The Steel Construction Certification Scheme (SCCS) is the UKAS Accredited Certification Body (No. 0021) specifically for companies engaged in the design, fabrication and erection of constructional steelwork for all forms of industrial, commercial and administrative use such as bridges, power stations, factory buildings, transmission towers, airport buildings etc.
Who are we
SCCS is the Certification Body specifically for companies engaged in the design, manufacture and installation of structural steelwork and its associated products and services.
SCCS is a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Constructional Steelwork Association Ltd (BCSA). Its key objective is to secure high standards of excellence and quality across all processes, procedures and practices in the steelwork industry through independent certification to specific standards.
SCCS works closely with each of its clients, – currently over 600 – across the steel construction sector throughout the certification and auditing services using an established, clear, staged and structured process.
What we offer
SCCS have been providing Management Systems certification services for steelwork contracting organisations since it was established in 1989.
SCCS has developed certification and monitoring services for the steelwork contractors with integrated or separate Quality, Environment, Occupational Health & Safety and Welding Quality Management Systems and Factory Production Control Systems.
By obtaining the necessary certifications and undertaking organisation audits you can improve your internal operating systems and win more business. Below is a full list of certification and auditing services available from SCCS and some of the benefits of these certifications and assessments.
Further details of the full lists of certifications and audits provided by SCCS can be found on our Certifications and Audits page.
BCSA Group of Companies
SCCS is a wholly owned subsidiary of BCSA Ltd. BCSA’s Group of Companies incudes BCSA, Steel for Life and SCCS.
BCSA Limited is the national organisation for the steel construction industry.
BCSA has represented the UK Structural Steel sector for over a century. It is a focal point at local, national and international level for the steel construction industry, acting as its representative body and central management services organisation.
Steel for Life
Steel for Life is the UK structural steel sector’s market development programme.
Steel for Life’s key purpose is to communicate and disseminate the advantages that steel offers to the construction sector which make it the material of choice for a wide range of buildings, bridgeworks and other structures.
The Steel Construction Certification Scheme (SCCS) is a Certification Body.
SCCS provides certification and accreditation services to companies engaged in the design, manufacture and installation of structural steelwork and its associated products and services. SCCS is a wholly owned subsidiary of BCSA Limited.