Tree Climber Specialist

We have recently updated parts of our Tree Care Academy program to better reflect the industry and to better support the industry needs. With our new updates, topics are no longer topical, but are instead more job specific.

Tree Climber Specialist 1-2 Focuses on the various parts of a Tree Climber Specialist's job and breaks it out into clear career pathways for you to advance your skills with.

Tree Climber Specialist

Benefits for Employees

Completion of this training program helps introduce you to a career in climbing and provides you with a portable industry credential.

Benefits for Employers

This program will help you verify – according to OSHA and ANSI Z133.1 guidelines – that employees understand basic safety concepts required to climb trees safely and are qualified to be a tree climber for your company.

Tree Climber Specialist Enrollment

$36.99 for TCIA members ($57.99 for non-members). Fee includes the program manual.

The fee also includes:

  • Online Test Registration
  • Transcript storage in TCIA database
  • Patch, and certificate upon completion

Completion of this program qualifies for 5.5 ISA CEUs / 5.5 CTSP CEUs.

Purchase the Manual

Tree Climber Specialist Enrollment - Spanish

$36.99 for TCIA members ($57.99 for non-members). Fee includes the program manual.

The fee also includes:

  • Online Test Registration
  • Transcript storage in TCIA database
  • Patch, and certificate upon completion

Completion of this program qualifies for 5.5 ISA CEUs / 5.5 CTSP CEUs.

Purchase the Manual

Tree Climber Specialist 1: Fundamentals

Tree Climber Specialist 1: FundamentalsTree Climber Specialist 1: Fundamentals is designed to provide workers with the introductory knowledge needed to begin their career as a tree climber.

  • Tree Climbing Basics
  • Equipment and Ropes
  • Knots and Hitches
  • Tie in and Anchor Points
  • Ascent
  • Work Positioning
  • Use of Climbing Spikes

The course blends online learning with on the job skills demonstrations. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a certificate demonstrating your ability to learn and retain valuable industry knowledge.

Member Price:
$36.99

Non-Member Price:
$57.99

CEUs available:
6.5 ISA & 6.5 CTSP CEUs

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Tree Climber Specialist 2: Aerial Work

Tree Climber Specialist 2: Aerial Work SpecialistTree Climber Specialist 2: Aerial Work Specialist is designed to provide workers with the safety knowledge and best practices for a tree climber.

  • Tree Climbing Basics
  • Climbing Techniques
  • Intro to Stationary Rope System (SRS)
  • Climbing with SRS
  • Working on a Spar
  • Proficiency in Working a Tree

The course blends online learning with on the job skills demonstrations. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a certificate demonstrating your ability to learn and retain valuable industry knowledge.

Member Price:
$59.99

Non-Member Price:
$89.99

CEUs available:
2 ISA & 2 CTSP CEUs

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Tree Climber Specialist 3: Climbing Aerial RescueTree Climber Specialist 3: Climbing Aerial Rescue

Tree Climber Specialist 3: Climbing Aerial Rescue is designed to provide climbers with aerial rescue best practices and techniques.

  • Aerial Rescue Regulatory Requirements and Safety Standards
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Aerial Rescue Protocol
  • Aerial Rescue Hazards and Precautions
  • Aerial Rescue Techniques
  • First Aid and Working with EMS

The course blends online learning with on the job skills demonstrations. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a certificate demonstrating your ability to learn and retain valuable industry knowledge.

Member Price:
$36.99

Non-Member Price:
$57.99

CEUs available:
2 ISA & 2 CTSP CEUs

Purchase the Course

Tree Climber Specialist 4: Rigging Operations Aloft

Tree Climber Specialist 4: Rigging Operations Aloft is designed to provide climbers with the knowledge and best practices necessary for rigging operations.

  • Rigging Fundamentals
  • Understanding Forces
  • Rigging From Below
  • Balance Rigging
  • Aerial Rescue Techniques
  • Mechanical Advantage

The course blends online learning with on the job skills demonstrations. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a certificate demonstrating your ability to learn and retain valuable industry knowledge.

Member Price:
TBD

Non-Member Price:
TBD

CEUs available:
TBD

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