ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Programme
|Suitable For||Tree Care Supervisors and Managers with relevant working experience|
|Pre-requisites||To be eligible for the exams, candidates needs to fulfil one of the following criteria:
Acceptable experience includes the practical use of knowledge involved in pruning, fertilization, installation and establishment, diagnosis and treatment of tree problems, cabling and bracing, climbing, or other services that directly relate to arboriculture.
For any experience to count towards a candidate's eligibility, ISA will need to receive accompanying documentation. Accompanying documents to be submitted with application:
|Certification & Validity||Participants who have successfully achieved certification will be registered as a Certified Arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture. The Professional Certification is valid for 3 Years.|
A Certified Arborist are to accumulate 30 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the end of the 3-year period to prepare for professional re-certification.
CUGE will provide professional development and upgrading opportunities for Certified Arborists through workshops and seminars to achieve the required CEUs for re-certification.
$2,140.00 (Inclusive of 7% GST)
Fees include the provision of lecture materials, ISA CA study guide, certification examination fees and refreshments. The first exam retake (within one year of initial exam date) is free and subsequent re-takes are upon advice and terms and conditions set by ISA. Once application has been submitted and ISA has confirmed candidate's eligibility to sit for the exam, there will be a penalty fee of $85.60 for every reschedule or withdrawal.
*Terms and conditions apply.
|Course Dates||6 to 24 June 2022|
The ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Programme is a premier professional certification and accreditation programme for practicing arborists. The programme is a 50-hours training and certification programme that prepares practicing arborists for professional certification. This programme will provide refresher training on the essential theories and practices of tree care and management.
Competencies Trained and Assessed
The preparatory programme comprises of 10 domains:
- Tree Biology
- Tree Identification
- Tree Selection, Installation and Establishment
- Soil Management and Urban Forestry
- Diagnosis and Treatment
- Fertilisation and Nutrition
- Tree Protection and Preservation
- Tree Risk
- Safe Work Practices
Facilitators and Assessors
- Industry Tree Care Practitioners who are Certified Arborists
- Practising Certified Arborists from the National Parks Board, Singapore
|1||6 June 2022||Introduction to ISA Certified Arborist Programme||9:00am to 11:30am||
WebEx online class
|2||7 June 2022||Tree Identification||
9:00am to 11:30am
|3||8 June 2022||Tree Biology|
|4||9 June 2022||Soil Management, Fertilisation and Nutrition|
|5||14 June 2022||Tree Risk|
|6||15 June 2022||Tree Protection and Preservation|
|7||16 June 2022||Trees Selection, Installation and Establishment|
|8||20 June 2022||Pruning|
|9||21 June 2022||Safe Work Practices||8:30am to 1:00pm|
|10||21 June 2022||
|3:00pm to 5:00pm|
|11||22 June 2022||Diagnosis and Treatment||9:00am to 4:30pm|
|23 June||9:00am to 12:30pm|
|12||24 June 2022||Urban Forestry||9:00am to 11:30am|
19 July (Group 1)
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