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Fencing Installer

Fitting fences, gates and barriers.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £7,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • types of fencing and construction materials
  • understanding project specifications and plans
  • site preparation techniques, including how to find and identify underground utilities cables and pipes
  • choosing the right materials and equipment
  • health, safety and environmental requirements
  • how to ensure fences and gates are level
  • fencing repairs

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G) and have taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to join the Fencing Industry Skills Standard/Construction Skills Certification Scheme once they have completed their apprenticeship.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.