Construction/Plumbing/Allied Trades

CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging

The purpose of this course is to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills to perform dogging safely.

Participants will learn:

  • To perform inspection of equipment
  • About fibre ropes and knots
  • To plan and prepare work
  • About slinging techniques and calculating S.W.L. in slings
  • About movement of loads and crane signals
  • About load placement
  • To perform load mass and weight calculations

Location, dates and times

PLEASE NOTE: Register early as places are limited! Maximum in a group is 8

Clarence Campus:
5 days, Week 1:  Wednesday, Thursday & Friday / Week 2:  Monday & Tuesday – 8am to 4.30pm

  • 3 – 5 June 2020 (Week 1) and 9 & 10 June 2020 (Week 2)
  • 28 – 30 October (Week 1) and 2 & 3 November (Week 2)

Alanvale Campus:
5 days, Monday to Friday – 8am to 4.30pm

  • 27 April – 1 May 2020

Burnie Campus:
5 days, Monday to Friday – 8am to 4.30pm

  • 7 – 11 September 2020
  • 12 – 16 October 2020
  • 9 – 13 November 2020

Call us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Learning Options

This course is delivered on campus.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

2020:   $1,634 per person.  A concession rate is not available for this course.
This does not include the licence fee (approx. $69.52) payable upon successful completion at Service Tasmania.
Course prices for single employer groups are negotiable.

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

Please note, funding assistance may be available from the Tasmanian Building & Construction Training Board (TBCITB) for those that qualify under eligibility criteria. For more information visit TBCITB Website.

What will I need to bring?

You must wear protective work wear (safety boots, Hi-Vis clothing) for the practical assessment.
These need to be supplied by the student.

Essential Requirements

Participants must be from 18 years of age and comply with the requirements outlined in the application for high-risk work (GF083) published by Workplace Standards Tasmania and have a satisfactory level of literacy and numeracy.

Work Placements, Licensing and Other Requirements

Successful participants are able to apply for a National High Risk Work Licence (Dogging) (Dogman) as issued by Workplace Standards Tasmania under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.

This Licence is valid for five years and will then require renewal as outlined below:

  • You’ll need to renew your licence every five years. WorkSafe Tasmania will post you a renewal notice, to the address you have registered with us.
  • If you do not receive your renewed licence within 60 days of your application, you’ll need to call WorkSafe.
  • You cannot perform high risk work while your licence has expired.
  • Re-assessment is required if you do not renew your licence within this 12 months.


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


A Statement of Attainment for the units successfully completed, and an Interim Licence to Perform High Risk Work (Dogging).


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