CPD Employer of the Year

2022 awardee

CPD Employer of the Year 2022 – Tobin Consulting Engineers

Engineers Ireland is delighted to announce that the 2022 CPD Employer of the Year awardee is Tobin Consulting Engineers. It is in recognition of the breadth, diversity and quality of HR/CPD initiatives that Tobin invested in and how it used the CPD Accredited Employer standard to deliver a structured, holistic CPD strategy for the organisation.

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Tobin Consulting Engineers receiving the CPD Employer of the Year Award 2022 at Engineers Ireland, Clyde Road

The announcement of the award was made at an exclusive invite-only event for CPD Accredited Employers, where guests also had the opportunity to hear Aidan Mc Cullen, former rugby international and author of “Undisputable ” speak on the topic of creating a mindset of permanent reinvention.

Past winners of the CPD Employer of the Year Award


Atkins Ireland
Atkins Ireland, a leading provider of engineering professional consulting and support services, was awarded the 2021 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Employer of the Year Award.


Learn more about the 2021 CPD Employer of the Year 2021 award winner 



Arup, one of the largest engineering consulting firms in Ireland, has been awarded the 2020 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Employer of the Year Award by Engineers Ireland.


H&MV Engineering

H&MV Engineering, which has its headquarters in Limerick, was named employer of the year at our tenth annual Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards in Dublin.


Lufthansa Technic Turbine Shannon (LTTS)


Johnson & Johnson Campus Ireland


  • PM Group


  • KCI Manufacturing


  • DePuy Synthes Ireland


  • Overall winner: Abbott Ireland and Dromone Engineering
  • Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Management Award: Boston Scientific Galway
  • External 'Learning' Linkages Award: Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg)
  • Special award winner – CPD Policy and Strategy Award: Irish Defence Forces, Corps of Engineers
  • Spirit of Transformation Award: Roughan & O'Donovan Consulting Engineers
  • Adaptability through Creativity and Innovation Award: Boston Scientific, Clonmel


  • Overall Winner - Janssen Supply Chain (Ireland)
  • Small-sized - ON Semiconductor
  • Medium-sized - Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Manufacturing Limited
  • Large-sized - PM Group
  • Public sector - Fingal County Council
  • Outstanding Achievement Award - KCI Manufacturing


  • Overall winner - OpenHydro Technology Ltd
  • Small-sized category - Jennings O’Donovan & Partners
  • Medium-sized category - MCS Kenny
  • Large-sized category - Farrans (Construction) Limited
  • Public sector CPD award - Cavan County Council


  • Overall winner - Boston Scientific Galway
  • Small-sized category - Vilicom
  • Medium-sized category - O'Connor Sutton Cronin
  • Large-sized category - ESB International
  • Public sector CPD award - Clare County Council


  • Overall winner - DePuy Ireland
  • Small-sized category - Malachy Walsh & Partners
  • Medium-sized category - Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Manufacturing Ltd
  • Large-sized category - Pfizer Biotechnology Ireland
  • Public sector CPD award - Dublin City Council


  • Overall winner - Amdocs ChangingWorlds
  • Small-sized Company - Clarke & Associates
  • Medium-sized company - Amdocs ChangingWorlds
  • Large-sized company - Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals
  • Public Sector Category - Waterford County Council
  • Outstanding CPD Company 1998-2008 - Boston Scientific Galway


  • Overall winner - Boston Scientific Galway
  • Small sized company – Biomedical Engineering Dept, Cork University hospital
  • Medium sized company – Tobin consulting Engineers
  • Large sized company – Project Management group (PM).
CPD Employer of the Year award

About the award

The Engineers Ireland CPD Employer of the Year award is presented annually to an exemplary CPD accredited organisation. Supported by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science and sponsored by Enterprise and IDA Ireland, the award recognises the use of best-practice CPD initiatives in achieving organisational standards.

If you would like your organisation to join this network of engineering employers that have invested in a structured CPD framework, aligned with organisational objectives, click here to find out how you can start your journey.


The CPD Employer of the Year Award is supported by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science and sponsored by Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland. 

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