Dogging - CPCCLDG3001A

Dogging (DG) Intrain Assessors

Licence to Perform Dogging

This unit specifies the outcomes required to perform slinging techniques, including the selection and inspection of lifting gear and/or the directing of the crane operator in the movement of the load when the load is out of view of the crane/ operator for licensing purposes.

This unit covers the scope of work to demonstrate competency in the application of slinging techniques, selection and inspection of lifting gear and/or the directing of the crane/ operator in the movement of the load. The unit is based upon the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. CPCCLDG3001A - Licence to perform dogging is in its current form that meets state and territory licensing requirements. Any alteration will result in a unit which is not acceptable to regulators for the purpose of licensing.

Required Skills and Knowledge

Required Skills

  • Communication techniques in the workplace including whistles, hand signals and use of fixed channel two-way radios.
  • Communication skills at a level sufficient to communicate with other site personnel.
  • Calculate the rated capacity of lifting equipment.
  • Apply different methods for making temporary connections to loads using fibre and synthetic ropes.
  • Ability to interpret rated capacity and working load limit tags.
  • Hazard identification and control.
  • Slinging techniques.
  • Selection and inspection of lifting equipment.
  • Directing crane operators in the moving of loads in a safe manner, using a slewing crane.
  • Inspection and care of a wide range of lifting equipment to appropriate Australian Standards and/or manufacturer's specifications.

Required Knowledge

  • Appropriate mathematical procedures for estimation and measurement of loads.
  • Basic knowledge of types of cranes and their functions.
  • Commonwealth, state or territory OHS legislation, standards and codes of practice relevant to the full range of techniques for undertaking dogging activities.
  • Load stability and safety factors in line with the manufacturer's specifications.
  • Types of lifting equipment and slinging techniques for use, and their limitations and performance in a wide range of conditions (including but not limited to slings, beams, accessories, clamps, work-boxes, bins and pallets).
  • Understanding the hierarchy of control.

Participants Must Require the Following Before the Course:

  • Basic English, literacy and numeracy skills at a level sufficient to read and interpret workplace documentation (tested on enrolment).
  • Age Requirement of 18 years.
  • 100 Points of identification as identified on the SafeWork evidence of identity requirements brochure (1 of must include a Photo identification).
  • Wear appropriate clothing and appropriate footwear (fully enclosed).
  • PPE (high visibility vest will be provided for use in the course).
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