Priority Construction Ltd awarded Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard

Priority Construction Ltd awarded Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard

16 May 2017 at 12:21
 
 Priority Construction Ltd. has achieved the Engineers Ireland Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Accredited Employer standard, in recognition of the organisation’s continuing professional development strategy.
 
The Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard is a strategic framework which enables engineers and engineering employers raise competency levels and deliver tangible business benefits by investing in engineers through continuing professional development.
 
Priority Construction Ltd. was set up in 1967 and has contributed to Ireland’s and the UK’s infrastructural needs in the form of roads, concrete structures, site enabling works, landfills, coastal protection, flood alleviation, landfill remediation, bulk earthworks and utilities.  With an operational turnover of €20 million, Priority Construction Ltd. works across the whole of Ireland & the UK and provides civil engineering infrastructural services to most of Ireland’s and the UKs public & private bodies including, in particular, local authorities. 
 
At the parchment presentation, Caroline Spillane, Engineers Ireland Director General congratulated Priority Construction Ltd. on achieving the accredited standard and said: “Investment in professional development is essential for engineering organisations to gain a competitive edge and achieve results nationally. I wish to congratulate the senior management team in Priority Construction Ltd. for their commitment to developing its people who will continue to benefit from the strategic approach facilitated by the CPD Accredited Employer Standard.” 
 
John McCarthy, Managing Director, Priority Construction Ltd. commented: “As an organisation, we realise the value of continuing professional development and this accreditation is an endorsement of our commitment to CPD. We understand that investment in people is required to drive innovation and improve business processes and we are delighted to achieve the Engineers Ireland Accredited Employer Standard. This is a significant juncture in our history, and a landmark achievement from which we aim to build further from.  
 
For further information on the CPD Accredited Employer Standard, please visit: www.engineersireland.ie