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), animal rescue, and now emergency response driving.
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.Read More
We have structural collapse/urban search & rescue qualifications now for technicians aligned against the INSARAG levels of light, medium and heavy rescue.Read More
For industry or emergency services, we provide a flexible range of customized confined space courses from awareness to advanced levels, and inert.Read More
New qualifications for emergency response driving (on-road, off-road and motorcycle) are now available. Get to your rescue’s safely!Read More
With over 400 teaching points to create customized courses, we offer basic to advanced programmes in swiftwater rescue.Read More
We provide recognized training across paddle and motorized rescue boat training, including flat water to swiftwater environments.Read More
From awareness to advanced, our rope programmes are aimed at getting your team ready for any rope rescue incident. ITRA is revolutionizing technical rescue.Read More
We also offer a programme for law enforcement and military operators who need to apply technical rescue in a tactical situation.Read More
Notice is given to all current associate and regular members that the 2020 Annual Meeting is scheduled for Friday 31 July 2020.