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

£3000 incentive payment for hiring a new apprentice extended

£3000 incentive payment for hiring a new apprentice extended

Earlier this month, Chancellor Rishi Sunak, announced that the £3000 incentive payment for hiring a new apprentice will be extended until the end January 2022. For apprentices with an employment start date from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021 Employers must apply by...

Are you aware of the Flexible Workforce Development Fund? 

Are you aware of the Flexible Workforce Development Fund? 

The Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF) is a Scottish Government initiative that enables employers to address priority skills and skills gaps in their organisation by accessing funding to create training programmes that meet their needs. These programmes can be...

Government announces free adult training courses to begin

Government announces free adult training courses to begin

Thousands of working adults will be offered free courses to rapidly upskill in STEM sectors including engineering, digital and construction. 65 short and modular courses will start to roll out from later this month at 10 Institutes of Technology (IoTs) across England...

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