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, confined space 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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News

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Premium Annual Sponsorship now available

We need annual sponsors like you... ITRA is a global, member-serving non-profit organization promoting international standards for technical rescue. Simply put: the better we are collectively, the more lives we will save.

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  • Premium Annual Sponsorship now available

    We need annual sponsors like you... ITRA is a global, member-serving non-profit organization promoting international standards for technical

    WANTED: FOUNDATION SPONSORS

    ITRA is a non-profit start-up, and we still need Foundation Sponsors to help us get going.

  • April 2, 2019
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  • NEW COMPANION ANIMAL QUALIFICATIONS LAUNCHED

    The International Technical Rescue Association with support of its members developed

  • February 26, 2019
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