Derry Building Services are proud to have received the following recognition.
Awarded for our outstanding and professional commitment to our apprenticeship programme.
Awarded to Joe Dudley for his exceptional academic work, outstanding practical abilities and excellent feedback from his tutors, mentors and employer throughout his electrical apprenticeship.
Open to firms and individuals who undertook commercial building services installations during 2013. Companies must provide evidence of improved competence and professionalism along with commercial success and tangible results from the introduction of new initiatives.
Awarded to Chris Makin, Craftsman, for his academic and practical achievements during 2013 along with his wider contribution to the business.
This list is annually compiled by the National Apprenticeship Service in partnership with City & Guilds, and recognises excellence in businesses that employ apprentices.
We also received a letter from the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, congratulating us on our achievement.
We have been awarded the International Environmental Management Standard ISO 14001 for our commitment to reduce the impact that our activities have on the environment. Our application has taken in excess of a year to implement and has seen measures applied to reduce the amount of water and energy we use as well as the amount of waste that goes into landfill.
Open to companies of between 25 and 249 employees we were awarded with this for our commitment to our apprenticeship programme.
Ben Coope, Electrical Contracts Engineer, successfully won the Regional Final and came Highly Commended in the National Finals in this category.
Construction Skills recognises employers whose onsite workers hold full CSCS cards awarding Platinum Status where 90% or more of workers are correctly carded. Derry Building Services were awarded 95% in our recent assessment.
The President's Award, only bestowed upon those who have achieved 10-14 Gold Awards in consecutive years, recognises sustained achievement and marks Derry Building Services 10th year of such commitment to occupational health and safety.
We are proud to have won this award for the second year running recognising ourselves for our outstanding commitment to workforce development.