Wednesday, 25th July 2012
McDonald's Waterford employees awarded City & Guilds qualifications
On 10th July 2012, 8 employees from McDonald's restaurants in Waterford were awarded their City & Guilds qualifications. The employees from Barronstrand and Cork Road were amongst 200 McDonald's staff members to receive their qualifications at the ceremony which took place in The Law Society in Blackhall, Dublin. 48 McDonald's restaurants from across Ireland saw employees receive City & Guilds internationally recognised qualifications in multi-skilled hospitality services for workplace training. Forty eight customer care assistants from 18 restaurants across Ireland were also awarded City & Guilds qualifications in Customer Service.
McDonald's currently has over 400 staff members who have had their workplace training accredited by City & Guilds which is equivalent to a level 4 qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications. McDonald's, renowned for its commitment to providing further education and skills development to its crew, have been working in partnership with City & Guilds since 2010 when the programme was launched.
Mike Dowe, Group Board Director, International (City &Guilds); Brid Healy, Regional Manager Europe (City & Guilds); Alison Hodgson, HR Director McDonald's Restaurants of Ireland; Laura; Keane McDonald's Barronstrand employee; Galina Histriova McDonald's Barronstrand employee; Sarah Cullen McDonald's Barronstrand employee; Leanne Wright McDonald's Cork road employee; Dee Bushell McDonald's Cork road employee; Triona Dooley-Cullinane McDonald's Cork road employee; Denise Foran General Manager, McDonald's Cork Road and Barronstrand; Margaret Keating Business Manager, McDonald's Barronstrand; Galina Histriova McDonald's Barronstrand employee; Breda Wright McDonald's Cork Road employee; Ashley Keane Training manager McDonald's Cork Road; Adrian Crean, MD McDonald's Restaurants of Ireland.
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