Probationary Membership Scheme

SELECT operates a Probationary Membership Scheme for those companies that don’t yet meet our full membership criteria.  

This scheme is principally aimed at new-start businesses but can also apply to companies who don't yet have a suitably qualified electrician. 

Registration to the scheme is for a maximum 12-month period and, before applying,  you should ensure that you will meet the full SELECT membership criteria in that time frame. 

Benefits of the scheme

  • Access to unrivalled advice and guidance from our professional staff on all aspects of running an electrical contracting business 
  • Receipt of our monthly e-newsletter, Switched On, and bi-monthly CABLEtalk magazine which covers legal, technical, contractual, health and safety and training matters 
  • Use of our BS 7671 18th Edition Inspection and Testing sheets, showing that you’re a Member of the SELECT Probationary Membership Scheme 
  • Access to our non-Member stationery, without the SELECT logo
  • Price concessions for SELECT training courses. 

Please note that Probationary Members shall NOT

  • Be considered as full Members of SELECT 
  • Claim to be a Member of SELECT 
  • Use or display the SELECT logo 
  • Be able to purchase SELECT branded stationery or publications 
  • Be able to become registered as an Approved Body/Approved Certifier of Construction under the Scottish Building Standards: Electrical Installations to BS7671 Certification Scheme.  

Registration cost 

Probationary Membership costs £200 plus VAT. Scheme participants who apply for full membership within the period of their registration may be entitled to a part-refund of their probationary fee upon becoming a full SELECT Member. 

Further information 

If you are interested in the applying to join the Probationary Membership Scheme, please call our membership team on 0131 445 5577 or email [email protected]. Alternatively, you can complete the online enquiry form.