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Benefits of being a PCA Member

A champion of the industry, the PCA offers a wealth of benefits satisfying the needs of its members and works hard to support them in their businesses.

To find out how your business could benefit, keep scrolling down to read more.

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The PCA Logo - a respected standard!

A ‘badge of excellence’ enabling consumers to recognise your professionalism and credibility. We fiercely protect the PCA identity and rigorous action is taken against anyone misusing or fraudulently using the logo. (Please note – those with provisional status are not entitled to use the logo, only those who are full members of the PCA are permitted to use the logo)

 

 

About the PCA - What is a trade association

A Voice for the Industry

The PCA works tirelessly acting as an industry voice on behalf of its members, to forward their interests and raise awareness of their professionalism. Work includes responding to consultations, lobbying on key topics, working with government departments, participating in strategic working groups and contributing to the development of new and updates to existing industry standards. The PCA also demonstrates how its members are leading the way in raising standards across the industry through the development of Codes of Practice and other technical documents and best practice guidance.

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TrustMark

Due to the high standards of membership we maintain, all PCA contractor members are automatically added to the Trustmark Government endorsed initiative, are listed on the TrustMark tradesmen website and are free to use the TrustMark logo in association with the PCA logo across your marketing & advertising channels to help give you an edge over your competitors. 

 

 

Benefit from exclusive financial product benefits

Guarantee Protection Insurance

This FCA approved and regulated insurance policy offers peace of mind for clients. PCA members get a significant 30% discount and can also earn dividends through providing GPI cover.

Competitive Insurance Products

The PCA works closely with Astute Insurance Solutions Ltd – its insurance partners – to ensure bespoke insurance products are available for members at competitive prices.

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Increased business benefits

Business from Specifiers
Many specifiers, including mortgage lenders, local authorities and building societies, stipulate that a PCA member must be used when undertaking remedial works as they are deemed the most professional and credible.

Connect with Consumers
The PCA members database and associated search function on the PCA website connects consumers seeking reputable and technically proficient professionals to PCA members delivering services in their area.  Consumers also contact the PCA directly looking for professionals and they are helped to find their nearest PCA member.

Editorial
Promotion of the PCA and its members is undertaken on a continual basis with extensive coverage being secured in both professional titles and regional and national press.

Some extra benefits to think about

+ Free Health & Safety and Employment Law Advice

PCA members gain access to basic Health, Safety and Employment Law advice through our partners Stallard Kane and can choose to ‘upgrade’ to more comprehensive levels of service if they wish.

+ Regular Industry Updates

Members directly receive regular updates on issues and news relevant to their industry to keep them up to date and informed. Communications include e-mails, newsletters, e-zines and social media updates. Through members only communications, members are often notified of relevant opportunities before they are published more widely.

+ Conferences and Events

PCA members get discounts on tickets to PCA bespoke industry conferences, which enables members to hear from and network with a variety of experts and leading industry figures, both from the UK and beyond. PCA members are also represented and promoted at industry specific events.

+ Training and Certification

Members have access to industry specific training at a discounted rate. We also run a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) scheme enabling members to keep their skills and knowledge up to date.

PCA Members can also access training courses provided by The Confederation of Construction Specialists.

+ Technical Help

Members have access to a wealth of the most-up-to-date technical documents.

+ CSCS Cards

PCA members can now obtain CSCS cards on production of their CSRT/CSSW/CSJK qualification.

+ Surveyor's Competence Certificate

CSTDB, CSRT and CSSW qualified surveyors can issue 'Surveyor Competence Certificates' alongside survey reports to demonstrate their proficiency and further instill confidence in customers.

How do I become a PCA Member?

To become a PCA member, you first have to get through our strict membership criteria that is in place to allow customers and clients to feel more confident about your brand with the PCA logo associated with it. However, we are here to help and guide you along the way. Once approved, you will be able to take advantage of the benefits above!

To start the ‘ball rolling’ with PCA Membership, why not get in touch to have a initial chat. Alternatively, if you feel your company reaches the standards for membership and you would like to apply, then click on one of the buttons below...

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Have a question or just want to speak to someone

If you have a question or query about membership, our membership process or the many benefits of PCA membership, then our team is here to help.

Simply give us a call on 01480 400000 or complete our enquiry form below and we will get back to you.

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More about the PCA

Learn more about the PCA, what we do and why being a PCA member is good for homeowners & contractors.

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Professional Guidance

For those professionals looking for information, technical help and guidance towards and variety of property related problems, why not check out our 'professional guidance' pages.

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