Membership Benefits

What does being a member of the TTA mean?

Becoming a member The Tutors' Association signifies becoming part of the UK government recognised professional body and inclusion in the Association’s Members' Register of Tutors and Tutoring Companies.  You will also gain recognition of the fact that you have signed up to a recognised code of professional practice and ethics.

Members are able to use TTA's branding on their business stationery and website and use the designatory letters MTA by Individual Members.

Members also have the opportunity to stand for election to the board and help shape the future and the agenda as well as the opportunity to participate in the Association’s special interest groups and panels.


  • Free legal helpline
  • GDPR Guidance
  • Specimen contracts (for tutors and clients)
  • Access to recordings of past events 
  • Free access to some online and networking events
  • Reduced rates to CPD and Conferences


  • For Accountancy & Tax Services including:
    • complete your annual accounts and tax return
    •  provide you 1 years FREE access to their online accounting software
    • discuss your draft accounts by telephone
    • calculate your tax position
    • look for ways to reduce the tax you pay
    • submit your accounts to H M Revenue & Customs
    • deal with all correspondence and answer your taxation queries
    • provide year round access to their experts

  • PI indemnity and Public Liability insurance through Alan Boswell Group. The PI covers  private tuition work undertaken in the United Kingdom and is available to tutors that qualify under the following criteria:
    • be a qualified teacher OR
    • have 3 or more years' experience in teaching
    • have a post graduate degree in the subject you are tutoring


  • 20% discount on the education supplies from Galore Park 
  • 20% discount on educational supplies from Bond Publications
  • 10% discount off annual subscriptions to The Week Junior
  • 50% discount on Letts resources 


Access to the DBS Check Service through TTA (if you are tutoring children or vulnerable adults) for each Individual Member and unlimited number of individuals referred by Corporate Members.


We recommend you go through the DBS Application Guidance  and click here for the list of the acceptable list of ID documentation. 

Once your membership application is processed, you will have access to the 'Members Resources' area of the website where details on how to start a DBS check are available.  


Please note the fee for this service is NOT included in the membership fee.

Costs are as follow:

  • DBS Standard Certificate  £26.00 
  • DBS Enhanced Certificate  £44.00 
  • Standard / Enhanced Certificate Administration Fee  £9.50 
  • DBS Adult First Fee £6.00 
  • DBS Adult First Admin Fee £2.00 
  • ID Checking Service Fee (Payable to The Post Office) £8.75 

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