Why choose a Registered Leadworker?

Thank you for showing an interest in the LSA’s Register of Leadworkers. We have taken the step of creating the Register as for many years clients have been asking us to recommend or put them in touch with good quality, appropriately trained Leadworkers. We believe the Register is the best way of doing this.

The Register has four levels that will show the different skills Leadworkers have, and also allow them to develop their skills and progress through the levels as they gain more experience.

We have listed the qualifications, competences and examples of leadwork for each of the four levels of the Register. We hope this helps you choose the right Leadworker for your job.

The content on the Site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely solely without taking reasonable steps to ensure that the leadworker you choose is the right person for your job. As with all building work you should ask for references from previous customers or ask to see examples of recent work. You must make a choice of the leadworker you want to engage but LSA can provide advice on the information you should be seeking.

The LSA provides this service to help you find a suitable leadworker but is not party to any agreement between you and your chosen leadworker.

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LSA Leadworker Register Level 1

Level 1

A Leadworker with Level 1 competence will have extensive experience as this is the highest level on the Register. You should expect anyone with Level 1 to be able to use complex techniques across a wide range of often unpredictable situations.

Their skills should include:

  • Welding and bossing details
  • Chimney flashings
  • Parapet and Cornice Details
  • Box and Tapered Gutters
  • Flat and Pitched Roofing
  • Cladding and Dormers
  • Domes, Spires and Herringbone Patterns

They will also have significant management skills and at least one of the qualifications – QCF Lead/Metal Roofing up to Level 3; Advanced City and Guilds 6055 Module 5 or Heritage Experienced Leadworker Practical Assessment (HELPA)

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LSA Leadworker Register Level 2

Level 2

A Leadworker with Level 2 competence will be experienced in a broad range of varied work activities performed in a wide variety of contexts, and most of which are complex and non-routine.

Their skills should include:

  • Welding and bossing details
  • Chimney flashings
  • Parapet and Cornice Details
  • Box and Tapered Gutters
  • Flat and Pitched Roofing, Cladding and Dormers.

They will also have at least one of the qualifications – QCF Metal Roofing/Lead Level or Lead Contractors Association Gold Up-skilling Course

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LSA Leadworker Register Level 3

Level 3

A Leadworker with Level 3 competence will be able to carry out the following:

  • Welding and bossing details
  • Chimney flashings
  • Parapet and Cornice Details
  • Box and Tapered Gutters
  • Flat and Pitched Roofing, Cladding and Dormers.

They will also have the following qualification – City and Guilds 6055 Leadworkers Certificate Modules 1 to Module 4

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LSA Leadworker Register Level 4

Level 4

A Leadwork with Level 4 competence will be able to carry out:

  • Basic welding and bossing details
  • Chimney flashings
  • Apron flashings and associated basic flashing details

They will also have completed following courses – The Combined Basic Bossing and Welding

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