VETIS Course Details

RII20120 - Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation

What is the VET in Schools program?

Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation, is a program that will develop useful skills that can be applied in future work situations.
RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures RIIRIS201E Conduct local risk control
RIIENV201E Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns HLTAID003 Provide first aid
RIICCM201E Carry out measurements and calculations RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
RIISAM202E Isolate and access plant RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights
RIISTD201D Read and interpret maps    

Why should students enrol in this program?

The program prepares Year 10 through to Year 12 students with basic knowledge and skills for entry level jobs and further training to commence successful career paths in the global resources and infrastructure industries.


RII20120 Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation is the entry qualification level for the Resources and Infrastructure industries. This qualification is funded under the Skills for Queensland - Great training for quality jobs, as a qualification leading to employment outcomes. Career and training pathways in the resources and infrastructure industries depend on the job roles and which sub-sectors that are employed in.

Further training may follow successful completion of this program in either a pre-industry course for one sector, such as under the Year 12 graduate programs, or combined with employment for a traineeship in either a Certificate II or III qualification or a program under the Government’s Certificate 3 Guarantee.

Resources and Infrastructure industries include:
– hard rock such as gold, silver, zinc, bauxite, etc; and coal; surface and underground.
Drilling – exploration, oil and gas on shore, e.g. coal seam gas and natural gas, and off shore.
Quarrying and small mines.
Civil construction including building of vital infrastructure such as roads, bridges, dams, ports, pipelines, building construction earth works etc.

How to complete this program?

Online, practical training and Industry field trips: Students will learn with ADI’s online subjects and then do the practical training sessions. Assessments will be undertaken in both the eLearning platform and practical group activity sessions. Students will also participate in field trips where they will have the opportunity to engage and gain valuable information from Industry experts within the resource and infrastructure sectors.

How is this program delivered?

Online learning

Will be at ADI training facilities /at school (To be confirmed with each school)

Practical training

Will be at ADI’s training facilities as well as various selected training sites.


Upon successful completion of this program, students will gain:
Qualification: RII20120 Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation
Statement of attainment: HLTAID003 Provide first aid
Statement of attainment: RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights
4 QCE points
Employability skills

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

ADI will supply

1 x Orange/Yellow drill long-sleeved shirt 

Student to supply
1 x Navy cotton drill pant, or jeans
1 x pair of sturdy sandshoes or boots
1 x White safety/hard hat – white

Program schedule

Week Activity Activity Criteria
  Introduction, Photos, Enrolment, ID Gathering Enrolment completion
  Legislation E Learning
Risk Management E Learning
Management Systems E Learning
  Tagging and Isolation E Learning
Workplace Health and Safety E Learning
Communicate in the Workplace E Learning
  Camp – Team building – 2 nights, 3 days
Practical training for Mini Safety Induction
Specialty practical
Practical assessment 
  First Aid E Learning
  Practical training for first aid Practical assessment
  Work Safely at Heights E Learning
  Practical training Work safely at heights Practical assessment
  Read and Interpret maps E Learning
Carry Out Measurements and Calculations E Learning
  Industry Site visits and guest speakers
Or   Soft skills – How to write a resume, how to prepare for interviews and interview simulations.
Specialty practical
  Practical training for Mapping and calculation
Practical assessment


More information

More information about Australasian Drilling Institute and your Rights and Responsibilities can be found in the Student Information Handbook
The information listed above has been sourced from the RII20120 Resourcing the Future Flyer.

Upcoming Programs

Name Course Start Date Course End Date Cost
RII20120 - Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation - Online Enrolments 01/01/2022 31/12/2022 Funded by the QLD Government