Reference Quantity: ST0366

Particulars of ordinary

Occupational profile

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

The areas inside Fencing are:

  • Common fencing
  • Perimeter safety programs
  • Car restraint programs
  • Gates, doorways and boundaries

With the variety of the trade, there are a variety of profession alternatives. The fence installer works to detailed specs and requirements to make sure right and protected set up. The fence installer will need to 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:

  • Totally different fence classes and kinds, development supplies and dealing strategies
  • Well being, security and environmental necessities for the person, firm and site and how one can apply these necessities to working practices, together with figuring out and decreasing hazards and dangers, in keeping with present laws and protected programs of labor
  • The hazards related to typical working areas which vary from distant agricultural websites, residential and concrete, railways, highways, heavy trade, utilities and prisons
  • Protected and efficient choice, preparation and use of hand-held instruments, energy instruments and mechanical plant
  • Totally different underground companies and how one can find and determine them
  • The significance of building right strains and ranges for fences and gates
  • choose, retailer and safely deal with supplies and parts
  • restore or reinstate faulty or defective/broken fence programs
  • The inspiration necessities for the kind of fencing being put in
  • set up totally different fence parts and programs
  • learn and interpret fundamental fence drawings, plans and specs
  • The rules of measurement and how one can apply them
  • The necessities for high quality management and the completion of documentation (e.g. web site diaries and high quality management varieties)
  • The significance of programs that document and measure prices


A fence installer will be capable to:

  • Preserve good requirements of observe in well being, security and environmental consciousness, together with fencing operations and web site 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 determine underground companies to assist fencing set up
  • Set up fencing strains and ranges
  • Choose, retailer and safely deal with supplies and parts for fencing set up
  • Restore or reinstate faulty or defective/broken fences, posts or parts
  • Assemble appropriate foundations for the kind of fence being put in
  • Set up fence parts
  • Talk successfully each verbally and written
  • Preserve fencing information, web site diaries and high quality management varieties
  • Learn fencing plans or specs and comply with written and verbal directions


  • Sturdy work ethic, together with reliability, delight in work, consideration to element and buyer focus
  • Show security aware behaviour and promote a optimistic well being, security and environmental tradition
  • Work safely, minimising danger and reporting all unsafe circumstances and issues
  • Capacity to work as a part of a group and independently
  • Willingness to be taught and develop current expertise, and be taught new expertise to develop competence
  • Versatile working practices, with good time administration
  • Capacity to make use of personal initiative to make selections and remedy issues, escalating the place applicable

(Skilled) recognition and development

This customary will ship ample competence, underpinning information and understanding within the recognized job position to permit the person to fulfill the necessities of the Fencing Trade Abilities Customary/Development Abilities Certification Scheme (FISS/CSCS) or different trade 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.

Degree: This customary is at Degree 2
Period: Usually 18 months
Evaluation: After 3 years

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