Tree Appraisal Qualification
The program consists of case studies and hands on appraisal practice and there is an evaluation/assessment as attendees prepare and submit a tree appraisal report. The Guide for Plant Appraisal 9th edition serves as the main text book for the course and the methodologies contained there-in are used as the model for which to perform tree appraisal with the focus being on the trunk formula method. All successful attendees are qualified by Arboriculture Canada as tree appraisers. The credential is based on the Council of Landscape Appraiser’s Guide to Plant Appraisal and as such the appraisal techniques described in the book serves as validation of the methods taught and evaluated in the course. The techniques described in the Guide to Plant Appraisal are commonly used in the industry and serves as justification and lends credibility to the qualification.
This course meets the ANSI/ASSE Z490 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training as well as ANSI Z133.