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

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.