The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) is the foremost business management resource for tree care companies, providing tree care professionals like you with tools you can use every day to increase profits, lower training costs, retain quality employees, and stay a step ahead of continually evolving regulatory issues.

Thousands of tree care companies and affiliated companies worldwide – are members of the only tree-care company association in the world.

Membership in TCIA may be one of the most strategic steps you will ever take to grow your tree care business and rise above the competition.


Professional development is instrumental to your crew’s success and your company’s future. TCIA’s training programs and safety resources provide your crew with essential knowledge that empowers your team to think on their feet, work efficiently and communicate effectively, resulting in fewer accidents on the job site and increased production.

FREE Online Course: Intro to Arboriculture Safety

Introduction to Arboriculture Safety is a FREE certificate course offered by Tree Care Industry Association for individuals exploring, or new to, a career in arboriculture.

Tailgate Safety

This convenient, on-the-job safety program delivers maximum benefit in minimal time. Flexible, comprehensive, and cost-effective, the manual is supported by quizzes, online support through the Tailgate Users’ Group and additional resources.

TCIA Illness & Injury Prevention Program

The TCIA Illness & Injury Prevention Program is now available as a downloadable and fillable pdf!

Tree Care Academy®

Holding tree care industry credentials will help you show your skill and value to your employer.

Start an Arborist Apprenticeship

Arborist apprenticeship is nationally registered with the U.S. Department of Labor. Apprenticeship provides you, the employer, with an effective recruiting, training, and retention tool for employees. By offering apprenticeship, your business can grow and thrive!

Electrical Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP)

Electricity is a serious and widespread hazard to arborists. In fact, electricity causes about 15 percent of all fatalities in the tree care industry, making it the leading cause of worker fatalities.

Crew Leader Qualification

Aspiring, new and veteran crew leaders – develop and grow your leadership, communication, and personnel management skills, and learn how to apply them to strengthen your team by earning the Crew Leader Qualification.

Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP)

TCIA’s Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) program is the only safety credentialing program in the industry and is designed to address several of the safety challenges that tree care companies face.

Previously Recorded Webinars

Watch all of the different previously recorded webinars presented by TCIA for FREE.


TCIA’s annual, signature events include the annual TCI EXPO, the world’s largest tree-care industry trade show and conference; and the Executive Arborist Workshop.


TCIA’s annual signature event TCI EXPO, the world’s largest tree-care industry trade show and conference.


TCIA’s Executive Arborist Workshop will give you the tools you need to stop working in your business and allow you to work on your business.

Connect with TCIA on Social Media

Don’t forget to follow TCIA on social media! Many quality conversations take place across our favorite social platforms.