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Chain Saw Expert Trainer Workshop

Workshop Description:
The CTSP Expert Trainer Qualification is being developed by TCIA and will be conducted by Ed Carpenter and Dwayne Neustaeter, principals and lead instructors from North American Training Solutions (NATS) and Arboriculture Canada Training & Education, Ltd. It selects CTSPs whose desired path for professional development focuses on training expertise; specifically, their expertise training others in the safe use of chain saws. This four-day program is an intensive experience that focuses on leadership and training techniques and skills, with a specific emphasis on the TCIA Tree Care Academy (TCA) course – Chain Saw Specialist.  All meals during the workshop, all training materials and transportation between workshop venues are included with registration.

Eligibility:
Participants must be prequalified by being CTSP’s in good standing as well as having fulfilled the requirements of the Chain Saw Specialist curriculum.

Schedule:
Click here for the tentative schedule.

Instructors:
Ed Carpenter & Dwayne Neustaeter

Training Materials:
Chainsaw Safety Specialist Workbook
Chainsaw Safety & Cutting Techniques Instructor Manual
Trainer Intensive Manual

CEUs:
ISA as well as CTSP CEUs in professional development, safety program development and training will be provided, exact quantity to be determined. 

Meals:
Continental breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided Wednesday through Friday; continental breakfast and lunch only on Saturday.

Pricing & Registration: 
Early Bird Price (Early registration discounts end 10/31/17): $1,399.00 member/$1,599.00 nonmember
Regular Price: $1,499.00 member/$1,699.00 nonmember

Cancellation:
Cancellations must be made in writing to TCIA by email to meetings@tcia.org. No telephone cancellations accepted. Cancellations must be received 3 business days before the workshop starts for a full refund less $35 administration fee. Registrations are transferrable provided the recipient of the transfer meets the eligibility requirements. By virtue of your registration, you agree to the cancellation terms as outlined.

Please call Peter Gerstenberger at 800-733-2622 with any questions.

Thanks to our PACT partner Husqvarna for supporting TCIA's education and training efforts by donating their facility, time, and knowledge for this workshop. 

Location: This workshop will be held in the following locations:
  • Husqvarna Model Store & Training Facility, 9335 Harris Corners Parkway, Suite 500, Charlotte, NC 28269
  • Outdoor venue TBD
Hotel:

Comfort Suites
7315 Smith Corners Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28269
Reservations: 855-276-7315 or click here to book online (Please note TCIA does not have a room block set up here.  However, transportation to/from other venues will be provided to all those staying here.)

Release: By virtue of your attendance, you agree to the use of your likeness in TCIA's promotional materials.
When
11/14/2017 - 11/18/2017
Where
Charlotte, NC 28269
Online registration not available.

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