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CPCCLRG3001 Licence to perform rigging basic level

Our Rigging Courses are nationally recognized that will give you the knowledge and skills to safely construct a framework in different working environments. Build up from basic to advanced levels and get more complex skills. Basic rigging work involves the movement of plant and equipment, steel erections, hoists (including mast climbing hoists), placement of pre-cast concrete, safety nets, static lines, perimeter safety screens and shutters, and cantilever crane loading platforms. Our highly knowledgeable trainers and assessors will guide you through the course to ensure all aspects are covered and you are confident and ready to obtain your high-risk work license.

Our nationally accredited course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to plan, prepare and complete basic rigging work safely and competently in conjunction with Safe Work Australia’s National Standard for Licensing Persons conducting high-risk work.

Basic rigging work involves the movement of plant and equipment, steel erections, hoists (including mast climbing hoists), placement of pre-cast concrete, safety nets, static lines, perimeter safety screens and shutters, and cantilever crane loading platforms.

The training in its current form meets the criteria stated in the state and territory licensing and unit of competency requirements.

A current class DG High-Risk Work Licence is required as a pre-requisite for this course.

This course covers many aspects including how to plan a job, select and inspect equipment, set up the task, erect structures, and plant and dismantle structures and plant. The following aspects are taught through written and practical teachings at our on-site training facility at Pinkenba in Brisbane, Queensland;

  • Hazards and risks associated with all aspects of operation
  • Relevant Australian standards, code of practice and legislation
  • Forces and loads such as dead loads, static loads and dynamic loads
  • Structures and associated plant
  • Rigging and safety equipment including scaffolds, elevated work platforms, power and manually operated lifting gear safety harness and nets
  • Ensure appropriate methods of communication such as hand signals, signage and written instructions

All elements of this course are extremely important in obtaining not only the unit of competency but a High-Risk Work Licence on successful completion of the course.

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

  • Work safely at heights including the correct application and use of all rigging and safety equipment.
  • Application of risk assessment and hazard control strategies
  • Ensure problems and equipment faults are verified and dealt with in an appropriate manner.
  • Understanding the types and functions of rigging, safety, and associated equipment
  • Possess interpersonal and communication skills suitable for the workplace
  • Competent in the requirements, policies, and procedures for rigging and have an understanding of the hazard identification hierarchy and control
  • Interpret the manufacturer's specifications regarding the inspection and maintenance of appropriate plant and equipment.
  • Set up plant and equipment by assessing ground bearing pressures of the full range of soil types and associated ground conditions.

On successful completion of this course, you will be issued with a nationally recognized Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level, which enables you to be eligible to apply for an RB Class HRWL license through Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ).

You are also eligible to undertake an Intermediate Rigging Course and likewise, once the intermediate level course is successfully completed you can move on to the Advanced Rigging Course.

The licensed training enables you to gain employment in various industries including construction, mining, offshore drilling and more.

This is a 5-day course involving high-quality face to face training at our training facility in Pinkenba, QLD.

Onsite training and assessing are available at your company location. However, in such cases, we would conduct an inspection of the equipment that will be used to ensure the safety and conditions of the equipment is ideal for on-site training and meets the WHSQ requirements for assessment.

You must hold a valid Dogging (DG) High-Risk Work Licence or Statement of attainment for the licence to perform dogging operations.

To undertake formal assessment and obtain an HRWL you must be at least 18 years of age and be proficient (read and write) with basic English.

You will also be required to produce 3 forms of identification which should include a current photo ID. ID requirements can be found at https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/licensing-and-registrations/work-health-and-safety-licences/apply-renew-or-replace-licences/evidence-of-identity )

We would also require the candidates to wear basic PPE such as hi-vis, safety helmet, boots (preferably steel capped) and wear sun protection during the training.

Any medical problems or health conditions are required to disclose before training commences.

A $200 non-refundable booking fee is to be paid prior to the course to secure your spot. The full course fee is to be paid prior to the commencement of formal assessment.

Payment plans are available through Humm, contact us for further details.

All payments can be made using Direct Debit, Visa, or Mastercard. In the case of a failed payment or dishonored transaction, the enrolment of the candidate will be suspended. In such cases, you can seek a transfer to another course.

You can find more information about our booking process, enrolment and payment policies in the student handbook.

Refund Policy

Kindly refer to our student handbook for more information on our refund policy.

Our focus is not limited to providing you with industry knowledge and developing the required skills. We ensure you have the confidence and capability to apply the knowledge and skills to real life high-risk jobs.

On successful completion:

  • You will be issued a Statement of Attainment for CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level making you eligible for an RB class HRWL license.
  • LHRW Assessment Summary – AS1 form to apply for your High-Risk Work Licence through Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Subsidies are available for eligible candidates through Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ). CSQ is an independent industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry. CSQ provides funding for QLD based eligible workers as specified in the Building and Construction industry (portable Log Service Leave Act 1991) More information regarding subsidised training courses and eligibility can be found here For further information you can contact us on (07) 5658 0040 or email us at enquiries@ascent.edu.au