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.

Aerial lifts available through special arrangement only.

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


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