When you become an ISA Certified Arborist Utility Specialist®, you are recognized by your peers and the public as a tree care professional who has attained a specialty in utility arboriculture with a generally-accepted level of knowledge in other areas within the tree care profession, such as tree biology, diagnosis, maintenance practices, safety, as identified through periodic job task analyses. Hiring an ISA Certified Arborist Utility Specialist® provides tree owners and government decision makers the opportunity to become better informed about proper tree care and their selection of services based on the expertise represented by your credential.
Prerequisites for this certification:
Examples of experience sources include, but are not limited to, the following:
The written exam content for the ISA Certified Arborist Utility Specialist® is divided into five areas of knowledge, and the percentage next to each area below reflects the percentage of questions associated with that area.
ISA’s Utility Specialist Certification Study Guide is intended to serve as a recommended program of study: Follow this link to purchase the guide.
To read more about this certification and to apply for the exam click here.