Become an Approved Installer
What is an Approved Installer?
A Group SCS Approved Installer is a contractor that has undergone our specialist training and has been approved to select, design, and install our range of natural smoke venting solutions and damper control systems.
What are the entry requirements?
To become an Approved Installer you will need to meet the current entry requirements and hold an appropriate Third-Party Certification. Eg BAFE.
Smoke Venting Products Covered
As a Group SCS Approved Installer, you will have access to our extensive smoke venting product range covering all areas including:
We supply a range of hatch and louvered AOV smoke vents and windows suitable for any small single stair building smoke control system.
We stock a large range of actuators including chain actuators, folding arm actuators, and linear and spindle actuators for the automation of windows and doors.
BRE Shaft System made up of AOV Kits designed to exhaust smoke from the common lobbies through a builder’s work shaft and operates automatically via smoke detection.
Our wide range of smoke control panels is designed to govern simple as well as complex systems.
A universal, fully addressable damper control system suitable for the majority of fire and smoke dampers.
Your Obligations as an Approved Installer
We ask you to commit to the following once your business is registered as an Approved Installer:
- Exclusive use of Group SCS smoke control products for two years
- Promotion of Group SCS on your company’s website
- An Annual Purchase Commitment of £50,000 per annum to keep your Approved Contractor certification active
The following training programmes must be completed by at least one company representative prior to enrolment on the Approved Installer programme.
Once on the programme, the company will have access to a range of optional training courses to suit their business requirements.
Approved Document B: Fire Safety.
Maintenance requirements - BS9991: Fire safety in the design, management and use of residential buildings - code of practice.
Maintenance management process - BS 7346-8:2013 Components for smoke control systems. Code of practice for planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance.
Benefits and our commitment to you
Once you have completed our Approved Installer course, you will be assigned a dedicated account manager to support you going forwards. Our Approved Installers receive the following benefits:
Exclusive Discount and Rebate
Approved Installers receive access to the extended range of Group SCS products as well as an exclusive discount.