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2024 TRAQ Full Course and Exam

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The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity." The qualification training and exam consists of a 2-day educational course followed by a ½ day assessment that includes both a written and field component. It is required that you attend the course and successfully complete the assessment in order to receive this qualification.

: Lindsey Purcell, Executive Director

Hosted by: Indiana Arborist Association

**Deadline for registration is July 6
*IAA observes the right to cancel the TRAQ Course at any time due to low attendance and reschedule participants if necessary.

Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Agenda

Day 1: Educational Session (8:30am – 5:00pm)

Day 2: Educational Session (8:30am – 5:00pm)

Day 3: Exam (8:00am – 11:30am) Written exam  and Performance-based exam

*Times are subject to change.

Registration includes lunch on Day 1 and Day 2.

It is important to remember each registrant must have read the manual prior to the course.

Be prepared for any weather conditions, outdoor activities are required.

Participants should bring:

  • A government-issued photo identification card, such as a driver's license, passport, or military ID
  • Tree Risk Assessment Manual (included in your confirmation packet)
  • Tree Risk Assessment Clipboard (included in your confirmation packet)
  • Approved Hard hat
  • High visibility vest or other hi-vis attire
  • Appropriate attire and footwear for both indoor and outdoor activities
  • Writing utensil(s), including at least one #2 pencil



To be eligible to register for the course and take the exam, you must have earned credentials approved by ISA.  More information on qualifications can be found at

Have questions about Tree Risk Assessment Qualifications training program?  Contact Lindsey Purcell, 219-295-0048.

The online registration is for payment purposes.  A registration form and the TRAQ Application form will still be needed to complete the TRAQ registration process.

Contact the IAA for the registration form and to complete the registration process.  Contact and send this form via email to This registration and application form is required to attend a Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course and Assessment. If you need to apply for a TRAQ exam retake only, you must contact

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