Certified Tree Care Safety Professional
The CTSP is a certification for arborists who specialize in tree safety. The certificate was developed by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and the Arboricultural Association of Canada (AAC). This certification requires candidates to have at least three years of experience in tree work, as well as an accredited degree or certificate.
Graduates of this program are qualified to provide recommendations for tree hazards. They can also provide training and education on preventing and mitigating tree hazards. The CTSP is a required certification for those who want to work in tree risk assessment, inspection, and management.