Forest Machinery Operations – Timber Forwarder Training Course

KTC Safety deliver a Timber Forwarder Training Course that is certified by City & Guilds NPTC in Ireland.

Categories – 8 wheeled base units.
Tracked Unit
Forwarder handling (Cab/Bunk)

KTC Safety Provide City & Guilds NPTC Timber Forwarder Training Courses in Ireland

Timber Forwarder Training Course Aim:

To assess the candidates knowledge and skills to the item of machinery.

Training Course Content:

Timber Forwarder Introduction
Safety awareness
Pre-use inspection
Hydraulic inspection
Computer system

A range of practical Timber Forwarder assessments covering the various types of forest machines (Timber Forwarder, Timber Harvester, Valmet, Timberjack, Silvatec, Ponsse, Lako etc.) for candidates who wish to be identified as a competent operator and promote
a professional image.

The Timber Forwarder assessment requires a practical demonstration of the candidate’s competence
on the base category and operation being taken.

The skills to be assessed will cover safety features, PPE, good operating practice,
underpinning knowledge and understanding will be assessed orally.

Timber Forwarder Training Course – Ireland

Duration: 1 Day Assessment

Certification: On successful completion candidates will be awarded with CITY and GUILDS NPTC level 2 certificate of competence

Timber Forwarder Training Prerequisites:

  • 6 months operational operational experience
  • One Passport Photograph
  • PPE(personal protective equipment), i.e. Hard Hat, High Visibility Vest, Steel
  • Toe Capped Boots, Gloves


The course is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training. Our Timber Forwarder Training and assessment programme enables experienced plant operators to gain recognition for their achievements. Successful Timber Forwarder Training course candidates get certified after demonstrating their skills, knowledge and attitudes associated with plant operations.


KTC – Timber Forwarder Training Course

KTC has one of the largest dedicated training centres in the Ireland. At KTC we have the forward Timer Forwarder training experience with a highly skilled team to meet your needs. We also provide training in: CSCS Machinery, Quarrying, Retail, Education, Transport, Agricultural and many more areas.

Our purpose built headquarters are in Portlaoise, Co. Laois.


The KTC, Timber Forwarder Training course is approved by :

City and Guilds


Kearney Training and Consultancy Ltd provide the City & Guilds NPTC Timber Forwarder Training Courses throughout Ireland. We are based at our strategically located Approved Training Centre in Portlaoise, County Laois, just 45 minutes from Dublin. We also cater for, and provide City & Guilds NPTC Safety Training Courses in Antrim, Armagh, Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Derry, Donegal, Down, Dublin, Fermanagh, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Leitrim, Limerick, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Tyrone, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow.

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