Fitting fences, gates and barriers.
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 email@example.com if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.