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Basic Arborist

basic arborist

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

If you’re interested in this class, please contact Annissa May for pricing details at (800) 622-2562 x 229 or

ACRT Arborist Training Gives You the Knowledge Necessary to Become Experts in Their Field

ACRT Arborist Training is the premier arborist training school in the country. Our classes are taught by experienced industry professionals, and we’re dedicated to making the industry safer one individual at a time.

If you’re interested in becoming a part of our training team, we’d love to hear from you. We’re always looking for interested individuals to join our staff and help pass on the importance of safety and education in the tree care industry. Learn more about our open positions here.

Learn more about the prerequisites for our classes and the topics we cover by following the links below.

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