ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course

8:00 am 12:00pm

Location:

NH Urban Forestry Center
45 Elwyn Road
Portsmouth, NH
United States

Number of CEUs

14.5

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health and longevity.

EARN 14.5 CUEs.

Openings in the course are limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Once the course is full, a wait list will be created. If you have questions about registration, please contact Heather Leff at 978-844-0441. Thank you.

The course content is based on ISA’s Tree Risk Assessment Manual and is divided into nine modules:

  1. Introduction to Tree Risk Assessment
  2. Levels of Assessment
  3. Target Assessment
  4. Site Assessment
  5. Tree Biology and Mechanics
  6. Tree Inspection and Assessment
  7. Data Analysis and Risk Categorization
  8. Mitigation
  9. Reporting

More Information

Prerequisites: To earn the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) you must hold or have previously held one of the approved credentials as a prerequisite to take the course. Please see the list of eligible credentials on the registration form and indicate which credentials pertain to you. Verification of relevant credentials must be provided with the application. (All options require a response). If you hold a credential or have completed a program of study that is not listed, go to the Appeal Form for information on submitting an appeal. Please be aware that the appeals process could take several months.

Course Schedule: April 24th - 8am-5pm, April 25th - 8am-5pm, and April 26th, 8am-11:30am

Course Pricing: ISA or New England Chapter Member - $625, Non-Member - $750

Registration Deadline: March 24, 2019