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ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
Retake Exam Information
All fees are charged in U.S. Dollars.
Credit cards are charged at the time of registration.
The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.
The course includes Tree Biology and Mechanics, Tree Inspection and Assessment, Data Analysis and Risk Categorization, and Risk Reporting. The Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) Course prepares the participant to take the TRAQ assessment to become ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified.
The qualification consists of a 2-day educational course followed by a ½ day assessment that includes both a written and field component. It is required that you attend the course and successfully complete the assessment in order to receive this qualification.
14.5 CEUs available
- Current TRACE or TRAQ Holder registering to requalify
- ISA Certified Arborist
- ISA Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA)
- European Tree Worker
- European Tree Technician
- Fachagrarwirt Baumpflege
- AHC30810 Certificate III in Arborciulture (Australia)
- New Zealand National Certificate in Horticulture (Arboriculture) (Level 4)
- Connecticut Arborist License
- Louisiana Arborist License
- Rhode Island Arborist License
- Maryland Tree Expert
- Massachusetts Certified Arborist
- New Jersey Certified Tree Expert
- New Hampshire Arborist Association Certified Arborist
- Society of American Foresters (SAF) Certified Forester
- United Kingdom Qualifications and Credit Framework Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in Arboriculture
- An arboriculture or urban forestry degree that is part of a national qualifications framework or is from a college or university that is accredited or recognized under a system that is substantially similar to accreditation
Special Accommodations Requests:
If you have an accommodation request, please complete the Special Accommodations Request Form and submit it with your application. You can find the form online at www.isa-arbor.com/Accommodations.
You will receive a confirmation packet with a letter containing the date and time of the course and the name of the appropriate contact person. Confirmation packets are shipped three weeks prior to the date the course begins.
Confirmation packets will be shipped using UPS to the address provided on the personal information registration page. Please provide a physical shipping address.
Participants should bring:
- A government-issued photo identification card, such as a driver's license, passport, or military ID
- Tree Risk Assessment Manual (included in your confirmation packet)
- Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Workbook (included in your confirmation packet); the workbook is required to complete the course
- Hard hat
- High visibility vest, coat, or other hi-vis attire
- Appropriate attire and footwear for both indoor and outdoor activities
- Clipboard or hard surface to write on outdoors
- Writing utensil(s), including at least one #2 pencil
Registration is limited to 20 people. Cancellations will be assessed a 10% processing fee.
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