Earn CEUs

Many arborists are required to earn continuing education units (CEUs) to maintain their credentials. Below is a list of TCIA programs, events and training suggestions for CEU sources:

TCIA Safety Training Programs

Electric Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP) Online Initial
7.5 7.5
Electric Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP) Year 1
5.25 5.25
Electric Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP) Year 2
5.25 5.25
Electric Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP) Year 3
5.25 5.25
Electric Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP) Year 4
5.25 5.25
Electric Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP) Year 5
5.25 5.25
Tailgate Safety Program
21.25 21.25
Crew Leader Qualification
6.5 6.5


Aerial Lift Operations 1: Fundamentals
2.75 2.75
Aerial Rescue Training Program
4.0 4.0
Crane Operations Specialist 4.5 4.5
SRT Climber
2.25 2.25


Crew Leader 2.5 2.5
Plant Health Care (PHC) Technician
20.25 2.25
Tree Care Specialist
13.25 N/A

Other ways to earn CEUs:

    This annual conference combines the unparalleled value of a first class conference education with a trade show floor packed with hundreds of exhibitors. Attend live demonstrations, forums and roundtables, win prizes and giveaways, and more.
  • Winter Management Conference (WMC)
    Take part in high-powered business roundtables, engage in lively forums and learn practical strategies that you can apply directly to your own business. WMC also blends custom-designed recreational tours such as snorkeling trips with plenty of downtime for relaxation.
  • Executive Arborist Workshop (EAW)
    EAW is designed to help companies with revenues of $750,000 to $2 million grow in a smoother, more consistent manner. It features educational sessions, round-tables and networking with successful tree care business owners and professional business speakers who will give you the tools needed to address these issues head-on and move beyond them.
  • TCI Magazine
    The most widely-read periodical in the industry, TCI Magazine offers a chance to earn .25 CTSP CEUs via a quiz provided every other month. Fill out the quizzes, and return them to TCIA for scoring.
  • Blog for TCIA
    If you are a current or aspiring CTSP interested in sharing safety expertise with other tree care professionals, you can earn 2 safety program CEUs by writing a brief safety article for the TCIA.org Blog.
    Contact marketing@tcia.org for submission guidelines and topic suggestions. Limit: 4 articles per year.
If you have any questions regarding CEUs (CTSP & ISA) from a past event, live or virtual, please email CEU@tcia.org

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Please note: This page does not constitute a comprehensive list of all CEUs offered through TCIA or other organizations. TCIA encourages participation in other professional affiliations, organizations, and education.