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Arborist Academy - 2022 ISA Certified Arborist Prep Course

Date: August 2, 2022 - September 20, 2022
Location: Virtual - Time Zone: EDT, Virtual - Time Zone: EDT, , UNITED STATES
Organizer: Jonathan T. Rizzo Consulting
Description: Our ISA Certified Arborist Prep Course is hosted multiple times throughout the year. It serves both as a perfect introductory class to best management practices in arboriculture, and as a structured development plan to pass the exam the first time. We will cover, in-depth, all of the core components that an Arborist needs to know in a way that is beneficial for newcomers to seasoned individuals alike.


This class is for individuals who are preparing for the ISA Certified Arborist Exam or are new to arboriculture and want to learn the vital skills in the industry. This course was designed to facilitate the following:

1) A pre-assessment exam that identifies current strengths and weaknesses
2) Engaging weekly webinars that cover the foundational pillars outlined in the ISA Certified Arborist Guide
3) Take home weekly quizzes that gauge conceptual understanding.
4) A final 200 question exam that contains questions similar to those encountered on the ISA exam.
5) A one-on-one coaching session that is scheduled before your exam.


All sessions are US Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) at 6PM (18:00). Each live webinar will be recorded for participant convenience.

Class 1 (August 2): Tree Biology
Class 2 (August 9): Soil Science, Water Management, Tree Nutrition and Fertilization
Class 3 (August 16): Tree Identification, Tree Selection, Installation and Establishment
Class 4 (August 23): Pruning, Tree Support and Lightning Protection
Class 5 (August 30): Diagnosis and Plant Disorders, Plant Health Care
Class 6 (September 6): Tree Assessment and Risk Management
Class 7 (September 13): Trees and Construction, Urban Forestry
Class 8 (September 20): Tree Worker Safety, Climbing and Working in Trees


Amount due: $475 (US)

Fee includes access to all eight live classes (and recordings), course material (ISA Guide sold separately), 100 question pre-test, 100 question midterm, 200 question practice exam, and one on one coaching session prior to your exam.


Download the registrant form by clicking the below PDF image. Participants should print this form and fill it out and email or text it to the contact information listed below. Please use your preferred email on the form as all class materials and invoices will use the listed email.

Participants have an option to pay by check, company invoice (credit), or personal electronic invoice (credit).

All three methods involve the downloadable registrant form below. For check please mail, along with registrant document to the listed address in the form. For company or personal invoice, please email the registrant form to All payment instructions are contained within the registrant form.

All payments are due by 12:00 EDT Friday, July 26 2022. Participants will be sent a webinar instructions one-week prior to the course. Cancellations with full refund (less $75 US cancellation fee) accepted until 12:00 EDT Friday, July 26 2022.

Questions? (570) 855-4644 or
Contact Name: Jonathan Rizzo
Contact Phone: 5708554644

Seats Available: 25

Start Date: 6:00 PM, August 2, 2022
End Date: 9:00 PM, September 20, 2022

Address: Virtual - Time Zone: EDT
Virtual - Time Zone: EDT
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