MCA Overview for MCA Exam 3.0

February 28, 2020
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Massachusetts Horticultural Society / Elm Bank
900 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482
Venue website

If you have:

 ... thought about taking the MCA exam, but weren’t sure what to expect?
... wondered about the fundamentals of the exam and how to best prepare?
... taken the exam before and need to fine tune your study skills?

this course is a great way to get your questions answered.

Massachusetts Certified Arborists Program: AN OVERVIEW

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
MHS Elm Bank Reservation
Wellesley, MA

This course offers an overview of the MCA program including what to expect for the new MCA 3.0 exam material, helpful study tips, a review of key points, and useful strategies for Tree ID –  brought to you by members of the MCA committee, MA DCR and the MAA office.

The course is designed to provide a review of key points for each chapter of the Study Guide as well as the new additional resources, ANSI Standards and Best Management Practice manuals.  The course does NOT attempt to teach the material found in the study guide. 

It is expected that course candidates have reviewed and/or are familiar with the content of the study material.  The presenters will focus on strategies for effective studying and test taking.  Course participation does not guarantee improved performance on the MCA exam.


9:00 a.m. .... Welcome & What to Expect

9:20 AM - 12: 30 PM .... Study Material Review

12:30 PM ... Lunch on your own

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. .....Tree ID Review (MA DCR)

2:30 p.m. ..... Q&A with Committee and sample exam questions

Access to the online MCA Study Guide Version 3.0 is strongly encouraged and advanced review will be extremely helpful!  


$75.00 MCA Overview (Member Ticket)

$75.00 MCA Overview (Employee of Member Company)

$115.00 MCA Overview (Non-Member Ticket)