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Become An SBID Accredited Member

Accreditation acknowledges and confirms that a professional’s process, skills, experience, and knowledge can fulfill a client brief

SBID Accreditation signifies professional quality and industry standards as a widely-recognised marque of interior design excellence. Our accredited network forms an extensive professional community across the commercial and residential design sectors throughout the UK and beyond. By joining our specialist design community, you can enhance your business with listing in SBID’s professional Trade Directories to help clients source professional-quality interior design services and products.

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Membership Categories:

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Interior Designers

Our accreditation helps to distinguish you from interior design hobbyists by establishing you as a professional interior designer operating at the highest standards of practice. Enhance your profile as a trained professional by demonstrating that you are experienced, knowledgable, and committed to quality and best practice.

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Interior Fit-Out Specialists

As knowledgeable construction and fit-out specialists, SBID Contract Partners provide assurances to designers and manufacturers that interior solutions are installed professionally and compliantly. SBID connects contractors with the industry to facilitate greater collaboration in project procurement.

Designer Materials

Product & Service Providers

As verified and trusted providers of products, services and solutions to the interior design profession, SBID Industry Partners benefit from increased credibility and reach among the professional design community as our recommended trade suppliers for interior designer’s specification.

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The Next Generation of Top Interior Designers

Interior designers from all levels will benefit from joining the SBID community. With student membership, this includes those who are currently studying for their university degree in interior design.

Professional design accreditation is an excellent step forward for interior designers at all levels and stages of their careers.

3 steps to reach SBID Accredited status:

Check the accreditation criteria and membership fees for the industry sector that applies to you.

When you’re ready to apply, begin the simple 3-step process for accreditation.

     1. Category:

    Select your correct accreditation category and complete the enquiry form. Your enquiry will be reviewed by the Membership team.

    2. Checks:

    SBID will carry out the necessary checks to confirm membership status. Due diligence checks are completed to verify accurate credentials and appropriate level of accreditation.

    3. Acknowledgement:

    You will receive acknowledgement of the review.

    Successful applicants are awarded appropriate SBID Accredited status and added to the members register and relevant trade directories. A membership certificate will be issued, along with your Accreditation materials and a breakdown of your unqiue package of membership benefits and industry resources.

    SBID Membership Structure 2021

    *Classification of ‘International’ vs ‘British’ is defined by country of residence not citizenship.

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    Accreditation helps you or your practice demonstrate a level of expertise. It separates qualified professionals from social influencers and hobbyists.
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    What makes SBID Accreditation different

    SBID Accreditation is a marque of achieving professional competence and industry excellence defined by education, ongoing training and experience.

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    Code of Conduct

    The SBID Code of Conduct aims to maintain the global standing of British interior design and improve consumer protection.

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