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At ATP we uphold the strictest arboriculture standards and only employ current best practices in any work we do, regardless of the size or difficulty of the job.
But don’t take our word for it – we have a full range of certifications from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), from Certified Tree Worker on up to ISA Board Certified Master Arborist – the highest certification available from ISA. Here are the certifications currently held by ATP staff:
ISA Board Certified Master Arborist® (BCMA)
The ISA Board Certified Master Arborist® credential is the highest level of certification offered by ISA. This credential recognizes ISA Certified Arborists® who have reached the pinnacle of their profession. In addition to passing an extensive scenario-based exam, candidates must abide by a Code of Ethics, which ensures quality of work. Fewer than two per cent of all ISA Certified Arborists® currently hold this certification.
ISA Qualified Tree Risk Assessor (QTRA)
The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an
ISA Certified Municipal Specialist® (CMS)
ISA Certified Arborist Municipal Specialist® credential holders are current ISA Certified
ISA Certified Utility Specialist™ (CUS)
An ISA Certified Arborist Utility Specialist™ has a minimum of 2000 hours experience over two years in electric utility vegetation management or has served as a consultant to a utility, with a minimum of 4,000 hours over a maximum 10-year period. The candidate must work in utility vegetation management. They have been tested on topics such as electric utility pruning, programme management, integrated vegetation management, electrical knowledge, customer relations, and storm response.
ISA Certified Arborist® (CA)
To earn an ISA Certified Arborist® credential, you must be trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of arboriculture. ISA Certified Arborist® have met all requirements to be eligible for the exam, which includes three or more years of full-time, eligible, practical work experience in arboriculture and/or a degree in the field of arboriculture, horticulture, landscape architecture or forestry from a regionally accredited educational institute.
This certification covers a large number of topics giving the candidates flexibility in the arboricultural profession. A code of ethics for ISA Certified Arborists® strengthens the credibility and reliability of the work force. This certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute, meeting and exceeding ISO 17024.
ISA Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist® (CTW)
To be a ISA Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist®, candidates must have the skill and endurance to climb trees, demonstrate high regard for safety, and be able to get the job done off the ground. This credential is different from the other certifications because you tested in both a classroom setting and a field setting. Candidates must have training in aerial rescue, CPR, and First Aid to obtain this certification.