Training and Qualifications

Through our network of Approved Training Providers, FIS is focussed on supporting quality, consistent training delivery, wherever you are in the United Kingdom.  We audit all members of our network and work closely with them to maintain standards within the sector. 

 

Course Provider (FIS Approved tag) Area (nearest city) Web Link
Abrasive Wheels HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
Asbestos 5 courses available HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
Asbestos Awareness Training

PGL Training Ltd

 

Birmingham http://www.pgltraining.org.uk/

The Academy for Construction People

 

Glasgow https://academyconstructionpeople.co.uk

HSS 4 courses available

 

50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
COSHH, Risk Assessment

HSS

 

50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/

Environmental Management:

ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditing

ISO 14001:2015 Auditor Conversion

BM Trada Various locations https://www.bmtrada.com/training
Face Fit Tester 9 courses available HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
Face Fit – Respiratory Equipment

PGL Training

 

Birmingham http://www.pgltraining.org.uk/

Portland Training

 

Sheffield http://www.portlandtraining.co.uk/
Face Fit – Dust Management PGL Training Birmingham

http://www.pgltraining.org.uk/

 

Fire Marshal HSS

50 Locations

 

https://www.hsstraining.com/

IPAF 3a and 3b

IPAF, Ladders, Harness safety e.g. rooftop, harness inspection, PFPE etc.

PGL Training Birmingham http://www.pgltraining.org.uk/
HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
IOSH Health and Safety 2 courses available HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
Health and Safety Level 1

PGL Training

 

Birmingham

 

http://www.pgltraining.org.uk/

 

Approved Training Limited Manchester https://www.approvedtraining.net/
CWLC London http://www.cwlc.co.uk/
HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
Health, Safety, and Environment Test PGL Training Birmingham http://www.pgltraining.org.uk/
Chameleon School of Construction Derby http://www.chameleonschoolofconstruction.co.uk/
CWLC London http://www.cwlc.co.uk/
Construction Skills People Sheffield http://www.skillspeoplegroup.com/

Health and Safety Management:

ISO 45001:2018 Internal Auditing

ISO 45001:2018 Auditor Conversion

BS OHSAS 18801:2007 TO ISO 45001:2018 Auditor Transition Workshop

BS OHSAS 18801:2007 TO ISO 45001:2018 Transition Awareness Workshop

 

BM Trada Various locations https://www.bmtrada.com/training
Manual Handling HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
Mental Health First Aid HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
PASMA Mobile Access Scaffold Tower Training

PGL Training

 

Birmingham http://www.pgltraining.org.uk/
The Academy for Construction People Glasgow https://academyconstructionpeople.co.uk
HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
Plant: CPCS and NPORS 25 courses available HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Refresher CWLC London http://www.cwlc.co.uk/
PGL Training Birmingham http://www.pgltraining.org.uk/
Portland Training Sheffield http://www.portlandtraining.co.uk/
Construction Skills People Sheffield http://www.skillspeoplegroup.com/
The Academy for Construction People    
HSS Glasgow https://academyconstructionpeople.co.uk
Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) CWLC London http://www.cwlc.co.uk/
PGL Training Birmingham http://www.pgltraining.org.uk/
Portland Training Sheffield http://www.portlandtraining.co.uk/
Construction Skills People Sheffield http://www.skillspeoplegroup.com/
The Academy for Construction People Glasgow https://academyconstructionpeople.co.uk
HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/

CITB:

Directors Role for Health and Safety

HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
Working at Height, 24 courses available HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
Course Provider (FIS Approved tag) Area (nearest city) Web Link

Business Continuity:

ISO 22301:2014 Awareness Workshop

ISO 22301 Auditor Conversion

 

BM Trada Various locations https://www.bmtrada.com/training
First Aid 8 courses available HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/
Emergency First Aid (EFAW) at work or First Aid Refresher Leeds College of Building Leeds http://www.lcb.ac.uk/
PGL Training Ltd Birmingham http://www.pgltraining.org.uk/
Portland Training Sheffield http://www.portlandtraining.co.uk/
Chichester College Portsmouth http://www.chichester.ac.uk/
The Academy for Construction People Glasgow https://academyconstructionpeople.co.uk
HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/

Environmental Management:

ISO 14001:2015 Internal Auditing

ISO 14001:2015 Auditor Conversion

BM Trada Various locations https://www.bmtrada.com/training

Fire:

Fire Doors Explained

Fire Doors For The Health Sector Explained

Fire Door Installation

Fire Door Maintenance

Fire Stopping Installation

Fire Protection In Buildings

BM Trada Various locations https://www.bmtrada.com/training

Quality Management:

ISO 9001:2015 Internal Audit

ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor

BM Trada Various locations https://www.bmtrada.com/training

CITB:

Achieving Behavioural Change (ABC)

Temporary Work Co-ordinator

Temporary Works Supervisor

HSS 50 Locations https://www.hsstraining.com/

Qualification

Provider (FIS Approved tag)

Area (nearest city)

Web Link

Level 2 Certificate for Plaster Skimmer

Via NOCN

See web site

https://www.nocn.org.uk/bulletins/b20-71/

Kirklees College

 

 

 

 

 

Huddersfield

https://www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk/

PAT Testing, 18th Edition, City & Guilds 2394 Initial Verification and 2395 Periodic Inspection, High Voltage and Low Voltage authorised person

 

HSS

50 Locations

https://www.hsstraining.com/

Association of Specialist Fire Protection

Foundation Course in Passive Fire Protection Level 3

 

Academy for Construction People

Glasgow

https://academyconstructionpeople.co.uk

Level 4 (RQF) Higher National Certificate in Construction and The Built Environment (Construction pathway)

 

College of North West London

London (Willesden)

https://www.cnwl.ac.uk

NVQ Level 2 in:

Building maintenance, multi-trade repair and refurbishment operations

Controlling lifting operations – Slinger/signaller

Interior systems:

            Cavity barrier installation

            Ceiling fixing

            Modular Demountable Partitioning

            Dry lining finishing

            Dry lining fixing

            Access flooring

Plastering

            Fibrous

            Solid

Plant occupations (must have NPORS/red Carded):

            Cranes and specialist lifting

            Fork-lift trucks

            Work platforms

Plant or machinery maintenance

Wall and floor tiling

Wood occupations:

            Shopfitting site work

            Architectural joinery

            Site carpentry

 

 

 

SR Partnership

Bedfordshire Hertfordshire Cambridgeshire Peterborough Northants.

https://www.srpartnership.co.uk/

NVQ Level 2 Interior Systems (Drylining)

Portland Training

Sheffield

http://www.portlandtraining.co.uk/

NowGetQualified

Norwich

http://www.nowgetqualified.co.uk/

North West Skills Academy

Manchester and Preston

 

https://www.nwskillsacademy.co.uk

NVQ Level 2 Interior Systems

The NVQ Training Centre

 

 

Birmingham

 

http://www.nvq-centre.co.uk/

 

DMR Training

Manchester

https://dmr-training.co.uk/

Construction Skills People

 

Sheffield

http://www.skillspeoplegroup.com/

Chameleon School of Construction

Sheffield

http://www.chameleonschoolofconstruction.co.uk/

NVQ Level 2 Plastering:

            Solid please check with provider

            Fibrous please check with provider

For Level 3 please check with provider.

DMR Training

 

Manchester

https://dmr-training.co.uk/

Birmingham & Solihull Training

Birmingham

http://www.bsctc.co.uk/

Sandwell College

Birmingham

https://www.sandwell.ac.uk/

NPTC

Newport (W)

https://www.nptcgroup.ac.uk/

NowGetQualified

Norwich

http://www.nowgetqualified.co.uk/

Tyne Met College

Newcastle upon Tyne

http://www.tynemet.ac.uk/

CWLC

London

http://www.cwlc.co.uk/

Chameleon School of Construction

Sheffield

http://www.chameleonschoolofconstruction.co.uk/

The NVQ Training Centre

Birmingham

http://www.nvq-centre.co.uk/

Silver Trowel Ltd

London and Portsmouth

http://www.silvertrowel.co.uk/

Leeds College of Building

Leeds

http://www.lcb.ac.uk/

Construction Skills People

Sheffield

http://www.skillspeoplegroup.com/

Barking & Dagenham College

London

https://www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.uk/

South and City College Birmingham

Birmingham

http://www.sccb.ac.uk/

North West Skills Academy

 

Manchester and Preston

 

https://www.nwskillsacademy.co.uk

Birmingham & Solihull Training

Birmingham

http://www.bsctc.co.uk/

NVQ Level 2 Associated Industrial Services – Passive Fire Protection

North West Skills Academy

Manchester and Preston

 

 

https://www.nwskillsacademy.co.uk

SCQF Level 5 Plastering

South Lanarkshire College

East Kilbride

https://www.south-lanarkshire-college.ac.uk/course/scqf-level-5-construction-operations/

SVQ Level 3 Plasterwork

South Lanarkshire College

 

East Kilbride

 

https://www.south-lanarkshire-college.ac.uk/course/svq-level-3-plasterwork/

NVQ Level 3 Occupational Work Supervision

HSS

50 Locations

https://www.hsstraining.com/

North West Skills Academy

Manchester and Preston

https://www.nwskillsacademy.co.uk

NVQ Level 3 in:

Construction contracting operations:

            Estimating

            General

            Planning

            Site Technical Support

            Surveying

Plant or machinery maintenance

Wood occupations:

            Site carpentry

 

S R Partnerships

Bedfordshire Hertfordshire Cambridgeshire Peterborough Northants.

https://www.srpartnership.co.uk/

NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision

HSS

50 Locations

https://www.hsstraining.com/

Barking & Dagenham College

London

https://www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.uk/

NowGetQualified

Norwich

http://www.nowgetqualified.co.uk/

South and City College Birmingham

Birmingham

http://www.sccb.ac.uk/

NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision – residential development

S R Partnership

Bedfordshire Hertfordshire Cambridgeshire Peterborough Northants.

https://www.srpartnership.co.uk/

NVQ Level 4 Crane Supervision

HSS                                       

50 Locations

https://www.hsstraining.com/

NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management

HSS

 

50 Locations

https://www.hsstraining.com/

NVQ Level 6 Construction Contracting Operations Management:

            Buying

            Estimating

            General

            Planning

            Quantity Surveying

 

The NVQ Training Centre

Birmingham

http://www.nvq-centre.co.uk/

S R Partnership

Bedfordshire Hertfordshire Cambridgeshire Peterborough Northants.

https://www.srpartnership.co.uk/

NowGetQualified

Norwich

http://www.nowgetqualified.co.uk/

Barking & Dagenham College

London

https://www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.uk/

NVQ Level 7 in:

Construction Senior Management:

            Commercial

            Production

S R Partnership

Bedfordshire Hertfordshire Cambridgeshire Peterborough Northants.

https://www.srpartnership.co.uk/

Occupation

Provider (FIS Approved tag)

Area (nearest city)

Web Link

Interior Systems Installer

Approved Training Ltd

Manchester

https://www.approvedtraining.net/

Leeds College of Building

Leeds

http://www.lcb.ac.uk/

College of North West London

London (Willesden)

https://www.cnwl.ac.uk

Plasterer

 

Leeds College of Building

Leeds

http://www.lcb.ac.uk/

Chameleon School of Construction

Sheffield

http://www.chameleonschoolofconstruction.co.uk/

Sandwell College

Birmingham

https://www.sandwell.ac.uk/

Sheffield College

Sheffield

http://www.sheffcol.ac.uk/

Barking & Dagenham College

London

https://www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.uk/

South and City College Birmingham

Birmingham

http://www.sccb.ac.uk/

Modern Apprenticeship Interior Systems (Drylining)

West Lothian College

Livingston

https://www.west-lothian.ac.uk/business-hub/modern-apprenticeships/

Course

Provider (FIS Approved tag)

Paid or Free

Duration

Web Link

88 courses available

HSS

Paid

Varies

https://www.hsstraining.com/

Risk Management

Built Intelligence – NON ATP

 

Free

 

 

TBD

 

 

https://www.builtintelligence.com/collections/free-courses

 

CIOB – NON ATP

 

Paid

Paid

TBD

6 hours

https://www.ciobacademy.org/

https://www.ciobacademy.org/course/30-20-10-managing-site-risks/

Mental Health

Portland Training

Paid

10 weeks

https://www.btc.ac.uk/courses/adult-learning/health-social-care/understanding-mental-health-first-aid-and-mental-health-advocacy-in-the-workplace/

CIOB – NON ATP

Paid

TBD

https://www.ciobacademy.org/

OpenLearn – NON ATP

Free

18 hours

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/health-sports-psychology/health/challenging-ideas-mental-health/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

 

Health and Safety

The Digital College – NON ATP

Paid

6 hours

https://www.thedigitalcollege.co.uk/course/health-and-safety-in-a-construction-environment-level-1-award

Safety Service Direct – NON ATP

Paid

24 hours

www.safetyservicedirect.com

 

Alison – NON ATP

Free

3 hours

https://alison.com/course/safety-and-health-in-construction https://alison.com/course/construction-safety-the-safety-management-pack

CITB Site Safety Plus (Multiple providers)

TBD

TBD

https://www.citb.co.uk/courses-and-qualifications/find-a-training-course/site-safety-plus-courses/

Suite of 120 RoSPA

HSS

See web page

45 minutes

https://www.hsstraining.com/

Contract Management

CIOB Academy – NON ATP

Paid

 

24 hours

https://www.ciobacademy.org/product/contract-awareness-administration-for-contractors/

 

https://www.ciobacademy.org/product/nec-for-contractors/

FutureLearn – NON ATP

 

Free

 

2 weeks

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/introduction-pre-contract-management-practices

 

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/contract-management-and-procurement

 

Built Intelligence – NON ATP

Free

TBD

https://www.builtintelligence.com/products/an-overview-of-jct-nec3-contracts

 

https://www.builtintelligence.com/blogs/home/free-nec3-engineering-and-construction-subcontract-ecs-webinar-series-feat-neil-earnshaw

 

Working at Height

CIOB Academy – NON ATP

Paid

2 hours

https://www.ciobacademy.org/course/working-at-height/

The Digital College – NON ATP

Paid

1 hour

https://www.thedigitalcollege.co.uk/course/manual-handling

Portland Training

Free

TBD

www.portlandtraining.co.uk

Management (General)

CIOB Academy – NON ATP

Paid

1 month

https://www.ciobacademy.org/course/construction-management-essentials-management/

 

https://www.ciobacademy.org/course/commercial-management-for-contractors-online-classroom/

OpenLearn – NON ATP

 

Free

24 hours

2 weeks 2 hours a day

 

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/money-business/leadership-management/management-perspective-and-practice/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

 

FutureLearn – NON ATP

Free

 

 

 

 

10 hours

4 weeks 2 hours a day

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/introduction-to-financial-management-in-construction-and-basic-accounting-conventions

 

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/growing-as-a-manager

 

Product

Provider (FIS Approved tag)

Area (nearest city)

Web Link

Ceilings

Finishing products

Fixing products

Metal products

Other Plaster

Plasterboard

 

British Gypsum

Loughborough

 

https://www.british-gypsum.com/contact-us-linked-pages/technical-academy-contact-us

Drylining – Direct bonding and metal lining systems

Fire protection – Encasement systems

General overview of interior products and systems

Metal stud partitions, Shaftwall, wall linings

Metal suspended ceiling systems

Flooring – Brio and GIFA systems

Facades – Steel framing systems

Taping and jointing

RMF Application finishing – Airless (in the schools and mobile)

Renders and external wall insulation (EWI) 

Passive Fire Protection

Demountable ceiling systems

Drywall for site managers Quality Control

 

Knauf

 

Sittingbourne

https://www.knauf.co.uk/our-services/hands-on-training

RIBA CPD Training

Pleases see web site, under technical support Training.

Siniate

Bristol

https://www.siniat.co.uk/en/knowledge-centre/technical-support-and-advice/continuing-professional-development-cpd

https://www.siniat.co.uk/en/knowledge-centre/technical-support-and-advice