We’re a family-run business, meaning everyone on the team feels right at home. We only employ the most hard-working, highly-qualified and committed people to join our team. Get to know them below:

Sally Ramskill
Sally RamskillManaging Director of Birkwood Plant Training Ltd.
Sally is responsible for the day-to-day running of the business including company liaison, funding and project management.
Mark Ramskill
Mark RamskillDirector of Birkwood Plant Training Ltd.
Mark is responsible for Health & Safety across the business and for managing the purchasing and maintenance of the sites and equipment.
Sue Pycock
Sue PycockSite Safety Plus, UKATA and First Aid Administrator
Sue Pycock is responsible for dealing with the smooth running of the department dealing with National Vocational Qualifications. Sue deals with Inductions, Progress Monitoring and funding reports.
Lisa Davis
Lisa DavisSite Safety Plus, UKATA and First Aid Administrator
Lisa Davis works alongside Sue Pycock and is responsible for Site Safety Plus, UKATA and First Aid administration. Lisa ensures accurate and timely submission of all course paperwork resulting speedy candidate certification.
Tina Hurst
Tina Hurst
Tina Hurst is responsible for all plant training, Tina has a wealth of knowledge and experience around CPCS & NPORS scheme rules, if you have a question around this Tina is you first port of call and if she cannot answer it she will find the answer.
Denise Cherry
Denise CherryProject Management
Denise Cherry assists Sally Ramskill with Project Management, being responsible for funding applications and quality documentation. Denise carries out company business reviews and individual training needs analysis
Darryl Loftus
Darryl LoftusChief Quality Assurance Officer
Darryl Loftus is Birkwood’s Chief Quality Assurance Officer, responsible for Internal Verification of National Vocational Qualifications. Darryl teaches Management and Plant Qualifications, Site Safety Plus and associated courses
Darren O’Donnell
Darren O’Donnell
Darren O’Donnell like all Birkwood instructors has a wealth of experience in the construction/civil engineering industry. Darren is a qualified NVQ assessor and IQA and supports the Quality assurance across the NVQ programmes.
Mark Doggett
Mark Doggett
Mark Doggett has knowledge and experience across all areas of construction and holds numerous plant competencies. He is responsible for CPCS & NPORS Plant training, NVQ assessing and delivery on SSP Health and Safety courses.
Sean Markey
Sean Markey
Sean Markey has a diverse construction/horticulture background and is a responsible for plant instruction and testing. Sean is qualified and an operator and instructor/tester under both CPCS and NPORS.
James Durnford
James Durnford
James Durnford has industry knowledge across the
agricultural and construction sector. James is responsible for CPCS & NPORS training and is also a qualified NVQ assessor delivering a range of NVQ’s.
Ian Pycock
Ian Pycock
Ian Pycock supports Birkwood with the delivery of its Safety Plus qualifications, he has had a lifetime being responsible for H&S on construction projects.