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Certified Arborist Test Preparation Course
February 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - March 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Fridays, February 3rd to February 24th, 2017 9:00am –4:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden
Call Emma Trester-Wilson SABG @ 210-829-5360 with questions
This course was designed to help prepare professional arborists to take the ISA Certified Arborist examination. The teaching cadre has over 220 combined years of experience in the tree care industry. Nonprofessionals are also welcome to attend the entire course or other sessions to gain a better understanding of the benefits of trees and develop their tree ID and tree care skills. Three years of experience is required to take the ISA Certified Arborist exam. For more information on the exam, please visit www.isa-arbor.com. Course schedule:
- February 3 Tree Identification,Tree Biology, Tree Support, Installation and Establishment
- February 10 Water Management, Tree Nutrition and Fertilization, Soil Science, Tree Selection,
- February 17 Plant Health Care, Diagnosis and Plant Disorders, Pruning and Oak Wilt,Trees and Construction
- February 24 Tree Assessment and Risk Management, Urban Forestry, Tree Worker Safety, Climbing and Working in Trees
Topics also address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to certified arborists and relevant to the professional development of the student. Students receive continuing education credits. Approved for 3 CEUs per session for ISA CA, TNLA and Master Gardeners, and 3 hours per session Master Naturalist Advanced Training.
Certified Arbortist Test Preparation Course Fee: $250; includes the Arborist Certification Study Guide (a $115 value)
Directions to the Garden: Take Hwy 281 to Hildebrand east. Turn right on Broadway, then left on Funston. The Botanical Garden is on the left-hand side.
More information and online registration: Certified Arborist Test Prep Course