Dogging Training aims to give participants the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and efficiently undertake dogging work in a range of working environments.
On completion, candidates will be able to competently undertake
- a range of slinging techniques;
- select and inspect lifting gear and equipment;
- direct crane operators in the safe movement and placement of loads including out of view of the crane operator.
The course also covers:
- applicable legislations and standards;
- risk management procedures relating to lifting operations;
- crane types,
- uses and characteristics;
- crane set up and other elements of crane and dogging operations.
High Risk Licence prE-Learning™
For additional learning try our optional online High Risk Licence prE-Learning™ course. Topics included are:
- Work Health and Safety Legislation
- Duty of Care
- Workplace Requirements and Safe Work practices
- Managing Risk
High Risk Licence prE-Learning™ forms part of the High Risk Licence training and does not qualify you for the licence.
Verification of Competency
Dogging Verification of Competencies can be delivered on-site and at our training facility. For more information, please contact the facility, or view our VOC page.
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In order to secure your position on the course we will need to receive a deposit, with the full amount to be received prior to commencement of training. We also have the Payment Plan Option available, please visit Payment Plans for more information.
Upon successful completion of the course, a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment will be issued. Successful candidates will also be eligible to apply to WorkSafe for their (DG) Dogging Licence. This is a High Risk Work (HRW) Licence.
Please refer to our Refund Policy
Are you interested in Dogging Training? For more information about the course or how to apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08 6500 0114 or you can Apply Online.
Dogging Training requires a Unique Student Identifier (USI) , you can still complete the training without a USI, though Site Skills Training is unable to provide you with your completion certificate until you provided us with your USI. To apply for a free USI visit the USI website or contact our facility.
Dogging Training is required by, and suitable for, those who intend to work with cranes of all varieties, and those who may require to dog loads with loadshifting equipment, within the Construction & Resource sectors
Dogging (Licenced) training and assessment is conducted at the Site Skills Training facility 72-80 Belgravia St, Belmont, Perth 6104. Upon arrangement, training and courses can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.
Participants must be aged 18 years and above in order to complete course and then be eligible to apply for WA High Risk Work Licence.
Successful participants will be eligible to apply for their WA High Risk Work Licence with Worksafe WA. On successful completion of training you will be issued a ‘Notice of Assessment’ which acts as an Interim Licence. This will expire 60 days from date of issue. In this 60 day period you must lodge an application to Worksafe WA along with a copy of your notice of assessment, ID and Statement of attainment (all of which will be issued upon successful completion of training). Once Worksafe WA have processed and issued your High Risk Work Licence it is then valid for a period of five (5) years starting on the date of issue of the first HRW licence class endorsed on the licence.
There is no recognition of prior learning for Dogging Training.
Units of Competency
CPCCLDG3001A - Licence to perform dogging
Trainees who successfully complete Dogging Training and attain a licence are able to work in the civil or resource industries as a Dogger where the load is out of site of the crane/plant operator
A dogging licence is a prerequisite to enrolment in Licence to Perform Rigging basic level. It also forms part of a Certificate III in Dogging - CPC30511 through a process of Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)
RTO32531, TGA Unit Code CPCCLDG3001A