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TCIA is the foremost business management resource for tree care companies. We offer a comprehensive array tools and programs you can use to increase profits, lower training costs, recruit and retain quality employees and stay a step ahead of the competition.

TCIA Membership

The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) is the foremost business management resource for tree care companies, providing tree care professionals like you with tools you can use every day to increase profits, lower training costs, retain quality employees, and stay a step ahead of continually evolving regulatory issues.

Thousands of tree care companies and affiliated companies worldwide are members of the only tree care company association in the world. Membership in TCIA may be one of the most strategic steps you will ever take to grow your tree care business and rise above the competition.



Accreditation LogoTCIA Accreditation is a third-party consumer confidence verification program administered by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) – America’s oldest and most respected tree-care trade association. Accreditation helps consumers identify qualified tree care companies who conduct business in a safe, legal and ethical manner.

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Utility Contractor Accreditation

Utility Contractor Accreditation LogoThe TCIA Utility Contractor Accreditation program is a business practices and compliance-audit process for commercial right-of-way (ROW) vegetation management/utility line clearance contractors.

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Certified Treecare Safety Professional LogoCertified Treecare Safety Professional

TCIA’s Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) program is the only safety credentialing program in the industry and is designed to address several of the safety challenges that tree care companies face.

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Creating a brand presence, attracting candidates through multiple channels, nurturing applicants – recruiting truly is a form of marketing. The OUTSIDECAREERS Business Toolkit will help you start or supplement your own recruitment campaign to fill your applicant pipeline with leads.

Plus… the toolkit is FREE to access!

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Apprenticeship provides tree care employers with a systematic approach to training the next generation of arborists. Providing an effective recruiting, training and retention tool, apprenticeship helps to introduce new employees and train current team members, helping your business grow and thrive.

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Brought to you by the Tree Care Industry Association, CAREERCENTER is the industry’s dedicated job board. Get connected today with your ideal candidate.

Our career center is industry-specific – job seekers are interested in careers in arboriculture.

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