The granting of certification depends upon the type testing and initial factory assessments meeting the relevant standards and scheme requirements laid down. Certification is maintained by regular factory production control surveillance visits and, where specified, the testing of audit samples to ensure that the product continues to be made in exactly the same way.
We are currently changing the way that we approve and certificate construction products with the result that we will not be issuing any new National Technical Approvals.
This does not affect the validity of current Technical Approvals. These will remain valid for three years from their date of issue.
We can provide approval in support of CE Marking via European Technical Approvals to harmonised product standards.