So, why choose the Guild as your professional association?
It’s a good question. Download your Training Pack for comprehensive details on the main Guild training course and some things you should consider before training.
Good training however is just the start. You’ll want to take full advantage of the benefits listed below. These will make a big difference to your level of expertise and your business going forward.
We want every member who trains with us and joins us to be as successful as possible. To help achieve this we continually evolve member services. The Guild is run by very experienced members who have a thorough understanding of the industry. Perhaps more importantly, they understand how to support you in your business.
Benefits of joining the Guild
Many of the benefits listed below are unique to the Guild:
- Advertise your business to customers on the powerful Guild websites (included in membership).
- Linking to the Guild website elevates the ranking of your own site.
- Receive our excellent, regular digital newsletter – news, views, competitions and much more.
- Access to our members only, online forum – it is an ever expanding educational resource, information exchange and social hub.
- The most comprehensive training and on-site mentoring course in the country gets new members started on the right track.
- Guild members are part of a nationally recognised trade association and brand. We also represent the UK chimney sweeping industry at an international level, via the European Federation.
- Ongoing educational and business opportunities through our Combined CCTV and Integrity Testing, Thatch Property Sweeping and Refresher courses.
- The back up offered by our technical phone and online support. Got a problem? Not any more!
- Regional meetings where you will have the opportunity to meet fellow members on a more local level.
- Invitations to Guild meetings, exhibitions and social events with their invaluable networking opportunities.
- Trade discounts for members through the Trade Partners Scheme.
- A committed and enthusiastic Board who are focused on member and consumer interests.
- All this for £264.00 inc. VAT annual membership*
Becoming a member of a forward thinking co-operative organisation puts you at the forefront of the industry. Being better trained and informed ensures your customers are better served, which means your business works better for you.
Continuing support and prominent advertising on the Guild website will help your business thrive. Strong leadership and innovative member services from a social and co-operative organisation mean you can feel proud to belong.
With benefits like these, we know that the customers of Guild sweeps are the safest, cleanest and happiest chimney owners in the country. They are more likely to recognise your value, more likely to book you again and more likely to refer your services to others.
For more information
If you would like further information you can:
- Download a Training Pack from the Training page
- Email: Training@guildofmasterchimneysweeps.co.uk
- Come and see us at the Guild Trade Exhibition in March or at the Hearth & Home Exhibition in June
- Phone: David Wooffindin on 01226 242357
* Does not include initial training.