The arboriculture industry is rapidly growing and there is a significant amount of knowledge available for arborists to help them perform at the highest possible level. ISA Certifications help recognize qualified, knowledgeable tree care professionals in the industry.
While earning a certification is voluntary for many arborists, proper certification is essential for any professional who needs to make it evident that they have the necessary knowledge and skills to perform all required tasks as an arborist. Becoming certified also exemplifies a high level of commitment to your profession and your community. An ISA Certified Arborist leads by example and understands the importance of continued education and how it helps to make the world be a better place, one tree at a time.
The Value of an ISA Certification
Attestation by the ISA lets consumers know that you have acquired vast knowledge about caring for and maintaining trees, which is supported by the recognized value and reputation of the ISA. In determining the content of the exam, individuals from around the world, who are considered to be subject matter experts, carries out a job task analysis, and then composes an exam that comprises the defined skills. ISA credentials reflect the professional skills sought by leaders from the public and private sectors, while searching for qualified persons for training, academia and governmental organizations.
Benefits of Certification
There are many benefits to earning an ISA certification.
Certification information and an application form can be obtained by clicking here. As with all Certification Examinations the application must be in the ISA office 12 working days prior to the Exam. ISA Certified Arborist computer based exam now available in Texas. To view computer based testing locations please choose the link below. In order to schedule a computer based exam, you MUST submit your application and/or retake form to ISA. The testing vendor will not allow you to schedule an exam directly through them. Computer based testing locations
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