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Competent person scheme

The Competent Persons scheme was introduced by the UK Government to allow individuals and enterprises to self-certify that their work complies with building regulations as an alternative to submitting a building notice or using an approved inspector

A Competent Person must be registered with a scheme that has been approved by The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). 

GOV.UK - Competent person scheme

For more information you can look at the competent person website

To understand why you should use a Competent Person, Download the consumer booklet.