The Value of an ISA Credential
ISA credentials are valued and trusted because they let consumers know that you possess a high degree of knowledge about caring for and maintaining trees.
ISA EXAMS DATES (All ISA Certification Exams Apply 12 business days in advance to ISA)
- April 29, 2013 - Oakland Community College Room C223 - Auburn Hills
- July 9, 2013 - Holiday Inn - 28th Street, Grand Rapids
- Sept ___, 2013 TBA - SE Michigan Area
Benefits of Certification
- Earning an ISA credential has many benefits. A few of the major benefits are listed below.
- Certification affords the public and those in government the opportunity to make an informed selection of services based on the knowledge and advanced training demonstrated by an ISA Certification.
- Certification is a tool used to set oneself apart from the competition and gain a competitive edge in today’s economy.
- Certifications, sometime more than price, can be a deciding factor when multiple individuals bid for the same job. If you want the job done right, hire the right people!
Common Questions and Answers about Maintaining Your ISA Certification
What are the CEU requirements to be eligible to recertify?
In order to recertify every three (3) years, you must obtain the required amount of CEUs and pay a recertification fee. The number of CEUs required depends upon the credential you hold. You can check the application handbook to see the CEU requirements for each credential.
Application Handbooks Click here or view below
ISA Certified Arborist: 30 CEUs
ISA Certified Arborist/Utility Specialist: 6 Utility CEUs + 30 Arborist CEUs = 36 total
ISA Certified Arborist/Municipal Specialist: 12 Municipal CEUs + 30 Arborist CEUs = 42 total
ISA Certified Tree Worker/Climber Specialist: 15 CEUs
ISA Certified Tree Worker/Aerial Lift Specialist: 15 CEUs
ISA Board Certified Master Arborist: 60 CEUs; 20 each in Science, Practice, and Management
For More ISA Certification Information Click here
or Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 571-337-4999
Or Contact the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) at 217-355-9411,
E-mail: email@example.com or on the ISA web site at www.isa-arbor.com
Report a Violation Click here
Maintaining Your ISA Creditials Click here
ISA Certified Arborist Code of Ethics Click here
ISA Certification Department number is 888-472-8733 or 217-355-9411