Professional Members - Intermediate

Holmes, Richard Intermediate Work Key: B X Y
Address: Forest House, Craswall, Herefordshire, HR2 0PN England
Tel: 01981 510112
Mobile: 07896 923834

Craftsman Certification

A summary of the four levels of certification is given below.

MASTER CRAFTSMAN CERTIFICATE HOLDERSHave a proven ability to produce quality work to a high standard in a variety of commercial conditions including the construction of a full range of features, eg steps, stiles, sheep holes, pillars, arches, etc.
ADVANCED CERTIFICATE HOLDERSHave a proven ability to build set pieces of work with an emphasis on finish and quality including construction of retaining walls, curves and work on sloping ground.
INTERMEDIATE CERTIFICATE HOLDERSHave demonstrated their ability to construct a sound, free-standing dry stone wall which includes a cheekend.
INITIAL CERTIFICATE HOLDERSHave demonstrated their ability to rebuild gaps in free-standing dry stone walls. This certificate is usually obtained part way through training.

Craftsman Work Key

Where provided, each entry also shows a series of letters describing the location and range of work undertaken, which are as follows

AWorks within approx. 20 miles of base
BWorks within approx. 50 miles of base
CWorks within approx. 100 miles of base
DWorks anywhere
GHolds additional certificate in Galloway Dyking
XUndertakes work suitable for one person
YUndertakes work suitable for two-three people
ZUndertakes large scale work (written confirmation requested by DSWA that min. £2.5m public liability insurance held)

Dry Stone Walling Association, Lane Farm, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria UK LA7 7NH

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The Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain (DSWA) is a registered charity, number 289678