Membership criteria

Before becoming a Master Builder members must meet our strict membership criteria as well as passing our vetting process.

On joining, Master Builder members must have a minimum of 12 months trading, pass an independent inspection, have public and employers' liability insurance & pass credit and director checks.

So as a home owner you’re assured of a better result, knowing you’re working with the best builders.

Since 2011, all of our members have passed an independent inspection before joining and from 2015 all members are inspected every 3 years. Member inspections are carried out by an inspector from the British Board of Agrément, an independent organisation accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service.

The Federation of Master Builders has been improving standards and helping our members to build better for over 75 years.

Find out more about our member types.

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