DSWA UK Craftsman Certification Scheme – Level 1: Initial
19 March 2023
22 March 2023$0
If you know what's expected and feel ready to attempt the Level 1 test - you can book our Exam Only Package here.
To increase your chance of success, we do have a 3-day Exam Preparation & Exam Event Package option that provides candidates with detailed insight into the standards required by the DSWA UK, useful hints on speed and efficiency and a full mock test with analysis.
Within this package, candidates also have the option to utilise the training centre for further practice the day before their exam and the use of our Riley Northern walling hammers.
Our Exam Only Package includes:
- Completion of all required administration
- DSWA UK registration fee
- DSWA UK approved examination facility
- Examiner's fee
- Lunch and light refreshments
- All required tools (excluding walling hammers)
Initial – Level 1 Certificate
In the presence of the examiner/s, candidates are required to strip down and rebuild a straightforward free-standing 2.5 square metre section of wall within a single 7 hour period.
The required standard places emphasis on sound and solid construction rather than on a quality finish. Candidates must obtain the minimum mark in each section and an overall pass mark of at least 50 in order to gain certification.
|Process||Maximum mark||Minimum mark|
|Building/Packing 1st lift||20||10|
|Building/Packing 2nd lift||20||10|
|Copestones and finish||15||7.5|
|Approach to safety||5||2.5|
|Minimum total marks required to pass||50|
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