This Video is intended to simply cover some of the basics to assist and guide others in the process of pursuing Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain DSWA -GB Certification. Experience, practice and workshops are some of the best ways to prepare.
Many thanks to Jeremy Bishop Owner of Stone Craft Stonescapes https://b-m.facebook.com/StoneCraftStonescaping/ for taking the time to help others. Eamon was to shy to be on camera : ( Thank you Eamon for all your help at the site for prep. I'm proud to say both passed there DSWA level 1 April 2018 at Rockin Walls Training Center. Great job guys and gals who have invested in our trade!
DSWA Level 1 Requirements: Each candidate will strip down and rebuild 27 sq. ft. of free standing wall, within a seven hour period. 27 sq ft is roughly equal to a wall 4 feet 6 inches tall and 6 feet long. (The square footage is measured on one face.) The test is done in the presence of the Examiner to meet minimum Level I requirements.
Consider taking a workshop(s) or Prep classes to gear up - plan for success. Invest in knowledge from others in our trades.
Workshops can be found at:
2019 Certification / Testing
The Stone Trust VT - https://thestonetrust.org/upcoming-certification-tests-ee/
Dean McLellan Stonework - www.facebook.com/events/1698950410211750/
July 19 2019 DSWA UK Certification Day w/ MasterCraftsmen Jim James R Hanson and Laurie Lambeth (incredible fair, knowledgeable and great guys to top it off) Helped me alot for my level 3! TY Guys..m-