Training Awards

Recognising excellence and achievement in plastering and interior trades

The Training Awards are a collaboration between FIS and the Worshipful Company of Plaisterers to recognise achievement and excellence in plastering and interior trades.  Held annually, the winners of the Training Awards are announced at the Training Awards Lunch which is held in November at Plaisterers Hall in London.  The event provides an opportunity to celebrate the winners and provide a networking occasion for like-minded individuals to come together.

The awards recognise:

  • The achievement of apprentices
  • Students who have exceeded expectations
  • The delivery of training by colleges and training providers
  • Training delivery by an FIS member company
  • Mentors and others who have supported sector training
  • Lifetime contribution to sector training

Trade specific sponsored awards:

British Gypsum Trophy – recognises the highest achievement in drylining skills education.

Formula Trophy – recognises contributions to the development of skills and long term future of Fibrous and GRG plasterwork.

Entry into the 2023 Training Awards will open in April.

The Training Awards Lunch will be held on 23 November at Plaisterers’ Hall in London, where the winners will be presented with their prizes. You can see the winners of the 2022 Awards below.

Access the photos from the day

About the Awards

The awards comprise of eight categories. All entries are judged by a panel of industry experts.  There is also a Lifetime Achievement Award.


Find out more about the awards

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A collaboration between The Worshipful Company of Plaisterers and FIS