Skills for the Future entrant – Jonathan Cornes Associates

Skills for the Future entrant – Jonathan Cornes Associates
Posted on 12.04.24
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Skills for the Future entrant – Jonathan Cornes Associates

Jonathan Cornes Associates isn’t just upskilling its own staff it’s helping other young professionals in its industry and actively supporting training initiatives to promote careers in building surveying.

The Newcastle-under-Lyme based business has nine staff, four of whom are working towards gaining chartered membership in the field of building surveying or advancing to the next level of chartered membership.

The business is committed to every employee having at least one hour of formal industry training each month, which currently averages at three hours per month.

Business Manager Trudy Traynor said: “As industries evolve and face new challenges, it is crucial for companies to have a workforce that is not only skilled but also adaptable and forward-thinking. By investing in training and upskilling initiatives for all employees, Jonathan Cornes Associates is taking proactive steps to future-proof their business and ensure its long-term success.

She added: “The genuine passion and dedication of Jonathan Cornes Associates Ltd towards the training, development, and upskilling of their workforce and other Staffordshire professionals in the built environment is truly commendable. Their commitment not only empowers individual employees but also fuels the overall success and expansion of the company.”

Alongside industry qualifications, recent training courses have included management, leadership and performance with Staffordshire University plus courses with Staffordshire Chambers, Intercog and Environmental Essentials Ltd.

The company recently supported the creation of a Staffordshire branch of the RICS Matrics early career community for young construction industry professionals.

It is actively involved with training initiatives in Staffordshire and has participated in various events at educational institutions including with Staffordshire University, Keele University, Stoke-on-Trent College and Newcastle College.

Jonathan Cornes Associates has entered the Skills For The Future category of the Staffordshire University Business Awards.

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