Tree and Plant Appraisal Qualification
What Is the TPAQ Certificate Program?
The TPAQ certificate program is an interactive training experience that delves into the concepts contained in the Guide for Plant Appraisal, currently in its 10th edition. Using instructor-led discussions and case scenarios to illustrate concepts, participants will become proficient in conducting appraisals using the various approaches contained in the 10th edition.
The training culminates with an open-book exam that tests attendees on their comprehension of the material and concepts. Successful candidates will receive a certificate and be entitled to list TPAQ as a credential.
Upon completion of this course, you will:
What are the Benefits of Becoming Tree and Plant Appraisal Qualified?
Attendees must have a minimum of three years of experience in arboriculture, horticulture, forestry, landscape contracting, or landscape architecture/design.
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Maintaining Your Credential
The TPAQ credential is valid for five years from the date it is earned. To maintain the credential, TPAQ holders must retake the TPAQ course and pass the exam every five years, or when the Guide for Plant Appraisal is updated--whichever comes first.