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.

FIS activity in this area is member led via our Skills Board.  To find out more or get involved email info@thefis.org.uk 

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

Scottish apprenticeships bounce back

Scottish apprenticeships bounce back

Construction apprenticeships come out on top in Scotland, despite pandemic challenges.  Figures recently released by Skills Development Scotland (SDS) indicate construction apprenticeships have bounced back from the pandemic, stronger than ever.  The Modern...

Registration open for UK SkillBuild

Registration open for UK SkillBuild

The largest and longest-running construction skills competition in the UK returns, as registration opens for SkillBuild 2022.  SkillBuild is delivered by CITB and forms a part of WorldSkills UK, often dubbed the ‘skills Olympics.’  As preparations for another year get...

Regional Events Are Back:  Responding to labour shortages

Regional Events Are Back: Responding to labour shortages

FIS is excited to announce the return of Regional Workshops, with the first event since before the pandemic scheduled for Central London on the 22nd March.  This will be followed by a series of events in Bristol, Leicester, Dartford, Manchester and Glasgow running...

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