Forge your future with BSW Timber.

Forestry is a rapidly expanding sector and ambitious, skilled workers are needed more than ever. 

It means there’s never been a more exciting time to join the most technologically advanced forestry business in the UK – one that champions greater diversity and inclusivity for our sector.

Planting, managing, harvesting, selling – whatever stage in the supply chain you join us, we’ll help you to fulfil your potential at every level, from apprentices to graduates and senior management.

Latest vacancies

Hear from our people

When you join our team, you’ll be working alongside people who are passionate about what they do and are determined to make a difference.

Simon Brooks

BSW Timber Carlisle

Robert Lamont

BSW Timber Dalbeattie

Welcome to a world where education meets growth, for our people, our industry, and our planet.

We’re passionate about building our team from within. We’re always investing in leaders of the future, with traits that match our proactive, positive culture.

Graduate Schemes


University leavers looking for a rewarding career in the timber industry.

Develop your technical and leadership capability through on-the-job training and external study.

Apprenticeship Schemes


Ambitious team-players aged between 16-19, ready to embrace a new challenge.

Apply for our well-renowned apprenticeship degree and gain real-world experience in the timber industry, plus an industry-recognised qualification to kickstart your career. For more information on our latest apprenticeship schemes, click here.  

Expert training

We’re committed to attracting, training and retaining the next generation of timber specialists.

Our award-winning training programmes combine theory with practical skills development. From NVQs and apprenticeships to summer placement and graduate schemes, we continue to invest a significant part of our turnover into training and development.


Many BSW Timber apprentices take their knowledge and skillset further, gaining HNC qualifications in Engineering.

Summer graduate placements

Summer placements at BSW Timber have sparked new operational ideas and collaborative thought across our organisation.

Graduate programme

We’re committed to building a highly knowledgeable, experienced management team. It’s why we employ ambitious people with the skills to deliver for our customers – many of whom come from our graduate programme.

Continuous development

We pride ourselves in nurturing a knowledgeable workforce at all levels, delivering the highest standards for our customers.

From higher degrees to advanced leadership and management training, our team is equipped with the right skills for the job, today and tomorrow.

National Vocational Qualification (NVQ)

Many of our operations team have successfully gained NVQ qualifications related to the timber industry, demonstrating their wide-ranging knowledge and skillset.

Adult Apprenticeships

Our adult apprenticeships give people the confidence and support in their abilities, helping them to achieve their ambitions – whatever stage in life.

Advanced management training

Across the UK, a number of employees have achieved higher degrees and professional qualifications to develop their careers.

Ongoing professional training

Each year, we invite skilled employees across the UK to take part in expert leadership and management training, adding an extra dimension to our friendly workforce.

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