Trade Category: Utility Arborist

Certified Utility Arborist (CUA) Apprenticeship

Download the pdf handout for the Certified Utility Arborist (CUA) Apprenticeship with the information found on this page What is a Utility Arborist? A Certified Utility Arborist is a person who undertakes any work required to prune or clear vegetation in proximity [defined as a distance of three meters or less from a primary conductor... Read more »

British Columbia Falling and Bucking Regulation Information and Required Credentials

Manually Falling and Bucking trees is a regulated activity in British Columbia. In B.C., ANY WORKER who fells a tree larger than 15 cm (6 inches) in diameter (width), at a height of 30cm (15 inches) from the base (or ground), must be certified to the BC Faller Training Standard (BCFTS). Arborists, Landscapers, and any... Read more »

Career Exploration Trade Specific Information Packs The following handouts, available for download, were created by for career exploration events, Career Counselors, Teachers, Employers, Sponsors, and Apprentices. The downloadable PDFs have hyperlinks to further information and relevant entities. Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship Certified Utility Arborist (CUA) Apprenticeship Arboriculturist Apprenticeship (3 Levels) Arborist Technician Apprenticeship Climbing... Read more »

Study Resources

Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprentices The ITA Personal Record Book. Is for apprentices to use with their employers to ensure they are receiving training in the full scope of the trade to reinforce tasks learned in school, and for tasks that are learned in the field. The in school technical training is only part of... Read more »

Electrical Industry Training Institute (EITI)

Level 1 & 2 Utility Arborist Apprenticeship Technical training towards the Certificate of Qualification as an Utility Arborist LEVEL 1  6 weeks of school technical training Tuition (CUA): $2,100 (GST/PST exempt) includes both Level 1 & 2 manuals Tuition (PSSP Certification): included in tuition above LEVEL 2  2 weeks of school technical training Tuition $800... Read more »