ISA Certification Prep

Training Breakdown – 16 weeks – 2.5 hours per session

The course composition consists of sixteen 2.5 hour sessions once per week for sixteen weeks. Thursday sessions are 6:30pm-9:00pm. The course is designed to provide attendees with theoretical knowledge and practical knowledge presented in the Arborists Certification Study Guide to assist in preparing for the ISA certification examination for Certified Arborists or Certified Tree Workers.

Pre-Requisite: It is recommended for attendees to review the ISA Certification Study Guide prior to attending the course.

Note: The cost of the course does not include the Study Guide or the Cost of the Exam. BC Plant Health Care Inc. does not warrant that a participant will pass all or part of the ISA certification exams.

Sessions

SESSION 1  Tree Biology

SESSION 2  Tree Identification

SESSION 3  Soil Science

SESSION 4–  Water Management

SESSION 5 Tree Nutrition and Fertilization

SESSION 6 Tree Selection

SESSION 7 Installation and Establishment

SESSION 8 Pruning

SESSION 9 Tree Support and Lightning Protection

SESSION 10 Diagnosis and Disorder

SESSION 11 Plant Health Care

SESSION 12 Tree Assessment and Risk Management

SESSION 13 Trees and Construction

SESSION 14 Urban Forestry

SESSION 15– Tree Worker Safety

SESSION 16– Climbing and Working in Trees

Upcoming Course Dates

Summer Session

Dates: Thursday June 14, 2018 – Thursday September 27, 2018*

Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Registration Close Date: June 1, 2018

Cost: $500.00 per person

Instructor: Andrew MacLellan

*Week 1 – June 14, 2018

Week 2 – June 21, 2018

Week 3 – June 28, 2018

Week 4 – July 5, 2018

Week 5 – July 12, 2018

Week 6 – July 19, 2018

Week 7 – July 26, 2018

Week 8 – August 2, 2018

Week 9 – August 9, 2018

Week 10 – August 16, 2018

Week 11 – August 23, 2018

Week 12 – August 30, 2018

Week 13 – September 6, 2018

Week 14 – September 13, 2018

Week 15 – September 20, 2018

Week 16 – September 27, 2018

Call 604-575-8727 to register now!


Winter Session

Dates: Thursday November 8, 2018 – Thursday March 7, 2019*

Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Registration Close Date: October 26, 2018

Cost: $500.00 per person

Instructor: Andrew MacLellan

*Week 1 – November 8, 2018

Week 2 – November 15, 2018

Week 3 – November 22, 2018

Week 4 – November 29, 2018

Week 5 – December 6, 2018

Week 6 – December 13, 2018

*Break for Holidays*

Week 7 – January 3, 2019

Week 8 – January 10, 2019

Week 9 – January 17, 2019

Week 10 – January 24, 2019

Week 11 – January 31, 2019

Week 12 – February 7, 2019

Week 13 – February 14, 2019

Week 14 – February 21, 2019

Week 15 – February 28, 2019

Week 16 – March 7, 2019

Call 604-575-8727 to register now!