Welcome to the Skills Hub, the area for training and learning. The hub brings together details of courses specific to the finishes and interiors sector, making accessing and booking training quick and easy. In addition, it provides information on sector careers, apprenticeships and funding, as well as access to e-learning, CPD and other training.
Our Associate Member – Approved Training Providers (ATPs) deliver the training and qualifications required by members to support their businesses and to provide proof of competence – a key element in ensuring success.
Advice & Information
Ask questions by completing the form at the bottom of the page or call 0121 707 0077
Apprenticeships & Qualifications
Information for individuals and employers
Find out about career opportunities in the finishes and interiors sector
Providing proof that individuals have the appropriate qualifications and training to work on site.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
A range of sector specific CPDs delivered by FIS or its members
Recruitment & Induction
Sustainability information including measuring plasterboard waste in the sector
Leading the FIS Skills Strategy to support the development of a competent sector workforce
Skills & Training Funding
Skills clinics, developing training plans and available funding
Funded and discounted training provided by FIS Approved Training Providers.
SKILLS AND TRAINING NEWS
Following consultation with industry the National Working Group (NWG) for Occupational Work Supervision (OWS) has confirmed the removal of the endorsement list and redefined the pre-entry requirements for the OWS N/SVQ. This means that CSCS no longer require...
Watch to see how BuildBack can benefit your business and the progamme in action FIS went behind the scenes at Sandwell College to film candidates in action on its BuildBack training programme, which covers the skills and competencies required for installing drylining....
The webinar was delivered on 29 July 2021. An industry placement is an extended period of structured time that a student spends in your workplace, developing real skills and making a meaningful contribution to your organisation. What might this look like in the...
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