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Applying for a New Tree Trimmer License

You must provide the following:

  1. A copy of your certificate of liability insurance
  2. Proof of training certification

    Class A License: Copy of your current certification card from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) or American Society of Consulting Arborists

Class B License: Certificate of successful completion of the 4-hour training program provided by Broward County Extension Education.

    • One trained person per job site is required.


County Training Program

Training is provided by Broward County Extension Education. Classes are approximately 4 hours long and conducted in English, Spanish and Creole at various sites around the county. Tree Trimmer I class is followed by a multiple choice exam. Classes will teach proper pruning practices according to American National Standards Institute A300 guidelines.

For a complete schedule of class meeting dates and locations or to register for a class, contact Broward County Extension Education at 954-357-6381. Registration and payment of the training fee is required at least 10 working days prior to the scheduled class date!!


Renewing Your Tree Trimmer License

We mail renewal forms in June. Please complete the form and return with all required documentation. If you did not receive your renewal form, please contact us at 954-765-4400.  

If your business status has changed since your license was granted, you must submit a PDF icon Change of Status form.


 Tree Trimmer Resources
Broward County Code of Ordinances: Article 11: Regulation of Tree Trimmers
Broward County Extension Education
Tree Trimmer Forms
Tree Trimmer Regulations

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