NVQ Training Offers

FIS members can take advantage of a range of training offers available at discounted prices or fully funded offers from our Approved Training Providers (ATP’s).   These offers will help you get your employees or LOSCs qualified to an NVQ Level 2 and obtain the Blue Skilled Worker’ CSCS card.

If you are not a member of FIS but are interested in taking advantage of the offers 

Apply to join FIS membership

To get a Blue Skilled Worker’ card you must have an NVQ Level 2 qualification.  There are two way to achieve this depending on your experience and the trades you are working in:

Experienced Worker Practical Assessment (EWPA) Route

EWPA is a timed, practical assessment for highly skilled experienced workers with a minimum of 5 years of experience. It is usually delivered in one day at one of our ATP’s assessment centres or onsite.

On-Site Assessment & Training (OSAT) Route

OSAT is delivered in your place of work by a dedicated trade assessor, combining knowledge and practical assessment. This route is for skilled, experienced workers with a minimum of 2-3 years of experience.

Organisations that are in scope to  CITB may be eligible to claim up to £600 back from the CITB Short-Period Qualification Grants

NVQ Level 2 offers – Fast track route for experienced trades people (EWPA)

Fast track fully funded site joinery offer

Fast track fully funded drylining offer

 NVQ level 2 offers – OSAT route

Fully funded NVQ Level 2 site joinery

Fully funded NVQ Level 2 plastering

Fully funded NVQ Level 2 drylining

Fully funded NVQ Level 2 passive fire protection

Fully funded, vocational qualifications from SR Partnerships

For FIS members based or working on site in the following areas: Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridge, Peterborough and Northamptonshire.

  • Level 2 Plastering, Solid Plasterer and Fibrous Plasterer
  • Level 2 Interior Systems, Dryliner Fixer, Dryliner Boarder, Dryliner Finisher, Ceiling Fixer, Suspended Ceilings
  • Level 2 Decorative Finishes and Industrial Painting, Painter
  • Level 2 Wood Occupations, Site Carpentry, Shopfitting Bench, Shopfitting Site, Architectural Joiner

NVQ funding for insulation firms in the North from DMR Training

The NVQ Level 2 Insulation and Building Treatment qualification has been developed for achievement in a workplace environment. They enable operatives to demonstrate their competence in their chosen field.

The offer is open to CITB registered companies for operatives that have three years of experience in any of the above trades.

This offer is only applicable to CITB registered companies that are based in:

  • Greater Manchester (Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan and the cities of Manchester and Salford), Sheffield and Lancashire.