Arborist Assistant

Training Program

Duration: 9 weeks
Prerequisite: None

Training Program start date

January 2022

What does OMNIA TRAINING's Arborist Assistant program includes:

OMNIA Training's Arborist Assistant program is a 9-week training program that covers essential aspects of basic Arborist work. The training program includes the coverage of the following topics:

Introduction to Arborist Work: Includes coverage on applicable legislation, safety regulations and standards, job site safety analysis, basic knowledge on procedures and concepts of Arborist work.

Hands-on field training: Students will be trained to demonstrate proficiency in tree identification, tree removal, limbing, pruning, and stump grinding.

Training Program Outline:

CSTS 2020


Standard First Aid and CPR

Fall Protection

Ground Disturbance

Hazard Assessment and Controls Course

OH&S Legislation Course

Worker Competency Course

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Course

Heavy Lifting Procedures

Right To Refuse Unsafe Work Course

Emergency Preparedness and Response Course

Workplace Harassment Course

Environmental Spills Course

Incident Response and Reporting Course

Incident Investigation Course

Traffic Control and Working in Residential Areas

Working Around Heavy Equipment Course

Working with Other Contractors

Portable Power Tools Course

Cutting Tools Course

Pre-Trip Inspection

Cargo Securement

Weights and Dimensions


Skid Steer Basic Operations

Mini Excavator Basic Operations

One-Call Utility Locating

Excavating To Expose Existing Utilities Course

Gas Line: Damage Prevention and Response

Telecom Line: Damage Prevention and Response

Powerline: Damage Prevention and Response Course

Spray Paint and Walk Through

Understanding Construction Drawings

Hole Covering Procedures

Arbor’s Work

Landscaping Horticulture Basics Course

Arborist Assistant

Among the tasks of an arborist assistant include maintaining trees and shrubs to ensure they are healthy, safe and in attractive condition. With Omnia Training, you will be trained to achieve skills necessary to perform in various areas of work such as tree identification, removal and maintenance. Interested? Contact Us for Pricing

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