Forestry Consultancy

Wether you need advise on planting, management of forestry, or legal requirements we can help

Irish Agents for FORST Woodchippers

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Planting Services

Advice and planting programs from amenity to investment

Forestry Training & Education

Accredited professional training from City & Guilds, Go4Skills and Fetac

Professional Forest Services

Ballybofey, Co Donegal


North West Forest Services are specialist in Forest and Tree management whose services include Dangerous Tree Removal, Tree Felling & Surgery, Scrub & Brush ClearanceForestry Consultancy, Planting  and much more


Identification of Invasive Species. 

Invasive plant and animal species cause a great threat to our habitat.  They can be very destructive to productive plants and animals.

This course has been designed to enable persons to

  • Carry out a risk assessment of an area
  • Be familiar with the Environmental Law
  • Identify Invasive Species
  • Manage Invasive Species
  • Handle and Dispose of all Invasive Species

Course Duration: 4 Hours

Maximum of 10 participants per course.



Includes Training on Use and Maintenance of Push Lawnmower, Ride on Lawnmower, Strimmer, Hedge Trimmer and Rotavator.

Normal course duration is 3 days.

QQI Level 3 certification.

Maximum 10 candidates.

For further information phone 074 9132033 or e-mail, 

Training & Education

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North West Forest Services provide professional accredited training to those in the forestry, estate management, and public sector. Our qualifications in arboriculture, forest management, safety are the professional qualifications necessary for a career in this sector.  All our chainsaw courses are carried out by fully qualified and verified instructors and assessor,s who have been employed by the company and working in this sector for over ten years giving them very valuable hands on experience in every aspect of the training provided.

CS30 &CS31 Chainsaw Course 

Course Duration 5 Days. 

Assessments Included.  

Funding Available For These Courses

For enquiries or registration for courses call (074) 9132033 or email

These courses are ongoing each month


CS30 Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting

Taking Names Now For This City & Guilds, Level 2, Accredited Course.

Course Duration 2 Days. 

Assessments Included

Contact 074 9132033 for more information 

 One Day Chainsaw Courses

This is an introduction to chainsaw maintenance and safe use of chainsaws.

Suitable for farmers and persons working on their own land or grounds.

Why Choose Us?



With over 30 years experience, North West Forest Services are ideally placed at Knock, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal to assist you with your requirements.  Our experience is relied upon by companies such as the ESB, NIE, Coillte and many others. No job is too large or too small and we provide free estimates for all work

All Chainsaw Courses and Chainsaw Training is carried out by our fully qualified and accredited in-house team of Training Instructors and Assessors who have vast hands on experience on all aspects of chainsaw operations and horticulture.  They are both QQI and City & Guilds accredited.

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We welcome enquiries from both domestic, commercial and public clients.  We provide an no obligation quotation on all work.  From forestry work to cutting trees around your house no job is too big or too small.

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North West Forest Services, Knock, Ballybofey, Co Donegal