FORS STANDARD (version 4.1)

Please click below to access the FORS Standard (version 4.1 released 1 March 2017).  There are a number of associated documents to read in conjunction with the Standard:

  • The Guidance document explains how you can demonstrate that your company or organisation meets the requirements of the FORS Standard at Bronze, Silver or Gold level
  • The Rules and Procedures details the rules around accreditation, routes to accreditation and steps to FORS progression
  • The Terms and Conditions
  • The FORS Compliance and Enforcement Guidance


Summary of changes

  • Between version 4.0 and version 4.1 of the FORS Standard (released on 1 March 2017) – click here
  • Between version 4.1 and 4.1.i of the FORS Guidance and the FORS Rules and Procedures (released on 18 April 2017) – click here

FORS Compliance and Enforcement Guidance for Operators

This document provides guidance on the compliance and enforcement activity undertaken by FORS. It explains how your FORS accreditation may be affected if you breach the FORS Standard or Terms and Conditions.


Need some help?

Further help and information is available by calling the FORS helpline on 08448 09 09 44 (8.30am-5pm) or if you have a specific question, click here to email us.