Over the past 15 years, Andy has been committed to the training of traditional skills, in particular lime mortars and their use.

He has trained in both schools and colleges and continues to lecture at the College of the Peak in Derbyshire, the Building Crafts College in London and the on-site training to British Waterways staff. He has also been instrumental in the setting up of training centres, and is a recognised assessor for the NVQ3 in Heritage.