The Q-Mark Timber Frame Elements Scheme is a third-party product certification scheme operated by BM TRADA Certification Ltd. The scheme is based on the principles of ISO 9001, EN 45011/12, ISO Guide 62/65 and confirms compliance to prEN 14732, together with a specific set of performance criteria set by BM TRADA for prefabricated structural (load bearing) elements, which includes wall, floor and roof elements (diaphragm assemblies).

The objectives of the scheme are:

  • To improve the quality and performance of timber frame elements.
  • To provide unambiguous evidence of compliance with the standards.
  • To provide manufacturers with a clear route to CE marking.
  • To provide specifiers, regulators and inspection authorities with the appropriate information for them to identify suitable products