CNet Training CEO and President, Andrew Stevens, signed the Armed Forces Covenant alongside Lt Col Jonathan Lowe, Commanding Officer of 6 Army Air Corps and RSM M Jarvis, 6 Army Air Corps at CNet’s Head Office in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, UK.
Signing the Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from CNet to actively support the armed forces community and ensure they are treated with fairness and respect in the communities, economy and society are not disadvantaged in their day-to-day lives.
Paul Gorman, CNet’s Technical Development Manager, served as a Telecommunications Engineer for the British Army. Clint Sherratt, CNet Network Infrastructure Instructor, spent 20 years in the British Army’s Royal Corps of Signals and Alexandra Hall, CNet’s Customer Experience Co-ordinator is a military reservist.
CNet Training is a global leader in technical education for the digital infrastructure industry. Since 1996, CNet has educated thousands of service leavers, providing them with the skills, hands-on experience and sought-after qualifications to enter the network infrastructure and data centre sectors.
CNet recognises the value serving personnel, reservists, veterans and military families bring to our business. CNet will seek to uphold the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant by pledging to:
- Support the employment of veterans young and old
- Work with the Career Transition Partnership (CTP)
- Promote that is it is an armed forces-friendly organisation, it will
- Encourage ex-military talent to apply for roles at CNet Training and participate in CNet’s technical education programs to support their career path.
Andrew Stevens CEO and President of CNet Training, said: “We strongly believe the experience gained in the armed forces provides key transferable knowledge, skills and disciplines to work across the network infrastructure and data centre sectors, plus attributes that can be of huge value to businesses.
He added: “CNet employs many ex-forces personnel as expert Instructors who deliver our technical education programs across the globe. We really enjoy contributing to the new careers of forces leavers and look forward to hearing more career success stories in the future. We are tremendously proud to sign the Covenant as part of CNet’s continued commitment to supporting the armed forces and their families.”
Kristina Carrington, East Anglia Reserve Forces and Cadets Association’s regional employer engagement director, said: “This is a great way for businesses and organisations to publicly declare their support to Defence. I invite every employer to consider making the pledge and reap the benefits of recruiting individuals with military experience.”