Rescue 3 Europe produces and delivers state of the art technical rescue training courses.

More than 190,000 water, rope, boat and confined space Rescue 3 courses have been delivered in over 32 countries since 1979, to fire and rescue services, ambulance teams, mountain rescue teams, and commercial training and leisure activity providers.

Rescue 3 Europe certifies and manages all European Rescue 3 training providers, instructors and students. Rescue 3 International does the same in the rest of the world.

The flagship Rescue 3 courses are Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician (SRT), Rope Rescue Technician (RRT), Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Boat Operator (SFRBO) and Confined Space Rescue Technician (CSRT). Rescue 3 also offers supporting courses, offering awareness qualifications, through to advanced technician and management-level qualifications.

There are over 700 Rescue 3 certified instructors throughout Europe, delivering courses for over 150 Rescue 3 Europe training providers. These are within the European fire and rescue services, mountain rescue and water rescue teams, and other outdoor professional establishments. Additionally, there are a number of training centres who offer Rescue 3 courses on a commercial basis in most European countries.

The reputation for quality hands-on instruction, using techniques that work, has fuelled the growth of Rescue 3 and its courses.