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We hope you've arrived at this page because you're interested in becoming a member of dhf and you want to find out more. Being a member of a trade association has its rewards and unlike many other trade associations we pride ourselves in serving a broad spectrum of industry sectors. With membership starting from as little as £510, it is easy to see why more organisations are joining dhf every year. 

dhf Affiliate membership status

An affiliate member is entitled to the majority of the benefits of membership, including training discounts (if applicable), invitation to meetings and access to the members’area of the dhf website.

An affiliate member will not however, appear on the dhf website and cannot use the dhf logo, nor claim to be a dhf member in any other way, be it verbally or written. Full members are invited to display the logo on their own websites, vehicles and promotional material, displaying to potential customers they are a part of a progressive and forward-thinking safety-focussed trade federation.

dhf Training obligation

Please be aware that it is a condition of dhf membership that members whose product areas include but not solely connected to Domestic Garage Doors, Industrial Doors & Rolling Shutters or Automated Gates & Traffic Barriers, to have at least one member of staff who has completed training in the relevant product sector. Members must complete the Level 2 in Award Safety + Level 4 Award in Legislation combined course in the relevant product area at the dhf Training Academy in Shuttinghton. 

Once you have submitted your membership application to DHF, the relevant training must be booked onto before your application can be progressed any further. You can visit the Training pages of this site for more information.

 Our company was one of the founder members of the dhf Automated Gate Group and have been members for many years. dhf provides a network of like-minded companies from the door and gates industry, with a shared commitment to safety and responsible business practices. Being part of dhf has provided us with expert industry support and training, as well as some great business development opportunities founded on sound values.”  
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