Whitewater Rescue Technician Instructor Trainer (WRT-IT)

Whitewater Rescue Technician Instructor Trainers teach instructor courses as well as participate in curriculum development and committees.


  • Whitewater Rescue Technician Professional Instructor (WRTPI) in good standing with Independent & Lead Instructor
  • Assist with at least 1 Instructor course in the past 3 years
  • Recommendation by Regional Director and International Office

Instructor training & assessment

  • Observe, assist and be assessed by WRT-IT and/or as agreed upon with Rescue 3’s International Office

Qualification valid for

2 years

Able to teach

  • All courses a Whitewater Rescue Technician Professional Instructor (WRTPI) can teach
  • Whitewater Rescue Technician – Recreational Instructor (WRTRI)
  • Whitewater Rescue Technician – Professional Instructor (WRTPI)

Additional Specialty Instructor Trainer Qualifications

see note below
  • Swiftwater Paddle Boat Handling Instructor Trainer (SPBH-IT)
  • Personal Watercraft Rescue Instructor Trainer (PWC-IT)

Note: Instructor Trainers can add Specialty IT qualifications by showing extensive depth of knowledge in that specialty. They must go through the normal instructor process for that specialty and obtain a recommendation for IT status from their Regional Director and an IT for that specialty discipline.