Competent Persons Scheme:

Replacement Windows and Doorsets

The Building Regulations in England and Wales contain a requirement for replacement windows and doors to meet a number of different criteria. However, demonstrating compliance and providing notification to Local Authority Building Control (LABC) for each installation can be both costly and time consuming.

Becoming a member of the BM TRADA VENTURES Competent Persons Scheme for Replacement Windows and Doorsets enables you to demonstrate compliance with the Building Regulations in a simple and cost effective way.

What the BM TRADA VENTURES Competent Persons Scheme aims to achieve

The scheme aims to achieve the following:

  • Checks that an installer or organisation is able to comply with the Building Regulations
  • Provides a means for installers and organisations to declare compliance for each installation
  • Provides a simple and cost effective mechanism to notify all installations to LABC
  • Demonstrates compliance with the Building Regulations to end users by providing declarations of compliance for installations
  • Provides peace of mind that the organisation or installer is suitably qualified and that their work is checked by an independent body
  • Raises the on-going standard of replacement window and doorset installations
  • Is approved by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)

The benefits of becoming a member:

  • Certification is available for both dwellings and buildings other than dwellings, which means more of your work can be covered under the scheme
  • Enables you to reassure your customers that you meet the requirements of the Building Regulations
  • Enables you to achieve a reduction in the amount of administration time spent in relation to Building Regulations compliance
  • Delivers significant cost savings in comparison to the LABC inspection route
  • You benefit from association with BM TRADA VENTURES, widely recognised as a leading provider of independent third party certification
  • Further cost savings and benefits can also be obtained if you are a member of one of the following organisations DGCOSFairtrades Ltd, HomePro Ltd

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  • Competent Person scheme can be obtained in conjunction with  BM TRADA Kindly Refer to the updated forms and Factsheet on the below link:


Additional Resources:


BM TRADA VENTURES Certification Competent Persons Scheme Sheet

BM TRADA VENTURES Certification Consumer Brochure

Price List

Application Form

Scheme Document

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