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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
2
Equivalent to GCSE.
Typical duration
18 months
Apprenticeship category
Construction and the built environment
Maximum funding
£8,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Maintain good standards of practice in health, safety and environmental awareness, including fencing operations and site safety
  • Select, prepare and use hand-held tools, power tools and mechanical plant safely and effectively for the installation of fences
  • Locate and identify underground services to support fencing installation
  • Establish fencing lines and levels
  • Select, store and safely handle materials and components for fencing installation
  • Repair or reinstate defective or faulty/damaged fences, posts or components
  • Construct suitable foundations for the type of fence being installed
  • Install fence components
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and written
  • Maintain fencing records, site diaries and quality control forms
  • Read fencing plans or specifications and follow written and verbal instructions

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

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