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.

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.

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

Please Note:
Funding assistance is available from the Tasmanian Building & Construction Training Board (TBCITB) for those that qualify under eligibility criteria. For more information visit

This Licence is valid for 5 years and will then require renewal.  See below:

  • You’ll need to renew your licence every 5 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.

Course Dates

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

Clarence Campus:
2018:  5 days, Week 1:  Wednesday, Thursday & Friday; Week 2:  Monday & Tuesday – 8am to 4.30pm

  • Week 1:  31 October – 2 November 2018 / Week 2:  5 & 6 November 2018

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

  • No further dates scheduled

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

  • 15 – 19 October 2018

Register your interest by phoning 1300 655 307


2018:   $1,545 per person
This does not include the licence fee (approx. $67.50) payable upon successful completion at Service Tasmania.
Course prices for single employer groups are negotiable.


Statement of Attainment for the unit listed below and an Interim Licence to Perform High Risk Work (Dogging).


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