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
Employing Ukranian and Afghan Workers Minister for Refugees Lord Harrington has written to businesses confirming that Ukrainian and Afghan nationals have a right to work in the UK where they have resettled under the Ukraine Family Scheme, Homes for Ukraine Scheme,...
Approaching 700,000 of students collected exam results today (18 August). This included A and AS levels, level 3 vocational and technical qualifications as well as the new T’Levels - so far over 425,000 of these students have been confirmed places at University, but...
From 1 August 2022, the 20% off-the-job requirement for all apprenticeships will no longer apply. It will be replaced by a baseline of six hours per week, irrespective of hours worked by the apprentice. It means apprentices who work more than 30 hours per week can...
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