Since 2004, National DSWA (Dry Stone Walling Association) has been able to offer accredited certification, in conjunction with Lantra Awards, which gives trainees the opportunity to gain a vocational qualification in dry stone walling at Level 1/Initial, Level 2/Intermediate or Level 3/Advanced (please see certification scheme link).

These qualifications are available via the DSWA branch network and also a number of colleges throughout the country.

Here in Dorset we regularly run level 1 (Initial) and level 2 (intermediate) exams and mock exams,  our 2016 exams will be held in August. These are held at our dedicated exam site at Durlston near Swanage.

Please view our events page for details of forthcoming mocks and exams.


An exam day on our site at Durlston near Swanage.

Video from 2011