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.

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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OUR PROGRAMMES

News

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ANNUAL MEETING, NEW DIRECTORS & TRAINING PROVIDER CONSULTATION

Notice is given to all current associate and regular members that the 2020 Annual Meeting is scheduled for Friday 31 July 2020.

ANNUAL MEETING, NEW DIRECTORS & TRAINING PROVIDER CONSULTATION

Notice is given to all current associate and regular members that the 2020 Annual Meeting is scheduled for Friday 31 July 2020.

CONSULTATION LEADS TO NEW STRATEGIC PLAN

Following a highly successful programme of consultation with members, ITRA is pleased to release its inaugural strategic plan.

COVID-19 Position Statement

As the world comes to terms with the impacts of COVID-19, the ITRA Board of Directors have issued a position statement.