Membership

How do I join the PCA?

As a member of the PCA you must satisfy a number of stringent criteria that will allow customers and clients to be confident in using your services. In return, you will receive a number of benefits.

Membership Types

Click on the different membership categories below for further information and application documents.

Contractor

A company providing services to the domestic and/or commercial market within the sectors represented by the Property Care Association (Damp-proofing, Timber Preservation, Structural Waterproofing, Invasive Weed Control, Structural Maintenance and Flood Remediation).

There are a number of criteria which companies must meet in order to become members of the Association.  Where companies are either newly established (less than 2 years trading) but have appropriately qualified Surveyors, or, they have been trading for a minimum of 2 years but do not currently have qualified staff, they may be eligible for provisional status of the PCA (click on the link below for further information).

Click here for more information on Provisional Status with the Association

 

Click here for more information on Full Contractor Membership
Independent/Freelance Surveyor and Consultant membership

An Independent Surveyor is an individual who offers a specialist surveying service and has no commercial link or interest with any organisations or individuals that derive profit or gain from the undertaking of building preservation work.

A Freelance Surveyor is an individual who offers a specialist surveying service but has a declared commercial link with one or more organisations or individuals that derive profit or gain from the undertaking of building preservation work.

A consultant member is a professional who is not directly employed by a company and provides services to the domestic and/or commercial market within the sectors represented by the PCA. Consultants are deemed to have the ability to act as a witness – or joint witness – in litigation cases and are able to produce CPR 35 compliant reports in accordance with civil procedures.

Download the Independent/Freelance Surveyor/Consultant Application Pack
Manufacturer & Distributor

A manufacturer/distributor member is a company manufacturing and/or distributing products used by contractors within the sectors represented by the PCA.

Download Manufacturer Application Pack

Thank you for your interest in the Property Care Association. We welcome applications for membership and will assist you wherever possible with the process.

If you wish to speak to the Membership Manager, please telephone 0844 375 4301 or e-mail Hannah Clarke at hannah@property-care.org.