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DSWA Craftsman Certification Scheme courses – Intermediate
This certificate is the first professional level qualification in the DSWA’s craftsman certification scheme.$795
Our Test Event Package includes:
- Completion of all required administration
- Your DSWA registration fee
- The Examiners fee
- A practice day
- A test day
- Light refreshments and lunches
- A DSWA approved testing facility
- All required tools (excluding walling hammers)
Intermediate – Level 2 Certificate (Professional)
In the presence of the Examiner/s, candidates are required to strip down and rebuild a 2.5 square metre section of wall not less than 1 metre in height below the copestones and incorporating a vertical cheekend within a single 7 hour period.
In addition to the standards required for level 1 certification emphasis is placed on; line and straightness, adequate hearting, selection of stones for all parts, batter, accurate laying of through stones and secureness of copestones. Candidates must obtain the minimum mark in each section and an overall pass mark of at least 69 in order to gain certification.
|Process||Maximum mark||Minimum mark|
|Building/Packing 1st lift||12||6|
|Placing through stones||6||3|
|Building/Packing 2nd lift||12||6|
|Line and straightness||10||5|
|Copestones and finish||10||5|
|Approach to safety||5||2.5|
|Minimum total marks required to pass||69|
The Practice day provides participants with a detailed insight into the standards required by the DSWA, an opportunity to practice various elements of the test, and guidance around speed and efficiency. To have the best possible chance of success participants also have the option of booking further practice days including a mock test for an additional $220 per day. To ensure the highest standards are met - all courses, practice events and test days are delivered by certified DSWA Instructors/Examiners and align with DSWA structural principles.
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