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BASRaT British Association of Sport Rehabilitators and Trainers Become a graduate sport rehabilitator
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MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY

BASRaT Membership Categories and Requirements:


How do I become a member?
BASRaT accepts applications from all those interested in the organisation and the profession of Sport Rehabilitation.

This includes individuals who have graduated from a similar programme of study and feel they can evidence this equivalence, further details can be read below in the Graduate section.

BASRaT requires ALL practising and insured members upon initial registration or re-registration/readmission to the register to complete a Declaration of Health and Good Character document (PDF link), and to read the Fitness to Practice Guide for Members, (PDF link). and FtP Sanctions Guidance (PDF link).

Please refer to Readmission to the Register (PDF link) for specific information regarding re-registration/readmission onto the register

BASRaT also requires all practising members to follow the Standard of Ethical Conduct and Behaviour, and to follow the Clinical Record Keeping Guide (PDF link).

Please note: The Executive Committee reserves the right to refuse an application for membership of BASRaT.


Quick links to member categories

  • Graduate
  • Graduate Allied Health Professional
  • Non-practising Graduate
  • Associate
  • Affiliate
  • Student
  • TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP

    Graduate Member
    This membership category is open to the following:
    Those who have completed a BASRaT-approved undergraduate programme and who fulfil the following requirements in order to maintain current membership i.e.

  • hold a current "appointed persons" first aid level; to include CPR
  • have achieved ongoing BASRaT CPD requirements

    Membership can be obtained by filling out the application form and sending it to the BASRaT office with correct payment (cheques made payable to 'BASRaT') and all of the relevant documentation. There are two joining windows in which membership can be gained and renewed. These dates are from January 1st - January 31st and from June 16th to August 31st each year.
    Any application outside of these dates will not be accepted.
    N.B. 6 month membership is only available between June 16th and August 31st
    of each year.

    Please note - once payment has been processed we are unable to refund monies due to the fact that insurance and journal costs are non refundable annual contracts. If membership has lapsed then a small fee may be applicable to cover administration costs. Proof of on going CPD will also be required.

    Individuals who have graduated from other programmes may be eligible for membership if it can be ascertained that their studies have provided adequate and equivalent levels of study to the Sport Rehabilitator Role Delineation (PDF document link), and that they have, where appropriate, maintained adequate levels of CPD within their ongoing professional practice since graduation.
    Please note: This application carries an administrative and examination fee.

    Please download the Individual Membership Application Pack HERE and the details of the Membership Exam (PDF document link).

      Benefits of Graduate Membership
    • Malpractice and Public Liability Insurance of 5m
    • Option to include personal and/or business details on the 'Find A Practitioner' database on basrat.org
    • Access to membership section on web-site (including course listings, job advertisements, Newsletter and professional information)
    • Sport-Ex Journal; hard copy of Sport Ex Dynamic and Sport Ex Medicine (quarterly) and FREE online access to both
    • Reduced entry fee for Symposium associated with Annual General Meeting
    • Administrative support and advice on professional issues, including CPD
    • Access to BASRaT products
    • National and International representation of your profession at events and in discussions and meetings with other groups for the promotion and development of Sport Rehabilitation
    • Most importantly - Voting rights. You have a say in how BASRaT is run and organised. Please use this to make the most from your membership.
    All graduate members are required to adhere to the BASRaT Ethical and Behavioural standards and are entitled to use the letters 'GSR' in their titles (Graduate Sport Rehabilitator). It should be noted that members should not use the letters 'BASRaT' as part of their title.

    Download an Application Form NOW!

    Graduate Allied Health Professional
    This membership category is open to the following:
    Those who have completed a BASRaT-approved undergraduate programme and who are also qualified and appropriately insured as an allied health professional (e.g. Physiotherapist). This category will include all entitlements of full graduate membership (i.e. use of the initials GSR) but excludes Malpractice and Public Liability insurance through BASRaT.

    These members will also have to fulfil the following requirements in order to maintain current membership i.e.

  • hold a current "appointed persons" first aid level; to include CPR
  • have achieved ongoing BASRaT CPD requirements
      Benefits of Graduate Allied Health Professional Membership
    • Option to include personal and/or business details on the 'Find A Practitioner' database on basrat.org
    • Access to membership section on web-site (including course listings, job advertisements, Newsletter and professional information)
    • Sport-Ex Journal; ONLINE access to Sport Ex Dynamic and Sport Ex Medicine
    • Reduced entry fees for Symposium associated with Annual General Meeting
    • Administrative support and advice on professional issues, including CPD
    • National and International representation of your profession at events and in discussions and meetings with other groups for the promotion and development of Sport Rehabilitation
    • Most importantly - Voting rights. You have a say in how BASRaT is run and organised. Please use this to make the most from your membership.
    • Access to BASRaT products

    Allied Health Professionals are additionally regulated by an appropriate body; BASRaT regulates GSR members only.
    All graduate members are obliged to adhere to the BASRaT Rules of Professional Conduct and are entitled to use the letters 'GSR' in their titles (Graduate Sport Rehabilitator). It should be noted that members should not use the letters 'BASRaT' as part of their title.

    Download an Application Form NOW!

    Non-practising Graduate
    This membership category is open to the following:
    Individuals who have been full, practising members of BASRaT who wish to take a career break or for any other reason no longer wish to practise as a Graduate Sport Rehabilitator.
    This is advised for members who ceased to practise in order to provide a run-off cover for their previous work (as at 2010 previous insurance taken up with BASRaT ensures 36 months run off if you choose this option).

      Membership benefits include:
    • Access to membership section on web-site (including course listings, job advertisements, Newsletter and professional information)
    • Reduced entry fee for Annual Symposium and Annual General Meeting
    • Administrative support and advice on professional issues, including Continuing Professional Development
    • Sport-Ex Journal; ONLINE access to Sport Ex Dynamic and Sport Ex Medicine

    Download an Application Form NOW!

    Associate Member
    This membership category is open to the following:
    Graduates of programmes not approved by BASRaT but who are working in fields related to Sport Rehabilitation e.g. Physiotherapy, Sport Science, Sports Medicine.
    This category excludes professional liability insurance cover and associate members are not eligible to vote.

      Benefits of Associate Membership include:
    • Access to membership section on web-site (including course listings, job advertisements, Newsletter and professional information)
    • Sport-Ex Journal; ONLINE access to Sport Ex Dynamic and Sport Ex Medicine
    • Reduced entry fee for Symposium associated with Annual General Meeting
    • Access to BASRaT products
    Associate members are not obliged to adhere to the BASRaT Rules of Professional Conduct but are expected to observe them.

    This category does not include Malpractice and Public Liability Insurance

    Download an Application Form NOW!

    Affiliate Members
    This membership category is open to the following:
    Individuals who have an interest in Sport Rehabilitation who do not possess a degree level qualification in this field, and do not qualify as an associate or student member.
    Affiliate members are not eligible to vote.

      Benefits of Affiliate Membership include:
    • Access to membership section on web-site (including course listings, job advertisements, Newsletter and professional information)
    • Reduced entry fee for Symposium associated with Annual General Meeting
    • Sport-Ex Journal; ONLINE access to Sport Ex Dynamic and Sport Ex Medicine
    This category does not include Malpractice and Public Liability Insurance

    Download an Application Form NOW!

    Student Member
    This membership category is open to the following:
    Students studying currently full and part-time on undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in Sport Rehabilitation accredited by BASRaT.
      Benefits of Student Membership include:
    • Option for malpractice insurance for massage (not included in annual fee to BASRaT)
    • Access to membership section on web-site (including course listings, job advertisements, Newsletter and professional information)
    • Reduced entry fee for Annual AGM and Symposium
    • Free online access to Sport Ex Student (relevant for year of study)
    • Access to BASRaT products
    This category has an option to include Malpractice
    and Public Liability Insurance for massage only - students must contact
    BASRaT directly for this additional fee.

    Download an Application Form NOW!





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