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8213 Fencers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

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.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF 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.

Tasks Include:

  • 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

Occupation:

  • 821311 Fencer

821311 Fencer

Alternative Title:

  • Fence Erector

Erects and repairs fences and gates.

Skill Level: 4