The STA is affiliated with The International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA), which is the global organisation of technical analysis societies and associations. IFTA is an international non-profit professional organisation with member societies in more than 26 countries.
The STA’s qualifications are recognised by IFTA. IFTA provides a worldwide Professional Technical Analysts certification, called CFTe I and CFTe II as well as the Master of Financial Technical Analysis (MFTA).
The STA’s Diploma (Levels 1 and 2) certification is identical to IFTA’s CFTe II.