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Industry Skills Shortage: The Danny Sullivan Group Approach

As the construction industry struggles with a persistent skills shortage, some companies choose to evade the challenge, while others confront it head-on. At Danny Sullivan Group (DSG), we firmly believe in the latter approach. Our nomination as a finalist for the CN 2024 awards in the training excellence category is a testament to our commitment to tackling the industry’s skills shortage and investing in the future of our workforce.

At DSG, our mission is not only to deliver exceptional projects but also to build better lives and communities. Central to this mission is our dedication to putting people first. We recognise that our workforce is our greatest asset, and empowering them through continuous skills development is key to our success. Due to industry uncertainty, we have boosted our efforts to create meaningful career advancement opportunities for our employees.

With over 35 years of experience in providing skilled labour, we understand the crucial elements of fostering a thriving career in the construction sector. From technical training in construction skills and utilities to health and safety protocols and leadership development, we take pride in upholding the highest service standards. Our commitment to offering accredited training ensures that our workforce is equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their roles.

Through our initiatives, we not only address the immediate challenges posed by the skills shortage but also pave the way for long-term industry resilience. The DSG Academy is the perfect example of this. Our diverse range of courses caters to individuals at every stage of their career journey, providing them with the tools and resources needed to thrive in a dynamic industry landscape. From apprenticeships to advanced certifications, we are committed to nurturing talent and fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth.

As we navigate the evolving demands of the construction industry, one thing remains clear: the importance of investing in our workforce. At DSG, we choose to run towards the industry skills shortage, viewing it not as a hindrance but as an opportunity for innovation and growth. Through our unwavering commitment to training excellence, we are not only shaping the future of our company but also contributing to the collective advancement of the construction sector as a whole.

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