ITRA is the International Technical Rescue Association. We are a global non-profit that provides global recognition of technical rescue practitioners and instructors, across a wide range of rescue disciplines including swiftwater, rope, boat, tactical, confined space, structural collapse (USAR), ice and animal rescue.

WHAT WE DO

We promote international best practices and standards for technical rescue,improve the global portability and recognition of professional rescue qualifications, and provide local flexibility in delivering technical rescue training curriculum. Our Instructors have to undergo a rigorous assessment and re-certification process, ensuring in-house and commercial rescue instructors are subject to external validation. Learn more about us.

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INAUGURAL ITRA ASSESSOR COURSE

A significant milestone was made in Albuquerque, New Mexico with ITRA's first Assessor Course being delivered. From the United Sates, United Arab Emirates, Canada and New Zealand came 16 technical rescue experts.

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  • INAUGURAL ITRA ASSESSOR COURSE

    A significant milestone was made in Albuquerque, New Mexico with ITRA’s first Assessor Course being delivered. From the United Sates, United Arab Emirates, Canada and New Zealand came 16 technical rescue experts.

    NEW ITRA USAR QUALIFICATIONS

    ITRA has released version 4 of it’s qualification syllabus, which now includes qualifications in urban search and rescue (USAR) [structural collapse]. It provides for the first time, a global curriculum for USAR practitioners that is aligned to the International Search & Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) methodology providing individual competency qualifications for those operating at the […]

    ITRA RECOGNISED DEVICE PROGRAMME

    ITRA is seeking expressions of interest and feedback on it’s proposed Recognised Device Programme (RDP).