DTE Tree Trim Academy

In partnership with DTE, Focus: HOPE offers a seven-week tree trimming program. The program is designed to provide specific training at different intervals with each of the partnering organizations.

Participants Learn Safety In DTE Tree Trimming Program
What’s Happening?

DTE’s Detroit-based Tree Trimming Academy provides training for those seeking a career in Line Clearance Tree Trimming.


Line Clearance Tree Trimmers clear trees and debris away from electrical lines that power homes, neighborhoods, schools and businesses.

Qualification Requirements:
  • Must be 18+ years of age
  • GED/High School Diploma
  • Driver’s License
  • Drug Screen
  • This is a felony friendly opportunity, with the exception of CSC offenses.
If You:
  • Like working outdoors
  • Enjoy working with your hands
  • Like using power tools
  • Aren’t afraid of heights

This could be a great opportunity for you!

*Please note: the assessment and training will be conducted in English.