Qualification details

RII20913 - Certificate II in Drilling Operations (Release 4)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
4 (this release)Current 07/Dec/2014
(View details for release 3) Replaced26/Mar/2014
(View details for release 2) Replaced29/Jan/2014
(View details for release 1) Replaced14/Nov/2013

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RII20909 - Certificate II in Drilling Operations 13/Nov/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to RII20915 - Certificate II in Drilling Operations 13/Dec/2015


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBWOR203B - Work effectively with othersWork effectively with others Core
CPCCLDG3001A - Licence to perform doggingLicence to perform dogging Elective
HLTAID003 - Provide first aidProvide first aid Elective
RIICOM201D - Communicate in the workplaceCommunicate in the workplace Core
RIIENV201D - Identify and assess environmental and heritage concernsIdentify and assess environmental and heritage concerns Core
RIIERR202D - Contribute to the control of emergencies and critical situationsContribute to the control of emergencies and critical situations Elective
RIIHAN201D - Operate a forkliftOperate a forklift Elective
RIIHAN206D - Transport plant, equipment and personnelTransport plant, equipment and personnel Elective
RIIHAN208D - Perform doggingPerform dogging Elective
RIIHAN213D - Work effectively in the drilling IndustryWork effectively in the drilling Industry Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 821912 Driller's Assistant 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9911-13 Drillers Assistant 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Drilling,Water Well Drilling,Blast Hole Drilling,Environmental Drilling,Trenchless and Directional Drilling,Mineral Exploration Drilling,Foundation/Construction Drilling,Oil and Gas Drilling,Geotechnical Drilling,Seismic Drilling 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Field Assistant/Fieldworker (Mining),Mineral Production and Development Driller's Assistant,Leasehand,Foundation/Construction Driller's Assistant,Mineral Exploration Driller's Assistant,Trenchless Technology Driller's Assistant,Rouseabout,Shotfirer’s Assistant,Blast Hole Driller's Assistant,Geotechnical Driller's Assistant,Seismic Driller's Assistant,Water Well Driller's Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 821912 Driller's Assistant 02/May/2014 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9911-13 Drillers Assistant 02/May/2014 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 02/May/2014 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 14/Nov/2013 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1

Replaces RII20909 Certificate II in Drilling Operations.

2

Superseded imported units updated.

3

Editorial corrections.

4

Corrected modification history.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as drillers’ assistants who undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and who take some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the qualification.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this Qualification.

Packaging Rules

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:  

  • eight (8) core units, and
  • four (4) elective units of which:
  • at least one (1) must be chosen from the group A
  • up to three (3) may be chosen from group B and/or group C
  • up to one (1) may be chosen from Certificate II or Certificate III 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  

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBWOR203B

Work effectively with others

RIICOM201D

Communicate in the workplace

RIIENV201D

Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

RIINHB201D

Load, secure and unload drilling equipment and materials

RIINHB202D

Set up/pack up drill site

RIINHB203D

Support drilling process

RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control

Electives 

Group A 

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIINHB205D

Assist continuous flight auger drilling

RIINHB206D

Assist large diameter auger drilling

RIINHB208D

Assist diamond core drilling

RIINHB209D

Assist guided boring

RIINHB210D

Assist surface directional drilling

RIINHB211D

Assist mud rotary boring

RIINHB213D

Assist cable tool drilling

RIINHB216D

Assist underground in-seam directional drilling

RIINHB217D

Assist horizontal direction drilling

RIINHB218D

Assist grouting or cementing operations

RIINHB219D

Assist with air drilling

Group B  

Unit code 

Unit title 

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

RIIERR202D

Contribute to the control of emergencies and critical situations

RIIHAN201D

Operate a forklift

RIIHAN206D

Transport plant, equipment and personnel

RIIHAN208D

Perform dogging

RIIHAN213D

Work effectively in the drilling industry

RIIHAN307D

Operate a vehicle loading crane

RIIOGD205D

Support blow out prevention operations

RIIOGD206D

Assist with coal seam gas control

RIIWHS204D

Work safely at heights

RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

RIISAM202D

Isolate and access plant

RIISAM205D

Cut, weld and bend materials

RIIVEH203D

Operate light vehicle underground

RIISTD202D

Collect routine site samples

RIIUND206D

Install hand held underground ground support

RIIVEH201D

Operate light vehicle

RIIVEH305D

Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

Group C

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

CPCCLDG3001A

Licence to perform dogging

TLILIC2001A

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272

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