Get your dogging or riggers ticket in three days
In order to complete dogging, rigging and scaffolding work in NSW, you are legally required to have a high risk work licence. However, before you can apply for a high risk work licence to complete dogging, rigging or scaffolding work, you must complete training with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) like All Class Training.
We offer industry-recognised dogging and rigging training right here in Tomago, Newcastle, inside our purpose-built training facility, or we can provide training on-site in your workplace.
Our team of professional trainers will guide you through basic dogging and rigging training as well as intermediate rigging to ensure your success. We have a pass rate of over 99% for our students, so we’re confident you’ll walk away with the skills, knowledge and qualifications you need for dogging and rigging in New South Wales.
Contact us to book your dogging and rigging training in Newcastle today, or see the booking calendar above for available dates for you or your team.
Dogging course requirements
In order to complete dogman training in Newcastle, you will need to provide/complete/prove:
- 100 points of Identification
- USI number
- Over 18 years of age
- Must be a New South Wales resident
- Able to read, write and articulate in English
- Complete pre-course study material
Basic and intermediate rigging course requirements
In order to complete a rigging ticket, you will need to provide:
- As per Dogging above, plus:
- Students enrolling in either Rigging courses must hold a current HRW licence for Dogging (DG)
- In addition, students attending Intermediate Rigging must hold a current HRW licence for Basic Rigging (RB) and a Dogging HRW licence.
How to apply for a licence
All high risk work licences require the applicant to attend an Australia Post outlet within 60 days of successful assessment to lodge their licence application, at which time a $81.00 licence fee is payable to SafeWork Australia.
FAQs about our dogging and rigging training in Newcastle
- Do you need a dogging high risk work licence for a bridge or gantry crane?
A dogging high risk work licence is required by:
Any person other than a licensed bridge or gantry crane operator who exercises judgement in the estimation of a load or selection of the slinging methods and lifting equipment when slinging a load on any bridge or gantry crane.
Any person who directs any bridge or gantry crane operator in the movement of the load where the load is out of view of the crane operator.
- How much time do I have to apply for my high risk work licence after I am successfully assessed?
You have 60 days to submit your application at an Australian Post Office.
- Can my employer submit my high risk work licence application?
No. The applicant must attend and submit their licence application at the Post Office.
- Is there anything I can do before attending the course that will make it easier for me?
All Class Training sends out pre-course study material for you to complete before attending the course. This will provide background information as well as give examples of the types of questions you will need to complete in your assessment.
- My high risk work licence has expired. Do I need to undertake training again?
If your high risk work licence has expired within the last twelve months, you can renew it without attending a training course. If your licence expired more than 12 months ago, then you must attend training and be re-assessed.
- What forms of evidence of identification can I provide to be assessed for a high risk work licence?
You will need to provide 100 points of evidence. The combination of evidence of identity must contain your date of birth, current residential address (NSW), a photograph and a signature.
A typical combination may include a Passport (70 points), current Australian driver's licence or current HRW Licence (40 points each), Medicare card, utility bill or bank card/statement (all 25 points each) other forms of identification may be acceptable.
- What is involved in a high risk work assessment?
You will need to undertake a practical assessment as well as a theory and maths assessment. Both the theory and maths assessments will be closed-book assessments.
- Do I need a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number to enrol in a course?
You will need a USI to enrol on any Nationally Accredited Course. If you do not have one or cannot remember your number, visit www.usi.gov.au to create or find your USI.
Book your dogging and rigging training now with All Class Training
To book your dogman course or rigging training with All Class Training, see the booking calendar above for upcoming dates or contact us for more information today. We can provide training here in Tomago, Newcastle, or we can come to your location for site-specific training.
If site-specific training is required for your team, we will provide minimum numbers and additional information to ensure your success.