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Event Details

Line Clearance Arborist Certification

Date: September 18, 2023 - September 22, 2023
Location: Burlingame, CA, UNITED STATES
Organizer: ACRT
Description: This 40 hour course is offered exclusively through ACRT Arborist Training, and is the only national line clearance certification program in the United States. Successful completion of this course satisfies OSHA’s electrical safety training requirement for students.

The Line Clearance Arborist Certification is designed for the tree worker whose person, tree, or equipment comes within the 10’ safety zone around energized wires. ACRT Arborist Training certification as a Line Clearance Arborist or Line Clearance Arborist Trainee is issued upon satisfactory completion of the class.

The prerequisites for this class are:

Two years of experience as a tree trimmer
Ability to tie at least four basic knots
Basic knowledge of ANSI Z133 Safety Standards
Some knowledge of safe chainsaw techniques on the ground and in the tree
Proof of CPR and first-aid training
In this class your employees will learn:

To work safely in proximity to energized lines
Tree growth patterns
How a tree can be damaged and how to care for damaged trees
The concept of directional pruning
Current ANSI Z133 Safety Standards
Basic tree identification criteria
Correct use of a chainsaw
How to perform a safe aerial rescue
Common knots used in tree care
Electrical Hardware Identification
How an electrical grid functions
In order to pass this class, individuals must:

Perform a safe aerial rescue by the end of the class (manual or using an aerial lift)
Perform a successful work skills climb or work skills test using an aerial lift
Tie 10 common knots used in tree care
Pass a general knowledge classroom test
Pass an Electrical Hardware Identification test
Upon successful completion of this class, individuals will receive:

A one-year certification from ACRT Arborist Training as a Line Clearance Arborist or Line Clearance Arborist Trainee*
ACRT Arborist Training’s Line Clearance Arboriculture textbook
The current ANSI Safety Standards
Hardhat decal for line clearance training
Wallet identification card for line clearance training
ISA Continuing Education Units (CEUs), if requested

Contact Name: Annissa May
Contact Phone: 330-328-7783
Contact Email:

Registration: Call 330-328-7783
Seats Available: 12
CEUs available: Yes

Start Date: 8:00 AM, September 18, 2023
End Date: 5:00 PM, September 22, 2023

Address: 850 Burlingame Ave
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