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CERTIFIED ARBORIST STUDY RESOURCES

This page lists resources and websites that have proven helpful for those studying for the Certified Arbroist Exam.  If you have found a great resources that you would like to share, send it to us at: info@aztrees.org.

For details on the ISA Certified Arborist Credential and application, visit the ISA site:  
https://www.isa-arbor.com/Credentials/Types-of-Credentials/ISA-Certified-Arborist

To volunteer as a presenter for our CA training program, contact us at info@aztrees.org.  If you are eligible to support the exam logistics as a proctor, please contact WCISA.  Details on serving as a proctor are here: https://www.isa-arbor.com/Credentials/Certification-Facilitators/Certification-Proctors

ONLINE RESOURCES

Quizlet 

Online Flashcard System

Basic account is free

The above links to a deck of 307 terms. Use Quizlet to study and learn content created by other users, or to create your own custom study sets. search for arborist study sets. 

TinyCards

Online Study App

Basic account is free

The link above is connected to a leaf botony study set.  The study app helps you study and memorize anything using decks in bite-sized lessons.

CA Application Guide

ISA's document provides the details about qualifying and applying for the exam.

The ISA Credentialing Council requires a candidate to have a minimum of three years of full-time experience in arboriculture or a combination of education and practical arboricultural experience.

Exam Outline

ISA's overview of the Job Task Analysis

This document lists the results of the analysis that determines the domains and their component elements that makeup the exam.

DOMAINS STUDY

  • The exam covers 10 domains. 
  • Each domain corresponds to the Job Task Analysis and is divided by the percentage of exam questions that will be included. 
  • These domains are listed below with the corresponding percentage and helpful resources to supplement study materials: 
Tree Identification and Selection
8%
 

Installation and Establishment
5%

Safe Work Practices
15%

Pruning
16%

Diagnosis and Treatment
12%

Urban Forestry
7%

Tree Protection
4%

Tree Risk Management
13%


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