Tree Risk Assessment Qualification
1 day renewal course & EXAM
University of Georgia
1109 Experiment Street Griffin GA 30223
April 5, 2022 - RENEWAL COURSE/EXAM
Flynt Building, Room 305
5 CEUs available
TO REGISTER: https://georgiaarborist.org/event-4655299
Registration closes Friday, March 4th at 12 pm EST
Cost - $250 for GAA or ISA Members
$325 for Non Members
Maintain your qualification as an ISA Tree Risk Assessment professional!
Please take some time to read the “ISA TRAQ Application Guide” available here TRAQ-App-Guide.pdf . The guide will provide details about the application process and let you know what pre-requisites are required to apply for the credential.
This TRAQ Renewal course is for people who currently hold the TRAQ credential and are within 18 months of their renewal date.
COURSE DESCRIPTIONWe will review:
- Levels of assessment
- Target assessment
- Site assessment
- Tree biology and mechanics
- Tree inspection and assessment
- Data analysis and risk categorization
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Jimmy Walters: Certified Arborist since 1996. SC Registered Forester. 1971 graduate of Clemson University, BS Forestry. Retired with over 40 years’ service with SC Forestry Commission. Retired as Program Coordinator for Urban and Community Forestry in SC. Charter member of SC Urban and Community Forestry Council (now Trees SC). Board of Directors, SC Vegetation Management Association, active in the SC Green Industry Association. Past President, Southern Chapter ISA and member of Florida Chapter as well. Now operating an arboricultural consulting firm, Urban Forest Advisors, LLC. Skilled teacher and public speaker. Many classes and lectures on Hazard Tree Management (old terminology) and Tree Risk Assessment prior to TRAQ.
We have reserved a discounted hotel block for registrants at:
The Holiday Inn Express
1361 N Expressway
Griffin, GA 30223
***Please mention GAA TRAQ when making your reservation to receive the discounted rate ($129/night plus applicable taxes & fees). Make your reservation early - the discounted rate expires 3 weeks prior to the event***
Applicants for TRAQ courses must register 30 days prior to the session they plan to attend. These classes often fill up quickly since class size is limited. Register as early as possible to avoid missing the location you want!
The RENEWAL courses are only open to those who already have the TRAQ credential.
The FULL course is required for those qualified applicants that wish to earn the TRAQ credential.
Both FULL and RENEWAL classes provide the needed exams that must be passed to earn or renew the TRAQ credential.
Please bring your own hard hat and vest to the event
Please bring your government ID
Be sure to bring your course materials (this will be mailed to you by the ISA in advance)
Masks are strongly suggested in all indoor areas. Masks and hand sanitizer will be available in the room
***Cancellation & Refund Policy -
All cancellations made within 2 weeks of the event or no shows will not be eligible for refund. Cancellations made prior to the shipment of course materials are eligible for full refund. Cancellations made after the shipment of course materials, and more than 2 weeks ahead of the event will be eligible for a partial refund but registrant will be responsible for course material fees. All refunds are subject to credit card processing fees.