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:
ten (10) Core units, and
three (3) elective units of which:
at least one (1) must come from the Group A electives listed below
up to one (1) from the Group B electives listed below
up to one (1) unit may come from AQF level II, III or IV in this, or any other Training Package.
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
Maintain workplace safety
Identify and minimise environmental hazards
Communicate in the workplace
Control emergencies and critical situations
Operate and maintain ancillary equipment
Conduct and maintain derrick operations
Contribute to quality work outcomes
Apply risk management processes
Group A electives
Apply effective coal seam gas control practices
Apply blow out prevention operational procedures
Monitor, operate and maintain mud pits and equipment
Operate drilling fluids and mud pits
Group B electives
Apply first aid
Apply advanced first aid
Provide work skill instruction