Tree Care Specialist

TCIA’s Tree Care Academy Tree Care Specialist program is an advanced training module that builds on material presented in Tree Climber Specialist and Ground Operations Specialist, resulting in an enhanced knowledge in tree-care management practices.

Tree Care Specialist manual

The course covers:

  • Safety
  • Tree Biology
  • Pruning
  • Transplanting
  • Fertilizing
  • Cabling and bracing
  • Lightning protection
  • Plant health care

The Tree Care Specialist training program manual is available in English and Spanish.

Benefits for Employees

Completion of this training program provides you with a holistic view and better understanding of tree-care concepts, advancing your skills as an arborist.

Benefits for Employers

This program will help you verify – according to OSHA and ANSI Z133.1 guidelines – that employees understand basic safety and technical concepts required to care for trees properly. It is best used in conjunction with on-the-job training.

Tree Care Specialist Enrollment

$79.99 for TCIA members ($124.99 non-members). Fee includes the program manual.

The fee also includes:

  • Test correction by TCIA
  • Transcript storage in TCIA database
  • Helmet decal, patch, and certificate upon completion

Completion of this program qualifies for 13.25 ISA CEUs.

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