Basic Arborist

Basic Arborist

  • $1,100.00
    Unit price per 


Price includes a course manual, which will be provided at the time of your training.


Have Your New Employees Get the Knowledge They Need

 This is a five day class with a minimum of 40 hours. The Basic Arborist class is built for individuals looking for instruction on professional tree care training and on climbing with a rope and saddle. This class size is limited to 12 people at a time, and will be taught both hands-on and in the classroom.

The prerequisites for this class are:

  • Physical ability to climb using rope and saddle
  • Minimal fear of heights
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather
  • Must be drug and alcohol-free during training

In this class your employees will learn:

  • Basic tree function, structure, and growth patterns
  • Basic tree identification
  • Eight common knots used in tree care
  • To climb to a height of at least 20’  
  • How to complete a work-skills climb in the field
  • Basic limb walking
  • Tree removal techniques
  • Current ANSI Safety Standards
  • How to use chainsaws safely
  • How to complete a safe aerial rescue

Upon completion of this class, individuals will receive:

  • ACRT Arborist Training certificate of completion
  • ACRT Arborist Training’s Working In Trees textbook, complete with current ANSI Safety Standards
  • ISA Continuing Education Units (CEUs), if requested
  • A pass/fail grade

Locations:

  • ACRT (Arlington, TX)
    2501 Centennial Dr.
    Arlington, TX 76011
  • ACRT (Nashville, TN)
    1100 Kermit Dr., Suite 204
    Nashville, TN 37217
  • Punderson Manor Lodge & Conference Center (Newbury, OH)
    11755 Kinsman Rd.,
    Newbury, OH 44065
  • The Biltmore Estate (Asheville, NC)
    2 Hendersonville Rd., Suite C
    Asheville, NC 28803
  • Lewis Street Park Gazebo (Monroe, WA)
    561 South Lewis St.
    Monroe, WA 98272
  • Burlingame, CA
    850 Burlingame Ave.
    Burlingame, CA 94010
  • The Urban Forestry Center (Portsmouth, NH)
    27 Elwyn Rd.,
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
  • Toddhall Retreat and Conference Center
    320 Todd Center Dr.
    Columbia, IL 62236.