Fingleton White Awarded CPD Accredited Employer Standard

Fingleton White Awarded CPD Accredited Employer Standard

17 June 2014 at 11:39

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Fingleton White has been awarded the much sought after CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Accredited Employer standard by Engineers Ireland.

CPD is a key driver of success and growth for Fingleton White, who provide professional engineering and technical services for the energy sector in Ireland and overseas. As pioneers of the independent energy sector the organisation encourages employees to develop their skills and knowledge to remain at the cutting edge of new developments.

Commenting on the achievement, John Power, Chartered Engineer and Director General of Engineers Ireland said: “Congratulations to the team in Fingleton White on achieving this significant award. As one of the leading providers of engineers and project managers in the energy sector in Ireland, Fingleton plays a key role in job creation and economic development in this country. The organisation’s success is based on the high standards it has set for itself and the staff development that underpins this.”

Speaking about the award, Fergal O’Mahony, Company Director at Fingleton White said, “Energy is a dynamic industry and it is vital that we remain at the forefront of innovation. We consider professional development key to maintaining our competitive advantage over our competitors. The Engineers Ireland CPD framework provides a model to ensure that personal and professional development of employees is continually addressed in a tailored, business focussed way.”

Fingleton White was formed in 1981 and currently employs 50 engineers, technicians and support staff. It was the first company to sell Combined Heat and Power (CHP) electricity in Ireland and the first licensee from the Commission for Energy Regulation. The company has been involved in the design, construction and operation of a range of infrastructural projects and has developed fifteen independent build, own, operate and maintain, energy and waste management facilities throughout Ireland.

Caption: Engineers Ireland Director General, Chartered Engineer (left) presents Fingleton White Director, Fergal O’Mahony (centre) and Managing Director, John Fingleton (right) with their CPD parchment