Licence to perform dogging


226 Mill Road, Wesley Vale, TAS

$1,495 Per Person

5 days

  • Jul 22 Mon
  • Oct 21 Mon
  • Dec 2 Mon

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Licence to perform dogging


CPCCLDG3001 - Licence to perform dogging


5 days face to face


Available on Request


$1,495 Per Person


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Licence to perform dogging Course Overview

Our nationally accredited Dogging course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills necessary in selecting appropriate lifting gear when moving loads in various situations. This course is based on the Safe Work Australia’s National Standard for Licensing Persons conducting high-risk work.

There are two main aspects involved in dogging. The first involves moving a load using slinging techniques and the second involves the directing of a hoist or crane operator when the load is out of the operator’s full view.

The course material will help you to plan a job, select and inspect the appropriate equipment, prepare the site and equipment, perform the task and finally to complete the task in a safe manner and document any issues if necessary. This will be taught through written and practical teachings.

The course material will include:

  • Hazard control measures and risk assessment regarding the slinging and directing of loads.
  • Selecting and inspecting the appropriate lifting gear, and communication and personal. protective equipment according to procedures and site instructions.
  • Ensure the correct attachments are used for lifting.
  • Effective use of communication such as hand signals, whistles, and two-way radios along with good communication skills with supervisors and co-workers.
  • Estimating and measuring loads using mathematical procedures.

The successful candidate will have the knowledge and ability to conduct the following:

  • Effectively communicate with supervisors and co-workers in a safe working environment.
  • Apply hazard control methods and risk assessment measures according to site procedures.
  • Comply with all OHS legislation and standards applicable to dogging operations.
  • Ability to use various attachments such as ropes, hitches and sheet bends.
  • Understanding the appropriate uses and limitations of lifting gear and slinging techniques.
  • Basic knowledge of various cranes including the tower, portal boom, slewing mobile and derrick cranes to name a few.
  • Understand mathematical calculations for measuring loads

Target Audience

Dogging work is conducted in the construction industry and other industries where loads are lifted and moved using cranes or hoists.

Competence in this unit does not in itself result in a licence. A licence is obtained after competence is assessed under applicable Commonwealth, state or territory work health and safety (WHS) regulations.

Course Delivery

Face to face training and assessment is conducted at one of Link Resources purpose built training facilities. Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.

Link Resources Training Facilities:

Sunshine Coast: 8 Technology Drive, Warana, QLD 4575

Brisbane: 18/229 Junction Road, Cannon Hill QLD 4170

Devonport: 226 Mill Road, Wesley Vale TAS 7307

Hobart: Glenorchy Football Club, 1A Anfield St, Glenorchy TAS 7010

Outcomes of Licence to Perform Dogging Training

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Link Resources Training Pty Ltd (RTO 45483).

Payment Options

Please see the Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy below in Student Information for all details on Payments for your course.

Payment can be made via direct bank transfer, eftpos, cash or cheque. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email or call (07) 5491 2144

Entry Requirements

Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.


Training & Education Pathways: After achieving these units of competency students may undertake a range of associated resources and infrastructure units and qualifications.

Employment Pathways: After achieving these units of competency students may seek employment in civil, construction, resources, manufacturing, utilities and maintenance industries.