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.

Important 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 supply any ISA certification exams, we supply only the preparation course. BC Plant Health Care Inc. does not warrant that a participant will pass all or part of the ISA certification exams.

Extra Info: If you would like to know more about the ISA Exam fees and application process you can view it here: https://www.isa-arbor.com/Portals/0/Assets/PDF/Certification-Applications/cert-Application-Certified-Arborist.pdf.

You can purchase ISA study materials here: https://wwv.isa-arbor.com/store/category/17/.

Become an ISA Member: https://www.isa-arbor.com/Membership/Types-of-Membership

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 13, 2019 – Thursday September 26, 2019

Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Registration Close Date: CLOSED

Cost: $500.00 per person

Instructor: Andrew MacLellan

Week 1 – June 13, 2019

Week 2 – June 20, 2019

Week 3 – June 27, 2019

Week 4 – July 4, 2019

Week 5 – July 11, 2019

Week 6 – July 18, 2019

Week 7 – July 25, 2019

Week 8 – August 1, 2019

Week 9 – August 8, 2019

Week 10 – August 15, 2019

Week 11 – August 22, 2019

Week 12 – August 29, 2019

Week 13 – September 5, 2019

Week 14 – September 12, 2019

Week 15 – September 19, 2019

Week 16 – September 26, 2019


Winter Session

Dates: Thursday November 7, 2019 – Thursday March 5, 2020

Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Registration Close Date: November 1, 2019

Cost: $500.00 per person

Instructor: Andrew MacLellan

Week 1 – November 7, 2019

Week 2 – November 14, 2019

Week 3 – November 21, 2019

Week 4 – November 28, 2019

Week 5 – December 5, 2019

Week 6 – December 12, 2019

*Break for Holidays*

Week 7 – January 2, 2020

Week 8 – January 9, 2020

Week 9 – January 16, 2019

Week 10 – January 23, 2020

Week 11 – January 30, 2020

Week 12 – February 6, 2020

Week 13 – February 13, 2020

Week 14 – February 20, 2020

Week 15 – February 27, 2020

Week 16 – March 5, 2020

Call 604-575-8727 to register now!