CPCCLDG3001 Licence to perform dogging


Courses Info

Anyone slinging a load needs a Dogging Licence when:

  • Selecting or inspecting slings and the selection of a slinging technique
  • Directing the crane operator in the movement of a load , particularly when the load is out of view of the crane operator

Course Outcome

Learners who successfully complete this course, will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the above unit of competency will ensure learners are eligible to apply for their High Risk Work (HRW) DG licence.

Course Overview

The purpose of this program is to provide learners with the required skills and knowledge to safely conduct Dogging duties. Topics covered in the training include; assessing the weight of a load, selecting the appropriate type of lifting equipment, Pre-use inspections, picking, transfer and set down of loads, shutting down and securing site on completion of work.


The course is conducted over 5 days (8 hours per day) which includes three days of theory and two days of practical. The theoretical components will be conducted face-to-face in the classroom and all practical elements will be demonstrated, practiced and assessed in a simulated environment or approved workplace location.

Training Location

Training can be conducted at our Laverton training centre or at your premises provided it meets certain criteria

Learners must be over the age of 18 to be eligible to undertake a HRW assessment.

Learners must hold a Construction Induction Card / White Card (or equivalent).
Learners must undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment to assist in determining suitability.

Learners must be reasonably fit as physical work and lifting is required.
Assessments must be carried out in English.

Birth Certificate, Drivers Licence or Passport must be presented as evidence of ID.