Reference Quantity: ST0366

Particulars of ordinary

Occupational profile

The fence installer is chargeable for the set up of various kinds of fences, gates and obstacles, throughout a broad cross-section of various environments from home and agricultural, by means of to industrial, industrial, excessive safety and infrastructure (e.g. highways, rail and utilities).

The areas inside Fencing are:

  • Normal fencing
  • Perimeter safety methods
  • Car restraint methods
  • Gates, doorways and obstacles

With the range of the business, there are a variety of profession alternatives. The fence installer works to detailed specs and requirements to make sure appropriate and protected set up. The fence installer should have the flexibility to learn and perceive specs and plans, put together websites and choose related supplies to hold out set up, upkeep or repairs to fulfill the related contract necessities. The work will embrace utilizing all kinds of supplies, instruments and equipment.



A fence installer will perceive:

  • Completely different fence classes and kinds, development supplies and dealing strategies
  • Well being, security and environmental necessities for the person, firm and placement and find out how to apply these necessities to working practices, together with figuring out and decreasing hazards and dangers, consistent with present laws and protected methods of labor
  • The hazards related to typical working places which vary from distant agricultural websites, residential and concrete, railways, highways, heavy business, utilities and prisons
  • Protected and efficient choice, preparation and use of hand-held instruments, energy instruments and mechanical plant
  • Completely different underground providers and find out how to find and establish them
  • The significance of building appropriate strains and ranges for fences and gates
  • Easy methods to choose, retailer and safely deal with supplies and elements
  • Easy methods to restore or reinstate faulty or defective/broken fence methods
  • The muse necessities for the kind of fencing being put in
  • Easy methods to set up totally different fence elements and methods
  • Easy methods to learn and interpret fundamental fence drawings, plans and specs
  • The ideas of measurement and find out how to apply them
  • The necessities for high quality management and the completion of documentation (e.g. website diaries and high quality management types)
  • The significance of methods that report and measure prices


A fence installer will be capable to:

  • Preserve good requirements of apply in well being, security and environmental consciousness, together with fencing operations and website security
  • Choose, put together and use hand-held instruments, energy instruments and mechanical plant safely and successfully for the set up of fences
  • Find and establish underground providers to assist fencing set up
  • Set up fencing strains and ranges
  • Choose, retailer and safely deal with supplies and elements for fencing set up
  • Restore or reinstate faulty or defective/broken fences, posts or elements
  • Assemble appropriate foundations for the kind of fence being put in
  • Set up fence elements
  • Talk successfully each verbally and written
  • Preserve fencing information, website diaries and high quality management types
  • Learn fencing plans or specs and comply with written and verbal directions


  • Sturdy work ethic, together with reliability, pleasure in work, consideration to element and buyer focus
  • Display security aware behaviour and promote a optimistic well being, security and environmental tradition
  • Work safely, minimising threat and reporting all unsafe circumstances and issues
  • Capability to work as a part of a staff and independently
  • Willingness to study and develop present abilities, and study new abilities to develop competence
  • Versatile working practices, with good time administration
  • Capability to make use of personal initiative to make selections and remedy issues, escalating the place applicable

(Skilled) recognition and development

This normal will ship enough competence, underpinning data and understanding within the recognized job position to permit the person to fulfill the necessities of the Fencing Trade Expertise Customary/Building Expertise Certification Scheme (FISS/CSCS) or different business affiliated schemes


Apprentices with out degree 1 English and Maths might want to obtain this degree and take the take a look at for degree 2 English and Maths previous to taking the end-point evaluation.

Stage: This normal is at Stage 2
Period: Sometimes 18 months
Assessment: After 3 years

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