Skanstec has been awarded the much sought after CPD Accredited Employer Standard by Engineers Ireland in recognition of their continuing professional development (CPD) strategy.

With headquarters in Clonmel, and European regional offices in Portugal and Denmark, Skanstec is a specialist engineering company which provides flexible and tailored engineering solutions to deliver infrastructural projects within the energy and telecommunications sector.

The Skanstec team have a noted reputation for successfully delivering fast track, mission critical projects to exceptionally high standards, with a key focus on the convergence between clean energy and connectivity for a smarter, more sustainable society for future generations. 

At the CPD Accredited Employer parchment presentation at Skanstec’s headquarters in Clonmel, Declan Wynne, Managing Director at Skanstec, commented: “The Skanstec team are delighted to achieve the CPD Accredited Employer Standard from Engineers Ireland. Skanstec is a standards driven business. The culture of our organisation is anchored on people striving for excellence and achieving CPD Accreditation is an important milestone for our business.”

Commenting on the importance of the CPD Accredited Employer Standard, Mr Wynne, added: “The Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer Standard is a well-tested and world recognised strategic framework that puts coherent structure to investment in professional development. It enables us to continually raise standards across the organisation, facilitating both the employer and employee to achieve goals and optimise success in a collaborative manner. As a service-based business, the continuous development of the team is essential, and the business is committed to investing in professional development. We are delighted to have obtained this accreditation as it will play a decisive role in developing, retaining, and attracting talent to the Skanstec team.”

Dee Kehoe, CPD Director at Engineers Ireland, said: “I would like to congratulate Skanstec for their dedication to professional development and achieving CPD Accredited Employer status. It is clear that Skanstec has a strong commitment to developing its people and will continue to benefit from the strategic approach facilitated by this standard.”

The Engineers Ireland CPD Accredited Employer standard is a strategic framework which enables engineers and engineering employers to raise competency levels and delivertangible business benefits by investing in engineers through continuing professional development. For more information, visit: