TCIA’s core mission is to advance tree care businesses. We offer a comprehensive array of tools and programs you can use to increase profits, lower training costs, recruit and retain quality employees and stay a step ahead of the competition.

Member Advantage Program

TCIA works with the best industry manufacturers, distributors, and support service companies to give you the most for your money and improve your daily business operations. From exclusive training opportunities to discounts on PPE, your tree care company membership with TCIA pays. We’re adding more discounts every day, so keep checking back to see the most up to date offerings and subscribe to stay in the loop!

ANSI A300 Standards

ANSI A300 standards are the generally accepted industry standards for tree care practices.

They are voluntary industry consensus standards developed by TCIA and written by a committee called the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) A300, whose mission is to develop consensus performance standards based on current research and sound practice for writing specifications to manage trees, shrubs, and other woody plants.

Arborist Apprenticeship Program

So your company wants to start an ARBORIST APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM?!

There are two options to introduce a new apprentice/trainee to the tree care industry.
To help you determine which option is best for your current business and company culture check out the following steps for each option outlined below.

Business Solutions

TCIA’s Business Solutions is a three-layered approach to business growth from the Tree Care Industry Association. The three layers include free solutions for members, customized business consultations, and premium solutions for added growth.

Accreditation Residential / Commercial / Utility

Set your business apart from your competitors. Accreditation helps consumers identify qualified tree care companies who conduct business safely, legally, and ethically. Designed to help tree care companies improve themselves and become models of professionalism, the program also gives companies already doing everything right a third-party credential to prove it.

Workforce Development

TCIA’s workforce development seeks to unite employers and job seekers by providing employers with recruitment tools and job seekers with an industry career center. Whether you are a veteran arborist with your own tree care business or it is your first time hearing about this exciting industry, come explore the opportunities within Outside Careers!