ARLA Inventories

Becoming an ARLA Inventories member is a clear demonstration to landlords, letting agents and tenants that you are an accredited/qualified inventory professional who meets the highest standards for best practice in the industry.

Before applying we recommend that you review the membership grades to gain an understanding of the entry requirements. Once submitted we aim to process applications within 15 working days.

Student grade
Join us at the student grade if you don't yet have an inventory qualification and six months' practical experience. You will have three years at this grade to get qualified and upgrade your membership so you can use the designatory letters and logo.

Member grade
You must have at least the Level 3 qualification  (Level 6 in Scotland) and at least six months' practical experience to become an ARLA Inventories member.

Propertymark Qualifications' Award in Residential Inventory Management and Practice

This qualification is ideal for candidates wanting to gain or improve existing knowledge in the key areas across inventory practice.

Criteria for joining Student Member
No qualification.

Under six months' practical experience.

Hold public liability insurance and professional indemnity insurance.

Recognised inventory qualification.  

At least six months' practical experience.