Course Code: CPCCLDG3001   |   Duration: 5 days

Dogging Licence

CPCCLDG3001 Licence to perform dogging

Cost: $1500


Course Overview

Welcome to the Dogging Licence Course, where participants delve into the essential skills and knowledge required for safe and effective load-handling operations. This course offers a comprehensive understanding of slinging techniques and lifting gear selection, empowering participants to excel in directing crane or hoist operators through various load movements.

Benefits of Studying this Course:

Safety First: Safety is paramount in any lifting operation. By enrolling in the Dogging Licence Course, participants acquire vital safety protocols and practices to mitigate risks associated with load handling, ensuring a secure work environment for themselves and their colleagues.

Mastery of Slinging Techniques: Understanding the intricacies of slinging techniques is pivotal for successful load handling. Through practical demonstrations and theoretical modules, participants develop proficiency in proper sling application, inspection, and usage, enhancing their capability to manage diverse load types effectively.

Expert Guidance: The course equips participants with the skills to provide clear and precise instructions to crane or hoist operators, even when faced with challenging scenarios where loads are out of the operator’s direct line of sight. This ability fosters efficient communication and coordination, optimizing productivity and safety in the workplace.

National Accreditation and Recognition: The Dogging Licence Course adheres to a competency-based framework and holds national accreditation, ensuring that participants receive training that meets industry standards and regulatory requirements. Upon successful completion of the course and demonstration of competence, participants are eligible to apply for a Dogging Licence through their local regulator or Worksafe Authority.

Please Note:

Participant Requirements: This course requires a minimum of 3 participants to proceed. By joining forces with peers, participants benefit from interactive learning experiences and collaborative problem-solving opportunities.

Flexible Options: In the event that the minimum participant requirement is not met, options for a full transfer to the next available course date or a complete refund of advanced payments are provided. We prioritise transparency and aim to provide a minimum of 2 days’ notice whenever possible, ensuring seamless course management and participant satisfaction.

Join us in the Dogging Licence Course and embark on a journey towards enhancing your skills, ensuring safety, and achieving professional recognition in the field of load-handling operations. We look forward to guiding you toward success and excellence in your career endeavors.


  • Introduction to Dogging Operations
  • Load Identification and Calculation
  • Rigging Techniques and Equipment
  • Signaling and Communication
  • Safety Procedures and Regulations
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation
  • Practical Exercises and Simulations
  • Certification Preparation


  • Laverton
  • Onsite

Units of Study

CPCCLDG3001 Licence to perform dogging

Nationally Recognised training

Course Outcomes

Participants who are deemed competent in knowledge and practical assessments will receive:

Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment (SoA) for the unit of competency

    • CPCCLDG3001 Licence to perform dogging



Important Information


Applicants MUST hold:


The practical will be completed in a simulated environment and full PPE will be required. The following PPE is required:

  • Safety work boots – steel capped, lace up with ankle support.
  • Full-length pants
  • Long sleeve shirt or long sleeve high visibility shirt
  • Hi-vis vest
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses eye protection





Students are to complete pre-training study material supplied by ATS prior to scheduled training date and to bring it with them on the day.

Other Things to Know


Participants are required to bring one of the following current valid photo identification documents (ID) on the day of training:

  • Australian or International Passport
  • Driver’s Licence


The Dogging License is valid for five years. Applicants are required to complete an online renewal via your online WorkSafe login portal to maintain currency, prior to the expiry date.


Students are to complete pre-training study material supplied by ATS prior to scheduled training date and to have it on the day.


Learners have 60 days to lodge their completed documents with the relevant administering statutory authority in each jurisdiction including WorkSafe Victoria and SafeWork SA, who will after assessing the application issue the candidate with a Nationally Recognised Licence to Perform High Risk Work for the relevant class. Candidates who already have a HRW licence will have the new class added and have the licence reissued.

Additional fees are charged by the administering authority at the time of lodgment for issuing the HRW Licence.


The licence to perform High-Risk Work is issued by WorkSafe Victoria. You have 60 days to obtain a high-risk work licence, once you have successfully completed the course. You need to lodge your licence application and Notice of Assessment via the WorkSafe portal.

  • You will receive an email from myWorkSafe that contains your Training ID (approximately 2-3 days once you complete the course)
  • The email will contain a link that allows you to download the Notice of Assessment (NOA) to enable you to lodge your licence application.

You can now apply, renew or amend a high-risk work licence online at: www.myworksafe.vic.

All licence applications incur a fee payable to WorkSafe Victoria. Further details can be found at: or by calling WorkSafe on 1300 852 562

SoA will be issued to participants, via email within ten (10) business working days. To prevent delay, participants MUST pay in full, and have a current valid email address, valid contact number and USI number.


Assessment Methods

To be deemed competent, participants are required to successfully complete a combination of the written and practical tasks which form an assessment instrument.

Delivery Methods

The delivery of this course is face-to-face in a combination of classroom and practical activities in a simulated environment.

Payment Options

Pay via EFTPOS/ direct payment.

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Hands-On Learning for Practical Mastery

Experience the power of hands-on learning, where theoretical knowledge seamlessly integrates with practical applications, preparing you for real-world challenges.

Cutting Edge Curriculum Aligned with Industry Demands

Our curriculum is not just up-to-date; it's meticulously crafted to align with the latest industry demands, ensuring you stay ahead in your field.

Guiding Your Journey to Professional Excellence

Our dedicated educators and support staff are committed to guiding every step of your journey, fostering an environment where professional excellence is not just achieved but expected.

Why Choose ATS RTO ?

With over 20 years experience delivering
training and assessment to the construction and rail industries, we pride ourselves on the quality of our training staff and coursework.

At ATS, we are dedicated to enhancing the skills and expanding the knowledge of
every student, with the objective of making your workplace a safer and more efficient environment.

What Others Are Saying

This training course aims to provide everything to do with rail and Terry is a professional instructor and very friendly and the other staff team are great I recommended it to anyone who would want to get into rail and civil.

Nik Mcintyre

If you want some proper job-ready training this is the place to come! Our teacher Jim has been nothing but helpful and willing to teach. I'm glad I've taken my time out of my life to attend my class for my cert 2 rail infrastructure certificate. Thank you Gary and the ATS team. 

Harley Higgins

Thanks ATS for all the help with my journey towards a new career. And a big thank you to Terry the instructor. True gentle and a scholar. THANK YOU ATS!

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