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Large Tree Climbing and Rigging

Course Code: AL0802CA17

Large Tree Climbing and Rigging Class

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Date & Time

November 29-30, 2016
9:00am - 3:30pm (Check in time on Day 1: 8:30am)

Description

Certified Tree Expert Steve Chisholm and his brother, Mark Chisholm, a three-time World Tree Climbing Champion and 19-time New Jersey State Tree Climbing Champion, will combine classroom lectures with field demonstrations of climbing and rigging. This two-day class will teach you techniques to increase your productivity while maintaining the high level of safety that marks a great arborist.

NOTE: You will not climb trees in this class. You will watch, learn, and have the opportunity to consult with two world-class experts in their field.

Large Tree Climbing and Rigging Course: Photo Slidehsow

Who should take this course?
Meet our faculty
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Credits

Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits
5 Technical, 5 Management

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Credits
Certified Arborist-11.0; BCMA Practice-11.0; TW Climber Specialist-11.0

Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) Credits
Pending

Community Forestry Program Credits
Pending

Rutgers CEUs
1.2 CEUs

For the latest credit information, please call (848) 932-7483.

Fees
Early Registration Fee $395.00 Register on or before November 15, 2016 and save!
Registration Fee $430.00 After November 15, 2016
Cancellation Fee $35.00  

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.

Location

GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Extension Conference Center
18 Ag Extension Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Directions, Parking Information & Map

Parking permit required for this location (will be provided to registrants).

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.

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Program Questions? Contact Us!

Program Coordinator: Joe Canzano, 848-932-7317
Administrative Assistant: Karen Tizzano, 848-932-7483

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Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.

Who Should Take This Course?
  • Arborist
  • Tree Climber
  • Landscape Professional
  • Parks Supervisors
  • Parks Ground Crew
  • Public Works Crew 
  • Public Works Supervisor
  • Shade Tree Commissioner
  • Tree/Plant Care Nursery Professional

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Faculty
Instructor Mark Chisholm

Mark Chisholm – Three-time World Champion and 19-time New Jersey State Tree Climbing Champion joins his brother Steve to guide you through this comprehensive two-day course. Click here to watch a video report about Mark Chisholm winning the NJ Tree Climbing championship for the 18th time.

Instructor Steve Chisholm

Steve Chisholm – Certified Tree Expert Steve Chisholm returns for this exciting two-day course, ready to share his top-rated wealth of knowledge and years of arboriculture experience with you. 

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What Past Participants Said About the Course & Instructors

"Program was excellent."

"Good information!"

"Great instructors!"

"This class was great! I'm afraid to say that I learned of all the things I've been doing wrong. Thanks to this class, I will be safer, more efficient, and quicker. This is one of the best classes I have ever taken, well worth the 6 hour drive! Thank you!"

"Very informational in all areas of taking down tree, rigging and equipment to use"

"Both Steve and Mark are very knowledgeable in their area and easy to listen to and understand. They go over everything you want."

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