System certificate holder membership

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Details of the scheme’s terms of membership for Certificate Holders can be found within the SWIGA Members Rules of Conduct document, however in brief, as a System Certificate Holder you must:

  • Be admitted to the “Register of Members” and be able to continually demonstrate the ability to adhere to the scheme’s terms of membership.
  • Have a UK based operation, with a current UK company registration number.
  • Have BBA or other equivalent third party system certification for a Solid Wall Insulation System that you hold the intellectual property rights for and that has been certified by UKAS (or equivalent) accreditation to EN 45011: 1998 for that technology.
  • Comply at all times with the requirements of the SWIGA Surveillance Scheme, Professional Code Of Practice and any associated documentation that define requirements, such as the procedure for the assessment and surveillance of installers.
  • Have appropriate levels of insurance in place.

A copy of our membership application form can be downloaded here or completed electronically below. Hard copy applications should be mailed to Member Processing, SWIGA, 3 Vimy Court, Vimy Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1FG.

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Terms & conditions

We agree

  1. To allow SWIGA to make such enquiries, inspections and investigations as may seem necessary for it to assess my/our application and subsequent membership.
  2. To submit, if required, to a technical interview and/or review to be conducted on behalf of the Council to assess my/our technical competence.
  3. To abide by the decision of the Board and Council.
  4. That our details and name may be included on the SWIGA Membership list which may be used on the web-site and for other publicity purposes.
  5. To provide details of Installers who are endorsed to apply our Systems.

In the event of Admission to Membership, We agree to abide at all times by:

  • The Rules of Conduct for SWIGA Members
  • The SWIGA Surveillance Scheme
  • The SWIGA Pre-completion Mediation Service
  • The SWIGA QA Framework
  • The SWIGA Memorandum and Articles of Association

Costs of Membership and Documentation Required

  • One off £300 administration fee
  • Copy of System Certification from BBA or equivalent
  • Details of Insurance Cover
  • Details of Quality Accreditations (ISO 9001)
  • Indication of anticipated Annual completed installations requiring a SWIGA Guarantee

SWIGA will contact you with progress on your application and to request payment of application fee along with the above mentioned information.

Please note that membership will not be progress until all the required documentation and payment has been received.

I agree to the above terms and conditions