Certified Arborists

Q: What is a certified arborist?

A: A certified arborist is someone who meets the minimum credentials of becoming a certified and professional tree care specialist under the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) arborist certification program.

Q: What are the credentials?

A: The credentials to become a certified arborist include a minimum of three years full-time experience working in the professional tree care industry and passing an extensive exam that covers all fronts of arboriculture. To take the exam you must first have the 3+ years of eligible, practical and full-time work experience.You may also qualify for the exam if you have a degree in the field of arboriculture, horticulture, landscape architecture, or forestry from a regionally accredited educational institute. The certification program is run by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). The ISA started its arborist certification programs in the 1980s.

Moreover, here are some of the different specialty arborist programs one can be certified in:

  • Utility Specialist - certified to maintain trees / plants / shrubs (vegetation) around electricity wires
  • Municipal Specialist - certified with additional experience of managing public, urbanized trees
  • Board-Certified Master Arborist - certified knowledge that comes with higher education and experience
  • The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) has accredited arborists programs in which you will become certified upon completion.

    The Certification

    The certification includes a number of topics which give the certified individuals a good amount of flexibility in the arboricultural profession and world. We believe that our certified arborists are proven to be reliable and trustworthy when on-site and on the job. The certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute and meets and exceeds protocol ISO 17024, an International [workforce] Standard which sets the criteria for a certification program for an individual person.

    Clean Cut Tree and Landscaping - We Are Certified Arborists

    All of our team members are ISA certified to do the job right!
    Give Clean Cut Tree and Landscaping a call for your next landscaping job or tree cutting at (513) 769-8733.


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    8612 Tralee Ct
    Cincinnati, OH 45236
    United States
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