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
CITB has published its End of Year Progress Report. This performance report shows progress against a plan reprioritised significantly when the pandemic hit back in March 2020. CITB has indicated that they will continue to develop the simpler, more targeted plan and...
FIS is working to support an increase in availability, quality an uptake of apprenticeships in the sector to help address labour shortages linked to the new immigration system. We need the sector to rally to help accelerate this work. We are particularly keen at the...
Employer representative bodies are being asked by government to step forward and lead pilots for new local skills improvement plans (LSIP). First mooted in the FE white paper, the plans will aim to make colleges align the courses they offer to local employers’ needs....
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