What is Dogging?
Dogging work is the use of slinging techniques including the selection and inspection of lifting gear to safely sling a load, or the directing of a plant operator in the movement of a load when the load is out of the operator’s view. Slinging techniques is the exercising of judgement in relation to the suitability and condition of lifting gear and the method of slinging, by consideration of the nature of the load, its mass and its centre of gravity.
This qualification provides a trade outcome in dogging operations in the construction industry.
Occupational titles may include:
The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.
The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.
Qualification Training & Outcomes
With successful completion of the training applicants will be issued with a qualification testamur:
CPC30511 Certificate III in Dogging
With successful completion of the mandatory HRW licence assessment applicants will be issued with an assessment summary (AS1) and Statement of Attainment (SOA) for the Unit of Competency:
CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging
Dogging 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.