Utility Line Clearance Arborist Training (ULCAT)

This five-week, 200-hour program, developed by leaders within the Utility arboriculture industry, offers trainees an opportunity to develop best practices, skills, and knowledge required for a career as an utility line clearance arborist.

Topics Covered:

  • OSHA 10 instruction & certificate
  • American Heart Association, Heartsaver First aid and CPR certificate
  • Flagging instruction & certificate
  • Communications
  • Electrical Hazard Basics and Minimum approach distance
  • Current ANSI Z133 Safety Standards
  • Mobile Equipment operations
  • Correct use of a chainsaw and felling procedures
  • Worksite inspections and Hazard Identification
  • Job site set-up
  • Tree and Shrub identification
  • Climbing basics
  • Common knots used in tree care
  • Pruning fundamentals
  • Electrical Hardware Identification
  • How an electrical grid functions
  • Aerial lift basics
  • Emergency Action Planning
  • Fire prevention and response
Category: Vegetation Management