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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PRINTED VERSION OF QUALIFICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

For those members who have been awarded Instructor qualifications, you can now order hard (printed) copies of your qualification. They are printed on card, contain your QR code, an ITRA holograph decal and ITRA embossed foil seal as well. If you need

PRINTED VERSION OF QUALIFICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

For those members who have been awarded Instructor qualifications, you can now order hard (printed) copies of your qualification. They are printed on

NEW 2019 CURRICULUM NOW APPROVED

The Interim Steering Committee approved the new 2019 edition of the ITRA Qualification Syllabus. This now includes confined space and has incorpora

CONFINED SPACE CURRICULUM OUT FOR CONSULTATION

The International Technical Rescue Association (ITRA) released its draft Confined Space Rescue qualifications for member consultation today. Members s