DSA Membership

The Drilling and Sawing Association is the only organisation that represents the interests of companies operating in the drilling and sawing industry and in 2014 we celebrated our 30th birthday. We are committed to improving standards within the industry by improving the standards of safe working practice, education and training.

Membership is open to Drilling and Sawing Contractors and Suppliers of Drilling and Sawing Equipment. By joining us as a Contractor, Supplier, Associate or Affiliate member you could raise your company’s profile to a significant number of professional construction organisations.

In order to join the DSA companies will need to satisfy eligibility criteria but existing members enjoy a range of benefits, including:

Raise your profile and generate more business

Promotion of your business as a reputable contractor through the DSA website, advertising material and listed in the Concrete Cutter Magazine that is distributed to thousands of potential clients.

Safe working

Access to the DSA Code of Safe Working Practice which provides a comprehensive statement of safe working practices in the Drilling and Sawing Industry.

Having a voice

we actively encourage comments, discussions, new ideas and sharing of best practice. Members contribute to our AGM and quarterly board meetings to improve working practices and safety within our industry.

Save money

We have access to a wide range of discounted products and services which are exclusively available for our members including our Insurance Scheme, funded training & NVQ’s and Diploma’s, publications and access to our Supply Members DSA discount structure.

Free advice

We provide the latest information on legislation, training and marketing via email and website and quarterly Newsletters.

Membership of the National Specialist Contractors Council (NSCC)

Providing the DSA and its member’s representation on a range of influential committees and organisation within the Construction Industry and with Government and decision makers. NSCC also provides free business helplines, access to an adjudication service and regular newsletters on construction matters.

Access to standard documentation

Including Health and Safety at Work Policy, day work rates, risk assessments, environmental policy and so on.


Developing your staff can make a real difference to your business. DSA membership gives you access to a wide range of discounted courses, funding for NVQs to have your workforce qualified.  We also offer a fully funder Apprenticeship Scheme, designed by DSA in conjunction with the CITB, specifically for Drilling and Sawing Operations.

If you’d like to become a member of the Drilling and Sawing Association then please fill in the Membership Application From or get in touch and we can provide details on how to join.

Download the Application Form