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
New Training Awards to celebrate people, dedication and achievement in plastering and interior trades
FIS and The Worshipful Company of Plaisterers have joined forces to expand on the Plaisterers’ Training Awards, which traditionally covered plastering and drylining, to encompass the wider finishes and interiors sector. The new Training Awards will now recognise...
FIS is hugely excited to have signed up to the Go Construct/STEM Ambassador Scheme. Go Construct STEM Ambassadors bring the construction industry to life. Ambassadors engage with young people at educational events across the UK to raise aspirations, showcase career...
The first of our Regional Training and Recruitment Intervention Events took place in London on Tuesday 22 March 2022. With labour shortages and recruitment, a key challenge within the sector, presentations and discussion focused on the scale of the problem, local...
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