Licence to perform dogging (CPCCLDG3001A)

To work alongside crane operators and truck drivers, as a labourer or construction site worker you need a Dogman ticket. Major Training Group will make it happen.

Major Training Group delivers high quality, reliable training solutions that will prepare you for the highest standards of high risk onsite safety and compliance.

Major Training Group has a depth of knowledge that only comes from a family owned business with a history of providing plant and transport services to major infrastructure projects; coupled with some of the best trainers in the industry. For your first or next move in the construction industry, major training group will make it happen.


A Dogman or Dogging licence with Major Training Group is a nationally recognised qualification that will get you site ready for a range of crane operator roles that involve (for example) selecting the lifting gear and estimating load weight.


Major Training Group offers flexible, reliable, and easy to access options that let you learn on the job. Choose a program that suits you:

  • Full Training and Assessment Course
    • Everything you need from start to finish
    • 40 hour competency-based training over 5 days delivered by our knowledgeable team
    • Courses start Mondays and Tuesdays and run from 6:30am to 3pm daily.
    • Assessments are on Fridays
  • Formal Training and Assessment Course
    • 1-2 days formal training, 1 day practical training & up to 6 months log book on the job.
    • Employer involvement needed
    • Courses start Mondays and Tuesdays and run from 6:30am to 3pm daily
    • Assessments are on Fridays

Dogman courses include

  • Pre-course study guide
  • A detailed training plan
  • Classroom based training in health and safety through videos, demonstrations, and instructions delivered by our high performing, knowledgeable trainers
  • Written and practical assessment including all training materials and a hi-vis vest.
  • Reliable practical training to meet logbook requirements – shortened logbook hours required for experienced operators.
  • Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment.

Detailed Course Information

  • Full Training and Assessment Course
    • An exceptional quality competency-based training program delivered by our knowledgeable team.
    • Both the formal and informal requirements of the training are completed in a controlled environment at Major Training Group’s high quality simulated worksites throughout QLD.
    • Students are trained to a competency level suitable to achieve all elements of the assessment.
    • High quality training and materials including log book, training plan, full assessment and training manual are provided.
  • Formal Training and Assessment Course
    • Students complete the mandatory informal training on the job or at their current employment.
    • Formal training is completed at a Major Training Group site.
    • Employer must agree and fill in all relevant areas of student’s logbook.
    • Includes a written assessment on completion of formal training.
  • Formal Assessment Only – after completion of formal training
    • For experienced and competent operators on completion of formal training.
    • Requires employer involvement.
    • Students must log hours and detail of relevant tasks performed at their workplace.
    • Student log book must be signed off by employer or employer’s representative with the relevant OHS licence.
    • A completed log book with an employer’s letter validating the log is required.

Course Requirements

  • Be able to read and write basic English (Workplace Health and Safety requirement)
  • Pass a language, literacy & numeracy assessment (LLN)
  • Minimum 18 years of age (Workplace Health and Safety requirement)
  • Provide two forms of identification
  • Wear steel capped or safety boots on site; sun protection Hat, long sleeved shirt and pants – are also recommended.
  • A licence fee is payable at the Post Office for high risk plant

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

  • Applications for RPL are available through Major Training Group. See our RPL page for more detail


Get a nationally recognised qualification with a our new construction skill program and get a Certificate III in Dogging.