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CPD Accredited Employer Standard

Friday 12 February 2016

DPS Engineering has been awarded the CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Accredited Employer Standard by Engineers Ireland. Our CPD systems play a vital part in how we attract, retain and develop people in all areas of our business. CPD enables us to continuously improve our processes to achieve our business objectives and prepare ourselves for future challenges.

At the parchment presentation on Tuesday 2nd February, Caroline Spillane, Director General of Engineers Ireland congratulated DPS on achieving the accredited standard and said, “DPS Engineering has experienced impressive growth in recent years and its continued expansion is dependent on a highly skilled, creative and agile workforce. The company’s culture of ongoing development, learning and knowledge sharing has undoubtedly contributed to its success."

“As a global business experiencing rapid growth, I believe DPS will benefit significantly from the strategic approach facilitated by the CPD Accredited Employer Standard.”

John Daly, Group HR Manager for DPS commented, ‘We have invested heavily in CPD and this accreditation is a strong endorsement of our commitment to continuing professional development. We understand that investment in our people is required to drive innovation as a competitive advantage. We are confident that the Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard will help us to further improve our activities and synergies across our international business in the future”

The Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard is a strategic framework which enables engineers and engineering employers raise competence levels and deliver tangible business benefits by investing in engineers through continuing professional development.

Pictured above (left to right): Niall Dillon (President, Advanced Technology Group, DPS), Cathal Farrelly (Group Engineering Director, DPS), Caroline Spillane (Director General, Engineers Ireland), John Daly (Group HR Manager, DPS), Dee Kehoe (Acting CPD Director, Engineers Ireland), Brian Donohoe (Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director Europe Life Science Projects, DPS).

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