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 twelve (12) units of competency made up of:
ten (10) core units, and
two (2) elective units of which:
up to two (2) may be chosen from the electives
up to two (2) units may be chosen from Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced 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 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
Manage quality customer service
Manage operational plan
Ensure team effectiveness
Ensure a safe workplace
Implement and maintain environmental management plan
Identify, implement and maintain legal compliance requirements
Implement and maintain management systems to control risk
Implement, monitor, rectify and report on contracts
Manage general drilling equipment maintenance
Plan and supervise the mobilisation of equipment, crew and materials
Supervise mineral exploration drilling operations
Supervise geotechnical drilling operations
Supervise seismic drilling operations
Supervise water well drilling operations
Supervise foundation drilling operations
Supervise horizontal directional drilling operations
Supervise environmental drilling operations
Supervise mineral production and development drilling operations
Supervise surface directional drilling operations
Construct artesian (flowing) aquifer production bores
Construct geothermal wells
Supervise underground in-seam directional drilling operations