» How to Apply to be an Independent Technical Assessor

Apply to Work as an Independent Technical Assessor for UKAS

If you have the relevant technical expertise and attributes and are committed to quality and improvement then we would like to hear from you.

Applications can be submitted by email or post as detailed below.

Technical assessors must have, and be able to maintain, a good working knowledge of the processes or techniques they are assessing , the type of business processes and systems they are asked to assess and the underlying principles surrounding quality assurance and quality management.

Training is provided in the relevant accreditation standards and once trained and authorised as competent, UKAS will pay an agreed rate for work undertaken. Where travel and subsistence is reasonably required this will be reimbursed in accordance with HMRC guidelines.

A contractor agreement will be issued prior to services being used and Independent Technical Assessors must hold appropriate Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance cover of normally at least £1 million each.

If you feel you possess the relevant personal and technical attributes to offer your services as an Independent Technical Assessor and would like to apply, please complete and submit the following documentation along with an up to date copy of your CV.

   UKAS Independent Technical Assessor Application Form (F002)

  Conflicts of Interest Declaration and Confidentiality Undertaking (F511)

   UKAS Assessor Information Sheet (F396)


Completed application documents can be emailed to:  ost@ukas.com

Alternatively, hard copies can be posted to:

Operations Support Team, United Kingdom Accreditation Service, 2 Pine Trees, Chertsey Lane, Staines-upon-Thames, TW18 3HR

Please note that it will not be possible for us to respond to all speculative applicants.