ISA Arborist Certification Preparatory Course

    November 05, 2018 9:00 AM to January 15, 2019 5:00 PM
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    All Trees LLC
    2925 CY Ave.
    Casper, WY 82604

    2018 International Society of Arboriculture  Arborist Certification Preparatory Course Handbook

    In Cooperation with the Rocky Mountain Chapter ISA

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    What are the Student Requirements?

    Students registering for the ISA Arborist Certification Preparatory Course must meet the eligibility requirements necessary to test at course completion.  These requirements are specified by the ISA Certification Board. Registrants must have:

    • Three years of full time experience in arboriculture, or
    • A two year degree in arboriculture and two years of practical experience, or
    • A four year degree in a related field and one year of practical experience.
    • Private business owners will be required to provide three letters of reference.


    What does the Course Cover?

    The ISA Arborist Certification Preparatory Course curriculum was developed by a team of arboricultural professionals and educators with years of experience in leading urban forestry, arboriculture, and horticulture training programs at the local, state, federal, and non-profit levels. There are sixteen major components of the ISA curriculum culminating with the administration of the ISA Arborist Certification exam.  a variety of formats are presented including lectures, workshops, multi-media presentations, panel discussions, group exercises, and real-life scenarios. 

    Course Schedule
    All classes are 9am - 5pm MST unless otherwise noted

    November 2018

    • 5th Tree Biology - Anatomy and Physiology
    • 6th Soil Science
    • 13th Water Management
    • 14th Tree Nutrition
    • 19th Tree Identification
    • 20th Tree Selection
    • 26th Installation and Establishment
    • 27th Construction Protection and Tree Support and Lightning Protection


    December 2018

    • 3rd Diagnosis and Plant Pests and Disorders - Plant Health Care
    • 4th Tree Pruning Workshop
    • 10th Tree Worker Safety - CPR/First Aid Certification Workshop
    • 11th Tree Hazards and Assessment, Tree Appraisal
    • 17th Urban Forestry
    • 18th Climbing and Working in Trees Workshop


    January 2019

    • 3rd Electrical Safety (EHAP)
    • 4th Aerial Rescue - Equipment Safety
    • 7th Right Tree Right Place
    • 8th Ethics in Arboriculture
    • 14th Practice Test (9am - 2pm)
    • 15th Review and Exam Application


    Registration Deadline

    Students must submit registrations and proper payment no later than fourteen (14) days before the first scheduled class session unless prior arrangement is made with the training instructor.


    The one time course fee covers classroom facilities, handouts, transcripts, copies of any presented electronic media, and include the above listed course materials with the exception of tree identification guides.  Identification guides must be purchased by the student.  Please note that ISA test registration fees are NOT included must be paid to ISA International directly when the test application is submitted.  Membership to ISA and Individual chapters is also NOT provided through the course, but is strongly recommended.  Course fees are subject to change without notice, and are non-refundable.

    ISA Arborist Certification Preparatory Course fee per student, 2018-19……………………………………...…$3000 with books
    ISA Arborist Certification Preparatory Course fee per student, 2018-19……………………………………...…$2000 without books

    After you registration and payment is received by the course instructor you will receive a confirmation letter.  You will be required to present this confirmation letter as well as proper I.D. at the first class session.  If there is a problem with the your registration or course fee, you will be contacted by the primary course instructor.  If the problem is not corrected, you will not be able to attend class.  If circumstances change after you have submitted your registration and fee you must contact your primary course instructor before the fourteen (14) day deadline.

    Classes will also be available online in a webinar format, and CEU's will be available for each session. 

    ISA Arborist Certification Preparatory Individual Couse fee per student, 2018-19............................................$100/per course

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