Yearly Archives: 2014

Dry Stone Walling Association Master Craftsman Certificate – Features (Part A )

Nov 22nd, 2014

The Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain’s Master Craftsman Certificate is the highest qualification available in the craft of dry stone walling. continue reading

Dry Stone Walling Association Advanced Certificate – Part B

Nov 2nd, 2014

Following my last blog regarding the Dry Stone Walling Association’s Advanced Certificate Part  A, this time I will be dealing with the Part B timed element of the test. As I mentioned previously the DSWA Advanced Certificate comprises of two parts, part A ( pre marked features) which must be successfully completed before part B  ( the timed test ) can be commenced. continue reading

Dry Stone Walling Association Advanced Certificate

Oct 19th, 2014

The Dry Stone Walling Association advanced certificate was introduced to bridge the gap between the intermediate certificate and the master craftsman’s certificate. Originally when the scheme was devised the master’s test was taken after the intermediate but as time passed it became apparent that the difference in the skill levels required was too great and so the advanced certificate was developed. continue reading

Dry Stone Walling Association Intermediate Certificate

Oct 12th, 2014

This time I will be dealing with the Dry Stone Walling Association’s Intermediate Certificate. The Intermediate Certificate or level two,  as it is some times known, is the first professional qualification in the DSWA’s craftsman certification scheme. continue reading