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

  • Health and safety within land-based activities
  • Principles of manual handling
  • Abrasive wheel operations
  • Use and maintain non-powered and hand held powered tools and equipment
  • Boundary fencing and/or vehicle restraint systems.

The finer details

The qualification is designed to enable you to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to support your role and establish a career in a variety of sub-sectors, including agricultural fencing, high security fencing, vehicle restraint systems, residential, environmental, as well as automatic gates and access barriers. The qualification will enhance your ability to work safely, effectively and efficiently in the workplace, reducing unnecessary risks to yourself and others.

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

  • Health and safety within land-based activities
  • Principles of manual handling
  • Abrasive wheel operations
  • Use and maintain non-powered and hand held powered tools and equipment
  • Boundary fencing and/or vehicle restraint systems.

The assessment will consist of internal assessment and external verification.

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

The qualification is intended to offer Learners involved in a variety of fencing roles the opportunity to achieve a recognised national qualification which reflects the national standards for the type(s) of role(s) they perform.

Delivery method

Practical observation and assessment

Recognised by

Ofqual

Who should attend?

The qualification is designed for Learners looking to develop their knowledge and understanding of the pertinent skills required to support various job roles and establish a career in the fencing and land-based sector.

What will be covered?

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

  • Health and safety within land-based activities
  • Principles of manual handling
  • Abrasive wheel operations
  • Use and maintain non-powered and hand held powered tools and equipment
  • Boundary fencing and/or vehicle restraint systems.
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