PASS approved referees

Referees must be a professional person or a person of good standing in the community:

  • Accountant
  • Airline pilots
  • Assurance agent of recognised company
  • Bank/building society official
  • Chairman/director of limited company
  • Chemist
  • Chiropodist
  • Local councillor
  • Civil servant (permanent)
  • Dentist
  • Director/manager of a VAT registered charity
  • Director/manager/personnel officer of a VAT registered company
  • Doctor
  • Engineer (with professional qualifications)
  • Financial services intermediary (for example, stockbroker or insurance broker)
  • Fire service official
  • Funeral director
  • Insurance agent (full time) of a recognised company
  • Journalist
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Legal secretary (members and fellows of the Institute of legal secretaries)
  • Local government officer
  • Manager/personnel officer (of limited company)
  • Member of Parliament
  • Member of Scottish Parliament
  • Merchant Navy officer
  • Minister of a recognised religion
  • Nurse (RGN and RMN)
  • Officer of the armed services (active or retired)
  • Optician
  • Person with honours (for example, OBE MBE)
  • Police officer
  • Post Office official
  • Prison/probation officer
  • Salvation Army officer
  • Social worker
  • Solicitor
  • Surveyor
  • Teacher, lecturer
  • Trade union officer
  • Travel agent (qualified)
  • Warrant officers and Chief Petty Officers

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