What is the Common Assessment Standard?

The Common Assessment Standard was introduced by Build UK and the Civil Engineering Contractors’ Association (CECA) the hope is to reduce inefficiencies that are costing the construction industry up to £1 billion a year.

The Common Assessment Standard (CAS) comprises an industry-agreed question set based on existing PQ questionnaires, including PAS 91, and corresponding assessment standards. Backed by 31 of the largest clients in the construction industry, The aim of CAS will be to reduce duplication, time and cost.

3 of the major assessment bodies were selected to be part of CAS, those being - Constructionline Gold, CHAS Premium or Achilles Building Confidence.

How beAccredited Can Help 

We want to help you get to the level deemed compliant with the CAS standards and ensure you work to the requirements they ask of you. The assessment application process can seem quite daunting and is often a lengthy process but do not worry, our expert consultants can take this hassle away from you.

We will identify any gaps you may have with your paperwork and training and provide you with support and guidance in ensuring that you’re deemed compliant and remain so in accordance with the Common Assessment Standards.


For a quote on any of the CAS approved accreditations: Constructionline Gold, CHAS Premium or Achilles Building Confidence.


Within the beAccredited fee, you also get:

  • IATP asbestos awareness online training, H&S related training for the accredition, RAMs documents, policies and procedures where needed.

  • Your application completed, submitted and managed by our team.

  • Competent Health and Safety Support – This is not only a requirement for accreditation, it is also a legal requirement under the Management of Health and Safety at Work regulations 1999.

  • An extended trial of our revolutionary RAMs app – www.rams-app.co.uk allowing you to make digital, branded, cloud stored risk assessment documents in minutes

  • Discounts on additional accreditation taken out or on renewals if you refer anyone to us www.beaccredited.com/referral/