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$1,132 per week
Moderate

Overview

Fencers erect and repair fences and gates.

Day-to-day

  • 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.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become a Fencer

  • You can work as a Fencer without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in agriculture with a fencing module might be helpful.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Interior Design

  • Power Tools Operation

  • Communication Skills

  • Welding

  • Organisational Skills

  • Forklift Operation

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