Birkwood Plant Training
  • Birkwood House Farm
    Pontefract Road, Crofton
    West Yorkshire
    WF4 1LN
Birkwood Plant Training are training and development specialists, focusing on plant training for companies and individuals.

Birkwood Plant Training are a specialist training and development team based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. We provide a range of specialised training courses tailored to the construction industry, either at our site in Wakefield or delivered on site.


Our trainng and development division has been born from our many years experience in the construction industry, giving our team the perfect insight into the requirements of the industry.

We have developed a NVQ centre with purpose built classroom facilities and training ground to ensure you gain the level of competence required to safely operate your chosen piece or pieces of machinery. We offer training and development courses aimed at all levels of experience from the novice through to experienced operators.


Our plant training courses are:


Upon successful completion of this training course you'll be issued with your CPCS red card, intermediate certificate and log book - this is now the only card accepted on major building sites.

Courses last between 1 and 10 days depending upon experience.



This course is ideal for non-major construction sites, upon successful completion a Lantra certificate and Card is issued. Training is between 1 and 5 days depending upon experience.



Plant training and development that's ideal for small business's wishing to ensure their employees are able to operate machinery safely and efficiently.





Our training and development courses at our Wakefield centre include:

    • Plant machinery training, including skid steer loaders, tractors, forward tipping dumpers, telescopic handlers, ride on rollers, 360° excavators above & below 10 ton and 180° backhoe loaders above & below 5 ton
    • Confined spaces training
    • Abrasive wheel training
    • Fork lift truck training
    • Working at heights course
    • General Health & Safety training
    • Manual Handling training.

In addition to the above training courses, we can tailor bespoke courses to meet you business or individual requirements.




Contact Birkwood Plant Training of Wakefield on Wakefield 01924 860444 to discuss your training and development requirements.


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