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 eleven (11) units of competency made up of:

seven (7) core units, and

four (4) elective units of which:

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

up to three (3) may be chosen from group B

up to one (1) may be chosen from Certificate III or Certificate IV or Diploma level from this, or any other Training Package or accredited course

Units chosen must be relevant to 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 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 BSBMGT401A

Show leadership in the workplace

add topic BSBMGT402A

Implement operational plan

add topic BSBWHS401A

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

add topic RIIBEF402D

Supervise on-site operations

add topic RIIENV402D

Implement and monitor environmental policies

add topic RIINHB401D

Plan and supervise mobilization of equipment, crew and materials

add topic RIIRIS401D

Apply site risk management system


Group A

Unit code

Unit title

add topic RIIBEF401D

Manage non-routine, complex technical situations

add topic RIINHB402D

Supervise mineral exploration drilling operations

add topic RIINHB403D

Supervise geotechnical drilling operations

add topic RIINHB404D

Supervise seismic drilling operations

add topic RIINHB405D

Supervise water well drilling operations

add topic RIINHB406D

Supervise foundation drilling operations

add topic RIINHB407D

Supervise horizontal directional drilling operations

add topic RIINHB408D

Supervise environmental drilling operations

add topic RIINHB409D

Supervise mineral production and development drilling operations

add topic RIINHB410D

Supervise surface directional drilling operations

add topic RIINHB411D

Construct artesian (flowing) aquifer production bores

add topic RIINHB412D

Construct geothermal wells

add topic RIINHB413D

Supervise underground in-seam directional drilling operations

Group B

Unit code

Unit title

add topic BSBCUS401B

Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

add topic BSBFIM501A

Manage budgets and financial plans

add topic BSBLED401A

Develop teams and individuals

add topic BSBRKG403B

Set up a business or records system for a small office

add topic BSBSMB403A

Market the small business

add topic BSBSMB404A

Undertake small business planning

add topic BSBSMB402A

Plan small business finances

add topic BSBSMB405B

Monitor and manage small business operations


Provide first aid


Provide advanced first aid

Prerequisite unit: HLTAID003 Provide first aid

add topic RIIERR401D

Apply and monitor surface operations emergency preparedness and response systems

add topic RIIFIA401D

Manage financial records

add topic RIIOGD405D

Carry out well control and blow out prevention

add topic RIIQUA401D

Apply a quality management system on site

add topic RIISAM401D

Apply site plant, equipment and infrastructure maintenance plan

add topic TAEASS401A

Plan and organise assessment

add topic TAEASS402B

Assess competence

add topic TAEASS403B

Participate in assessment validation

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.