This qualification reflects the role of employees such as drillers who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.
By completing this course you will be able to observe statutory and legal compliance requirements and work with environment, communication and risk management systems.
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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 thirteen (13) units of competency made up of:
Units of competency chosen must be relevant to the competency requirements for the job function. Care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified within imported units, or units chosen as electives, are complied with.
|Core units of competency|
|BSBWHS301A||Maintain workplace safety|
|RIIBEF301D||Run on-site operations|
|RIICOM201D||Communicate in the workplace|
|RIINHB301D||Set up and prepare for drilling operations|
|RIIRIS301D||Apply risk management processes|
|RIISAM209D||Carry out operational maintenance|
|MSAPMSUP172A||Identify and minimise environmental hazards|
|TAEDEL301A||Provide work skill instruction|
|RIIBHD305D||Conduct down-hole hammer drilling|
|RIINHB303D||Install product pipe|
|RIINHB304D||Conduct air drilling|
|RIINHB305D||Conduct continuous flight auger drilling|
|RIINHB306D||Conduct large diameter auger drilling|
|RIINHB307D||Conduct conventional core drilling|
|RIINHB308D||Conduct wireline core drilling|
|RIINHB309D||Conduct guided boring|
|RIINHB310D||Conduct surface directional drilling|
|RIINHB311D||Conduct mud rotary drilling|
|RIINHB312D||Conduct raise boring|
|RIINHB313D||Conduct cable tool drilling|
|RIINHB315D||Conduct top-hole hammer drilling|
|RIINHB316D||Conduct underground in-seam directional drilling|
|RIINHB317D||Install underground in-seam directional drilling standpipes|
|RIINHB318D||Install and operate water and gas control equipment|
|RIINHB319D||Install de-watering conduit and gas drainage equipment|
|RIINHB320D||Construct monitoring bores|
|RIINHB322D||Construct multiple aquifer production bores|
|RIINHB323D||Conduct horizontal directional drilling|
|RIINHB324D||Carry out grouting or cementing operations|
|RIINHB325D||Construct and complete single aquifer production bores|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|HLTAID006||Provide advanced first aid|
|PMASUP236B||Operate vehicles in the field|
|RIIBLA201D||Support shotfiring operations|
|RIIBLA202D||Support underground shotfiring operations|
|RIIBLA205D||Store, handle and transport explosives|
|RIIBLA301D||Conduct surface shotfiring operations|
|RIIBLA303D||Conduct underground development shotfiring|
|RIIBLA304D||Conduct underground production shotfiring|
|RIIERR301D||Respond to mine incident|
|RIIERR302D||Respond to local emergencies and incidents|
|RIINHB205D||Assist continuous flight auger drilling|
|RIINHB206D||Assist large diameter auger drilling|
|RIINHB208D||Assist diamond core drilling|
|RIINHB209D||Assist guided boring|
|RIINHB210D||Assist surface directional drilling|
|RIINHB211D||Assist mud rotary boring|
|RIINHB213D||Assist cable tool drilling|
|RIINHB219D||Assist with air drilling|
|RIIOGD304D||Apply effective coal seam gas control practices|
|RIIOGD305D||Apply blow out prevention operational procedures|
|RIIOGD405D||Carry out well control and blow out prevention|
|RIIQUA201D||Maintain and monitor site quality standards|
|RIIVEH305D||Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle|
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Maximum 12 months access to online course from enrolment.
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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.
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.
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.