Jonny holds a PTTLS qualification for teaching.
He spent a year working for the DV8 training scheme, which provides young people with life skills, music business and music production experience using software such as Logic, Reason and Garage Band.
Alongside this he set up the DV8 Music Collective label, where the kids spent nine weeks learning about the music industry then a further ten weeks releasing their music and promoting it to press, radio and online. This culminated in them winning DIY Label of the Week on Huw Stephens Radio 1 show in 2009.
Jonny has also been a regular guest lecturer at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music, has sat on A&R panels at Northbrook College and sat on panels for the Musicians Union.
The Hook Up offers two training programmes: