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 fourteen (14) units of competency made up of:

twelve (12) core units, and

two (2) elective units of which:

up to two (2) may be chosen from the electives

up to two (2) may be chosen from Certificate III, Certificate IV or Diploma level 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.

Core units of competency

Unit code

Unit title

add topic BSBMGT401A

Show leadership in the workplace

add topic BSBWHS401A

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

add topic BSBSUS201A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic RIIERR304D

Control emergencies and critical situations

add topic RIIOGD401D

Rig up, conduct pre-spud operations and rig down

add topic RIIOGD402D

Participate in nippling-up and pressure test

add topic RIIOGD403D

Conduct drilling operations

add topic RIIOGD404D

Coordinate air drilling operations

add topic RIIOGD405D

Carry out well control and blowout prevention

add topic RIIQUA401D

Apply a quality management system on site

add topic RIIRIS402D

Carry out risk management processes

add topic RIISAM314D

Manage oil and gas drilling equipment maintenance


Unit code

Unit title


Provide first aid


Provide advanced first aid

Prerequisite unit: HLTAID003 Provide first aid

add topic RIIERR311D

Assess and implement life support systems and stabilise casualties

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.