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Arborist Training Events

All Vermeer Southeast Arborist Training Events are scheduled to be held outdoors. There will be a limited number of participants allowed depending on the location and space of each arborist training event. Safety has been and remains our number one priority, during this current health environment and beyond. All people seeking arborist training should follow federal, state, and CDC requirements regarding but not limited to: face covering, hand washing, and social distancing.

We are excited to announce our Fall 2023 Arborist training dates and locations. Registration will open on July 1, 2023 for these events. Fall 2022 Arborist Training Events will be at the following Vermeer Southeast locations. See additional arborist event information below.


  • Marietta • Oct. 13
  • Boynton Beach • Oct. 20
  • Pensacola • Oct. 20
  • Orlando • Dec. 8
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Chainsaw Cutting Techniques

MARIETTA, GA:
PRECISION CHAINSAW CUTTING AND FELLING TECHNIQUES

Date: Friday, October 13, 2023 - 7:30am-4:00pm

DATE: Friday, October 13, 2023 - 7:30am-4:00pm

LOCATION: 1320 Gresham Road, Ocoee, FL 30062

PRECISION CHAINSAW CUTTING AND FELLING TECHNIQUES

Chainsaws are one of the most useful, as well as, dangerous tools a worker can use. This seminar is designed to educate personnel who use a chainsaw. Topics of discussion will include safety, maintenance, use, and handling. Participants will gain an understanding of what contributes to accidents and how to avoid them. Demonstrations, including bucking and limbing, understanding compression and tension and dealing with spring poles will be a part of the day. As well as a defined 6 step plan to safely fell a tree. Developing skills and knowledge that reduce variables and mitigate risks associated with chainsaws and cutting techniques is the general theme of this course, and will be beneficial knowledge for any level of tree worker.

6.5 ISA credits will be available.

Lunch will be provided.
Boynton Beach Arborist Training

BOYNTON BEACH, FL:
TECHNICAL RIGGING: FUNDAMENTALS

Date: Friday, October 20, 2023 - 7:30am-4:00pm

DATE: Friday, October 20, 2023 - 7:30am-4:00pm

LOCATION: 1060 West Industrial Avenue, Boynton Beach, FL 33426

TECHNICAL RIGGING: FUNDAMENTALS

This one day seminar will provide participants with training on the practical use of specialized equipment and methods employed in safe rigging techniques used in arboricultural operations. By the end of this seminar attendees will be able to identify hazards and risks associated with rigging operations. They will be able to identify and inspect rigging equipment that is in compliance with the work to be performed, as well as the equipment’s limitations. A basic knowledge of physics, forces and loading involved with rigging will be provided, along with rigging methods that can mitigate those forces. This seminar will offer all crew members and tree workers insight into how they can work safely and efficiently while rigging.

6.5 ISA credits will be available.

Lunch will be provided.

PENSACOLA, FL:
TECHNICAL RIGGING: SPEEDLINING & SPAN RIGGINGS

Date: Friday, October 20, 2023 - 7:30am-4:00pm

DATE: Friday, October 20, 2023 - 7:30am-4:00pm

LOCATION: 6691 Mobile Highway, Pensacola, FL 32526

TECHNICAL RIGGING: SPEEDLINING & SPAN RIGGINGS

This one day seminar will provide participants with training and practical use of specialized equipment and techniques employed in safe rigging techniques used in arboricultural operations. By the end of this seminar attendees will be able to identify hazards and risks associated with rigging and tree removal. They will be able to identify and inspect rigging equipment that is in compliance with the work to be performed, as well as the equipment’s limitations. A basic knowledge of physics, forces and loading involved with rigging will be provided, along with rigging methods that can mitigate those forces. The second half of the day will feature the advanced rigging techniques of span rigging and speed lining. When each method is used, what gear is involved, how to set the system up and operate it.

6.5 ISA credits will be available.

Lunch will be provided.

ORLANDO, FL:
TECHNICAL RIGGING: SPEEDLINING & SPAN RIGGINGS

Date: Friday, December 8, 2023 - 7:30am-4:00pm

DATE: Friday, December 8, 2023 - 7:30am-4:00pm

LOCATION: 428 Ocoee Apopka Road, Ocoee, FL 34761

TECHNICAL RIGGING: SPEEDLINING & SPAN RIGGINGS

This one day seminar will provide participants with training and practical use of specialized equipment and techniques employed in safe rigging techniques used in arboricultural operations. By the end of this seminar attendees will be able to identify hazards and risks associated with rigging and tree removal. They will be able to identify and inspect rigging equipment that is in compliance with the work to be performed, as well as the equipment’s limitations. A basic knowledge of physics, forces and loading involved with rigging will be provided, along with rigging methods that can mitigate those forces. The second half of the day will feature the advanced rigging techniques of span rigging and speed lining. When each method is used, what gear is involved, how to set the system up and operate it.

6.5 ISA credits will be available.

Lunch will be provided.
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