For licensing purposes, the term fencing means the erection of fences and gates, irrespective of the construction materials used, within or on residential property boundary lines.
Should a licence/certificate holder be limited in the type of fencing work that may be undertaken, a condition attached to the work category will indicate those limits.
Note: the following classes of work also permit the carrying out of certain types of fencing work:
The class of carpentry includes timber (including brushwood and the like), metal and prefabricated glass fencing.
The class of glazing includes glass and other acrylic fencing.
The class of metal fabrication includes metal fencing.
The class of bricklaying includes brick fencing and associated footings for freestanding brick fences where the footings will not be subject to loads other than the completed brickwork, gates or decorative adornments.
The class of stonemasonry includes masonry fencing and associated footings for freestanding masonry fences where the footings will not be subject to loads other than the completed masonry work, gates or decorative adornments.
(1) Completion of CPC10111 - Certificate 1 in Construction with following electives and additional units:
(2) Completion of CPC10108 - Certificate 1 in Construction with the following electives and additional units:
(3) Completion of the following units of competency:
If you have ever held a licence in the current prescribed classes (Home Building Regulation 2014, clauses 13 and 14, excluding clause 13(a)(ii)) and you apply for a new licence, your previous licence will be accepted in lieu of the current qualification requirements.
To find a Registered Training Organisation that provides the qualification listed above, refer to the information on building licensing courses.
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