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), ice 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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WHY BE ASSESSED?

Participants at the inaugural ITRA Assessor Course talk about the value of being assessed using the new ITRA assessment system.

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WHY BE ASSESSED?

Participants at the inaugural ITRA Assessor Course talk about the value of being assessed using the new ITRA assessment system.

PETZL JOINS AS MAJOR SPONSOR

The Petzl Foundation is pleased to be a founding sponsor of the International Technical Rescue Association.

INAUGURAL ITRA ASSESSOR COURSE

A significant milestone was made in Albuquerque, New Mexico with ITRA’s first Assessor Course being delivered. From the United Sates, United Arab Emirates, Canada and New Zealand came 16 technical rescue experts.