Certified Arborist Training: Summer, 2012
The Certified Arborist Training (CAT) course is designed to prepare
tree care industry workers for the ISA Certified Arborist test.
August 24th and 31st and September 7th, 14th, 15th and 21st.
8:00am to 3:00pm (lunch 12:00pm to 1:00pm on your own)
Friday, August 24th Chandler, 650 E. Ryan Rd.
Friday, August 31st Chandler, 650 E. Ryan Rd.
Friday, September 7th Chandler, 650 E. Ryan Rd.
Friday, September 14th Chandler, 650 E. Ryan Rd.
Saturday, September 15th Chandler Park
Friday, September 21st* Chandler — WILDHORSE PASS CASINO
*This review class is at the ACTC annual conference—see discounted fee on registration form.
What is Certified Arborist Training (CAT)?
The Certified Arborist Training course is a series of classes designed to prepare students to take the ISA Certified Arborist test. It is also an excellent introduction to the field of arboriculture. Although ISA requires a minimum of 3 years documented field experience before taking the Certified Arborist test, the course is open to all students.
What will I learn?
Classes cover all chapters in the ISA Certified Arborist Study Guide. For details, see the course descriptions.
What materials do I need?
An ISA Certified Arborist Study Guide is required for the course. It is included with your registration of all 6 sessions. If you are only attending 1 to 5 sessions, you will need to provide your own, which you can obtain at www.isa-arbor.com.
What is the cost?
The cost of the CAT program for all 5 classes is $390 for ACTC members or $85 a day for ACTC members. Non-members $490 for all 5 classes or $120 a day per person. *PLEASE NOTE: The last review class will be at the ACTC Conference at an additional, discounted fee. See registration page.
When do I need to enroll?
Space is limited and will be reserved on the first come, first served basis. DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS AUGUST 10, 2012. Click here to register on-line, or use the faxable/mailable form.
DATE FOR ISA EXAM: Saturday, September 22, 2012
PLEASE contact ISA to register for this exam. This class does NOT include the exam and ACTC is not responsible to register you. You MUST register at least 3 weeks in advance of the class to take it. If you would prefer to take the exam in Spanish, please inform ISA when you register to take the exam. Contact ISA at www.isa-arbor.com or 888-472-8733. REGISTRATION with ISA will also give you your plant ID list which you must know for your exam.
STUDY GUIDE: The ISA Study Guide is required to take the class, it is included if you take all 5 classes. If not, you must provide for your own test.