; Membership Criteria
The Federation of Master Builders

Membership Criteria

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

On applying for membership, new Master Builders must have a minimum of 12 months' trading history, pass an independent inspection, have public and employers' liability insurance & pass credit and director checks.

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

Since 2011 all of our new Master Builders have passed an independent inspection before joining, and in 2015 we began the process of inspecting existing members 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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