The Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC) board of directors and the international committee has included the therapists in South Africa to be eligible to take the Certified Hand Therapy Examination.

The application process begins by submitting an application at: There is a link from the home page of

For reports on how to prepare for the test, go to:

For a list of preparation materials go to:

Currently the South African CHT Committee is comprised of:

Michelle Smith-Venter:
Jennifer Blenkinsop:
Theresa Gouws:

You may contact them via e-mail only with any questions you may have on the CHT exam, or visit the HTCC website at