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Tree Risk Assessment Training

By |2019-05-26T16:05:05+08:00February 25th, 2016|

Tree risk assessment is one of the core skills of the modern arborist. ATP offers a two-day course in which its qualified tree risk assessors prepare participants for the tree risk assessment qualification (TRAQ) exam and course offered by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).

Tree risk assessment is the method employed by arborists for determining […]

Tree Rigging Training

By |2019-05-26T16:05:05+08:00February 25th, 2016|

ATP offers one- and two-day courses in advanced tree rigging (ATR), providing arborists with hands-on experience with this crucial skill. Special tools used in tree rigging are introduced and applied during the course, including a wide range of pulleys plus arborist blocks and the Port-a-Wrap®.

Participants in this course will use this equipment in combination with […]

Tree Pruning Training

By |2019-05-26T16:00:50+08:00February 25th, 2016|

ATP offers one- and two-day courses in modern pruning methodology, combining classroom discussion with practical on-site tree practice.

Our pruning courses provide participants with essential knowledge of tree biology and physiology as well as structural dynamics and variations. Course discussions will introduce different species of trees and types of tree forms.

ATP experts take course participants into […]

Tree Climbing Training

By |2019-05-26T16:00:49+08:00February 25th, 2016|

Tree climbing is a core skill for arborists, requiring coordination, dexterity and attention to safety. ATP offers two-day training courses in tree climbing at our Hong Kong campus, with instruction, demonstration and coaching by staff certified by the International Society of Arboriculture.

Basic Tree Climbing Course

ATP’s basic tree climbing course introduces modern techniques and equipment used […]

Tree Support Systems Training

By |2019-05-26T16:05:06+08:00February 25th, 2016|

Any individual tree’s growth and development is influenced by a multitude of factors. Under certain conditions, a tree may require structural support to ensure stability and safety. This two-day course, which includes classroom and practical components, introduces the structural factors and dynamics that determine a tree’s future growth, as well as the proper support systems […]

Ground Operations Training

By |2019-05-26T16:00:49+08:00February 25th, 2016|

Safety in tree operations begins on the ground. This course focuses on the crucial role performed by tree worker support staff on the ground, both in terms of accident prevention and overall job site safety. Participants in this course will learn how the groundsperson is responsible for assisting the climber with rigging and offering support […]

Certified Tree Worker Exam Preparation

By |2019-05-26T16:00:48+08:00February 25th, 2016|

This three-day course prepares participants for the ISA Certified Tree Worker (CTW) examination, which includes a written test and a climbing evaluation. Applicants for the CTW exam must have previously completed aerial rescue training.

In addition to a strong determination to pass the examination, participants are required to already have a solid foundation in tree […]

Chainsaw Safety Training

By |2019-05-26T16:00:48+08:00February 25th, 2016|

The chainsaw is one of the most useful tools in arboriculture, and it is also far and away one of the most dangerous. Given its importance in tree work, it is vital that any tree worker using a chainsaw have a firm grasp of basic chainsaw safety and maintenance.

This two-day course combines classroom instruction, shop […]

Certified Arborist Exam Preparation

By |2019-05-26T16:00:47+08:00February 25th, 2016|

This three-day intensive classroom course prepares participants for the ISA Certified Arborist exam. This course is based upon Arborists’ Certification Study Guide by Sharon J. Lilly, which participants are expected to have read and reviewed.

In Hong Kong, the pass/fail ratio for the Certified Arborist exam is roughly 50:50, and many candidates take the test four […]

Aerial Rescue Training

By |2019-05-26T16:00:47+08:00February 25th, 2016|

Proper training and accumulated experience enable the tree worker to minimize risk when doing a job, but with each tree’s countless internal and external variables, the possibility of an accident can never be fully eliminated. This full-day course is designed to address the unpleasant but very real possibility that a tree worker may sustain injuries […]