Application Form

Joining the SMTO

Please ensure that you have read and understood the SMTO Membership Handbook, then complete this form and submit it with payment.  You will be redirected to payment after completion of this application, which can be made by credit/debit card via Stripe.  We look forward to welcoming you to the SMTO.

Section 1 - Your Details

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Section 2 - Training


A valid First Aid Certificate is required for SMTO Membership

If you do not currently hold a certificate, you will have 3 months to attend training and upload to your SMTO document file.

Section 3 - Membership

I wish my name on my SMTO Membership Certificate to be inscribed as :

Section 4 - For prospective members not trained at an affiliated school

If you trained at a non-affiliated school, please supply 2 referees. Please give details of 2 independent professional people, at least one of whom must be a practising healthcare professional. Perhaps your School Principal or Course Leader or another SMTO Member.

Reference 1:

Reference 2:

Non-Affiliated School Information

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Exam process:

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Section 5 - Business Info

Please include copies of all your therapy qualifications, as they are required before your application can be processed.

If you are applying for SMTO Membership only, then you will also be required to upload a copy of your current insurance policy.

Please note, unless otherwise discussed, if you fail to upload these documents within 21 days of your application’s submission, your application will be deleted, and 50% of your payment will be retained to cover the administration costs of your application.

Section 6 - Continuing Professional Development

Section 7 - Miscellaneous

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Section 8 - Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity

The Equality Act (2010) prohibits discrimination (whether direct or indirect) against people who possess one of the protected characteristics: age, sex, race, religion or belief, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment at SMTO and within the Manual / Complementary Therapies industry. Your feedback is essential in helping us understand our current membership profile, the issues affecting members, and areas where we would like to see improvement.

SMTO needs your help and co-operation to enable us to do this. The information provided will be anonymous. A summary of the results will be reported back to SMTO Members in due course. Filling in this survey is voluntary however, we would be very grateful if you could complete this section of your application form.

Your responses will help us to understand the diverse nature of the SMTO membership and help to create a more inclusive and supportive environment for everyone.

Thank You.

Section 9 - Checklist and Declaration

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Once you have submitted your application, you will be redirected to make your payment.  Once we have received your payment, we will begin reviewing your application and inform you if we require any additional informatio.

Any documents that could not be uploaded with the application, should be sent to within 21 days of submission of this application

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