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Course Name
Unit Number
Licence to perform rigging basic level
Nationally Acredited


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Unit of competency details

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Licence to perform rigging basic level

Dogging is a prerequisite for Basic Rigging.

Successful completion of this training and assessment will provide you with the necessary qualification to apply for a High Risk Work Licence.
Licences must be applied for at an Australia Post outlet within 60 days of assessment.
They are issued by the State Regulator (Workplace Health & Safety Qld or NSW WorkCover) and are valid for five years.


Persons wishing to complete the Basic Rigging course must already hold a Licence to Perform Dogging.


This course is designed to prepare a person to safely perform the tasks required of a Basic Rigger.

It may be conducted at your premises or a Logisafe venue


Usually 4 days class time + nominal 120 logbook hours.

The usual procedure is:

  • 2 days in class including equipment familiarisation
  • Nominal 120 hours of supervised basic rigging activities in the work environment - recorded in the logbook provided by Logisafe
  • 1 day revision prior to assessment
  • 1 day assessment

Classroom time can be reduced with the students completing the workbooks in their own time
using comprehensive, easy to follow training notes


FORMAL TRAINING (including practical training) which covers:

  • Understanding relevant legislative obligations and duty of care responsibilities
  • Plan and prepare to perform basic rigging activities
  • The identification and control, of work health and safety issues related to basic rigging
  • Select and inspect the correct equipment to perform basic rigging
  • Safely moving loads or erecting and dismantling structures in accordance with legislative and industry standards and codes

INFORMAL TRAINING (supervised practical training at your workplace):

  • Prior to completing their performance test, students are required to perform a nominal 120 hours of supervised basic rigging activities in their work environment. This is recorded in the logbook provided by Logisafe.


  • Theory examination consisting of 67 questions
  • Written assignment consisting of 5 tasks
  • Performance test consisting of 10 practical exercises