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  • Step 1 Send smart phone photo or screenshot of highest industry qualification and current first aid certifcate to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (*see bottom of page)
  • PLEASE DO NOT SEND LARGE FILES OR ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATES AS THEY BLOCK OUR INBOX, THESE CAN BE ADDED TO DROPBOX IN DUE COURSE
  • Step 2 Choose the appropriate membership option above and follow the instructions.
  • Step 3 PRINT OFF PAYMENT RECEIPT DIRECTLY FROM THE PAYMENT PORTAL , THE ADMIN OFFICE DO NOT HAVE AUTHORITY TO DO THIS FOR YOU

 

We will issue a membership category based on the following information 

Student  (this option is not available if you have an existing practitioner qualification at level 3 sports massage or higher)

 


Affiliate 

  • Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy (issued after 2014)
 

Full

  • Level 4 Sports Massage Therapy,
  • Level 4/5 Sports and Remedial Massage Therapy, HND Sports Therapy, FdSc.                                                                                                   
 

Graduate

  • BSc or MSc Sports Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation
 
Membership guidelines:

Certain qualifications, advertised as meeting National Occupational Standards do not meet our stringent membership criteria, however, to enable you to benefit from our affiliate member scheme, we will work with you to provide the necessary support to identify a progression route to full membership.

We reserve the right to refuse membership applications from holders of certain qualifications unless accompanied by details of external assessment and verification procedures. This will be requested on receipt of individual application.

If your qualification is not listed above, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and give us details and if possible, a link to the course.
Unfortunately, The STA do not accept any qualifications issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, Distance Learning Academy, Open Study College, BSY Group, NCFE, ABC awards, Active Health Group or Active Health Awards.

The STA do not recognise Level 6 Diplomas or Master Diplomas that do not appear on a qualification framework for any membership category.
Membership levels for the Sports Therapy Association are based on the industry agreed National Occupational Standards (NOS)

If you are unsure about your qualification, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for clarification

 

*How to send in your evidence

Please send the following to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

  • A smart phone photo of your highest industry award (eg Level 4 Sports Massage). NO CPD CERTIFICATES ARE REQUIRED
  • A smart phone photo of your first aid certificate. Qualifications must have a practical element of CPR or life saving. Examples of acceptable qualification FAW, FASE or Appointed person, Sports Trauma or Pitchside FA.

Once we have received your evidence, application and payment we will send you a link to a Dropbox folder, you may have to check your junk mail. You can upload all your industry CPD certificates. It will contain links to important member benefits, social media groups and insurance, all this is contained in the welcome letter in the folder.

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Office Address: Sports Therapy Association, 67 Saxilby Road, Sturton By Stow, Lincoln, LN1 2AA. Email: admin@thesta.co.uk Enquiry Tel: 01427 788162

 

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