Qualification details

RII20915 - Certificate II in Drilling Operations (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 11/Dec/2018
(View details for release 1) Replaced14/Dec/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII20913 - 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
RIIHAN206E - 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
RIIHAN307E - Operate a vehicle loading craneOperate a vehicle loading crane Elective
RIINHB201D - Load, secure and unload drilling equipment and materialsLoad, secure and unload drilling equipment and materials Core
RIINHB202D - Set up/pack up drill siteSet up/pack up drill site Core
RIINHB203D - Support drilling processSupport drilling process Core
RIINHB205E - Assist continuous flight auger drillingAssist continuous flight auger drilling Elective
RIINHB206E - Assist large diameter auger drillingAssist large diameter auger drilling Elective
RIINHB208D - Assist diamond core drillingAssist diamond core drilling Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 821912 Driller's 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 Mineral Exploration Drilling,Oil and Gas Drilling,Geotechnical Drilling,Seismic Drilling,Trenchless and Directional Drilling,Water Well Drilling,Blast Hole Drilling,Drilling,Environmental Drilling,Foundation/Construction Drilling 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Mineral Production and Development Driller's Assistant,Mineral Exploration Driller's Assistant,Rouseabout,Trenchless Technology Driller's Assistant,Water Well Driller's Assistant,Blast Hole Driller's Assistant,Seismic Driller's Assistant,Field Assistant/Fieldworker (Mining),Geotechnical Driller's Assistant,Leasehand,Shotfirer’s Assistant,Foundation/Construction Driller's Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 821912 Driller's Assistant 29/Apr/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 29/Apr/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 14/Dec/2015 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This qualification replaces RII20913 Certificate II in Drilling Operations. Packaging rules wording changed to clarify intent. BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity, RIICCM210D Install trench support and RIICRC203D Install sub-soil drainage added to Group B electives. Elective Groups B and C combined and packaging rule changed. Updated codes of imported units. Added qualification mapping information.

2

This version was released with RII Resources and Infrastructure Training Package version 3.0.

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

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

Total number of units = 12 

8 core units  plus

4 elective units,  of which:

  • at least one (1) must be chosen from the Group A
  • no more than three (3) may be chosen from Group B
  • no more than one (1) may be chosen from 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 

BSBWOR203

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

RIIRIS201D

Conduct local risk control

RIIWHS201D

Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Electives

Group A

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIINHB205E

Assist continuous flight auger drilling

RIINHB206E

Assist large diameter auger drilling

RIINHB208D

Assist diamond core drilling

RIINHB209D

Assist guided boring

RIINHB210D

Assist surface directional drilling

RIINHB211D

Assist mud rotary drilling

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 

BSBDIV301

Work effectively with diversity

CPCCLDG3001A

Licence to perform dogging

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

RIICCM210D

Install trench support

RIICRC203D

Install sub-soil drainage

RIIERR202E

Contribute to the control of emergencies and critical situations

RIIHAN201E

Operate a forklift

RIIHAN206E

Transport plant, equipment and personnel

RIIHAN208D

Perform dogging

RIIHAN213D

Work effectively in the drilling industry

RIIHAN307E

Operate a vehicle loading crane

RIIOGD205D

Support blow out prevention operations

RIIOGD206D

Assist with coal seam gas control

RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

RIISAM202D

Isolate and access plant

RIISAM205D

Cut, weld and bend materials

RIISTD202D

Collect routine site samples

RIIUND206D

Install hand held underground ground support

RIIVEH201D

Operate light vehicle

RIIVEH203D

Operate light vehicle underground

RIIVEH305E

Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

RIIWHS204D

Work safely at heights

TLILIC0003

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title 

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

RII20915 Certificate II in Drilling Operations

RII20913 Certificate II in Drilling Operations

Packaging rules changed to clarify intent; added elective units

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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