• Code
  • 0417RIG1
  • Unit Code
  • Type
  • Short Course; Accredited Course
  • Cost
  • $1,315.00
  • Study mode
  • Part Time
  • Location
  • Yallourn
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Course Overview

Rigger's work across two levels (Basic and Intermediate) in construction sites, mines and maritime ports.     A Rigging licence is mandatory when carrying out rigging work on any work in Victoria.

A Basic Rigging course is the first step towards a career as a Rigger.     Basic Rigging combines the skills of a dogger with additional training which enables the safe erection of structural steel work and the use of lifting gear to shift large items of plant.

Course Dates


Yallourn8.00am-4.30pm18-27 July
Yallourn8.00am-4.30pm12-21 September
Yallourn8.00am-4.30pm21-30 November

Enrolment into this course must be finalised 2 working days before the course commences

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be eligible to be assessed for a National Certificate of Competency.

Career Opportunities

This course will train you to undertake safe rigging activities.     It's a great starting point for those looking to improve their employment prospects in this field, or for the student who would like to continue studying rigging or crane driving.

Opportunities for Further Study

  • Intermediate Rigging

Further Information

Entry Requirements

You must be at least 18 years old and have literacy and numeracy skills to a level that will allow you to perform the range of skills necessary to be a dogger.


Must hold a Doggers Licence

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost


Materials Fees


Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Material and Equipment supplied by students

The Work Safety Centre is classified as a 'Construction Zone' so the student must wear the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment at all times.

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Course Structure

Course Modules


On completion of the learning component of the course, you will be assessed to the National High Risk Work Competency Standard.

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?



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