The following provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.

Total number of units = 12

10 core units plus

2 elective units, of which:

no more than two (2) units may be chosen from the elective list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect current occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level.

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 BSBCUS501

Manage quality customer service

add topic BSBMGT517

Manage operational plan

add topic BSBWHS501

Ensure a safe workplace

add topic BSBWOR502

Lead and manage team effectiveness

add topic RIIENV501D

Implement and maintain environmental management plan

add topic RIIGOV501D

Identify, implement and maintain legal compliance requirements

add topic RIINHB501E

Plan drilling

add topic RIIPRM501D

Implement, monitor, rectify and report on contracts

add topic RIIRIS501D

Implement and maintain management systems to control risk

add topic RIISAM502D

Manage general drilling equipment maintenance


Unit code

Unit title

add topic RIIBHD401D

Supervise blast hole drilling

add topic RIILAT402D

Provide supervision in the leadership of diverse work teams

add topic RIINHB401D

Plan and supervise the mobilisation of equipment, crew and materials

add topic RIINHB402D

Supervise mineral exploration drilling operations

add topic RIINHB403D

Supervise geotechnical drilling operations

add topic RIINHB404D

Supervise seismic drilling operations

add topic RIINHB405E

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

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.