Whitewater Rescue Technician Advanced (WRTA)

The Whitewater Rescue Technician Advanced course follows on from the Whitewater Rescue Technician - Professional (WRT-PRO) course and is designed for outdoor professionals working in challenging environments, such as grade 4/5 water, unsupported expeditions or in gorges/canyons where vertical access/egress may be required. As with the WRT-PRO, the focus is on solutions to common rescue situations, and effective use of river rescue kit.


Contact hours

24 hours (4 days)





Course standard

Rescue 3 Europe WRTA standard (PDF)

The course standards are provided as pre- and post-course reference for people involved in the delivery of Rescue 3 courses (eg Rescue 3 training providers, instructors and students). They are not to be used for any other purpose without the express written permission of Rescue 3 Europe.

Learning outcomes and key teaching points for instructors

Rescue 3 Europe WRTA learning outcomes and key teaching points for instructors (PDF)


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Student manual PDF download:

WRTA manual - English (en) 



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