Apprenticeship Churns Out Line-Clearance Tree Workers in California

“Whoops” rang out as each trainee walked to the front of the class to claim a certificate. Those 11 happy souls had just graduated from a program at the College of the Sequoias in Tulare, California, with a completion document in Utility Line Clearance Arborist Training. To earn the credential, they took a five-week, 200-hour […]

Tree Care Apprenticeship Idea Excites the Industry

Supporters hope the initiative will grow the workforce, create a pathway for career growth and develop tree care’s professionalism and reputation After proceeding in fits and starts, an arborist apprenticeship program is taking off on the state and now the national level. The National Guidelines for Apprenticeship Standards proposed by TCIA were approved by the […]

Arborist Apprenticeship Off and Running in Colorado

The Colorado Tree Care Sector Partnership is an industry-led group working together to find solutions to the biggest challenges facing the industry’s growth and success. In 2019, several years of hard work by local business leaders, municipalities and support organizations culminated in the launch of the first cohort of arborist apprentices in Colorado. In December […]

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