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Flexible membership has arrived!

The Checkatrade membership has just got smarter. From our new 'Approved' right up to the classic 'Pro' level membership, you're in control. Whatever your business needs, you can make it happen by flexing your membership up or down.

Make your membership work for you

All our membership types are flexible. Now you can flex your plan when you need to. You could flex every month if you wanted to. You do what’s right for your business.

Flex up to get more work

Starting from just £30 per month +VAT with Approved, you can move your membership up to Lite, Standard or Pro. With an Approved membership, potential customers can only find you on Checkatrade.com by searching the name of your business. That means no fresh leads or new customers – but as soon as you decide you need more work, you can flex up to any of our other membership options, which bring you varying amounts of leads depending on how many you need and how much you want to spend.

Whether you flex up or down, the awesome reputation you’ve built as a Checkatrade member is yours to keep.

Flex membership options and what they mean

Flexible membership tiers on Checkatrade

There are four tiers when it comes to being a Checkatrade member:

  • Approved (this membership does not include leads)
  • Lite
  • Standard (which is the most popular option among tradespeople)
  • Pro

Here’s what’s included at each level:


  • Be endorsed by the UK’s most trusted network
  • Save over £470 with discounts on materials
  • Get marketing materials and van vinyls


  • All the benefits of our Approved membership
  • Get leads to fill gaps in your diary
  • Create a profile page and be found by new customers

Standard (the popular option)

  • Receive a regular flow of leads
  • Get twice as many leads as our Lite membership
  • All the benefits of our Approved & Lite memberships


  • For trades looking to grow their business and need as many leads as possible
  • Double the leads of our Standard membership
  • All the benefits of our Standard membership

Flexing up when you need more work

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You might be at the Approved or Lite level, but if you’re finding there aren’t enough enquiries coming through, it could be time to flex up.

As you can see, Standard and Pro are the real deal when it comes to our membership. Whether you’re looking to keep a healthy stream of leads coming in, or you’re seriously looking to grow your business, Standard and Pro are the two options to go for.

If you’re nervous about going too hard too early, then why not try Standard for a month? If you find in the month that it’s enough jobs coming through, then happy days, stay on Standard.

If, however, you have the capacity to take on more work, then go all out and move on up to Pro!

Your Checkatrade membership works for you and your business.

If you’re ever unsure of what to do, we have Membership Advice who are here to help you.

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Not looking for new customer leads right now from us?

Many tradespeople out there have a huge list of homeowners waiting to hear back with quotes. It’s a nice position to be in; having lots of work in the pipeline and a big list of customer leads in your inbox.

If your Checkatrade membership is bringing you leads that you’re having to turn down, it can be pretty stressful.

That’s why we’ve introduced a flexible new option that allows you to keep your membership ticking over.

About the new Approved membership

The Approved membership allows you to keep the reputation you’ve worked so hard to build. It can be easily upgraded the moment you need to fill that diary again.

Keeping your membership running even when you don’t need work makes sure that the tick that homeowners trust is always there to reassure your customers.

It’s affordable (cheaper than other membership levels) and gives you that status as a Checkatrade member that homeowners are looking for.

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What does Approved give you?

It doesn’t matter which trade you’re in, Approved is the same price for everyone – £30 +VAT per month.

If you flex down, Approved includes:

  • In-app flex control – come right back up when you need to.
  • Checkatrade guarantee – you stay as a guaranteed tradesperson.
  • Brand new marketing campaign – it’s going to be a big one, so don’t miss out.
  • ‘Member since’ materials – you can still get these.
  • New & improved van vinyls are available to you.
  • Member benefits & discounts – keep on saving.
  • Fully vetted – we’ll let customers know you’re checked by us.
  • Showcase your work and reviews – keep your awesome profile.
  • Online reputation management – you can keep hold and grow your online reputation.

If you have any other questions about our new Approved membership, then do not hesitate to reach out to Membership Advice.

If you’re not already a member of ours

You can join as a Checkatrade approved member right from the off. There’s just one catch – you’ll have to pass our checks first!

Only the best of the best get through. Give it a go and see if you make the cut.

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Join as an 'Approved' member. First, you'll need to pass our checks!

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