August 01, 2022

2022 Utah Arborist School

The Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands is sponsoring the Utah Arborist School designed to prepare those interested in taking the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist Exam.

TOPICS:  Tree Biology, Nutrition & Fertilization, Soil Science, Water Management, Installation and Establishment, Tree Identification & Selection, Diagnosis & Plant Disorders, Plant Health Care, Tree Pruning, Trees and Construction, Risk Management & Safety, Tree Support & Lightening Protection, Climbing Techniques, Working in Trees, and Urban Forestry.

                                                      Northern Arborist School, Aug 29– Aug 31, 2022  ---   9:00am - 4:00pm

                                                            Bluffdale City Hall, 2222 West 14400 South, Bluffdale, UT  84065

                                                       Optional Exam: Thursday, Sep 1, at 9:30 am – 2:30 pm, same location

                                                                     See ISA test registration information below

Light snacks will be provided;   Lunch is not provided

Registration for UCFC/ISA-Utah Members:  $85         Registration for Non-Members:  $120

Arborist School Brochure

Online registration

Presentations, class work, and field demonstrations will be combined to best cover the ISA material.  Be prepared to spend time outside in any weather.


In addition to the Arborist School registration fees, those applying to take the exam must also pay a fee to the ISA.  The exam fee is $280, unless you are an ISA member and a Utah Chapter member, then the exam fee is only $170.  A combined ISA and Utah Chapter membership is $190 per year.  

Exam applications and fees must be submitted to the ISA at least 12 business days prior to the exam.  Exam deadline August 16, 2022

Applications to join the ISA and ISA certified arborist exam applications are available online at                     

You may also contact the ISA at 888-472-8733.