Competent Persons Scheme

If the following works are carried out by members of the Competent Persons Scheme a building control application is not required:

  • Replacement windows and doors. Heat producing gas appliances and associated heating and hot water systems
  • Combustion appliances – oil
  • Combustion appliances – solid fuel
  • Electrical safety in dwellings
  • Lighting systems, electric heating systems and associated controls
  • Plumbing, heating systems and hot water service systems (dwellings and non-dwellings)
  • Ventilation and air conditioning (dwellings, non-dwellings and commercial kitchens)
  • Lighting systems, electric heating systems and associated controls
  • Air pressure testing of buildings
  • Sanitary conveniences, washing facilities or bathrooms in a dwelling

Find more information about the Competent Persons Scheme on the gov.uk website.

Last updated 30 October 2019
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