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Licence to perform rigging –

basic level

Pre-requisite: CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging

WorkSafe licence code RB

  • This unit is designed to reflect the role of individuals who perform basic rigging. You may perform duties such as:

  • basic rigging work associated with movement of plant and equipment

  • steel erections

  • hoists (including mast climbing hoists)

  • placement of pre-cast concrete, safety nets and static lines, perimeter safety screens and shutters

  • and cantilever crane loading platforms for licensing purposes

What to Expect

Course duration: 5 days face to face training (8 hours per day, 7 am – 3 pm)
Small group classes with our highly qualified Trainer and Assessor to train you right the first time, so you can stay safe for a lifetime
Students will have access to all required equipment and resources in a simulated environment


    Students must:
    •be a minimum of 18 years old
    •have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) capability to undertake the course (note: an LLN activity is to be undertaken prior to enrolment)
    •have access to the internet and a computer/tablet device to undertake pre-course reading
    •bring and wear PPE – steel capped boots, rigging gloves, hard hat and high visibility vest
    •produce Photo ID and proof you hold a valid Dogging Licence


    A Learner’s Workbook must be completed through the student portal prior to attending the course. The workbook will give you an overview of what you can expect to learn throughout the course.


    Days 1, 2, 3 and part of Day 4 of the course are for learning! Our fully qualified and highly experienced WorkSafe Trainer and Assessor will support you through the theory content and assist you to practice practical skills.


    As this is a competency-based program, students gain feedback throughout the training and assessment is undertaken once the unit has been delivered. The remainder of Day 4 and Day 5 of the course are for the three WorkSafe mandated assessments/exams;

    • Calculations

    • Knowledge

    • Practical Demonstration


    Upon successful completion of the course, you will be issued:

    • A Statement of Attainment

    • WorkSafe Notice of Assessment – giving you the ability to start work as a qualified Basic Rigger immediately*

    *WorkSafe Notice of Assessment is valid for 60 days, you must lodge your NOA via the Worksafe Portal or at Australia Post before the expiration date. Failure to do so will mean you are no longer competent and you will be required to complete the full course again at the full price.


    Please contact CSA directly for the most current course price list: 03 9706 8383

Enrol in your basic rigging course with CSA in just three steps

Training you right the first time, so you can stay safe for a lifetime

  • Step 1


    See our upcoming courses below

  • Step 2


    03 9706 8383 or enquire online

  • Step 3


    Complete the Enrolment Form and LLN Activity and then make a payment to secure your place in the course.

Upcoming Rigging Courses

Call to book: 03 9706 8383

Use the arrows to see the next months and click the course in the calendar for more information.

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You must hold your Dogging Licence to undertake the Basic Rigging Course. Learn about our Dogging Courses here.

Are you looking for your Intermediate Rigging ticket, click here.
For Advanced Rigging tickets, click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are located at 4/9 Fowler Rd, Dandenong South in Victoria at the end of the Dandenong Bypass and South Gippsland Highway

If coming via public transport, approximately 10 minutes by taxi/uber from the Dandenong Train Station

We have a Covid Safe Plan in place.

  • How long is my WorkSafe High Risk Licence Valid?

    Valid for 5 years and then renewable every 5 years either via the Worksafe Portal or Australia Post

  • How long do I have to lodge my Worksafe High Risk Notice of Assessment once deemed competent?

    60 days, either via online in the MyWorksafe Portal or at Australia Post.

  • What if I fail an assessment?

    If you fail any of the three WorkSafe Assessments, you are able to re-sit the assessment/s a second time. Re-assessment is at a cost of $250 per re-assessment. Re-assessments will be scheduled according to our availability. If you fail on your second attempt, you will be required to undertake the full course again at the full cost.

  • Can I cancel my course?

    Yes, we require 7 days’ notice prior to the course commencement date to cancel or transfer your enrolment. A cancellation fee of $100 is non-refundable. Refer to our cancellation/transfer/refund policy in our Student handbook

  • Do you offer tutoring?

    Yes, our fully qualified Trainer and Assessor offers free of charge after hours tutoring if required.

  • What are your class sizes?

    Our class sizes range from 2 to 10 participants, depending on the course.

  • What do I need to bring?

    Full PPE equipment (helmet, steel capped boots, hi-viz vest and riggers gloves) Valid Photo ID (Driver’s licence/WorkSafe licence/passport)

  • Do you supply lunch?

    No. However, we have a kitchen with a fridge, microwave, sandwich press and toaster oven. A food truck also comes early in the morning each day, that provides a variety of fresh food. You also have access to free tea and coffee throughout the day from our kitchen.