CPCCLDG3001 Licence to perform Dogging

This course covers all the requirements for obtaining a national High Risk Work Licence (Class DG) for Dogging operations.

This licence will allow you to direct the load movements for cranes, selecting and inspecting lifting equipment such as chains, synthetic slings, shackles and lifting beams.

Successfully completing this course will allow you to direct the load movements for cranes, selecting and inspecting lifting equipment such as chains, synthetic slings, shackles and lifting beams within Australia.


Location - Face to face - at our site in Guildford


Course Duration - 3 days [2 days training plus 1 day assessing]


Course Outcome - Nationally Recognised Qualification and a High risk work licence


Access to pre study material available online


Purpose built training location with the best training resources


Best price garunteed delivered by the greatest short course provider

3 day course

only $1350


Upon completion of the course, the participant will be issued with a High Risk Work Licence issued by safe work a statement of attainment in CPCCLDG3001 Licence to perform dogging. In the event you loose your statement of attainment, it can be replaced for a fee of $50.

Participants who do not satisfactorily complete the course in the first attempt have 90 days from the course completion to undertake a second and third attempt at the assessment at an additional cost (to be determined on a case-by-case basis). 

Due to the nature of the course safework allows 90 days from the original assessment date to reschedule assessments. After the 90 days allowed by safework NSW have passed the course must be rescheduled and completed to once again sit the assessment at full price.



  1.  Click on the book online button
  2. Choose your preferred date
  3. Enroll and pay online
  4. You will now receive an email with your login details and a booking confirmation for the chosen course date
  5. Login to the student portal provided in the email (please check your junk email if you cant find it in your inbox)
  6. Open/Download your study material and begin your activities provided.
       *NOTE – Applicants must either download and complete the study materials or complete them digitally. A pre-assessment will be conducted on the first day of training, a 80% pass rate is required to be deemed competent to sit the final assessment. If this benchmark can not be achieved further training may be required. This may also incur further costs.


To be eligible for an HRW licence, you need to:

  • be 18 years or older
  • have completed HRW training with a registered training organisation (RTO) in the appropriate class of high risk work
  • have been assessed as competent in the class by a SafeWork NSW accredited assessor working for the RTO
  • be able to use English at a level that enables high risk work to be carried out safely.

 What you need

 Once you’ve passed your assessment, your assessor will provide you with the following forms:

  • the original orange and white copy of your Notice of Satisfactory Assessment (NSA)
  • the PDF form – ‘Assessment by a SafeWork NSW accredited assessor for a national licence to perform high risk work – Application’.

You’ll also need:

  • 100 points of evidence of identity (your assessor will verify your documents)
  • a passport-size photograph with your name and date of birth printed on the back (verified by your assessor)
  • your current HRW licence (if you have one)
  • your payment.

How to apply once your course is completed

  • You must apply within 60 days from the date of issue of your NSA.
  • Complete the ‘Application – PDF’ provided by your assessor, but do not sign it.

    Gather together:

          • your orange and white NSA
          • the identity documents and photograph your assessor verified
          • your unsigned application form
          • your current HRW licence (if applicable)
          • your payment (if applicable)
          • Visit your chosen Post Shop, and:
          • read and sign the declaration in front of an Australia Post officer
          • lodge your application

More information

If you make a mistake when filling out the application form, ask your assessor for another form or call 13 10 50.

          • You should receive your licence within 4 weeks.
          • You can use the pink copy of your NSA while you wait for your licence, provided you lodged your application within 60 days of the NSA being issued.
          • You can follow the same training and assessment process to add a new class of work, to your existing HRW licence.
          • A single HRW licence with multiple classes of work is valid for 5 years, from the date of issue of the first class endorsement.
          • Under the NSW Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017 high risk work requires a licence. Always carry your HRW licence with you when you’re at work.