The Institute of Quarrying is proud to announce Volvo has become the newest corporate member signing up to the Institutes Corporate Professional Competence (CPC) scheme.
The ethos behind the scheme recognises the need to reach out to individuals, driving home the message that they play a key role in their own development, bringing personal rewards to themselves, whilst also ensuring they remain a key component in the forward development of the company.
Announced by Colin Jenkins, president of the Institute of Quarrying during Hillhead 2014 and joined by Paul Kersley (Director - Service & Engineering at Volvo Construction Equipment), who went onto underline how delighted both himself and the company were to be working with the Institute through both the CPC scheme and PRIME.
Paul Highlighted Volvo’s area as a key supplier to the industry with a sizable engineering workforce, the development of an individuals competence was seen as a key driving force behind the businesses success and in ensuring customers needs continue to be exceeded.
The PRIME project was underlined as an essential element in helping to address the need, aiding with higher levels of engagement through providing recognition to individuals in their roles, which in turn generates an active interest in pursuing their own development.
Volvo has already taken a step in this regard through signing up those eligible to the new TMIQ member grade, created to provide acknowledgement of an individual’s achievement in their career.
It was additionally pointed out the PRIME project has the benefit of raising the profile in the industry and attracting future generations, ensuring both businesses and the industry continue to be sustainable and flourish with renewed vigour in years to come.