LICENCE TO PERFORM ADVANCED RIGGING (RA) CPCCLRG4001A

COURSE OUTLINE
This nationally accredited advanced rigging course is to provide the underpinning knowledge and skills to perform advanced rigging safely. The advanced rigging course has been designed to build on knowledge and skills of those who hold their intermediate rigging Licence.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Basic English language, literacy, numeracy, an age of 18+, a HRW Doggers Licence and an intermediate rigging Licence are course entry requirements. Students are required to be assessed successfully against all elements of the state WHS set practical and theory assessment. Where necessary theory assessment can be answered verbally.

HOW LONG WILL TRAINING TAKE?
Typically the training and assessment is competency-based. 180 nominal hours of training or supervised operation is required by WHS law before an assessment can be booked with a WHS approved assessor and WHS. 2-5 hours for your assessment to be conducted.

HOW IS THE TRAINING DELIVERED?
Training and assessment is both practical and theory based and delivery can be selected by the learner as either log book or full course.

LOG BOOK TRAINING-Designed for those learners whom wish tocomplete the mandatory 180 hours of practical dogging training on the job or at their current employment with a licensed supervisor.
Step 1-Completion of theory training and equipment familiarization. Learner is then placed on a training plan with their supervisor.
Step 2– Learner completes approx. 180hrs of supervised operation by a licensed operator.
Step 3– Learner books and completes a final theory and practical based assessment and is issued paperwork for license application.

FULL COURSE TRAINING– Designed for learners who don’t have access to the equipment, a licensed supervisor or require the delivery of practical in a very focused one on one environment.
Step 1-Completion of theory training and equipment familiarization Learner is then placed on a training plan with the trainer.
Step 2– Learner completes approx. 180hrs of supervised operation practicing skills and operation process as instructed by the trainer in a structured learning environment in a small group.
Step 3– Learner books and completes a final theory and practical based assessment and is issued statement of attainment and paperwork for license application.

YOU WILL LEARN TO:

1. Plan job.

1.1. Task to be undertaken is assessed.
1.2. Potential workplace hazards are identified.
1.3. Hazard control measures are identified consistent with appropriate standards to ensure the safety of personnel and equipment.
1.4. Site information is obtained.
1.5. All forces and loads associated with erecting and dismantling associated plant are considered in consultation with appropriate personnel .
1.6. Rigging equipment and associated equipment are identified in consultation with appropriate personnel according to procedures and site information.
1.7. Safety equipment is identified.
1.8. Appropriate communication methods are identified with appropriate personnel.

2. Select and inspect equipment.

2.1. Rigging equipment and associated equipment are selected and inspected according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
2.2. Safety equipment is selected and inspected according to procedures.
2.3. All defective rigging equipment, associated equipment and safety equipment is isolated, reported and recorded according to procedures.
2.4. Communication equipment is selected and inspected for serviceability (where applicable)

3. Prepare site and equipment.

3.1. Appropriate hazard prevention /control measures are applied to the work area according to procedures.
3.2. Ground suitability is inspected and checked (where appropriate).
3.3. Site information is reviewed interpreted and communicated to appropriate personnel and appropriate personnel.
3.4. All forces and loads associated with erecting and dismantling associated plant are determined in consultation with appropriate personnel.
3.5. Safety equipment is fitted and worn correctly (where appropriate).
3.6. Rigging equipment and associated plant are positioned for work application and stability according to procedures.
3.7. Methods of applying temporary connections using fibre rope are applied according to procedures and the appropriate standard.

4. Erect structures and plant.

4.1. Associated plant is erected according to procedures and site information.
4.2. Stability of associated plant is maintained during erection according to procedures.
4.3. Work is conducted safely at heights including safe and effective use of safety equipment.
4.4. Appropriate communication methods and communication equipment, are used to co-ordinate the tasks.
4.5. Temporary guys, ties, propping and shoring, including flexible steel wire rope , and tubing, are connected where required.
4.6. Associated plant and rigging equipment is used according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
4.7. Associated equipment is used in a safe and appropriate manner.
4.8. The completed task is inspected according to the appropriate standard.
4.9. Excess materials are removed from the work area (where applicable)

5. Dismantle structures and plant.

5.1. Associated plant is dismantled according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
5.2. Work is conducted safely at heights including safe and effective use of safety equipment.
5.3. Stability of associated plant is maintained during dismantling according to procedures.
5.4. Rigging equipment, associated equipment, safety equipment and associated plant are inspected for damage and defects
5.5. All defective rigging equipment, associated equipment, associated plant and safety equipment are isolated reported and recorded according to procedures.
5.6. Rigging equipment and associated equipment are stored according to procedures and the appropriate standard.
5.7. Hazard prevention/control measures are removed (where appropriate)

  • Communicate & work safely with others in the work area by conducting risk assessments & management procedures.
  • Complete rigging activities, effectively such as rig a span rope, install a swinging stage, set up a gin pole
  • Demonstrate knots, bends and hitches & conduct pre- & post-operational checks of advanced rigging equipment.