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Rigging and Slinging (Dogman) Refresher

Key Information

Duration: 1 Day (8 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 8

Training available nationwide at your own site or workplace

Price (excl GST)

$400 Per Person

Price (excl GST)

$2730 Company Booking

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Refresh your understanding of the requirements set by the Approved Code of Practice for Cranes to operate as a Dogman slinging loads.


This refresher course will reinforce your working knowledge of crane operations that involve lifting varied regular loads and safely directing cranes during operations. Included are a series of practical exercises to reinforce your understanding of Dogman responsibilities and ensure you are up to date with the skills needed for carrying out required duties. The course also covers any relevant regulations and new developments in the crane industry.

Refresher Information:
To remain compliant with Health and Safety legislation and industry 'good practice' guidelines, students are generally required to refresh their training every three years. When booking a refresher course, Safety ’n Action will require evidence of the student's NZQA record of achievement displaying the relevant unit standard/s to the course they are attending.On successful completion of the course the students Go Safe card will be updated and reissued with a new refresher date. (Please note no unit standards will be uploaded to NZQA).
If students are unable to provide us with this information, they will need to attend a full course to gain the unit standard/s. Alternatively, if the student has completed prior training and does not hold the applicable NZQA unit standard/s, on request we can provide the student with an attendance certificate only.

Students need to have 3 months of work experience in the industry prior to doing the course.

Please bring along your ID - We need to verify the identity of students in attendance, please bring ID with you on the day of training.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Refresh knowledge of risk management, hazard control, and rigging planning to slinging regular loads

  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the difference between regular loads and irregular loads
  3. Demonstrate crane industry communication methods
  4. Prepare and sling regular loads, and safely direct a crane during crane operations

Refreshed unit standard listed (*if currently held):

  1. Unit 3789: Sling varied regular loads and safely direct a crane during crane operations
  2. Unit 30072: Demonstrate and apply knowledge of slinging regular loads safely