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Basic Rigging

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Course Overview

Duration: 3.5 days training and 1.5 day assessment
Times: 7:00am – 3:00pm
Class size: 4 students
Pre-requisite: WH&S More Skills requires all applicants to hold a current Licence to Perform Dogging, as well as satisfactory demonstration of industry experience.
Assessment type: Theory and practical

Basic Rigging Licence is also conducted as a Night Course. Please contact us for further information.

Units of Competency

Course Code Course Name
CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level
RIIHAN209D Perform basic rigging

Already hold your Basic Rigging Licence?

If you already hold a current Basic Rigging Licence and would like to upgrade to Intermediate or Advanced Rigging, please click on the links below:

Intermediate Rigging Advanced Rigging

What is a Basic Rigging Licence?

A basic rigging licence encompass the requirements for a dogging licence. To apply for a basic rigging licence you must hold, or have previously passed assessment for, a dogging licence.

The scope of work for basic rigging includes:

  • dogging work
  • structural steel erection
  • particular hoists
  • placement of pre-cast concrete members of a structure
  • safety nets and static lines
  • mast climbers
  • perimeter safety screens and shutters
  • cantilevered crane loading platforms

Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to perform basic rigging work associated with movement of plant and equipment, steel erections, hoists (including mast climbing hoists), placement of pre-cast concrete, safety nets and static lines, perimeter safety screens and shutters; and cantilever crane loading platforms for licensing purposes.

This unit requires the applicant to be able plan the work, select and inspect equipment, set up task, erect structures and plant and dismantle structures and plant.

This unit is based upon the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work.

This unit in its current form meets state and territory licensing requirements. Any alteration will result in a unit which is not acceptable to regulators for the purpose of licensing.

This unit has a pre-requisites requirement. This requirement may be met by either the successful completion of the unit CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging or holding a valid licence for dogging.

Why Train with Us?

  • Large variety of funding options available:
  • CSQ Short Course
  • BERT Training Fund
  • We do not cancel courses due to low numbers*
  • We include RII units
  • Extensive range of plant equipment
  • Tax deduction for accredited training
  • *Except where required by the state safe work regulator 

    Course Topics

    • Legislative Requirements
    • Hazards, Planning and Controls
    • Steel Erection
    • Working at Heights
    • Sheaves, Purchases and Winching Systems
    • Material Hoists and Mast Climbers
    • Bends, Hitches, Whipping and Splicing

    Course Training & Outcomes

    Training
    With successful completion of the training applicants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment (SOA) for:

    RIIHAN209D Perform basic rigging

    Mandatory assessment
    With successful completion of the mandatory assessment applicants will be issued with an assessment summary (AS1) and Statement of Attainment (SOA) for the Unit of Competency:

    CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level

    Licence Application

    Successful applicants will receive an assessment summary (AS1) from the accredited assessor and a Statement of Attainment from WH&S More Skills. Applicants need to complete the online application for a new Queensland HRW Licence on the Worksafe QLD website.  This must be done within 60 days of successfully completing the practical assessment. The application fee is $88.40 and payable at the time of your application.

    Students should retain their AS1 and proof of payment as evidence that they can lawfully perform work in the relevant class of High Risk, pending a decision on your application. Upon lodgement, enquiries regarding your application should be directed to Workplace Health and Safety QLD on phone 1300 369 915.

    Training Requirements & What To Bring

    • High Risk Work Licence assessments can only be undertaken at the age of 18 years or over
    • All current High Risk Work Licences
    • Logbooks recording high risk work hours under supervision (if available)
    • Unique Student Identifier (USI) is required prior to course commencement – please bring number to course.
    • Photo ID i.e. Queensland or Interstate Driver’s Licence or Passport
    • Applicants will be required to have a basic knowledge and understanding of the English language
    • PPE must be worn by students attending the course on all occasions. This includes steel cap boots, long pants, long sleeves, (high vis shirt if possible otherwise long sleeves with a high vis vest) and a safety hard hat. For dogging, rigging & scaffolding courses, students are required to bring gloves and safety glasses.

    WH&S More Skills will provide whistles as well as the general training equipment, notes, logbook and training plans, calculators and pens.

    Terms and Conditions

    Please go here to read our complete Terms and Conditions and Refunds & Cancellations policy.

    Training Facilities

    The training facilities are comfortable air conditioned with modern training aids. Tea and coffee making facilities are provided as well as fridges and a microwave for participants to use. There are several takeaway lunch spots of good quality within a kilometre. Lunch is not provided with the training.

    Students have direct access to all the necessary plant required for the relevant course i.e. Cranes, EWP, Forklifts and Scaffold.

    The Construction Training Centre offers a free car park for all students and visitors, as well as a cafe onsite.

    On-site Training & Group Bookings

    We also offer onsite training as well as group booking options at our training facilities.

    Onsite training and group bookings provide the advantage of being able to choose the course dates as it is suitable for you and your employees.

    For more information contact us on (07) 3183 0000 or send an email enquiry.