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Arborist certification course set for Abingdon

July 5th, 2013 1:52 pm by Staff Report

Arborist certification course set for Abingdon

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The Arborist Certification Course will be held July 16-18 in Abingdon in cooperation with Trees Virginia.  

The course has been designed to assist tree care professionals and other professionals who wish to become certified arborists. It has been developed to help prepare individuals for the certified arborist exam administered by the International Society of Arboriculture.

The course content is consistent with the Arborist Certification Study Guide (2010 edition) and the domains of the exam. This course is beneficial to the following people:

- Experienced tree care professionals taking the exam for the first time. Note: Exam eligibility requirements: 3 yrs experience in arboriculture or a 2yr degree in arboriculture and 2 yrs of experience or a 4 yr degree in a related field and 1 year practical experience.

- Other professionals wishing to become a Certified Arborist.

- Anyone re-taking the certified arborist exam

- Those wishing to expand their knowledge and acquire C.E.U. credits toward maintaining their certification.

The course fee includes lunch and a course notebook with supplemental materials. The Certified Arborist exam is scheduled after the last day of the course. You must sign up separately with ISA if you choose to take it on August 19th.

For more information call 703-753-0499 or visit www.isa-arbor.com/certification/becomeCertified/index.aspx

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