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Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Courses

The qualification consists of a 2-day educational course followed by a ½ day assessment that includes both a written and field component. It is required that you attend the course and successfully complete the assessment in order to receive this qualification.

For more information and a list of prerequisites to take this course view the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Application Guide.

LOCATIONS AND DATES

Springfield, Missouri – Thursday, 21 September - Saturday, 23 September 2017
Singapore - Monday September 25, 2017 - Wednesday September 27, 2017
Vista, California- Monday September 25, 2017 - Wednesday September 27, 2017

Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario – Wednesday, 4 October - Friday, 6 October 2017

Auckland, New Zealand- Wednesday October 11, 2017 - Friday October 13, 2017

Davie, Florida- Wednesday October 11, 2017 - Friday October 13, 2017

Hong Kong– Thursday, 12 October - Saturday, 14 October 2017
Kemptville, Ontario - Monday, 16 October - Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Statesboro, Georgia - Monday, 16 October - Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Dorval, Québec - Monday 23 October - Wednesday 25 October 2017
Ft. Worth, Texas- Monday 23 October - Wednesday 25 October 2017
Grand Rapids, Michigan- Monday 23 October - Wednesday 25 October 2017
Indianapolis, Indiana - Tuesday, 24 October - Thursday, 26 October
CANCELLED San Antonio, Texas- Thursday 26 October - Saturday 28 October 2017
  • This event is hosted by the Texas Chapter.
  • Registration is no longer available
Stow, Ohio – Tuesday, 31 October - Thursday, 2 November 2017
Seattle, Washington - Wednesday 1 November 2017 - Friday 3 November 2017
Thornton, Colorado - Wednesday 1 November 2017 - Friday 3 November 2017
Lexington, Kentucky - Monday, 6 November - Wednesday, 8 November 2017
Liverpool, New York – Monday, 6 November - Wednesday, 8 November 2017
Milladore, Wisconsin – Monday, 6 November - Wednesday, 8 November 2017
Gainesville, Virginia – Wednesday, 8 November - Friday, 10 November 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Thursday 9 November - Saturday 11 November 2017
Bentonville, Arkansas– Monday, 13 November - Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Oyster Bay, New York – Thursday, 16 November - Saturday, 18 November 2017
Berkshire, UK– Tuesday, 21 November - Thursday, 23 November 2017
Surrey, British Columbia - Tuesday 28 November 2017 - Thursday 30 November 2017
Oregon City, Oregon - Wednesday 6 December 2017 - Friday 8 December 2017
Surrey, British Columbia - Wednesday 10 January 2018 - Friday 12 January 2018
Seattle, Washington - Monday 5 February 2018 - Wednesday 7 February 2018
Surrey, British Columbia - Wednesday 7 March 2018 - Friday 9 March 2018
Oregon City, Oregon - Monday 26 March 2018 - Wednesday 28 March 2018
Seattle, Washington - Monday 16 April 2018 - Wednesday 18 April 2018
Seattle, Washington - Monday 11 June 2018 - Wednesday 13 June 2018
Oregon City, Oregon - Monday 18 June 2018 - Wednesday 20 June 2018
Surrey, British Columbia - Wednesday 20 June 2018 - Friday 22 June 2018

Please check back for dates and locations for the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification. The schedule will be updated as more events become available.



Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Renewal Courses

To be eligible for the TRAQ Renewal Course, candidates must have already taken the TRAQ course and passed the exam. The Renewal is an abbreviated version of the full course. The Renewal is a one-day refresher, with five hours of instruction, and three hours to take the exam.

Current TRAQ holders can complete the abbreviated course as early as four years into their qualification.

You may complete the TRAQ Renewal Course as early as one year prior to your expiration date. Once you have successfully passed the requirements, you will be given 5 years from the date of your previous expiration allowing you to take full advantage of the 5 year period granted with the credential.

LOCATIONS AND DATES

Davie, Florida- Tuesday October 10, 2017
Statesboro, Georgia- Thursday October 19, 2017
Thornton, Colorado– Tuesday, 31 October 2017
  • This event is hosted by the Rocky Mountain Chapter .
  • Deadline for registration is 1 October 2017
  • Registration Information Coming Soon!
Lansing, Michigan- Tuesday 7 November, 2017


COURSE DESCRIPTION

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.

The course includes Tree Biology and Mechanics, Tree Inspection and Assessment, Data Analysis and Risk Categorization, and Risk Reporting. The Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) Course prepares the participant to take the TRAQ assessment to become ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified.

The qualification consists of a 2-day educational course followed by a ½ day assessment that includes both a written and field component. It is required that you attend the course and successfully complete the assessment in order to receive this qualification.

For more information and a list of prerequisites to take this course view the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Handbook.

LOCATIONS AND DATES

Bismarck, North Dakota – Thursday, 22 September - Saturday, 24 September 2016

Indianapolis, Indiana – Tuesday, 27 September - Thursday, 29 September 2016

Seattle, Washington – Tuesday, 27 September - Thursday, 29 September 2016

Malmö, Sweden – Wednesday, 28 September - Friday, 30 September 2016

Woking, United Kingdom – Monday, 3 October - Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Malmö, Sweden – Monday, 3 October - Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Hong Kong – Thursday, 6 October - Saturday, 8 October 2016

Parramatta, New South Wales – Thursday, 6 October - Saturday, 8 October 2016

Kaneohe, Hawaii – Monday, 10 October - Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Parramatta, New South Wales – Monday, 10 October - Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario – Wednesday, 12 October - Friday, 14 October 2016

Auburn Hills, Michigan – Tuesday, 18 October - Thursday, 20 October 2016

Gainesville, Virginia – Wednesday, 2 November - Friday, 4 November 2016

Denver, Colorado – Monday, 7 November - Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Highland Heights, Kentucky – Wednesday, 9 November - Friday, 11 November 2016

Brevard, North Carolina – Monday, 14 November - Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Oyster Bay, New York – Monday, 14 November - Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Surrey, British Columbia – Monday, 14 November - Wednesday, 16 November 2016

East Syracuse, New York – Thursday, 17 November - Saturday, 19 November 2016

London, Ontario – Monday, 21 November - Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Oregon City, Oregon – Monday, 28 November - Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Charlotte, North Carolina – Wednesday, 30 November - Friday, 2 December 2016

Spokane, Washington –Wednesday, 7 December - Friday, 9 December 2016

Seattle, Washington – Monday, 12 December - Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Brighton, Colorado – Tuesday, 13 December - Thursday, 15 December 2016

Surrey, British Columbia – Tuesday, 24 January - Thursday, 26 January 2017

Seattle, Washington – Tuesday, 14 February - Thursday, 16 February 2017

Oregon City, Oregon – Wednesday, 22 February - Friday, 24 February 2017

Surrey, British Columbia – Wednesday, 8 March - Friday, 10 March 2017

Wellington, New Zealand – Wednesday, 8 March - Friday, 10 March 2017

Seattle, Washington – Monday, 17 April - Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory – Friday, 28 April - Sunday, 30 April 2017

Surrey, British Columbia – Wednesday, 7 June - Friday, 9 June 2017

Oregon City, Oregon – Monday, 12 June - Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Seattle, Washington – Monday, 12 June - Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Please check back for dates and locations for the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification. The schedule will be updated as more events become available.

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