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Tree Pruning

Course Code: AL0806CA16

Tree Pruning Training

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Date & Time

Last Held: February 16, 2016
9:00am - 3:30pm (Check-in time: 8:30am)

Next offering tentatively planned for February 2017. Registration will open when course date is confirmed.

Description

Certified Tree Expert Ted Szczawinski will teach you where to prune, when to prune, the best equipment to use, and how to stay safe. He'll demonstrate proper methods of cabling and bracing. You'll also learn the best positioning techniques for cuts against the collar, and how to use false crotch and rope when working in trees with no bucket access - among other things! Field demonstrations will be done, weather permitting.

Instructor Ted Szczawinski

About the Instructor

Ted Szczawinski, a Certified Tree Expert and Dean of Students at Bergen County Technical Schools, is one of the most highly rated instructors at OCPE. He brings his extensive plant and tree science knowledge to class and shares it in a way that is down-to-earth, fun, interactive, and easy-to-understand.

See how your colleagues rated the instructor.

Credits

The February 16, 2016 offering of this course was approved for the following credits. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.

Certified Public Works Manager (CPWM) Credits
3 Technical, 3 Management

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Credits
Certified Arborist-4.5; BCMA Management-4.5

Community Forestry Credits
5.0 CEUs

Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) Credits
5.25

Rutgers CEUs
0.5

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

Fees
Early Registration Fee TBD  
Registration Fee TBD  
Cancellation Fee TBD  

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.

Register

Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

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Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Tree Pruning" or Course Code AL0806) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

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

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.

How Past Participants Rated the Instructor (2012)

Ratings of the Instructor:
(tally of responses received)

  Very Good Good Fair Poor
Ted Szczawinski 16 0 0 0

Comment from last year's class about Ted:
"Good practical knowledge of what to cut and where."
"Great teacher."
"Excellent job trimming trees."

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