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ISA CTW Skills Exam, March 15, 2015

Hosted by the ISA Hong Kong Chapter, the upcoming *skills test (i.e. practical part only) of the ISA Certified Tree Worker (CTW) exam will be held in coming March - details as follows:

Date: 15 March 2015 (Sun)

Estimated Test Time: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Location of venue: Tai Po

The nearest date of paper exam is 7 February 2015. Please refer to relevant announcement on Chapter’s website. Due to site constraints, the maximum number of candidates is 18, on a first come first served basis.

All applicants must have certificate in first-aid course recognized in Hong Kong. For more information, please click here. In the application of the exam, candidate shall include both sides of the first-aid certification card (the paper certificate for AMS first-aid course shall also be included) with the full name of the first aid course clearly shown in the above document.

Application deadline: 24 February 2015

Application method: Please posted the completed application form to Shatin Central P.O. Box 1275 or email it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Application Fee: HKD$1280. Application fee should be paid by crossed cheque payable to “ISA Hong Kong Chapter” and posted to Shatin Central P.O. Box 1275 with the application form, or by depositing to Bank of East Asia account no. 015-159-68-003224 (please attach bank receipt with this form during paper submission or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

For all retaking candidates and those who have taken the paper exam: Regardless of the previous results, the candidates are required to fill in the pink retake form attached to the letter of examination result, and stating clearly the preferred date of skill test and return to the Hong Kong Chapter for registration (due to the site constraint, we cannot guarantee the preferred date is available for the candidates and further coordination may be necessary). If the retaking is made within 1 year after the first take, it is free of charge. If it is made after the first year but within the second year after the first take, separate charge is required every time – details shall refer to headquarter’s notice.

For all applicants who have not taken the paper exam: They must fill in a complete new application form and state clearly the preferred date of skill test:

Application handbook (PDF version)

Please note that the exam may be cancelled or postponed for unforeseen event such as the hoisting of typhoon signal no. 8 or higher, Black Rainstorm Warning Signal in force, or for any other reason beyond our control, if such event happens 2 hours before the exam time. The candidate can call 5228 5526 on the exam date to make sure of any uncertainty. The exam may carry on according to in-situ condition in rainy day or day with thunderstorm.

All exam candidates are required to be responsible for their own personal safety. Candidates are also advised to prepare their own insurance for personal accident. Candidates attending the Skill Test shall explicitly agree to this requirement, before taking the test.

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist, and Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist Written Exam, 7 February, 2015

Hosted by the ISA Hong Kong Chapter, the upcoming written exam for “ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist, and Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist” will be held on 7 February, 2015 (Saturday). Applicants should pay attention to the following details:

For Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist and Municipal Specialist exam application:

Please register through the ISA website:

(http://www.isa-arbor.com/certification/becomeCertified/index.aspx) to sit for the exam.

For Certified Tree Worker written exam application:

Please send the completed application form in the [Application handbook (PDF version)] directly to ISA Hong Kong Chapter via post to Shatin Central P.O. Box 1275 or via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The applicant must possess a valid certificate in first aid training recognized in Hong Kong. For more information, please click here. The candidate shall provide photocopies of both sides of the first aid certification card (the paper certificate for AMS First Aid courses shall also be included) with the full name of the first aid course clearly shown in the above document. The application fee HKD $1280 should be paid by either posting a crossed cheque payable to “ISA Hong Kong Chapter” to Shatin Central P.O. Box 1275 with the application form; or by depositing to Bank of East Asia account No. 015-159-68-003224 (please attach the bank deposit slip with the application form during paper submission or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

Exam time (to be held on the same day) for different credentials:

1) Certified Arborist exam: 9:00am - 12:30pm

2) Utility Specialist and Municipal Specialist exams: 9:00am – 11:00am

3) Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist exam: 9:00am – 10:30am

Registration Deadlines:

1. ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist and Municipal Specialist:

20 January, 2015 (Tuesday)

2. Certified Tree Worker:

15 January, 2015 (Thursday)

Seats Available: 90

Venue: St. Benedict's Secondary School, 11 Lam Chung Avenue, Choi Hung Estate, Kowloon (Please follow the direction signs at the venue on the exam day)

For enquiries, please contact us via email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or

Tel: 5228 5526.

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to viePlease note that the exam may be cancelled or postponed due to inclement weather such as the hoisting of typhoon Signal No. 8 or higher, Black Rainstorm Warning, or other unforeseen incidents beyond our control, if such events happen in 2 hours before the exam time.

 

 

 

 

 

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