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Apprenticeship training course

Fencing installer (level 2)

Installing different types of fences, gates and barriers, across a broad cross-section of different environments.

Qualification level
Equivalent to GCSE.
Typical duration
18 months
Apprenticeship category
Construction and the built environment
Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Comply with health and safety regulations, standards (BS1722), and guidance
  • Identify and use safety control equipment including RPE, dust suppression and PPE
  • Comply with safe systems of work and control measures
  • Comply with environmental and sustainability regulations, standards, and guidance. Segregate resources for reuse, recycling and disposal
  • Interpret and extract information using paper based or digital techniques from drawings, plans and specifications
  • Select required resource for task
  • Select and use hand-held tools
  • Maintain safe working area
  • Maintain and store hand tools
  • Check, use and store power tools and mechanical plant
  • Move, handle and store materials
  • Locate and identify underground services to support fencing installation
  • Establish fencing lines and levels
  • Escalates issues and tasks
  • Set out posts and fixings ready for fence installation
  • Construct foundations ready for fence installation
  • Identify faults and carry out a repair or reinstate defective or faulty fence: For example replacing damaged posts, infills or fence panels
  • Applies team working principles to their own and the wider build team
  • Complete documentation - paper based or digital for example fencing records, quality control, site records accident reporting and permits
  • Communicate with others verbally, for example colleagues, other tradespeople, managers and customers
  • Install fencing material

Full information on Fencing installer (level 2) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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