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:

seven (7) core units, and

seven (7) elective units of which:

at least one (1) must be chosen from group A

at least three (3) must be chosen from group B

at least one (1) must come from group C

up to two (2) may be chosen from Certificate I, II or III in this, or any other, Training Package or accredited course.

Units of competency chosen must be relevant to the competency requirements for 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.

There are no 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.

Core units of competency

Unit code

Unit title

add topic BSBWHS301A

Maintain workplace safety

add topic BSBFLM303C

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

add topic MSAPMPER200C

Work in accordance with issued permit

add topic RIIERR302D

Respond to emergencies and critical situations

add topic RIIOGD209D

Operate and maintain ancillary equipment

add topic RIIWSV301D

Conduct and maintain well servicing derrick operations

add topic RIIWSV302D

Well servicing trip production tubing / work string


Group A

Unit code

Unit title

add topic RIIOGN302D

Operate mud pumps

add topic RIIWSV303D

Operate fluid systems

Group B

Unit code

Unit title


Provide first aid

add topic RIINHB219D

Assist with air drilling

add topic RIINHB304D

Conduct air drilling

add topic RIIOGD304D

Apply effective coal seam gas control practices

add topic RIIRIS301D

Apply risk management processes

add topic RIIWHS202D

Enter and work in confined space

add topic RIIWHS204D

Work safely at heights

add topic RIIWSV203D

Prepare equipment for well servicing air operations

add topic RIIOGD305D

Apply blow out prevention operational procedures

Group C

Unit code

Unit title

add topic MSAPMSUP172A

Identify and minimise environmental hazards

add topic RIIENV201D

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.