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TRAQ Course and Exam May 7-9, 2014

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Exam: Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ), Course and Exam

Date: 7 May (whole day), 8 May (whole day), 9 May (am) 2014

Time: 9am - 5pm

Registration Deadline: 1 April, 2014  Please register through the ISA Hong Kong Chapter by sending the completed application form by e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Registration Form: Download here

Seats Available: 20 (Priority is given the existing TRAQ/TRACE holders whose qualification is expiring soon)

Venue: BP International, Austin Road

Capacity: 20 candidates

Seats are available for exam retake.

Please kindly note the exam may be postponed to 12-14 May 2014 for unforeseen event such as the hoisting of typhoon signal no. 8 or higher, Black Rainstorm Signal in force, or for any other reason beyond our control.

Course Content

The course content includes Levels of Assessment, Target Assessment, Site Assessment, Tree Biology and Mechanics, Tree Inspection and Assessment, Data Analysis and Risk Categorization, Mitigation, and Reporting.

Qualification Period

The TRAQ credential is valid for five (5) years from the date it is earned. A credential holder is required to take the course and pass the exam every five years in order to renew the credential. No CEUs are needed to maintain this qualification. ISA certification holders will be offered 14.5 CEUs for attending the course.

TRACE credential transfer into the new ISA program

If you held the TRACE credential, you have been transferred into the ISA TRAQ program and your current expiration date has been carried over. Transferees have been provided with program information and a TRAQ certificate.

More information can be viewed at the ISA Headquarters website for TRAQ, including the following:



Certification Examinations May 10, 2014

Written examinations for ISA Certifications including Certified Arborist, Certified Tree Worker/Climber Specialist, Municipal Specialist, and Utility Specialist will take place on May 10, 2014.

Date: May 10, 2014

Time: 09:00 - 12:30

Location: The IMC of Carmel Allison Lam Foundation Secondary School, 4 Wah King Hill Road, Kwai Chung

Seats Available: 60

Applications should be submitted via the ISA Headquarters website.  Any enquiries should be addressed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


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