Membership & Insurance

Full Members

If you are a graduate from one of the Complementary, Sports, Holistic or Beauty Therapies in our Approved List you may be eligible to apply for Full Membership.

As a Full Member your details will be included in our Practitioner Directory, you will be entitled to use the Association’s Logo and in addition, you will benefit from all our publicity material, including free professional photographs and videos for your website and publicity for your clinics.

The WWAHT also offers you support and advice. If an issue arises which is likely to affect you professionally and you are unsure of what your next steps should be, we have available a comprehensive selection of guidance and support documents.

Full Membership Benefits

  • Professional status and recognition – including a membership certificate and logo to use on your website and marketing materials
  • A listing on our WWAHT Directory – where you can update your qualifications, insurance and CPD hours
  • Therapy articles and industry news – regular e-updates about any industry changes and the latest news
  • Access to our Community Forum where you can chat with like-minded therapists– Therapists will be able to ask questions and start threads around all things wellness
  • Seminars, workshops and qualifications- including a yearly training congress, where you can learn and complete your CPD hours
  • Invitation to contribute to the continuing success of WWAHT by joining one of the Board committees or sub-committees
  • Access to supervision sessions with our skilled supervisors– when the unavoidable challenges crop up, therapists can access our highly skilled Supervisors to help tackle any difficult situations that they might find themselves in after qualifying
  • Nomination in our prestigious WWAHT Contest– an annual event that recognises and rewards the amazing work you do and so much more.

Membership Requirements:

  • Pay Annual Subscription Fee
  • Hold an Approved Holistic Industry / Complimentary & Alternative Health Education Certificate in massage, beauty or related modality
  • Commitment to Continuing Professional Development (Total Annual 12 CPD points)
  • Adhere to the Standards of Practice and Code of Conduct for Non-regulated Health Care Professionals

Undertake 4 supervision sessions during your first 12 months of membership.

  • The cost for  membership is €50 for a year.

Associates Members

If you are studying towards a qualification or hold a diploma in one of the Therapies in our Approved List but the standard of training is not equivalent to the nationally recognised qualifications that are on the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF) such as NVQs, SVQs, VTCT, ITEC, CIBTAC, CIDESCO, City & Guilds, Edexcel, SQA, IIHHT, IHBC etc.

Associates Membership will provide a route to become full members by undertaking the recommended training by the WWAHT. This will be a transitory stage and we would expect you to become a full member within 12 months.

Associate members are not registered by the WWAHT and as such are not permitted to use the Association’s Logo until they become Full Members.

Associate Membership Benefits

  • Professional status and recognition – including a membership certificate and logo to use on your website and marketing materials; if you are a student you will establish a professional industry profile from the beginning of your training.
  • Therapy articles and industry news – regular e-updates about any industry changes and the latest news
  • Access to our Community Forum where you can chat with like-minded therapists– Therapists will be able to ask questions and start threads around all things wellness

Membership Requirements

  • Pay Annual Subscription Fee
  • Hold a Holistic Industry / Complimentary & Alternative Health Education Certificate in massage, beauty or related holistic modality
  • Commitment to studying towards getting a full member within 12 months of joining
  • Adhere to the Standards of Practice and Code of Conduct for Non-regulated Health Care Professionals
  • The cost for associate membership is €295 for a year.