About this course

Fencing is not just wire, wood and steel. You need a reason to build a fence. And a design. Tocal’s two-day course can get you started. Learn how to build a fence that will work for you.

The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • basic fencing
  • understanding fence design and layout.

At a glance:

Location: Statewide
Course duration: 2 day face-to-face including practical components
Start date: Multiple intakes
Number of units: 1
Indicative fees: Weekdays $455


  • Understand the keys to fence design and layout
  • Identify the basic costs of fencing
  • Prepare for fencing work
  • Tie wire knots
  • Tension wire
  • Erect posts
  • Construct end assemblies
  • Swing gates
  • Hinge joint
  • Netting
  • Ring lock

Weekdays $455

  • Fence design, layout and types for different classes of stock and properties
  • Basic costs of fencing
  • Fence knots
  • Straining fences
  • Putting in posts
  • End assemblies
  • Swinging gates

  • 2 day face-to-face including practical components
  • Participants are provided with the 120 page Farm Agskills publication containing colour photos, diagrams and practical tips.
  • This course is mainly delivered outdoors.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

The unit of competency is:
AHCINF303- Design and construct conventional fencing.

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