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Professional Standards Schemes

Information for professional associations and consumers

Applying for a scheme

Find out what a Professional Standards Scheme is, the benefits for your association and members, and how to apply for one.

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Managing your scheme

Resources to help associations with a Professional Standards Scheme meet their legislative obligations and improve their members’ professional standards.

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Consumer information

Find out why Professional Standards Schemes protect you – the consumer – when you use a professional that is a participating member of a scheme

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Why apply for a Professional Standards Scheme?

It’s increasingly difficult for consumers, governments and even aspiring professionals to be able to tell the genuinely professional from the growing field of people claiming to be professional.

Discover how a Professional Standards Scheme can help increase consumer confidence in your profession, improve professional standards, and limit your members’ civil liability.

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Why apply for a Professional Standards Scheme?