Trade Category: Utility Arborist

Utility Arborist Apprenticeship

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 with a voltage of 750 volts or higher] to energized electrical equipment, structures and conductors; or, who in... Read more »

Apprentice Resources for Technical Training & Exams

Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprentices Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship – 2012 (Apprentices who have completed one or more levels of technical training before September 2018, old standard) Technical Training Manuals: Level 1 Technical training under the old standard has been phased out. Level 1 Technical training is now under the “Harmonized” standard below. Landscape Horticulturist Apprentice Manual... 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 »