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APS pricing

MandB-APS_colourWe have a banded pricing structure to ensure APS accreditation is open to projects of all sizes. The price depends on the total number of mentors/befrienders in your project. Guidance on pricing for single site and multi-site applications is below. The prices below also apply to projects that are applying for re-accreditation.

Access to a support package included in the price:

  • The APS detailed requirements and self-assessment tool
  • A telephone support call of up to 45 minutes with one of our trained assessors to assist with aspects of your application
  • The opportunity to attend an APS support workshop
  • Discounted resources and training once you have signed up to achieve APS
  • Access to the APS online discussion forum




10% discount is available on APS applications for organisations that hold full NCVO membership, the Age UK OQS award (please see the ‘APS and other quality standards‘ section for further details) or are members of the Derbyshire Trusted Befriending Network.

Single site applications banded pricing structure:




Number of mentors/befrienders




  £755 (£905 incl VAT)



  £1080 (£1296 incl VAT)



  £1,405 (£1686 incl VAT)


Sign up to APS here

Multi-site applications

If you operate across multiple sites and/or you wish to accredit more than one project, it may be cheaper to apply for a multi-site application. To give you a price for a multi-site application MBF will need to collect details of your sites/projects. Please see further guidance at Sign up to APS (you will need to be an MBF network member and logged in to access this information). 




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