Certification will test knowledge and skills defined by the VETcert standards.
Certification VETcert is qualification managed by European Arboricultural Council. The exam in the Czech Republic is organised by Arboricultural Academy (VETcert certification centre). The examination aim is to test the knowledge and skills that the candidates demostrated in relation to the VETcert standards: www.vetcert.eu
The event will be held in the English language.
The certification is divided into two parts: written examination and Practical Exercises.
Indoor written examination consists of two sections of the exam papers;
Section A (multiple choice)
Section B (questions that require a written answer).
Outdoor practical exercises consist of individual exercises during which the candidate must describe pre-work assessment of a veteran tree and describe in detail how will undertake the work.
There are general questions and exercises covering broader context as well.
The exam will not include a practical climbing demonstration or practical pruning exercise. Candidates must describe in detail the steps for the realisation for the proposed management plan. A laser pointer will be used for a better explanation.
The candidate's ability to describe why he/she decided for the given procedure and his / her ability to justify individual decisions will be evaluated.
What do I need to apply for the certification?
To apply for this certification, you must have the following prerequisites:
European arboricultural certification (European Tree Worker/European Tree Worker - Platform) – proved by
the number of certification and copy of certificate.
Necessary chainsaw and climbing and/or Platform/Lift certifications, required in the country – proved by
copies of certificates.
Minimum five years of relevant experience in total – proved by
declaration on honour and by list of references.
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.