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.
Some information is restricted and only accessible to FIS members. Not an FIS member?
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
In a report on CNews today, FIS has continued to raise concerns about potential labour shortages. Iain McIlwee, FIS CEO commented: As the article in CN news reflets, the extent of the immigration issue is still very much unknown, but it is concerning, especially in...
The FIS Training Group has secured additional funding to support the cost of training and qualifications completed by FIS employer members in scope to CITB. The additional funding, of up to £2,000 per company, covers a range of training from generic health and safety...
FIS has launched Career and Competency Pathways ways as the first in a structured approach to defining competency and career paths within the Finishes and Interiors Sector. The new Framework is built on the principles of the FIS Competency Skill, Attitude, Knowledge...
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