Supplier membership

NASC full non-contracting membership confers the following benefits:


  • Attendance at NASC regional meetings and AGM and circulation of relevant papers
  • Use of NASC member services including Tax, Employment Affairs, Health & Safety and Technical support
  • Special offers on CISRS training schemes
  • Opportunity to attend NASC events and NASC Annual Ball
  • Circulation of NASC newsletters, literature and mail shots
  • Opportunity to participate in the work of NASC standing committees
  • One free copy of all NASC guidance including a free subscription to TG20 on the NASC ePortal
  • Free downloading of NASC guidance notes (except SG6 and TG20) and 50% discount on all hard copy guidance notes
  • Certificate of NASC membership
  • Inclusion of company details in NASC annual yearbook and NASC website
  • Use of NASC logo on company literature and advertisements etc

All applicants must:

  • Have been trading for two full years as a limited liability company and needs to be able to produce financial statements prepared by the company accountants to the board of Directors for the period and issued to Companies House.
  • Be VAT registered.
  • Hold adequate levels of insurance appropriate to the turnover and wages of the business which includes a minimum Public Liability of £5 million and Employers’ Liability of £10 million.
  • Provide a satisfactory signed Health and Safety policy statement.
  • Provide evidence that it meets current health and safety legislation.
  • Complete the NASC Code of Practice audit covering Quality Systems & Procedures, Product Testing, Raw Material & Components and Process Control. Where appropriate relevant BS, EN & ISO Standards are utilised.
  • Be actively involved in crime prevention and should report all thefts of scaffolding plant and equipment to the NASC and the police.
  • Be represented at a minimum of one NASC regional meeting per year. The applicant must be prepared to nominate a representative to participate in NASC standing committees, e.g. training, health and safety, technical, contractual, and security.
  • Operate terms and conditions of employment in accordance with agreements reached from time to time by the construction Industry Joint Council or its successors, and shall abide by such statutory wage controls as may apply in respect of all employees, and shall take all reasonable steps to ensure wherever possible and practicable that their labour force is operated on a ‘directly employed’ basis.
  • Be prepared to abide by the NASC Code of Conduct and the NASC Byelaws and Rules.

NASC annual membership subscription is £1,085 for companies with an annual turnover of less than £1,000,000 rising on a sliding scale to £13,943 for companies with an annual turnover in excess of £26,600,000. Turnover is taken from the year end accounts supplied two years prior to the current year.

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A non-refundable fee of £500 (plus VAT) must be forwarded after the completed application has been submitted online. This fee covers the confederation’s administration costs and a desktop audit.

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