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Rigging and Slinging (Dogman)

Key Information

Duration: 1 Day (8 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 6-8
Can fulfill 7-8 with additional charges

Training available nationwide at your own site or workplace

Price (excl GST)

$530 Per Person

Price (excl GST)

$2700 Company Booking

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Gain a working knowledge of the requirements set by the Approved Code of Practice for Cranes to operate as a Dogman slinging loads.


This course has been specifically designed for people who require a working knowledge of crane operations that involve lifting varied regular loads and safely directing cranes during operations. Gain a clear understanding of Dogman responsibilities and the skills needed for carrying out required duties, as well as learning about relevant regulations and general information around the crane industry as a whole.

The Crane Industry recognized there was a gap in knowledge around basic slinging so introduced Unit Standard 30072 as a prerequisite covered on our Sling Regular Loads Safely Course to support more specialized training in Overhead Gantry Crane, Truck Loader Crane and Rigging and Slinging.

In accordance with the requirements to maintain Consent to Assess for the unit standards taught on this course, Safety ‘n Action had this course pre moderated and approved by our standard setting body, The Skills Organisation.

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.

  • Unit Standards - RS (Click to see more detail)









    Sling varied regular loads and safely direct a crane during crane operations


Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Apply 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


  1. 30072 - Demonstrate and apply knowledge of slinging regular loads safely

Entry Criteria:

  1. All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to acceptance of their student(s) onto the course. Where a student does not meet our English language requirement a reader/writer must be supplied by the student or the person responsible for authorising the student’s attendance. The reader/writer cannot be another student attending the same course.