Fencing Apprenticeship Level 2

Multi Trades Training

Fencing Apprenticeship

Fencing Apprenticeship (Level 2)

At Multi Trades Training we offer an on-site Fencing Apprenticeship (level 2) training available in the South East and Midlands area of the United Kingdom.



Typical Duration to Gateway:

18 months (this does not include EPA period)



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A fence installer will understand:

  • Various fence types, materials and working methods
  • The health, safety and environmental requirements and how to put them into practise when working. Noticing and decreasing hazards and risks, up to date with current legislation
  • The hazards associated with various working locations e.g. agricultural sites, residential and urban, railways, highways, heavy industry, utilities and prisons
  • The safe and correct selection, preparation and use of hand-held tools, power tools and mechanical plant
  • Different underground services and how to locate and identify them
  • Establishing correct lines and levels for fences and gates
  • Selecting, storing and safely handling materials and components
  • How to repair or reinstate defective or faulty/damaged fence systems
  • The foundation requirements for the type of fencing being installed
  • Installing different fence components and systems
  • Reading and understanding basic fence drawings, plans and specifications
  • The rules of measurement and how to apply them
  • How to control quality and the completion of documentation (e.g. site diaries and quality control forms)
  • The importance of systems that record and measure costs


A fence installer will be able to:

  • 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
  • Identify underground services and issues that support fencing installation
  • Establish fencing lines and levels
  • Successfully 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
  • Maintaining fencing records, site diaries and quality control forms
  • Read fencing plans or specifications and follow written and verbal instructions


  • Have a strong work ethic; reliability, pride in your work, attention to detail and customer focus
  • Demonstrate safety conscious behaviour and promote a positive health, safety and environmental culture
  • Work safely, minimising risk and reporting all unsafe conditions and concerns
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Willingness to learn and develop existing skills, and learn new skills to develop competence
  • Flexible working practices, with good time management
  • Ability to use own initiative to make decisions and solve problems, escalating where appropriate

(Professional) recognition and progression

This standard will cover the Fencing Industry Skills Standard/Construction Skills Certification Scheme (FISS/CSCS) or other industry affiliated schemes

Required Qualifications

To qualify for this apprenticeship training you will need a level 1 in English and maths and take the test for level 2 for both prior to taking the end point assessment.

For individuals with an education, health and care plan or legacy statement the minimum requirement for the apprenticeship is a level 3 in English and maths. Sign language qualifications are an alternative to the English qualification.

How Our Fencing Apprenticeship Works

  • We deliver on-site construction trades training apprenticeships throughout the South East and Midlands
  • You will not need to attend college when undertaking apprenticeship training with Multi Trades Training, How? all assessments are on-site with our mobile training workshop and online theory lessons, this saves the apprentice a days pay a week and the improves employer availability
  • Our training can be tailored to the company or individuals needs, we believe that this approach is the best for both individuals
  • We can help you from start to finish e.g. writing a contract or sourcing funding. Our friendly and experienced team are always on hand to help you

What to Expect From Multi Trades Training

  • New flexible and innovative apprenticeship delivery
  • Deliver apprenticeships with the minimum amount of administration, form filling and fuss
  • Support where and when you need it
  • Electronic enrolment
  • Electronic contracts
  • Digital Apprenticeship Service manager
  • The whole apprenticeship training can be completed from your place of work

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