Workshops are an essential means of training which allow practicing arborists keep up-to-date on specialty areas in arboriculture and to maintain CEUs for certifications like ISA Certified Arborist.

Following are a range of workshops organised by NZ Arb or by/with other arboricultural organisations.

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam

Date: November 9, 2018
Location: Dunedin, Otago, NEW ZEALAND
Organiser: New Zealand
Contact Name: ISA Credentialing Department
Contact Phone: 217-355-9411
Contact Email: isa@isa-arbor.com
Website: http://www.isa-arbor.com/Credentials/Exam-Information

Registration: Enrollment Deadline: October 24, 2018
Seats Available: 10
Cert Exam Chapter: NZ
Start Date: 10:00AM - November 9, 2018
End Date: 2:00PM - November 9, 2018
Address: Dunedin, Otago, NEW ZEALAND



The next TRAQ Course date is 3 - 5 of October, 2018.


The Treehouse, Botanical Gardens - Wellington.


The TRAQ (Tree Risk Assessment Qualification) course presenter is Mark Roberts.
Download the information flyer here

All trainees must have either:-

  • a minimum of Level 4 Arb Qualification or
  • be an ISA Certified Arborist
  • A full list of acceptable prerequisites can be found here and in the ISA TRAQ Candidate Handbook


  • ISA Member: $850 NZD plus GST
  • Non ISA Member $930 NZD plus GST
  • Exam Retake only $150 USD

*Course registration fee includes workshop, the Tree Risk Assessment manual and TRAQ workbook , along with lunch and tea breaks during the two and a half day training.

If you are interested in attending a TRAQ course, please complete the:

Registrations for this course have now closed!


Next TRAQ Recertification Course


Monday 8 October 2018

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Treehouse, Botanical Gardens - Wellington

  • ISA members $480 plus gst
  • ISA non-members $550 plus gst
Those who took the full Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) course when it was first launched in 2013 will be reaching their five-year expiration dates within the next year.  All TRAQ holders who took the full TRAQ course will be required to pass the TRAQ Re-certification Course to maintain their credentials for another five years. 
The Tree Risk Assessment Re-certification Course is a one-day refresher, with five hours of instruction, and three hours of take the exam. 
Course Eligibility:
To be able to register for the TRAQ Re-certification Course you must hold a TRAQ credential. You may complete the TRAQ Re-certification Course as early as one year prior to your qualification expiration date. Participants are asked to bring their TRAQ Risk Assessment manual and clipboard to training.
For additional information visit the ISA website: ISA TRAQ Events



Registrations for this course have now closed!


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