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June 18 - 19, 2024

Tree & Plant Appraisal Qualification (TPAQ) Course

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Kent, OH

Register Today

June 18 & 19, 2024
(8 am - 5 pm each day)

Where:
The Davey Institute     
1500 N Mantua St. 
Kent, OH 44240

Space is limited to 20 participants – Registration Deadline May 31

Fees: ASCA Member $1,200 ~ Non-Member $1,500

If you want introductory training in the theory and application of current tree and plant appraisal, register now to attend our TPAQ training. This event will utilize both instructor-led discussions and case scenarios to illustrate concepts allowing participants to become familiar with the relevant methods and techniques used to approach plant appraisals and the ability to make reasoned judgement about the value of trees and landscape plants.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you will:

  • Understand basic appraisal concepts.
  • Define the tree and plant appraisal process.
  • Understand tree and plant appraisal, approaches, methods, and techniques.
  • Apply tree and plant appraisal approaches, methods, and techniques.
  •  Present assignment results. 

Eligibility
To apply to take the TPAQ workshop and earn the TPAQ certificate, applicants must:

  1. STANDARDS of PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE - Applicant will provide a signature page with application agreeing to follow the ASCA Standards of Professional Practice when conducting their work in the appraisal of plant or tree assignments.
  2. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - Applicant will provide evidence of a minimum of 5 years of professional work experience in horticulture or arboriculture by the submittal of a curriculum vitae or resume.
  3. Applicant will provide evidence of at least one of the following:
    - Possess a four-year degree in arboriculture or a closely related field, such as urban forestry, horticulture, plant pathology, entomology, forestry, or plant biology (120 hours of study), OR
    - Be a Registered Consulting Arborist®, BCMA, or hold a similar credential from any other CTLA organization (ASCA, ISA, TCIA, ASLA, AmericanHort, ACF, NALP.)

Workshop Materials
You will be provided with a physical copy of the ASCA Tree and Plant Appraisal Qualification Workbook, as well as all necessary testing materials (Scantron, #2 pencils, exam).

In addition to the provided materials you are also required to bring the following:

  • Guide for Plant Appraisal, 10th Edition - physical copy only, a digit copy of the 10th Edition is NOT permitted.
  • Hard hat
  • High visibility clothing (i.e. - vest)
  • Scientific calculator (cell phone calculators are acceptable)

Course approved for 14 ISA CEUs (Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist, Climber Specialist, and Aerial Lift Specialist)

Additional resources encouraged but not required:

Please contact Ohio Chapter ISA with questions at Info@OhioChapterISA.org or (614) 771-7494.

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Add to Calendar aCLuDhaqizCaPxAftmqF167204 06/18/2024 06/19/2024 true America/New_York Tree & Plant Appraisal Qualification (TPAQ) Course Register Today June 18 & 19, 2024(8 am - 5 pm each day) Where: The Davey Institute     1500 N Mantua St. Kent, OH 44240 Space is limited to 20 participants – Registration Deadline May 31 Fees: ASCA Member $1,200 ~ Non-Member $1,500 If you want introductory training in the theory and application of current tree and plant appraisal, register now to attend our TPAQ training. This event will utilize both instructor-led discussions and case scenarios to illustrate concepts allowing participants to become familiar with the relevant methods and techniques used to approach plant appraisals and the ability to make reasoned judgement about the value of trees and landscape plants. Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, you will: Understand basic appraisal concepts. Define the tree and plant appraisal process. Understand tree and plant appraisal, approaches, methods, and techniques. Apply tree and plant appraisal approaches, methods, and techniques.  Present assignment results.  EligibilityTo apply to take the TPAQ workshop and earn the TPAQ certificate, applicants must: STANDARDS of PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE - Applicant will provide a signature page with application agreeing to follow the ASCA Standards of Professional Practice when conducting their work in the appraisal of plant or tree assignments. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE - Applicant will provide evidence of a minimum of 5 years of professional work experience in horticulture or arboriculture by the submittal of a curriculum vitae or resume. Applicant will provide evidence of at least one of the following:- Possess a four-year degree in arboriculture or a closely related field, such as urban forestry, horticulture, plant pathology, entomology, forestry, or plant biology (120 hours of study), OR- Be a Registered Consulting Arborist®, BCMA, or hold a similar credential from any other CTLA organization (ASCA, ISA, TCIA, ASLA, AmericanHort, ACF, NALP.) Workshop MaterialsYou will be provided with a physical copy of the ASCA Tree and Plant Appraisal Qualification Workbook, as well as all necessary testing materials (Scantron, #2 pencils, exam). In addition to the provided materials you are also required to bring the following: Guide for Plant Appraisal, 10th Edition - physical copy only, a digit copy of the 10th Edition is NOT permitted. Hard hat High visibility clothing (i.e. - vest) Scientific calculator (cell phone calculators are acceptable) Course approved for 14 ISA CEUs (Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist, Climber Specialist, and Aerial Lift Specialist) Additional resources encouraged but not required: A Consultant's Guide to Writing Effective Reports Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), Chapters 1-4 ANSI Z60.1 American Standards for Nursery Stock Please contact Ohio Chapter ISA with questions at Info@OhioChapterISA.org or (614) 771-7494. Kent, OH