From April 2021, any adult aged 24 and over who wants to achieve their first full level 3 qualification, which is equivalent to a technical certificate or diploma, will be able to access almost 400 fully funded courses.  The qualification list will be updated each month.  Awarding Organisations will work with the DfE and industry to ensure further courses are added to this list where there is demand and they meet DfE requirements.  The list of 400 qualifications currently include the following Level 3 outcomes applicable to the finishes and interiors sector:

  • Site Carpentry
  • Bench Joinery
  • Decorative Finishes – Painting and Decorating
  • Kitchen Installation Skills
  • Ceiling Fixing
  • Plastering
  • Wall and Floor Tiling
  • Installing Construction Anchors and Site Testing
  • Occupational Work Supervision
  • Leadership and Management

If you would like a qualification added to this list please contact FIS either by emailing or call 0121 707 0077.  For the full list please see the List of qualifications included in the National Skills Fund – level 3 Adult offer