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Dogging Skill Set

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This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to perform slinging techniques, including the selection and inspection of lifting gear and directing the crane operator in the movement of a load when the load is out of view of the operator.

The work described in this course relates to the National Standards for licensing persons performing high risk work. On successful completion of this course you will be able to apply for a high-risk licence through Worksafe.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited unit:   

CPCCLDG3001    Licence to Perform Dogging

This course has basic equipment and/or PPE requirements (located under Important information)

Participants must be a minimum of 18 years of age on the date of assessment.

All students must bring to class 2 forms of ID:

  • One form must have photo ID (ie Driver’s licence, Passport, Over 18 card)
  • The other form can be a Medicare Card, any Utility Bill, etc. (that has your full name)

You must have sound literacy and numeracy skills

If you have language, numeracy or literacy concerns please discuss them with us PRIOR to the course commencing

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

For this course you need to be in appropriate work wear and bring suggested items as listed


  • long trousers
  • long sleeved shirt (Hi-Vis preferred)
  • steel capped boots
  • rain jacket (if required)
  • hat/sun protection (if required)


SRTAFE can supply (Feel free to bring your own)

  • Safety helmet
  • Gloves
  • Safety glasses


Participants are encouraged to bring:

  • Pencil case and notebook
  • Water bottle, lunch, snacks
  • All PPE requirements

    Lodging a High-Risk Work Licence Application:

    On the successful completion of this course, YOU must send the high-risk work licence application form to WorkSafe within 2 months of your assessment.

    Failure to send your application to WorkSafe within the 2 months will mean you will need to be reassessed at an additional cost.

    This application must include:

    Completed ‘WorkSafe WA Application for a Licence to Perform High Risk Work’ form

    2 verified copies of identification (primary & secondary)

    2 passport sized photos attached to the form

    A verified copy of your statement of attainment from SRTAFE

    Notice of Assessment given to you by the assessor on successful completion of your assessment and

    Payment for licence fee.


    * Indicative Fee Disclaimers

    Fees and charges published on our website are indicative only, and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2023. 

    • Fees may differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
    • Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
    • Fees are payable at time of enrolment.
    • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
    • For secondary school aged persons not enrolled at school (in 2023, students born on or after 1 July 2005 who are at least 15 years old) the maximum course fee chargeable in 2023 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
    • Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
    • Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms, and students personal equipment.
    • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
    • VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
    • Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
    • Depending on your circumstances, payment options may include paying fees via instalments or applying for assistance because of financial hardship.
    • Visit the Fees and Payment Options page for further information.

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    All year round

    Albany - On Campus - 8.00 am to 5.00 pm, 13 to 16 Nov 2023

    When All year round
    Where Albany
    How Dogging Skill Set