Lantra Level 1 and DSWA Initial Qualification Dry Stone Walling


 Aim of Course

To give a good understanding of the structure of a Dry Stone Wall, how to make repairs and maintain Dry Stone Walls.

To gain LANTRA Level 1 and the DSWA Initial qualification in Dry Stone Walling.

Course Objectives

A 50 hour practical course for those who want to learn basic walling skills and achieve a qualification, which can be used as a foundation for higher Dry Stone Walling qualifications.  The course culminates in a 7 hour practical test conducted in the presence of an Examiner appointed by the DSWA.

Course Contents

•  Dismantle wall, identify and grade stone
•  Prepare trench and lay foundation stones
•  Build (first lift) wall
•  Place through-stones
•  Build (second lift) wall
•  Fit cope-stones
•  Health and Safety