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TRAQ Course and Assessment at Dec 1-3, 2022

ISA Hong Kong Chapter has scheduled the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) Course and Assessment in Hong Kong at Dec 1-3, 2022.


Trainer: Mr. Don Picker

Date: Dec 1-3 (Thur-Sat), 2.5 days

Time: 9am-6pm (Dec 1-2), 9am-1pm (Dec 3)

Venue: Unit 2, 13/F, Wah Yiu Ind Centre, 30-32 Au Pui Wan Street, Shatin

Max. Class size: 20 ppl


Cost:

Early bird, pay before Sep 16, 23:59.

HK$5,600 for current Chapter Professional Member+ISA member,

HK$5,800 for ISA Member;

HK$6,600 for Non-member


Pay before Oct 31

HK$6,200 for current Chapter Professional Member+ISA member,

HK$6,400 for ISA Member;

HK$7,200 for Non-member


Retake TRAQ Assessment:

Retake fee is $1,700 per each retake for up to one year from the original date of your exam. Please email your original TRAQ assessment date and bank in slip to certification@isahongkong.org. Applicant will be required to retake both the written and performance-based portions of the exam, even if you failed only one of them. The retake assessment date is on Dec 3 (Sat), 9:00am at the venue.


Payment

Please make deposit to our bank account via (ATM) / the internet banking, email the bank pay-in slip & application form to certification@isahongkong.org.

Our bank account: Hang Seng Bank 789-314119-001 (ISA Hong Kong Chapter Ltd).


Application Form: Download here

Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2022

No refund nor changes of the application after the application is submitted and approved by ISA. Administration fee of HK$500 may be charged for any changes of the application due to uncontrollable circumstances.


Rapid Antigen Test

All candidates are required to perform the COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test (RAT), take a photo of their negative RAT result (with candidates' English name, date and time written next to the result) and save the photo in the mobile phone for checking.


Refund policy A full refund if the application is not accepted or class is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. No refund would be given if the applicant could not attend the class due to personal reasons.


TRAQ Study Packet It will be sent by courier to your delivery address a few weeks prior to the assessment date. Courier charges is at your own expense.


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 qualification 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 credential holders will be offered 14.5 CEUs for attending the course.


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

* Understanding the differences between a certification and a qualification

* Tree Risk Assessment Candidate Handbook


For enquiry, please contact us at 3757 8078 or certification@isahongkong.org


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