Some industries run ‘Competent Person Schemes’ which are authorised by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. In order to be registered with a Competent Person Scheme, installers must demonstrate they meet the relevant Minimum Technical Competence requirements. For TrustMark, while this satisfies a requirements surrounding technical competence for such businesses, further checks are needed to become TrustMark registered i.e. financial history, registered address & trading practices.
For businesses that are part of a sector that does not enforce Minimal Technical Competence requirements (as part of a Competent Person Scheme or other organisation), TrustMark requires Scheme Providers carry out additional checks on the technical competence of Registered Businesses.