Investment in Training and Accelerating Excellence

Derrycourt wins ECHA training award

On the heels of the recent successful Derrycourt Annual Employee Awards, Derrycourt Cleaning Specialists was shortlisted for the European Cleaning and Hygiene Awards held in The Round Room at The Mansion House in Dublin on 5 October 2023.

The European Cleaning and Hygiene Award Committee had received a whopping 230 entries. Derrycourt had been shortlisted for 3 out of the 5 categories they had submitted entries to in the highly contested awards :

  • Excellence in Client-Contractor Partnerships: Derrycourt’s Partnership with Childrens Hospital Ireland Group
  • Investment in Training: Derrycourt’s Accelerate Trainee Supervisor Programme
  • Rising Star of the Year: Lorna McKenna.

We are happy to announce that despite the fierce competition – Derrycourt was the proud and deserving winner of the Investment in Training Award.

Having our investment into our  robust training programme recognised on a European stage is an honour. It serves as further endorsement of our belief that an investment in training is an investment in our people, our company, and the future of our industry.

This recognition not only celebrates our commitment to fostering a knowledgeable and skilled workforce but illustrates the capabilities and dedication of our team.

Addressing The Skills Gap Challenge

In an ever-evolving industry where standards are constantly rising, it is essential to bridge the skills gap and cultivate a workforce that can adapt and excel in diverse cleaning environments. The cleaning and hygiene industry, like many others, faces the challenge of a widening skills gap. As technology advances and cleaning standards become more stringent, the need for highly skilled and adaptable professionals is greater than ever before. Recognising this, we are dedicated to creating a culture of progression and talent management within our organisation.

As we bask in the glory of this prestigious award, we are reminded that our commitment to training and nurturing talent is an ongoing journey. We are excited about what the future holds, as we continue to empower our team to achieve excellence in the cleaning and hygiene industry.

We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to our dedicated team, whose enthusiasm and commitment make such wins and recognition from our peers possible. We also express our gratitude to our clients and partners, whose trust and support drive us to continually raise the bar in our industry.