Qualification details

RII31813 - Certificate III 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Superseded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 RII31809 - Certificate III in Drilling Operations 13/Nov/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to RII31815 - Certificate III in Drilling Operations 13/Dec/2015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
BSBWHS301A - Maintain workplace safetyMaintain workplace safety Core
HLTAID003 - Provide first aidProvide first aid Elective
HLTAID006 - Provide advanced first aidProvide advanced first aid Elective
MSAPMSUP172A - Identify and minimise environmental hazardsIdentify and minimise environmental hazards Core
PMASUP236B - Operate vehicles in the fieldOperate vehicles in the field Elective
RIIBEF301D - Run on-site operationsRun on-site operations Core
RIIBHD301D - Conduct surface blast hole drilling operationsConduct surface blast hole drilling operations Elective
RIIBHD304D - Set up and prepare for open-cut drilling operationsSet up and prepare for open-cut drilling operations Elective
RIIBHD305D - Conduct down-hole hammer drillingConduct down-hole hammer drilling Elective
RIIBLA201D - Support shotfiring operationsSupport shotfiring operations Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 712211 Driller 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7111-11 General Construction Plant Operator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Seismic Drilling,Foundation/Construction Drilling,Geotechnical Drilling,Environmental Drilling,Water Well Drilling,Oil and Gas Drilling,Trenchless and Directional Drilling,Drilling,Mineral Exploration Drilling,Blast Hole Drilling 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Mineral Exploration Driller,Jumbo Operator,Water Well Driller,Blast Hole Driller,Geotechnical Driller,Directional Driller,Trenchless Technology Driller,Shotfirer,Long Hole Driller,Tunnel Constructor,Environmental Driller,Mineral Production and Development Driller,Foundation/Construction Driller,Shotfirer’s Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 712211 Driller 02/May/2014 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7111-11 General Construction Plant Operator 02/May/2014 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 02/May/2014 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 14/Nov/2013 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This qualification replaces RII31809 Certificate III in Drilling Operations.

2

Superseded imported units updated. Amended packaging rules to remove certain pre-requisites.

3

Pre-requisite to imported unit amended.

4

Additional electives added to Group B.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as drillers who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

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 thirteen (13) units of competency made up of:

  • eight (8) core units, and
  • five (5) elective units of which:
  • up to two (2) must be chosen from group A, including:
  • at least one (1) ‘Conduct’ unit
  • up to two (2) units may be chosen from group B
  • up to two (2) units may be chosen from Certificate II, Certificate III or Certificate IV level from this, or any other Training Package or accredited course

Units chosen must be relevant to the job function.

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 

BSBWHS301A

Maintain workplace safety

RIIBEF301D

Run on-site operations

RIICOM201D

Communicate in the workplace

RIINHB301D

Set up and prepare for drilling operations

RIIRIS301D

Apply risk management processes

RIISAM209D

Carry out operational maintenance

MSAPMSUP172A

Identify and minimise environmental hazards

TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction

Electives 

Group A  

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIIBHD305D

Conduct down-hole hammer drilling

RIINHB302D

Conduct reaming

RIINHB303D

Install product pipe

RIINHB304D

Conduct air drilling

RIINHB305D

Conduct continuous flight auger drilling

RIINHB306D

Conduct large diameter auger drilling

RIINHB307D

Conduct conventional core drilling

RIINHB308D

Conduct wireline core drilling

RIINHB309D

Conduct guided boring

RIINHB310D

Conduct surface directional drilling

RIINHB311D

Conduct mud rotary drilling

RIINHB312D

Conduct raise boring

RIINHB313D

Conduct cable tool drilling

RIINHB315D

Conduct top-hole hammer drilling

RIINHB316D

Conduct underground in-seam directional drilling

RIINHB317D

Install underground in-seam directional drilling standpipes

RIINHB318D

Install and operate water and gas control equipment

RIINHB319D

Install de-watering conduit and gas drainage equipment

RIINHB320D

Construct monitoring bores

RIINHB322D

Construct multiple aquifer production bores

RIINHB323D

Conduct horizontal directional drilling

RIINHB324D

Carry out grouting or cementing operations

RIINHB325D

Construct and complete single aquifer production bores

Group B 

Unit code 

Unit title 

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

PMASUP236B

Operate vehicles in the field

RIIBHD301D

Conduct surface blast hole drilling operations

RIIBHD304D

Set up and prepare for open-cut drilling operations

RIIBLA201D

Support shotfiring operations

RIIBLA202D

Support underground shotfiring operations

RIIBLA205D

Store, handle and transport explosives

RIIBLA301D

Conduct surface shotfiring operations

RIIBLA303D

Conduct underground development shotfiring

RIIBLA304D

Conduct underground production shotfiring

RIIERR301D

Respond to mine incident

RIIERR302D

Respond to local emergencies and incidents

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

RIINHB219D

Assist with air drilling

RIIOGD304D

Apply effective coal seam gas control practices

RIIOGD305D

Apply blow out prevention operational procedures

RIIOGD405D

Carry out well control and blow out prevention

RIIQUA201D

Maintain and monitor site quality standards

RIIVEH305D

Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle

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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