AIS FPDC has secured triple grants for its members through the Sector Specific Training Plan (SSTP) scheme run by the National Specialists Contractors Council (NSCC).

Under the 2014/15 SSTP programme, an enhanced grant of £150 (three times the current CITB daily grant rate), plus a supplementary payment of 22%, will be paid for specific training.

Jane Cook, operations director at AIS FPDC, said: “Improving skills is an essential ingredient for any successful business and we’d encourage our members to take advantage of this opportunity.”

To qualify, employers must be registered with CITB and submit a completed training plan by 30 September 2014.

SSTP eligible courses are:

  • Forklift Truck Driver Training
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Behavioural Safety
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • First Aid Re-qualification
  • First Aid at Work
  • First Aid Refresher
  • IPAF Harness Training
  • IPAF Operators Training
  • ISO 9001 Awareness
  • Manual Handling
  • PASMA Standard Mobile Access Tower
  • ROSPA Safe Behavioural Safety Training
  • Vehicle Banksman
  • Selection of Top-fixings for Suspended Ceilings (1-day)
  • Selection of Top-fixings for Suspended Ceilings (3-day)
  • Building Information Modelling (1-day)
  • AIS FPDC/ILM Management Training modules

For more details email training manager Jeremy Clayton at call 0121 707 0077 or visit