Orange:  (02) 6362 2502


Mudgee: (02) 6372 0183

A dogman will know how to use various types of ropes slings and chains; they will be able to calculate the safe working load of any rope sling or chain to be used for lifting.  Assess the load to be lifted. Safely sling loads of different weights and dimensions direct a crane or hoist operator in the movement of a load when the load is out of the operators view and give the hand signals and whistle signals used for directing Cranes.


General Duties:

  • Load assessment
  • Sling load
  • Sling techniques
  • Sling inspections
  • Communications by hand or whistle
  • Understand crane characteristics and capacities


  • Introduction and Legislation
  • Workplace Health & Safety
  • Code of practice
  • Load calculations
  • Use and application of fibre ropes, chains, synthetic lings and lifting gear
  • Requirements for certification under the National Standard Slinging and lifting practices


  • Workplace hazards and appropriate hazard control
  • Mass and dimensions of different loads to be lifted
  • Communication with the crane operator
  • Plan a lift in conjunction with the crane operator and supervisor
  • Inspections of all lifting equipment before and after use
  • Slinging techniques
  • Correct methods for the slinging of load for different mass and shapes
Unit / Code CPCCLDG3001A
Course Title Licence to perform dogging
Pricing $1550
Duration 5 Days-(4 days training & 1 day assessment ) Training days 8am to 4pm & Assessment day 7am start (Times are approximate, you will be notified of any changes)

RTO Statement of Attainment upon successful completion & Licence to perform dogging

This training and assessment is conducted under a Registered Partnership Arrangement with Registered Training Organisation Hunter Plant Operator Training School. RTO ID: 90352, McFarlane Street Cessnock, Phone: 1800640580. Where applicable for HRW courses, this award is issued under a partnership arrangement with Registered Training Organisation Hunter Plant Operator Training School. WorkCover approval No. 800 180. 

What to Bring

Enclosed Footwear, 100 points of ID, Hard hat (if owned) & Weather suitable clothing, Lunch & Smoko. Tea & Coffee Provided.

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Entry Requirements
  • Minimum 18 years of age, physically fit, ability to speak, read & write English.
  • Please note: This course may require particpants to operate heavy equipment for the practical components of Training & Assessments. To ensure a high level of safety during the course, participants may be subjected to random Drug & Alcohol testing. Your acceptance of this is confirmed upon registering as a participant of this course.

From 1st January 2015 each student that will be commencing nationally recognised training in Australia is required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to be able to obtain their certificate or qualification from their registered training organisation.

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Extra Course Information

Further information from the department of Education regarding Dogging courses can be obtained below

Dogging Course Information

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