In this WorkSafe High risk basic rigging course, MultiSkills Training will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform basic rigging work. Upon successful completion, you will be issued with the licence to perform High Risk Work enabling you to assist in planning rigging work, selecting equipment for the work, setting up the task, erecting structures and plant and dismantling structures and plant.

This course will teach you the skills to

  • Install cantilever crane loading platforms
  • Calculate capacity of lifting equipment
  • Understand slinging techniques in a variety of conditions
  • Select and inspect lifting equipment
  • Understand work instructions
  • Erect hoists
  • Identify hazards and assess risks associated with operation
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Important Information

Units of Competency

  • CPCCLRG3001A – License to perform rigging basic level

Age

  • Minimum 18 years

Duration

  • 5 days

Flexible Delivery

  • This course can be delivered to accommodate learning styles and employment arrangements.

Class Sizes

  • Low student to trainer ratio

Location

  • Factory 6/43-47 Riverside Avenue, Werribee VIC 3030
  • 351-359 Portarlington Road, Moolap VIC 3224 (Geelong)

Assessment Method

  • Written activities, verbal questions, observation and practical demonstration

Pre-requisite

  • Must hold your current WorkSafe High Risk Dogging licence.

Eligibility

  • As MultiSkills Training is not CRICOS approved we are unable to enrol any students that are on a student VISA, if you are on a student VISA you will need to go to a TAFE or RTO that is CRICOS approved.

Entry Requirements

  • Ability to comprehend the English language
  • A USI Number (Unique Student Identifier) Visit: www.usi.gov.au
  • Safety footwear
  • Sunglasses

Additional Information

The licence to perform High Risk Work is issued by WorkSafe Victoria. When the assessor deems you competent, you will need to lodge your licence application and Notice of Assessment within 60 days to obtain a high risk work licence.

You can now apply, renew or amend a high risk work licence online at: https://www.myworksafe.vic.gov.au

You will receive an email from myWorkSafe that contains your Training ID. The email will contain a link that allows you to download the Notice of Assessment (NOA) to enable you to lodge your licence application. All licence applications incur a fee payable to WorkSafe Victoria. Further details can be found at: www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/high-risk-work-licence or by calling WorkSafe on 1300 852 562.

To be eligible to undertake a High Risk Work Licence in Victoria you must be a Victorian resident and be able to provide Government issued photo identification that proves you reside in Victoria, if your photo identification does not have a Victorian address you must also provide one of the following forms of identification upon enrolment:

  • Victorian Firearm Licence
  • Victorian Boat Licence
  • KeyPass or Proof of age card with Victorian address
  • A utility bill – e.g. gas or water bill with Victorian address
  • A bank statement with Victorian address
  • A statutory declaration proving that you reside in Victoria

If you cant provide one of the above please contact the office on 1800 754 557.

Fees

Fee for service

  • $1,290 per person
  • Government funding is available to eligible individuals who enrol in the qualification CPC30911 Certificate III in Scaffolding
  • MultiSkills can also offer V.O.C. (Verification of Competency) options, either on or offsite. Contact us for details.

Reassessment Fees

  • Theory Re-Assessment – $150
  • Practical & Theory Re-Assessment – 80% of the total course fee

High Risk Work License Application

The licence to perform High Risk Work is issued by WorkSafe Victoria. When the assessor deems you competent, you will need to lodge your licence application and Notice of Assessment within 60 days to obtain a high risk work licence.

You can now apply, renew or amend a high risk work licence online at: https://www.myworksafe.vic.gov.au

You will receive an email from myWorkSafe that contains your Training ID. The email will contain a link that allows you to download the Notice of Assessment (NOA) to enable you to lodge your licence application. All licence applications incur a fee payable to WorkSafe Victoria. Further details can be found at: worksafe.vic.gov.au/high-risk-work-licence or by calling WorkSafe on 1300 852 562.

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Upcoming Course Start Dates

  • 07 December 2020 (Werribee)
  • 18 January 2021 (Geelong & Werribee)
  • 15 February 2021 (Werribee)
  • 22 February 2021 (Geelong)
  • 22 March 2021 (Werribee)
  • 29 March 2021 (Geelong)

Contact Us

If you require further information or would like to book, please contact our friendly administration team on 1800SKILLS or email us at info@multiskills.com.au
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Frequently Asked Questions

What does a rigger do?

Riggers are there to handle the safe movement of materials and equipment around a worksite. A certified rigger assembles and installs rigging gear, such as cables, ropes, pulleys and winches, to lift, lower, move and position equipment, structural steel and other heavy objects.

How much does a rigger make in Australia?

A rigger in Australia can expect to earn at an average hourly rate in the mid to high thirties. Though this pay rate will be based on experience and most workers will find that their first jobs as riggers are somewhere below that. According to the Victorian Skills Gateway the average pay for a Construction Rigger is $104,954 per annum.

How much does a riggers ticket cost?

At MultiSkills Training, the licence to perform rigging basic level costs $1,290.

How do I become a certified rigger?

To become a rigger, an individual must undertake accredited training and attain a licence to perform high risk work from a registered training provider. MultiSkills Training is a registered training organisation that can get you set up with the knowledge and expertise you need to conduct rigging work safely. The five-day course including a theory and practical assessment will see you certified to take on basic rigging work safely in a range of settings.

What can a rigger do that a dogman can’t?

The work of dogmen and riggers will often look similar, but there are tasks and responsibilities that a rigger can take on that dogmen can’t. Where a dogman can select and inspect lifting gear, sling loads, and direct a crane or hoist operator in the movement of loads; a licenced rigger can move plant and equipment, erect steel and materials hoists, install static lines and safety nets, and erect a variety personnel platforms, safety nets and static lines. Important to note though, both dogmen and riggers need to have a HRW Licence to undertake their work.

Can a rigger inspect lifting equipment?

A basic rigger is qualified to inspect and certify that particular categories of lifting equipment are safe. Basic riggers are also qualified to check and certify the safety of installations like personnel platforms and the like. Some categories of equipment and installation require further certifications in intermediate or advanced rigging.

A valuable addition to your skillset

Alongside a dogging ticket, a riggers ticket is a valuable addition to any resume. If you’re a professional looking to advance your career in manufacturing, civil and building construction, infrastructure, maintenance or residential and commercial construction, this training course could be the licence you need to help you find the role you’ve been looking for.

MultiSkills Training has extensive experience delivering engaging, effective training courses fully aligned to nationally recognised units of competency. Conveniently located in both Melbourne and Geelong, we make it easy for people across Victoria to access the training they need. The Rigging Worksafe High Risk Licence course is delivered at our fully equipped Melbourne Location.

All of our courses are designed and delivered by professional trainers to small class sizes, allowing more time with trainers and ensuring the best possible student outcomes. Offering a range of programs from excavator ticket courses to skid steer training, we make it easy to achieve the level of career readiness you need.

At MultiSkills, our mission is simple – empower Victorian students through the delivery of high-quality learning experiences, allowing them to reach their full potential. From getting ready to enter the industry to developing new skills for career progression, we help our students accomplish every kind of goal.

Start a conversation with the team at MultiSkills Training today and let us help you find the most valuable course for your career goals. Call us today on 1800 754 557 or make an enquiry via our contact page to learn more about our range of courses or to book a spot.

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