Requirements for completion of the qualification
The following provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.
Successful completion of fourteen (14) units of competency made up of:
ten (10) core units, and
four (4) elective units of which:
at least two (2) must be chosen from group A
up to two (2) may be chosen from group B
up to two (2) units from Certificate II, Certificate III or Certificate IV in this, or any other Training Package or accredited course
Units chosen must be relevant to the job function.
There are prerequisites to imported units listed in this qualification. Where a unit is imported as an elective care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified are complied with.
A prerequisite must be considered in the total number of units chosen.
Core units of competency
Maintain workplace safety
Contribute to effective workplace relationships
Identify and minimise environmental hazards
Respond to local emergencies and incidents
Operate and maintain ancillary equipment
Conduct and maintain derrick operations
Operate mud pumps
Operate mud systems
Issue work permits
Prerequisite unit: RIIRIS201B Conduct local risk control
Operate vehicles in the field
Support blowout prevention operations
Assist with coal seam gas control
Prepare and operate drilling fluid systems
Enter and work in confined spaces
Work safely at heights
Operate small plant and equipment
Provide work skill instruction