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 training in its current form meets the criteria stated in the state and territory licensing and unit of competency requirements.
The detailed 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 by our highly qualified trainers through written and practical teachings at our on-site training facility in Brisbane. 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.
- Isolation procedures and documentation when reporting faulty equipment.
- 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.
- Relevant OHS legislation, standards, and codes of practice.
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.
- Conduct before and after operational checks, isolate any equipment that has been damaged and reports accordingly.
- Inspect and maintain all lifting equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions.
- 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
On successful completion of this course, you will be issued with a nationally recognized Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging, which enables you to be eligible to apply for the HRWL license through Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ).
A dogging license is a basis to a potential career in the Rigging industry. Once you have successfully completed this course, you are eligible to undertake a Basic Rigging Course followed by the Intermediate Rigging and on to an Advanced Rigging course. The DG Class HRWL enables you to gain employment in various industries including construction, mining, offshore drilling and more.
We operate our dogging courses are run on a regular basis. If you would like to secure your spot on the next course, please contact our bookings team on firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively call 07 5658 0040