Fence Builders

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Fence Builders

Fence Builders - Preparation

To work as a fence builder, you typically need to:

  • complete moderate-term, on-the-job training.

Education after high school

No formal education is required for this job. However, many employers prefer that you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

On-the-job training

Fence builders usually receive training on the job from an experienced worker. During training, you learn to:

  • build and repair wood and metal fences;
  • build gates; and
  • use hand and power tools.

Training may take up to one year.

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.