The courses in this certificate provide skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in the tree care profession. Students will gain hands-on training in tree climbing, pruning, tree removal, cable and bracing, tree care equipment, planting, tree and shrub identification, and plant health care. Students work with small and large trees, and safe work practices are emphasized. These courses prepare the student to obtain a Certified Arborist designation through the International Society of Arboriculture.
All credits in this certificate must be earned at MATC with a 2.0 GPA or higher. The student must initiate the request for the certificate upon completion of its requirements.
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