About the SITMA Scheme


The SITMA Scheme is not owed by any company or entity. SITMA is part of The Building Compliance Testers Association and is a founding member. The SITMA Directors are all non-executive and voluntary, apart from Barry Cope, Scheme Manager and David Pickavance, SITMA Chair of the Board of Directors.


SITMA’s scope can be found in it’s entirety here.

Minimum Requirements

As a minimum, all SITMA  members must:

Entry Requirements

SITMA now has only one route to gain access into the scheme:

Approved Training Provider

Entry via this route is usually through post attendance of an Approved Training Provider

Examination Only*

Candidates are welcome to complete the exam only, however no additional training will be given from SITMA
*at an additional fee

SITMA Levels

SITMA provides a Registered Sound Insulation Testing scheme with two levels. When applying for SITMA, you may choose one or both levels. 

Part 1

Part 1 testing is for those who will be testing airborne wall and floor testing. This will be done in accordance to BS EN ISO 140-4:1998
and BS EN ISO 717-1:2020

Part 2

Part 2 testing is for those who will be completing impact floor testing.
This will be done in accordance to BS EN ISO 140-7:1998 and BS EN ISO 717-2:2020

SITMA Lodgement Portal

Recording tests on the SITMA Lodgement Portal is mandatory for all testers. The Lodgement Portal ensures accurate testing and is required as part of the certification. The Lodgement system saves SITMA members time by


SITMA employs experienced sound insulation testers and acoustic consultants that conduct audits. Lee Thompson who is employed solely to conduct audits all day every day ensuring testers maintain the high quality that is expected from them

Membership and Fees

If you’re interested in becoming a member of SITMA then don’t hesitate to contact if you have any questions.