- Step 2 - Click the appropriate membership option below and follow the instructions.
- Step 3 - Print off or screenshot the payment receipt directly from the portal.
- (**) First aid course should contain practical CPR element. Examples of acceptable qualification; Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) First Aid at Work (FAW), First Aid for Sports And Exercise (FASE) or Appointed person, Sports Trauma or Pitchside FA. We do not currently accept online courses for membership applications
- Insurance premium is paid seperately to Balens, once you have applied for membership you will find the link to insurance in the members portal on the website. (Insurance is £50.86 for practitioners & £18 for students)
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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 then upload all your industry CPD certificates. It will contain links to important member benefits, social media groups, insurance and more information is contained in the welcome letter in the folder.
- Level 4 & 5 Sports Massage
- HND, Diploma or FdSc Sports Therapy
- BSc, MSc Sports Therapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Sports & Exercise Therapy.
- Certain qualifications, advertised as meeting National Occupational Standards do not meet our stringent standards, 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.
Unfortunately, The STA do not accept any qualifications issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, Distance Learning Academy, Learning skills Academy, Gateway Diplomas, Open Study College, BSY Group, NCFE, ABC awards, Active Health Group or Active Health Awards.
The STA do not recognise Level 6 Diplomas from BTEC, Active Health group or Master Diplomas that do not appear on a qualification framework for any membership category.