RII21115 Certificate II in Drilling Oil/Gas (On shore)

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as a floorman, who undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and who take some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

You will learn to perform a range of functions used in the context of a drilling site, while observing statutory and legal compliance requirements. You will also learn about environment, communication and risk management systems.

You will learn to comply with and demonstrate commitment to all aspects of relevant legislation and codes of practice relating to drilling operations.

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Requirements for completion of the qualification
The following table provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.

Successful completion of twelve (12) units of competency made up of:

  • eight (8) Core units, and
  • four (4) elective units of which:
    • at least two (2) must be chosen from group A and/or group B
    • up to two (2) units may be chosen from Certificate II or Certificate III level from this, or any other Training Package or accredited course

Units chosen must be relevant to the job function. There are both licensed and non-licensed units of competency relating to high risk work in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package. To be appointed under any statutory requirements in related roles, units of competency should be selected to meet the state/territory licensing requirements.

Core units of competency
MSAPMSUP172A Identify and minimise environmental hazards
RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
RIIERR202D Contribute to the control of emergencies and critical situations
RIIOGD204D Perform rig floor operations
RIIOGN201D Carry out rig lease operations
RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow OHS policies and procedures
RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
RIISAM209D Carry out operational maintenance
Group A electives
HLTFA311A Apply first aid
MSAPMPER200C Work in accordance with an issued permit
RIIHAN201D Operate a forklift
RIIHAN208D Perform dogging
RIIHAN209D Perform basic rigging
RIIHAN307D Operate a vehicle loading crane
RIIHAN309D Conduct telescopic materials handler operations
RIIMPO304D Conduct wheel loader operations
RIIOGD202D Carry out equipment and basic rig maintenance
RIIOGD205D Support blow out prevention operations
RIIOGD206D Assist with coal seam gas control
RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces
RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
RIIRIS202D Respond to site based spills
RIISAM205D Cut, weld and bend materials

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E Learning:

Flexible - 18 hours online (approx)
Anytime, anywhere. e-Learning support provided

Practical training and assessment:
5 days

Course Access:
Maximum 12 months access to online course from enrolment.

ADI prides itself in providing you with personalized support with access to qualified Trainers who are industry experts with extensive knowledge and current experience.

Option 1: Blended delivery

Blended training combines various types of training and information communication to achieve the most effective performance outcomes in the most efficient manner. ADI’s blended training solution components typically include a combination of the following:

  • E-Learning (Web-based training)
  • Instructor-led practical scenarios on a working drill rig (either at ADI’s training centres or within your drilling workplace)

Option 2: Recognition of prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is an assessment process that assesses an individual’s non-formal and informal learning to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards for entry to, and/or partial or total completion of, a qualification.

You must be currently employed in, or have authorised access to an operational drilling team while undertaking the Recognition of prior Learning process.

Option 3: Gap Training

Unique situations may call for gap training to occur. Options for completing training can be discussed between the assessor and student. As part of the RPL assessment process, the assessor may determine training is required in one or more units to achieve the whole qualification.

Benefits of Online e-Learning Training

There are considerable benefits to studying online with Australasian Drilling Institute (ADI). You can start your course at any time, complete your course at your own pace and study at a time that suits your lifestyle. Studying online is the easiest and most convenient way to reduce that amount of based class room time. This means gaining your qualification whilst balancing employment. From the moment you receive your username and password, you will have full access to all of your course material.