ISA TREE RISK ASSESSMENT QUALIFICATION (TRAQ)

ISA TREE RISK ASSESSMENT QUALIFICATION (TRAQ)
Qualification · Requalification · Level III Workshop

New England ISA's 2018 TRAQ Offerings

GET QUALIFIED – The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) QUAL LOGOprogram 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. In 2017, 72 arborists in New England became qualified. The qualification course will be offered in April of 2018. Watch our website for details.

RENEW YOUR QUALIFICATION – The TRAQ Qualification is valid for 5 years – Are you nearing the end of your qualification? The TRAQ Renewal Course is a one-day refresher, with five hours of instruction and three hours to take the exam. Current TRAQ holders can complete the abbreviated course as early as four years into their qualification.

You may complete the TRAQ Renewal Course as early as 12 months prior to your qualification expiration date. Once you have successfully passed the requirements, you will be given 5 years from the date of your previous expiration allowing you to take full advantage of the 5-year period granted with the credential. We will be offering the renewal in the Fall of 2018!

TAKE YOUR QUALIFICATION TO THE NEXT LEVEL - TRAQ Level 3

This comprehensive, two-day workshop covers Level 3 Advanced Tree Risk Assessments and is separated into two distinct components. The first day focuses on classroom activities covering risk theory and methods of non-invasive site and tree assessment and diagnosis. The second day is field-based and attendees are trained in the use of a range of invasive diagnostic tools. Earn 15 ISA CEUs including BCMA! We will be offering the Level 3 course this summer!

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