SKILLS HUB

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?

Training Directory

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

Careers

Find out about career opportunities  in the finishes and interiors sector

CSCS

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

Skills Board

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

Training Offers

Funded and discounted training provided by FIS Approved Training Providers.

SKILLS AND TRAINING NEWS

Apprentice Wage Rates

Apprentice Wage Rates

Following the increase in the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates from 1 April 2021, the Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) has confirmed that, where the pay rates for apprentices in the Working Rule Agreement do not align with the NMW, the NMW takes precedence...

Additional Funding For Training And Qualifications

Additional Funding For Training And Qualifications

Additional Funding For Training And Qualifications Completed Between 1st August 2020 and 31 March 2021 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...

Encourage the Next Generation

Encourage the Next Generation

How to become a Construction Ambassador:  We are all aware of the difficulties of encouraging the next generation into one of the finishes and interiors sectors many careers.  As an employer you no doubt feel concern when it’s time to recruit, by becoming a...

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