-national corporations, right down to safety conscious individuals.
Royal Institute of British Architects
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a professional body that sets the standards that put its members at the top of their profession by providing training and support. It works with the government to improve the design quality of public buildings and new homes. It is a non-profit institute so relies on its 40,000 members and sponsors...
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - RICS
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is a professional body for surveyors and their associates. It accredits 118,000 professionals and any firm or individual registered with RICS undergoes a range of quality procedures. Members have different designations after their name; MRICS (Member) and FRICS (Fellow). These members are chartered surveyors....
RTPI - Royal Town Planning Institute
The Royal Town Planning Institute exists to advance the science and art of planning for the benefit of the public. To achieve this the Institute requires planning professionals to meet and maintain high standards of competence and conduct themselves in a way that inspires trust and confidence in the profession.
SAFEcontractor
Safecontractor is a health and safety scheme with over 23,000 contractor members. It began as a project for a property management client wanted to outsource the inspection of contractors on its approved list. Other clients began to show interest, so the company used the opportunity to create a standardised system that it could offer to its entire client...
Safemark by NHBC
Safemark is the NHBC’s pre-qualification health and safety assessment scheme. It is the only scheme designed by house-building specialists for house builders. The scheme is recognised by Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP), which is an organisation that facilitates mutual recognition between health and safety assessment schemes. This means that...
Scottish Joint Industry Board - SJIB
The Scottish Joint Industry Board was founded in 1969 by SELECT and Unite the Union. The aims of the Board include to stimulate and further the progress of the industry and regulate and control employment, the level of skill and health and safety competence in order to benefit the public. Using an electrical contracting firm that is a member of the...
Secured By Design
The official UK Police flagship initiative combining the principles of 'designing out crime' with physical security
Security Industry Authority - SIA
The Security Industry Authority (SIA) regulates the private sector security industry in the UK. They are an independent body that answers to the Home Secretary under the Private Security Industry Act 2001. It aims to reduce criminality, recognise good service and raise standards. The SIA has two main duties. The first is to licence individuals working...
SELECT
SELECT is a Scottish trade association for the electrical contracting industry. Founded in 1900 as The Electrical Contractors’ Association of Scotland, SELECT became the first electrical trade association in the world. There are 1,200 members of SELECT, and each member must work to its strict criteria. SELECT members have skills in a range of areas,...
SMA Advanced Installer
The SMA Advance Installer Programme is a free programme designed to provide access to information and resources in the solar technology industry. SMA, a manufacturer of solar photovoltaic technology, runs the scheme. It provides members with up to date product news and training opportunities. Members are also listed on SMA’s consumer-facing website....
Solar Trade Association - STA
The Solar Trade Association (STA) aims to promote the benefits of solar energy and make its installation easy for both domestic and commercial users. It is a non-profit organisation completely funded by its membership, which includes installers, manufacturers and distributors. The STA is the voice of the solar industry, and influences Government and...
SSAIB
The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) is a certification body for security service providers. It accredits many specialist areas of security services, including electronic security and fire systems. SSAIB aims to offer guidance to certified firms and firms considering certification. It also wishes to promote high standards of service...
Stroma
Stroma is a body that supports the entire energy industry with certification schemes, software and training. Using a contractor with Stroma certification means that they have completed the relevant training and assessments and are qualified to carry out the work you need them to complete. Some of the certifications that Stroma runs include a Competent...
The Consumer Protection Guarantee
The Consumer Protection Guarantee Is Free Of Charge to Homeowners. We are support Local Tradesmen And Protect The Local Community.
The Registered Digital Installer Licencing Body - RDI-LB
The Registered Digital Installer Licencing Body (RDI-LB) is a community interest company which collaborates with industry, sector skills, further education bodies and government. Until 2008, its main aim was to construct a database of qualified, security checked and safe digital TV installers. The Body gave engineers that met their criteria a license...
TrustMark
TrustMark is a government-backed quality scheme that directs consumers to reputable local firms who work to government-endorsed standards. TrustMark independently checks all TrustMark Registered Firms through on-site inspections to make sure they are delivering a high quality service. TrustMark is the only scheme that requires qualified inspectors to...
UK Consumer Protection Agency
UKCPA mission is to provide consumers with easy access to a community of professional tradesmen whose work is vetted on an ongoing basis.
UK Trades Confederation - UKTC
The UK Trades Confederation (UKTC) is a non-trade specific organisation which aims to represent its members in their industry, to government and to consumers. Before a contractor can become a member of the UK Trades Confederation, they must undergo a vetting procedure. This involves providing evidence that they have Public Liability Insurance, Employee...
UKAS - The United Kingdom Accreditation Service
The United Kingdom Accreditation Service is the sole national accreditation body recognised by government to assess, against internationally agreed standards, organisations that provide certification, testing, inspection and calibration services.
Varmebaronen Installer
The Varmebaronen installer training course gives advanced training in the Varmebaronen range of biomass heating products including
VELUX Certified Installer
At the VELUX Group, we aim to link homeowners to the best installers in their area, that's why we've launched the VELUX Certified Installer Partnership.
Yorkshire & the Humber Microgeneration Partnership - YHMP
The Yorkshire and the Humber Microgeneration Partnership (YHMP) is an association of over 150 companies and organisations involved in the microgeneration industry in the region. It provides free impartial advice, MCS accredited installers and products to help customers to benefit from Feed- In Tariffs. It aims to help customers reduce their energy bills,...