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Arborist Certification Review Course

Tuesday, October 8, 20198:30 amWednesday, October 9, 20194:30 pm
City of Madison Public Safety Building, Meeting Hall, 150 N. Main Street, Suite 400, Madison, GA 30650
Arborist Certification Review Course

Seeking arborist certification? Need a refresher course?

The Georgia Tree Council will present a two-day Arborist Certification Review Course taught by Certified Arborists Susan Russell and Rob Swanson on October 8 and 9, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (both days), at City of Madison Public Safety Building, Meeting Hall, 150 N. Main Street, Suite 400, Madison, GA 30650. Susan and Rob will help attendees prepare for the exam with lectures and hands-on demonstrations covering Tree Biology, Tree Identification, Soil Science, Water Management, Tree Nutrition and Fertilization, Tree Selection, Installation and Establishment, Pruning, Tree Support and Lightning Protection, Diagnosis and Plant Disorders, Plant Health Care, Tree Assessment and Risk Management, Trees and Construction, Urban Forestry, Tree Worker Safety, and Climbing & Working in Trees.

STUDY GUIDE: Attendees should read through the ISA Arborist Certification Study Guide (not included) to prepare for the review and the exam. The Arborist Certification Study Guide is available at www.isa-arbor.com and www.amazon.com. An ISA Certified Arborist exam will be scheduled approximately one month after the review course for those wanting to take it. Attendees will be responsible for completing their own application for the exam.

The Georgia Forestry Commission is offering scholarships to cover the cost of registration for this two-day ISA arborist certification review course presented by the Georgia Tree Council. The scholarship is being offered to tree board members and tree care workers employed by a city, county, school or university who are not ISA Certified Arborists. Click link below to download a scholarship application.

ISA Arborist CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS will be available for those taking the class as a refresher course: 12.5 Certified Arborist, 5 Utility Specialist, 3.25 Municipal Specialist, 1.75 BCMA Science, 7.5 BCMA Practice, 3.25 BCMA Management.

Questions? Call 470-210-5900 or e-mail marylynne@gatreecouncil.org.