Monaghan County Council awarded maximum 3-year reaccreditation by Engineers Ireland





Monaghan County Council’s ongoing commitment to enhancing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) throughout the organisation has been recognised with a maximum 3-year reaccreditation by Engineers Ireland, acknowledging the quality of, and commitment to, it’s CPD systems and practices for engineering and technical staff. The award recognises the ongoing drive of the CPD committee and the entire organisation, noting:

All the signs are that the organisation has excellent, well integrated CPD systems, processes and practices in place with clear evidence of top level and cross functional commitment to CPD. These systems are constantly reviewed and aligned to the organisational goals showing the strategic importance of CPD in achieving business objectives and benefits.

Monaghan County Council has demonstrated advancements in two of the Engineers Ireland Reaccreditation Programme’s criteria, (from the last reaccreditation in 2020), with the rollout of a pilot Mentoring Programme across all grades and with the adoption of an Innovation Strategy, Innovation Team and pilot programme.

The CPD Committee has also ensured the recognition and value of professional qualifications of staff and has progressed a policy approval for the reimbursement of professional membership fees.

‘I am delighted that Monaghan County Council has received reaccreditation from Engineers Ireland for the Council’s CPD programme which recognises that we as an employer value the ongoing personal and professional development of our staff.  Reaccreditation was obtained following a rigorous audit by Engineers Ireland and the achievement is testament to the hard work and constant striving for improvement by the Council’s CPD Committee and staff,’ said Robert Burns, Chief Executive.