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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NEW COMPANION ANIMAL QUALIFICATIONS LAUNCHED

The International Technical Rescue Association with support of its members developed new qualifications for companion animal rescue. The three new qualif

NEW COMPANION ANIMAL QUALIFICATIONS LAUNCHED

The International Technical Rescue Association with support of its members developed

  • February 26, 2019
  • steve.glassey
  • 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