The Q-Mark engineering and design protocol scheme is a certification based on the management principles of ISO9001, EN 45011/12, EN17021 and confirms that an assessed engineering and design protocol complies with an accepted engineering code such as Eurocode 1995:1 and the UK National Determined Parameters, together with a specific set of performance criteria set by BM TRADA in order to attain an engineering solution which performs to a recognized industry high standard.

BM TRADA Q-Mark is the product certification scheme for building and construction products operated by BM TRADA.

BM TRADA is one of the UK’s leading certification bodies with over 35 years’ experience and accredited by UKAS since 1991.

The benefits of becoming certified to the Q-Mark engineered and design scheme:

  • To improve the quality and performance of engineering and design solutions, in respect of safety, serviceability and durability of timber structures
  • To provide unambiguous evidence of compliance with the standards or methods listed
  • To provide fabricators, regulators and inspection authorities with the appropriate information for them to have confidence in the resulting designs of the assessed protocol.
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