International

Overview

The International Arrangement for the profession of athletic training, athletic therapy and sport rehabilitators plays a key role in optimizing care, injury prevention, rehabilitation and supporting the rights of patients and the public to achieve their potential to live well. The International Arrangement ensures comparable best practices, quality education and professional standards. The current credentialing organizations included in the International Arrangement are Athletic Rehabilitation Therapy Ireland (ARTI), British Association of Sport Rehabilitators (BASRaT), BOC (USA) and Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA). The International Arrangement provides an opportunity for athletic training, athletic therapy and sport rehabilitation professionals to be mobile on a global scale by creating a pathway to challenge each other’s credentialing examination.

Education and Credentialing

The International Arrangement partners participated in an analysis of education and credentialing standards. The outcome of the evaluation identified areas that are considered gaps. Below please find the identified gaps for each organization.

Applicant Credentialed By and Gaps Identified:
Standard ARTI BASRaT BOC CATA
ARTI
BASRaT
BOC
CATA

Become Credentialed

Who Qualifies

Anyone credentialed (certified or registered) by an International Arrangement partner qualifies to apply to challenge the exam of any other partner.

How to Become Credentialed

Steps:

  • Visit appropriate website for detailed instructions.
  • Begin the application process for the organization in which you want to be credentialed.
  • International Arrangement partner will direct applicant to the website of International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (ICD) to complete an evaluation.
  • ICD will provide an evaluation report to the applicant and the International Arrangement partner.
  • The International Arrangement partner will determine exam eligibility based on the evaluation report.

Click on the appropriate credentialing body below for details on how to challenge their exam:

ARTI

BASRaT

BOC

ARTI

ICD Portal

The ICD Portal is for International Arrangement partners only. Applicants looking to become credentialed by a International Arrangement organization, need to begin the application process on the appropriate partner website.

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