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CPCCLDG3001 Licence to perform dogging


What Will You Learn?

This nationally recognised course covers the practical skills and theoretical knowledge required to become a Dogman including load assessment, sling selection, sling techniques, sling inspection, communication, load movement, understanding crane characteristics and capacities. 

Course Information
5 days
Course Dates
Classroom Based
Course Content
  • Introduction and Legislation
  • OHS Regulations
  • OHS Act
  • Code of practice (prevention of falls from heights)
  • Load Calculations
  • Use and application of fibre ropes. Flexible steel wire ropes, chains, synthetic slings and lifting gear
  • Requirements for certification under the National Standards
  • Communication skills
  • Safe Slinging and Lifting practices
  • Selection and use of mobile cranes AS 2550
  • The identification of workplace hazards and the application of appropriate hazard control measures
  • Be able to establish the mass and dimensions of different loads to be lifted
  • Learning, understanding and the application of appropriate methods of communication with the crane operator
  • Plan a lift in conjunction with the crane operator and site supervisor
  • Conduct inspections of all lifting equipment before and after use
  • Slinging techniques
  • Correct methods for the slinging of loads of different mass and shapes
  • Move loads
Course Date


All candidates that successfully complete the course will be issued with a statement of attainment for CPCCLDG3001 Licence to perform dogging. 

You will also receive a high risk licence card issued by Worksafe WA. Worksafe high risk licence is valid for a maximum of 5 years. Worksafe application fee is payable on the day. 


Candidate Requirements

  • Must have good verbal and written comprehension of the English language
  • Must be over 18 years of age
  • Must bring 1 forms of ID (1 x photo ID). Photo ID may include drivers licence, passport, proof of age card. Non-photo ID may include credit card, bank card, medicare card
  • Must have good general health and fitness for practicals (eg. physical work)
  • Must have basic mathematical skills and knowledge to work out formulas
  • Must wear long sleeved shirt, long leg pants and steel cap boots
  • Must hold a USI (unique student identifier) number. Click here for further information:


Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Adjustments to training can be made for participants with language, literacy and numeracy issues so that they are not disadvantaged in completing this course. Please inform our office at the time of booking your course if you experience any language, literacy or numeracy issues.


ctfThe Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible
workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the
Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.