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At the end of this qualification, your knowledge, understanding and skills will have been assessed in the following areas:

  • The regulations and industry standards relating to work-based fencing
  • The hazards and risks associated with working in close proximity to underground services
  • Establishing lines and levels on-site
  • Receiving, handling and storing fencing materials on-site
  • The preparation and operation of hand held power tools and attachments
  • The reinstatement of defective fencing
  • The safe preparation and formation of foundations for fencing and/or vehicle restraint systems
  • The safe placement and fixing of fence posts and/or vehicle restraint systems
  • The safe placement and fixing of fencing components and/or vehicle restraint systems
  • Construct foundations or anchorage for fence installation.

The finer details

This qualification has been developed to provide you with the opportunity to achieve a recognised national qualification that reflects the national standards for a variety of fencing roles.

This qualification aims to assess your knowledge, understanding and skills relating to:

  • The regulations and industry standards relating to work-based fencing
  • The hazards and risks associated with working in close proximity to underground services
  • Establishing lines and levels on-site
  • Receiving, handling and storing fencing materials on-site
  • The preparation and operation of hand held power tools and attachments
  • The reinstatement of defective fencing
  • The safe preparation and formation of foundations for fencing and/or vehicle restraint systems
  • The safe placement and fixing of fence posts and/or vehicle restraint systems
  • The safe placement and fixing of fencing components and/or vehicle restraint systems.

The construction of foundations or anchorage for fence installation.

The assessment will consist of portfolio, video and audio evidence, supported by witness statements and practical observation and assessment.

Further information on unit content can be found in the qualification specification.

If successful in meeting the required standards assessed, you will be issued with a Lantra certificate which you can use as evidence towards your FISS/CSCS blue skills card.

The Level 2 qualification will provide foundation learning for an apprentice starting within the industry.

On successful completion of the Level 2 qualification, you are able to progress on to the Level 3 qualification to further develop your competence and skills.

Delivery method

Practical observation and assessment

Recognised by

Fencing Industry Skills Scheme (FISS) and Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS).

Who should attend?

This qualification is for you if you are seeking to work in general fencing. It provides the basis for you to progress on to the Lantra Awards Level 3 Diploma in Work-based Fencing.

What will be covered?

At the end of this qualification, your knowledge, understanding and skills will have been assessed in the following areas:

  • The regulations and industry standards relating to work-based fencing
  • The hazards and risks associated with working in close proximity to underground services
  • Establishing lines and levels on-site
  • Receiving, handling and storing fencing materials on-site
  • The preparation and operation of hand held power tools and attachments
  • The reinstatement of defective fencing
  • The safe preparation and formation of foundations for fencing and/or vehicle restraint systems
  • The safe placement and fixing of fence posts and/or vehicle restraint systems
  • The safe placement and fixing of fencing components and/or vehicle restraint systems
  • Construct foundations or anchorage for fence installation.
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