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

Is Our Fencing Apprenticeship Not What You’re Looking For?

We offer a range of on-site construction apprenticeships from carpentry, bricklaying, formwork, painting and decorating, groundwork, kitchen fitting, plastering, bench joinery, plant operating, fencing, cabinet making and interior systems whether you’re an employer or individual click here to view all of our apprenticeships.

We also offer fully online NVQs from bathroom and kitchen fitting, groundwork, painting and decorating, bench joinery 2 and 3, site supervisor, dry lining finishing, fixing and boarding, brickwork 2 and 3 and formwork.