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Becoming a business member

As the leading body in the field of construction project health and safety we offer membership opportunities for businesses and practices.

Membership is open to practices or businesses of any size working in design and construction health and safety.  Your business, whether private or public sector, can be involved with the leading UK design and construction health and safety risk management networking and membership body.
 
As a Member of APS you can promote or market your APS status and capabilities in project safety.  We will provide you with a range of benefits and support services that are unrivaled for businesses working in or with project health and safety.

CORPORATE MEMBER

Number of technical staff

1-10

11-40

41-100

101 - 500

501+

(a) Initial Assessment Fee -

Includes reviewing any branch offices

450

500

500

600

600

(b) Annual Subscription -

Includes branch offices

300

450

650

750

850

(c) Annual Audit *

250

280

280

380

380

Initial cost – application year only (a)+(b)

750

950

1150

1350

1450

Annual recurring cost (b)+(c)

550

730

930

1130

1230

Note*

An additional fee of £100 for assessing changed circumstances – i.e. businesses that have restructured e.g. change of Directors/Partners and/or technical staff; changes to policies, systems and required training etc.

CORPORATE MEMBER - SSIP Deemed to satisfy (DTS) arrangements 

 

 

1-10

11-40

41-100

101 – 500

501+

DTS Admin Fee for initial and each subsequent DTS verification

50

50

50

50

50

Annual Subscription

300

450

650

750

850

CORPORATE MEMBER - SSIP Deemed to satisfy (DTS) arrangements – additional roles

 

 

1-10

11-40

41-100

101 – 500

501+

Initial Application – admin fee  (Partial DTS). Assessment of evidence relating to non-statutory roles as CDM Adviser

150

250

250

300

300

Annual Subscription

300

450

650

750

850

Partial DTS Annual Reassessment Fee for CDM Adviser

100

150

150

180

180

Is this for my business?

Perfect for organisations who wish to promote themselves as a Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) business for any of the following disciplines:  Designer, Principal Designer or CDM Adviser.

SSIP is an ‘umbrella’ body that facilitates mutual recognition between health and safety pre-qualification schemes. Any organisation that has been assessed for the above scopes under the SSIP "Deem to Satisfy" arrangement does not have to be assessed by APS.

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What are the eligibility criteria?

Your company must have at least one employee who is an individual APS Incorporated member (IMaPS) or Certified Member (CMaPS).

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More information

For further advice, please contact the Membership Department on 0131 442 6600 or info@aps.org.uk

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How do I apply if I am part of an SSIP scheme?

If you are already a member of an SSIP scheme as Principal Designer and/or Designer, please download and complete the application form.

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How do I apply?

Please complete the quick and easy to use application form. All accompanying evidence needs to be scanned electronically. 

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How do I apply for CDM Adviser roles if I am part of an SSIP scheme?

If you are already a member of an SSIP scheme as Principal Designer and/or Designer, but wish to undertake CDM Adviser roles please download and complete the application form.

 

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Do I need to complete an assessment?

If your organisation has been assessed as part of the SSIP "Deem to Satisfy" arrangement a further assessment supported by evidence is only required for additional CDM Adviser roles.  If you are not part of an SSIP Member Scheme, an assessment is required.

 

The assessment of evidence will be carried out by one of our approved Assessors. Your company will also be expected to undertake an annual audit / assessment in order to retain its Corporate Member status. 

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Application process summary

You will submit:

  • Your application and application fee; 
  • Your supporting documentation;  
  • Successfully complete the assessment;

We will: 
•  Verify you meet our criteria; 
•  Organise your assessment.

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Highlights and features
  • Scheme member of Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP);
  • Proof that your company meets the core criteria for demonstration of competence as set out by SSIP; 
  • 20 free electronic copies of the APS Form of Appointment;
  • Access to our technical and legal advice service.

 

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