Erects and repairs fences and gates.
Skill Level: 4
FENCERS erect and repair fences and gates.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
laying out fence lines and marking positions for post holes
lifting and positioning fence posts in holes and securing posts with concrete, stone fill and soil
forming fence frames
constructing and attaching gates to fences
stretching materials between fence posts
constructing wooden paling, fibre-cement and metal fences
repairing and demolishing existing fences