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KC TREE CORPS

KC Tree Corps is a pre-apprenticeship certification program training participants to attain the skills necessary for an entry-level position in arboriculture or a related field.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR SPRING 2024!

10-week course
32 hours a week (Monday – Thursday)
Pay: $16.52/hr

Next session starts April 1, 2024!

The pre-apprentice will gain skills through 320 paid hours of on-the-job and classroom learning. The curriculum includes work readiness skills, job-specific abilities, and knowledge development.

10-week course
32 hours a week (Monday – Thursday)
Pay: $16.52/hr

Next session starts April 1, 2024!

The pre-apprentice will gain skills through 320 paid hours of on-the-job and classroom learning. The curriculum includes work readiness skills, job-specific abilities, and knowledge development.

HANDS-ON, INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC LEARNING. BROAD JOB READINESS SKILLS.

GAIN CERTIFICATION AND INDUSTRY CREDENTIALS:

• Ground Operations 1: Fundamentals (TCIA)
• Ground Operations 2: Chipper Specialist (TCIA)
• Ground Operations 3: Chain Saw Specialist (TCIA)
• Introduction to Arboriculture Safety (TCIA)
• OSHA –10 Training
• CPR/First Aid Certification
• Heartland Tree Alliance Tree Keeper

GAIN FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS FOR THE WORKPLACE:

• Professional communication
• Conflict Resolution
• Professional development skills and training
• Computer skills with exposure to Google Maps, Microsoft Office Suite, and ESRI Arc GIS
• Leadership skills working as a team and with public advocacy and volunteerism

QUESTIONS?

Contact Sarah Crowder: sarah.crowder@bridgingthegap.org

OUR PARTNERS

City View Arbor

Main Street Tree Care

Cultivate KC

Prairie Birthday Farm

Loma Vista Nursery

 

Bridging The Gap has received financial support for this program from the EPA under an Assistance Agreement.