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NextGen Communications agrees long-term plan with CNet Training

NextGen Communications agrees long-term plan with CNet Training

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NextGen has announced that it has committed to upskill and professionally certify its teams across its entire company with CNet Training. The training and development contract provides NextGen with access to technical education programmes from The Global Digital Infrastructure Education Framework for all team members to work towards ambitious company-wide objectives.

The bespoke learning package allows NextGen to pick and choose the technical education programmes that are most suitable for its immediate and longer-term needs over the next 18 to 24 months. As new projects arise, new members of the team join and as existing members of staff progress, NextGen will work with CNet to decide what skills and training they need to enhance the skills and competencies of its team. This type of learning model allows organisations like NextGen to implement plans to achieve its long-term strategy. CNet works with organisations to create professional development packages that allow the company to confidently meet the requirements of the business today and helps to meet future business and customer demands.

NextGen’s commitment to ongoing development allows it to benchmark the skill sets of its teams. Providing them with the knowledge, skills and competencies, evidenced with official certification and internationally recognised qualifications to fulfil their roles now and plan for future career progression. The certifications provided by CNet also show a commitment to life-long learning as the re-certification process, required every three years, brings the individuals’ knowledge up-to-date to reflect the latest technological advances within the industry, including standards and codes of practice. 

CNet’s education programmes are meticulously designed to support the data centre and network infrastructure sectors. CNet’s leading technical development team works alongside the industry to create programmes that match the exact requirements of the industry now and considers the predicted trends and ever-evolving needs of the industry going forward.

Andrew Stevens, CEO, CNet Training, said: “We are delighted to be working alongside NextGen Communications to provide its technical education and development needs. This investment highlights to the industry its commitment to continually look for ways to build, strengthen and equip its teams with all the technical knowledge and confidence it needs to be able to drive growth and development within the business and continue to deliver its services to the highest level.”

Ross Chalmers, Senior Partner, NextGen Communications, said: “We are proud to announce that we are working with CNet Training on a long-term professional development strategy to invest in our workforce. We have over 30 years’ combined experience in specifying and installing network infrastructure solutions and are continually striving to deliver a unique and proactive service for the client. We have a long-standing relationship with CNet, a lot of our teams have completed the Certified Network Cable Installer (CNCI) certification. We now also have the option to bring in new entrants to the organisation via CNet’s Network Cable Installer (NCI) Apprenticeship which provides a structured and funded route that allows us to have a consistent pipeline of highly trained and competent installers.”

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