International construction company Ardmac has been awarded the much sought after CPD Accredited Employer Standard by Engineers Ireland in recognition of their continuing professional development (CPD) strategy.
Headquartered in Dublin, and with offices in Cork, Craigavon, Manchester, Brussels and Switzerland, Ardmac is a leading global provider of cleanrooms, data centres, electric vehicle battery facilities, fit out and modular solutions. For 45 years, the company has provided high quality spaces to fast moving and evolving markets in Ireland, the UK and Europe.
Ardmac believes in setting new standards for industry and driving innovation. The company deploys innovative technology throughout the business to empower its people, drive performance and maximise value for customers.
Ardmac’s design and engineering team have been central to company performance. In response to the growing demand from clients for turn-key solutions, the company has developed a multi-disciplinary design and engineering team with more than 25 engineers, six of whom hold Chartered Engineer status. The company also supports and nurtures future engineering talent through participation in Engineers Ireland’s STEPS programme, by providing Transition Year work experience and third year placements, and through its graduate programme.
Commenting on achieving the CPD Accredited Employer Standard, Michael Quinn, Director of Engineering at Ardmac, said: “Achieving the Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard is a welcome recognition of the effective learning and development supports that already exist in Ardmac for the engineering team and all employees.”
“In line with the company’s vision to be the contractor of choice for our clients and the employer of choice for great people. we recognise the absolute necessity to create an environment of continuous learning and development. We really look forward to further strengthening our links with Engineers Ireland and using the CPD framework to help our people to realise their individual potentials and to maximise the overall team performance,” Mr Quinn added.
Congratulating Ardmac, Dee Kehoe, CPD Director at Engineers Ireland, said: “Engineers Ireland is delighted to award Ardmac with the CPD Accredited Employer Standard. This Irish-owned company has positioned itself as a dynamic and innovative employer, ensuring that people development is at the core of its impressive strategic growth. We congratulate the team at Ardmac on the achievement of this prestigious standard.”
The Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard is a strategic framework which enables engineers and engineering employers to raise competency levels and deliver tangible business benefits by investing in engineers through continuing professional development.