INSTALLER CERTIFICATION

One installer scheme, multiple certifications

Why Switch To Certass?

✔ Friendly, helpful staff

✔ No joining fee

✔ Low-cost monthly membership from just £24.95 +VAT per month

✔ Access to our dispute resolution service

✔ Free technical support & training through Certass Trade Association

✔ Access to exclusive discounts and member offers

✔ Simple, straightforward admin

✔ Schemes to cover all your building fabric certification

✔ Free digital support package, including your own company page on the Certass website

✔ Stand out as a reliable, trustworthy tradesperson and increase your sales potential

Certass installer certification schemes have been designed to offer the best value to installers. We offer scopes to cover all your building fabric certification scheme, from Competent Persons Schemes, through to workmanship standard schemes.

All this is covered by our friendly, helpful support.

Our certification provides consumer confidence in your brand. And, our schemes are designed by tradespeople, for tradespeople so you get common-sense, low-cost certification.

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Low cost, high-value membership.

We keep certification straightforward and simple.

Payment is taken via monthly direct debit so there’s no nasty surprises or big bills.

You can tailor your certification and add as many scopes as you need.

As a Certass member, you get FREE membership of Certass Trade Association, the glazing industry’s largest trade body.

CQ-Assured workmanship scheme members also get free TrustMark membership.

 

INSTALLER SCHEME OPTIONS

All Certass members get access to our free digital support package which includes:

  • Listing on our ‘Find an Installer’ search for homeowners
  • Your own unique company profile page
  • Consumer ratings
  • Personalised dynamic Certass And Certass Trade Association logos

Dynamic logos and consumer ratings

Certass’ Competent Person Scheme (CPS) registered, approved members can certify their installations to current Building Regulations as an alternative to using Building Control.

Work types covered by Competent Person Scheme

✔ Dwelling replacement windows, doors, rooflights and roof windows

✔ Non-dwelling replacement windows, doors, rooflights and roof windows

Certass Competent Person Scheme is authorised by MHCLG

The business meets the requirements of the MHCLG licence terms to self-certify installations under regulations 4 & 7 of the Building Regulations effective in England and Wales. The business also has suitable business management systems, consumer financial protection and trained site operatives to meet the MHCLG Conditions of Authorisation.

Additional Info

Our Competent Person Scheme can save hundreds on each installation compared to using Local Authority Building Control.

All you need to do is provide us with the details of your installation through our online member’s area and we will:

✔ Notify your chosen IBG provider automatically

✔ Inform the Local Authority of the installation

✔ Provide either an electronic or paper copy of the Certass Certificate of Conformity to the Building Regulations

Our friendly, helpful team are also on hand to provide support and technical guidance – get in touch.

Still got a question? Check out our Installer Certification FAQs.

Registered members of the Certass CQ-Assured Workmanship Scheme can self-certify that their installations meet appropriate workmanship standards and codes of practice. CQ covers a whole range of home improvements, so if you offer more than one service, this is the certification for you. CQ-Assured members also get free TrustMark membership.

Work types covered by CQ-Assured Workmanship

✔ Fenestration

  • Conservatory erectors
  • Conservatory warm roof replacement
  • Velux installations
  • Velux repairs
  • Window installers new build, repair & glaziers
  • Window installation (Scotland)

✔ Specialists

  • Bathroom specialists
  • Bedroom specialists
  • Kitchen specialists
  • Leadwork specialists
  • Loft conversion specialists
  • Drainage engineers
  • Fence installers
  • Home adaptations – elderly & disabled
  • Plumbers

✔ General Building

  • Builders
  • Carpenters & joiners
  • Handyman
  • Drive & patio contractors
  • Painters & decorators
  • Plasterers & renderers
  • Roofers
  • Tilers – wall & floor

Additional Info

Real Certification improving consumer confidence

This Certass Certification Scheme has a robust framework to ensure your business reputation is protected. We check workmanship on-site against appropriate industry Codes of Practice for workmanship standards.

✔ Stand out as a reliable, trustworthy tradesperson

✔ increase your sales potential

✔ The only ‘true’ certification scheme that covers all building fabric trades in the RMI sector (Repair, Maintenance & Improvement)

✔ Access to our industry leading customer support from an award-winning certification body

Our certification provides consumer confidence in your brand. Our scheme is designed by tradespeople for tradespeople to save you money and increase your sales potential.

Offer Finance

This is provided via our finance partner. Whether you are authorised under the Financial Conducts Authority or not, we can help. Approval is subject to our finance partner’s criteria.

Dispute Resolution

Every contractor, no matter how good, at some point will have a dispute they just cannot resolve. Certass offer a low cost alternative to court proceedings with our Alternate Dispute Resolution service.

✔ Free ADR membership, no additional annual fees
✔ Professional trained mediators
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Low, and in some instances, no cost case fees for our members
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Low case fees for consumers
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Government Endorsed Standards

The scheme also includes free TrustMark membership where applicable

Still got a question? Check out our Installer Certification FAQs.

PAS2030 Eco scheme

This scheme type allows a company registered with us to evidence they have a management systems in-line with the requirements of PAS2030.

Work Types Covered

✔ Energy efficient glazing

✔ Draught proofing

Authorised by DBEIS

The business meets the requirements of the Certass CQ-Assured Workmanship Scheme in relation to customer service and best practice. The business also has business management systems, consumer financial protection, and trained site operatives to meet the requirements of PAS2030.

Need more information? Check out our Installer Certification FAQs.

Thermal Ratings Register

Installers who are registered with any of our Certass glazing schemes can also join our Thermal Ratings Register installer scheme allowing the installation company to provide WER labels in their company details.

Additional Info

Our PAS2030 scheme checks you meet the management system requirements of the PAS2030 document. When linked to our CQ-Assured scheme which checks your workmanship standards and provides membership of TrustMark. As TrustMark operates the new quality mark for ECO work we have every aspect of your certification requirements in a single scheme.

Certass Audit Schedules

On application & annually >

> We carry out a desktop review of your membership. Checking you have appropriate insurance, skilled site operatives, legal status and we have up to date contact information.

On application & every 3-5 years >

> We carry out an on-site head office audit. Checking your personnel are suitably qualified, complaints logs and appropriate records are kept, a sample of job files and an on-site audit of installation work.

Annually >

> We check a percentage sample of work registered with our scheme to ensure the installation meets scheme requirements.

Need More Information?

Check out our Installer Certification FAQs, or call our friendly, helpful team on 01292 292099.

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All Certass Limited UKAS accredited Certification Body activities are funded solely by certified members fees.