Apprenticeship training is not available for this occupation.
An individual desiring certification as a journeyperson in New Brunswick, in the Arborist occupation is required to meet one of the criteria as stipulated in Board Order GC002 "Requirement to Obtain a Certificate of Qualification.
A person who has gained the equivalent of 5400 hours of practical experience in the Arborist occupation may apply for Certification. Successful candidates will receive a New Brunswick Certificate of Qualification.
For more information, please see the corresponding Board for this occupation, under Tasks, Activities and Functions of a Designated Occupation.
The arborist occupation includes:
(a) the planting, fertilizing and pruning of trees;
(b) the removal of trees;
(c) the operating and maintaining of aerial devices and
vegetation management equipment such as chain saws and
(d) the climbing of trees and working at height;
(e) the identification and monitoring of trees and woody plants species, their
diseases and pests;
(f) the hoisting and rigging of trees and limbs;
(g) the interpretation of trees and woody plants;
(h) the developing of good customer relations;
(i) the maintaining of a working knowledge of operation
regulations, working clearances , and safety regulations;
(j) the cleaning up of storm damage; and
(k) the maintenance of utility corridors.
Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Certificate of Qualification Examination||250.00||1997-11-10|
|Certificate of Qualification based on "out-of-province journeyperson status"||150.00||2012-08-01|
|Replacement of Certification Documents||20.00||2013-08-01|
|Certificate of Qualification Challenger Assessment Fee||100.00||2012-08-01|
|Replacement of Photo Identification Card||20.00||2012-08-01|