High risk course
CPCCLRG3001 - Licence to perform rigging basic level


Basic Rigging is the second step in becoming a rigger after completing the dogging course. In addition to being able to complete all the tasks of a Dogman, a licenced Basic Rigger is responsible for moving plant and equipment, erecting steel and material hoists, installing static lines and safety nets, erecting mast climbing personnel platforms, and installing and maintaining perimeter safety screens, shutters and crane loading bay platforms. This course will cover the following aspects:

Plan task | Who do you need to talk to or work with on this task? What equipment is required? What is the load that needs to be moved?
Select and inspect equipment | Have you checked the slinging equipment? How do you know what equipment is required?
Set up task | How do you establish communication with other people involved in the task? Have you identified any hazards and put controls in place?
Undertake basic rigging activities | How do you install static lines? Has the equipment been moved correctly?
Complete task | How do you check for any damage to the equipment once it has been used? How does the equipment need to be stored after use?

High Risk Work Licences are valid in every Australian state and territory, enabling workers to operate high risk equipment under consistent standards throughout Australia. This unit is based upon the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. This unit in its current form meets state and territory licensing requirements.

  • Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age as per the requirements of the NAI (National Assessment Instrument) Standards for Persons Performing High Risk Work
  • All Students must have basic English reading and writing skills and interpreters are not allowed in this course as per NAI Assessment Guidelines for Persons Performing High Risk Work
  • Sound maths skills are essential to be able to complete this training as a large component of the theory assessment involves maths
  • Students who may require additional support are encouraged to inform WA Skills Training staff prior to commencing the course
  • Must be able to provide ID as per applicant guide issued by WorkSafe WA
  • All course participants are required to wear appropriate PPE – long pants, long sleeve high-viz shirt and steel capped safety boots are required.

Course Pre-Requisites

  • CPCCLDG3001 Licence to perform dogging or holding a valid licence for dogging.

4 day course

This training is delivered at our Bunbury and Welshpool Training Centres and onsite at the clients’ workplace by arrangement.

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  • Knowledge
  • Calculations
  • Practical

This is a closed book assessment

Upon successful completion of this course you will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in accordance with our Issuance Policy and Procedure

You will also be issued with a Notice of Assessment (NOA). This is your interim licence from WorkSafe WA which will be valid for 60 days. Within the 60 days WA Skills Training will lodge your licence application to WorkSafe WA for them to issue your high risk licence.  Worksafe WA will  post your high risk licence to your address.

An application for a High Risk Work Licence (RB – Rigging Basic) will be sent to WorkSafe WA for processing. The price of this High Risk Work Licence course includes the WorkSafe High Risk Work Licence application fees and the photographs required.


Construction Industry Requirement: Please note that once you have achieved this unit of competency and High Risk Work licence for class DG and/or RB you will need to hold your general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work in order to be able to carry out construction work. CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

WA Skills Training requires a minimum of 25% deposit to secure a booking, or you can choose to pay in full at the time of the booking. Payment can be made by credit card in person or over the phone, or via bank transfer. Final payment is required to be paid in full prior to course commencement.

Please refer to WA Skills Training Cancellation Policy available in the Student Handbook.

For more information please to CLICK HERE download the Student Handbook.