Deepen your basic rigging and dogging skills and move to the next step of your rigging career. Learn more advanced rigging techniques that will allow you to work as a demolition rigger, intermediate rigger or pre-cast tilt-up panel erector.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Perform intermediate rigging work safely
Determine hazards and apply risk control measures
Select and inspect to ensure equipment is working and suitable for use
Dismantle and store rigging equipment safely
Dispose of excess materials
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
Skills to safely install, erect and dismantle intermediate rigging equipment or structures
Credit toward a full qualification
Specialist skills that will allow you to apply for your intermediate rigging licence
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
That you hold a valid basic rigging licence
Have reached 18 years of age to sit the SafeWork NSW assessment
A general construction induction card (commonly known as a white card)
Proof of NSW residential address
100 points for identification for the SafeWork assessment. Please visit SafeWork NSW.
During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:
You will need to successfully pass both the TAFE NSW assessment and the relevant SafeWork NSW high-risk work (HRW) assessment to complete the course. Your teacher will then provide you with the documentation you need to submit your application for an intermediate rigging licence.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Language, literacy, and numeracy skills at a Year 10 level or equivalent
Intermediate level fitness to manage physical demands - like bending, kneeling, lifting, standing
Experience in handling tools and equipment
Confidence working at height and in confined spaces
A commitment to your safety and the safety of others
Enthusiasm and an interest in working in the construction and entertainment industries
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Intermediate rigger and Other jobs include dogger or dogman, precast tilt-up panel erector, demolition rigger
This is a licensed occupation. After you successfully complete the Statement of Attainment in Intermediate Rigging, and have fulfilled all other eligibility criteria, you will need to apply for an Intermediate Rigging (RI) licence with SafeWork NSW. They are the licensing and regulatory authority in NSW. This licence will allow you to perform dogging and rigging work at an intermediate level. You will need to pay a processing fee (per class of licence) whenever you apply. You will also need a white card (or general construction induction card), which is required for workers who want to carry out construction work in NSW. This is specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007). Refer to SafeWork Australia’s licensing requirements and guidelines prior to applying to study this qualification. Visit SafeWork NSW for more information.
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