Membership Benefits

APHC provides a comprehensive range of membership benefits for plumbing and heating contractors

We have been representing and supporting plumbing and heating companies of all sizes, from sole traders to large organisations since 1925. Being a member of APHC distinguishes professional plumbers and heating contractors from rogue traders so your customers can rest assured that work done by an APHC member will comply with best practice and current legislative requirements.

As an APHC member you get access to a range of exclusive membership benefits that have been designed to help you save time and money, expand your knowledge and skills, improve your sales and enhance your professional image:

APHC Exclusive Saving Scheme: APHC Offers 4 U

Membership Benefits

Save money on leading brands

APHC Offers 4 U is a unique member discount scheme allowing members to save money both online and offline in your local area and at leading retailers via two saving platforms.

1. Digital Vectis Card: APHC members can make savings on the high street with our Digital Vectis Card app. Discounts are available on travel, shopping, eating out, home and garden, attractions and days out, health and beauty, motoring, insurance, finance and utilities. APHC members will automatically receive a FREE Digital Vectis Card subscription (automatically renewed every year you are in paid membership).

2. APHC Offers 4 U:  APHC Offers 4 U is a website where you can browse through more offers; purchase reloadable cards to top up at reduced rates and make savings from household names.

Other Membership Benefits Include:

Core Benefits

Discounted CHAS Certification
Discounted Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme certification.
Win Business with the APHC logo
Our logo can be used as an independent ‘stamp of approval’ to differentiate you from competitors.
Never miss an Industry update
You'll receive a quarterly magazine, email newsletters, e-bulletins and social media posts.

Exclusive Benefits

Member Support Documents
A library of hundreds of ready-made and approved business documents.
Join our member directory
You'll be added to our 'Find an APHC member' database which has daily visits from the public.
Discounted Insurance Scheme
Tailored insurance solutions specifically designed with contractors in mind.
Free Legal and Technical Helplines
Free advice on
any technical enquiry or legal issue you may have.
Discounted Training Courses
Online courses at a discounted rate for APHC members and a £150 training reward.
Access to APHC's other schemes
Watersafe accreditation, Legionella Risk Assessment and Disinfection, MCS and CPS.
Save money on leading brands
A unique member discount scheme for you and your organisation.
Discounted Fleet Breakdown Cover
Exclusive discounts on fleet breakdown cover for APHC members.
Mobile Card Payments
Offers on mobile card readers and discounted transaction fees.
Company Branding Services
Discounted branding services from two industry leaders.
Dedicated Tool Insurance
Discount off an award-winning dedicated tool insurance system.
Discounted IT Technology
Discount off laptops, desktops, monitors, and accessories.
Discounted Fuel Card Scheme
APHC's chosen Fuel Card provider can help you save up to 10p a litre.
Discounted Debt Collection
A discounted and dedicated debt recovery service, on a no win, no fee basis.
Life Insurance, Cover and Protection
Protect the life you love with access to one of the UK’s leading protection brokers.
National Highways Van Driver Toolkit
Free access to the Driving for Better Business programme and resources.
Competitive Business Finance
Fixed low rates on vehicle loans from the UK’s only trade association bank.
Mobiles and Business Broadband
Discounts on business broadband and mobile phones.
Industry Pensions Scheme
Reduced rate fee on an award-winning automatic enrolment pension scheme.
Professional Power Tools
Discounts on Professional Power Tools, Measuring Tools & Accessories.

What our members say...

If you’re a plumbing and heating contractor running your own business in England or Wales then you can join APHC and gain membership benefits

Licensed membership

Gain technical and business support and use the APHC logo as an independent stamp of approval.

Certification schemes

We operate a Microgeneration Certification Scheme and a Competent Persons Scheme to self-certify plumbing and heating work under Building Regulations.

Legionella inspection scheme

Demonstrate your compliance with the Code of Practice.

WaterSafe scheme

Promote your compliance with the Water Fittings Regulations.

Professional plumbing training courses

We deliver cost effective plumbing training courses.

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