Generation A Competition 2019 #gacomp2019

In November 2018, in Ballyfoyle, 5 metal fabrication apprentices got together to design, manufacture and present a large scale letter A as their entry for Generation A Competition 2019. A competition to promote apprenticeships as a real career path in Ireland. #gacomp2019 The following presentation tells their story…. (Please click on the following link) Generation A Competition 2019 The finished …

Generation A 2019 Competition

The 2019 Generation Apprenticeship Competition invites apprentices to design and build a 3 dimensional letter “A” using their skills and materials which are involved in their apprenticeship training. The aim of the competition is to highlight the importance and value of apprenticeships as a route to skills development in 21st century Ireland and we have set up TEAM CDS to …

2 awards for CDS at The Kilkenny Chamber Business Awards 2018

In October this year we were nominated for the prestigious Kilkenny Chamber Business Awards 2018. We immediately embraced this exciting opportunity to showcase our Business within our local community and began the process of interviews and presentations. We were selected to be finalists in two categories, both The Employer of The Year and Investment in Skills, Development and Training of …

Meet the crew.

I’m often asked how do you retain staff? One sunny day last July all the stars aligned and we actually had everyone in our workshop at the same time and there was a Kodak moment created. This was the idea of one of our longest serving team members and without any delay everyone agreed. This is our team, the CDS …