There is also the opportunity to share knowledge and business opportunities, perhaps to work collaboratively with other members to achieve objectives that individually would be unattainable.
For the student in training, Proficiency know and understand the pressures on students because each and every qualified member has been there. From their personal and academic experience comes a collective wealth of knowledge that can help the student to a trouble-free route to qualification. If you are student in need of more support, there are members who will be more than willing to help.
Proficiency provides a route to market by connecting members to potential clients. The best example of this is the "Find A Member" online search facility to be found at the top of most site pages.
Beyond that, a tremendous amount of work opportunities are passed on from member to member directly or via the forum. This ranges from services a member doesn't offer themselves, work outside their own geographic area or simply holiday cover so they can actually relax whilst on a well earned break.
Proficiency can provide access to reduced rates on some services and scheme memberships, as well as cost effective continuing personal development (CPD). By keeping their costs down, Proficiency can help members be competitive in the market.
Our frequent Proficiency speaker meetings are friendly events where you can gain business opportunities, access CPD and build support links so that holiday and sickness can be covered. Many of these meetings are virtual so there is no need for you to travel, and some are arranged face to face at venues where we have enough members for a ‘local hub’ event. Membership can massively reduce the uncertainty and stress for individual members through peer support and make meeting your CPD requirements simple.
Proficiency speaks on behalf on members giving you a united voice, both locally and nationally, and works to protect your established business relationships. At Proficiency we believe in the value of local services for local people and promote direct access to members’ services, avoiding national agencies and panels which add cost but not value to the process, and can sometimes even lower standards.
Some of our Premium (Full) members are involved in industry strategy and working groups and positively influence the development of the sectors we operate in.
Please note that Proficiency membership is for individual industry professionals. Each Proficiency member is a real person, not a group or company. Log in details must not be shared with others and all members benefits are provided on a one per member basis. Members may choose to be listed on the public pages using a company or trading name, but the membership must be held by an individual person.
There are two levels of membership. Standard membership is priced at £60 per year and Premium membership at £85 per year.
Are you professional and dedicated in your approach, qualified or training as an Energy Assessor or in one of the associated professions listed on this site? If so, we are just what you need, and we would be pleased to welcome you into our network of members.
To apply for membership please complete an application form using the ‘Join Now’ link.