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Arborist Training Courses

At ACRT Arborist Training, all of our classes are built on a foundation of strong safety practices. We’re sharing our passion with individuals who want to learn more about their fields and succeed in their careers.

About Us

ACRT Arborist Training is the largest licensed arboriculture training organization in North America. Our company was founded in 1985 on the principles of training and education. It was so important to our founders that it became the “T” in our name. We’re dedicated to helping individuals advance their careers through proper training and a strong understanding of current safety practices.

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Arborist Training Course Schedule

Our course schedule includes programs taught at ACRT regional training centers. If none of our programs fit your training needs, please call School Director Alex Subak at 800.622.2562, ext. 240 for additional information.

Become an Instructor

If you’re an experience arborist or tree care professional and you’re interested in giving back to your peers, consider joining our team. We’re looking for motivated and passionate individuals to be a part of our staff.

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How-To Videos

How-To: Selecting the proper eye protection

In our industry, having proper eye protection matters. Without your eyesight, you cannot do your job. For those that wear prescription glasses, equivalent safety-focused eyewear should be worn.

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How-To: Fisherman’s Knot and Loop

Fisherman knots and loops are flexible, customizable solutions for a variety of climbing needs. The knot configuration allows you to create stoppers for securing tools and safety equipment.

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How-To: Selecting the Proper Footwear

One of the most important pieces of equipment climbers need is reliable footwear. Aggressive traction on the sole, a taller heel, and higher overall design will keep your feet and ankles protected while climbing, provide better overall grip, and more.

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How-To: Tying a Mid-Line Clove Hitch

A mid-line clove hitch is a useful knot to have in any rope-tying toolkit for attaching objects to a line for a variety of purposes. They are simple to tie and can be created a few different ways in just a few seconds each.

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