FaCT is one of the few training providers who are able to deliver the fencing apprenticeship framework. This is a nationally recognised package of training that meets some much of the training requirements for a skilled fence installer, leading to the Blue FISS/CSCS skilled installers card.
FaCT has also secured ongoing funding to help fund the cost of this training package. The cost to you as the employer will be around £750 for over 19-year-olds, and £350 for 16 – 18-year-olds. This is for the whole package of training which would cost around £3500.
What is the Fencing Apprenticeship Framework?
The fencing apprenticeship framework is a package of training courses and qualifications. It covers the whole range of skills and qualifications a skilled fence installer requires. This framework has been approved by Lantra SSC and meets the government standards for apprenticeships.
FaCT has worked with industry to develop this framework and is now one of the few organisations delivering it. They are also aware that the time spent on training courses and completing qualifications needs to be of benefit to both the employer and employee. With this in mind, FaCT has added some additional training course and certificates to ensure this happens.
The FaCT package of training includes:
|Qualifications and Cards||Certificated Courses||On-line training courses|
|Apprenticeship in Fencing||Health, Safety and Environmental Awareness||Induction safety|
|Slips, Trips and Falls|
|Level 2 Diploma in Fencing||Manual Handling||Asbestos Awareness|
|Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Fencing||Safe Use of Power Tools and Attachments||COSHH|
|Working at Height|
|Level 1 or 2 Certificate in Functional Skills Maths||Location of Underground services||Steps & Ladders|
|Level 1 or 2 Certificate in Functional Skills English||Cable Avoidance and Use of a CAT & Genny||Driving Safety|
|Safe Use of Abrasive Wheels||HAVS & Noise Awareness|
|Blue FISS/CSCS Card||Boundary fencing||Communication Skills|
|British Values||Team Work|
|Employment Rights||Time Management|
How is the Apprenticeship Framework delivered?
The major part of the framework is the Level 2 Diploma in fencing. This qualification is gained by work-based assessments and will be explained in detail in section 4.
The remainder of the framework is delivered by classroom, workshop and online training. This will normally comprise of a week of training near the beginning of your programme and a week in the middle of your programme.
Due to the differing levels of skill and experience of those enrolling onto this training programme, FaCT will use flexible methods to ensure the candidate’s needs are met.