Lantra Awards Technical Award in Boundary Fence Basic

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Summary / introduction: 
This course is aimed at learners new to the fencing industry, providing the basic knowledge and practical experience required to enable them to assist a professional fence installer.
Target audience: 

People professionally involved in:

  • Forestry
  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Conservation
  • Land based industries

The Boundary Fence Basic course will provide you with the information to enable you to:

  • Understand health and safety legislation and environmental issues related to work practices
  • Be aware of the materials used for fencing and their required standards
  • Be able to identify the correct tools and equipment required for fencing work and the correct care of the tools and equipment
  • Understand, estimate, set out and calculate fencing works and the legal implications
  • Install posts to the correct line-level, drive, concrete and backfill them
  • Install strained wire railed and panel (if applicable) fence systems
  • Understand methods of inspecting for defects and repair options and testing of completed fence works.
Product objectives: 

Course sessions:

  • Health and safety
  • Location of underground and overhead services
  • Typical tools and equipment used in fencing
  • Methods of measurement, setting out and estimating materials for fence works
  • Quality of fencing materials
  • Post installation methods
Course / product type: 
Training Course
Assessment type: 
Training Only
Three to Five Days
Min number of learners: 
Max number of learners: 
Boundary Fencing