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Qualification details

RII40915 - Certificate IV in Drilling Operations (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RII40913 - Certificate IV in Drilling Operations 13/Dec/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 11/Dec/2018
(View details for release 1) 14/Dec/2015


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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BSBCUS401 - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategiesCoordinate implementation of customer service strategies Elective
BSBFIM501 - Manage budgets and financial plansManage budgets and financial plans Elective
BSBLED401 - Develop teams and individualsDevelop teams and individuals Elective
BSBMGT401 - Show leadership in the workplaceShow leadership in the workplace Core
BSBMGT402 - Implement operational planImplement operational plan Elective
BSBRKG403 - Set up a business or records system for a small businessSet up a business or records system for a small business Elective
BSBSMB402 - Plan small business financesPlan small business finances Elective
BSBSMB403 - Market the small businessMarket the small business Elective
BSBSMB404 - Undertake small business planningUndertake small business planning Elective
BSBSMB420 - Evaluate and develop small business operationsEvaluate and develop small business operations Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 712211 Driller 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Geotechnical Drilling,Foundation/Construction Drilling,Environmental Drilling,Water Well Drilling,Mineral Exploration Drilling,Trenchless and Directional Drilling,Seismic Drilling,Blast Hole Drilling 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Blast Hole Driller,Foundation/Construction Senior Driller,Geotechnical Senior Driller,Seismic Senior Driller,Environmental Senior Driller,Trenchless Technology Senior Driller,Mineral Production and Development Senior Driller,Mineral Exploration Senior Driller,Water Well Senior Driller 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 712211 Driller 29/Apr/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 29/Apr/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 14/Dec/2015 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This qualification replaces RII40913 Certificate IV in Drilling Operations. Packaging rules amended to clarify intent. Core unit requirement changed from 7 to 6 units; elective unit requirement changed from 4 to 5 units. BSBMGT402 Implement operational plan moved from core to Group B electives. RIIBHD401D Supervise blast hole drilling and RIIRIS402D Carry out the risk management process added to Group B. RIICOM301D Communicate information and RIILAT402D Provide supervision in the leadership of diverse work teams added to elective Group B. Imported unit codes updated.

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 senior drillers. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others and contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems.

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 = 11 

6 core units  plus

5 elective units,  of which:

  • at least two (2) must be chosen from Group A
  • no more than three (3) may be chosen from Group B
  • no more than one (1) may be chosen 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 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 

BSBMGT401

Show leadership in the workplace

BSBWHS401

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

RIIBEF402D

Supervise on-site operations

RIIENV402D

Implement and monitor environmental policies

RIINHB401D

Plan and supervise mobilization of equipment, crew and materials

RIIRIS401D

Apply site risk management system

Electives

Group A

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIIBEF401D

Manage non-routine, complex technical situations

RIIBHD401D

Supervise blast hole drilling

RIINHB402D

Supervise mineral exploration drilling operations

RIINHB403D

Supervise geotechnical drilling operations

RIINHB404D

Supervise seismic drilling operations

RIINHB405E

Supervise water well drilling operations

RIINHB406D

Supervise foundation drilling operations

RIINHB407D

Supervise horizontal directional drilling operations

RIINHB408D

Supervise environmental drilling operations

RIINHB409D

Supervise mineral production and development drilling operations

RIINHB410D

Supervise surface directional drilling operations

RIINHB411D

Construct artesian (flowing) aquifer production bores

RIINHB412D

Construct geothermal wells

RIINHB413D

Supervise underground in-seam directional drilling operations

Group B

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBCUS401

Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

BSBFIM501

Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBLED401

Develop teams and individuals

BSBMGT402

Implement operational plan

BSBRKG403

Set up a business or records system for a small office

BSBSMB402

Plan small business finances

BSBSMB403

Market the small business

BSBSMB404

Undertake small business planning

BSBSMB420

Evaluate and develop small business operations

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

RIICOM301D

Communicate information

RIIERR401D

Apply and monitor surface operations emergency preparedness and response systems

RIIFIA401D

Manage financial records

RIILAT402D

Provide supervision in the leadership of diverse work teams

RIIOGD405D

Carry out well control and blow out prevention

RIIQUA401D

Apply a quality management system on site

RIIRIS402D

Carry out the risk management process

RIISAM401D

Apply site plant, equipment and infrastructure maintenance plan

TAEASS401

Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402

Assess competence

TAEASS403

Participate in assessment validation

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title

current version

Code and title

previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

RII40915 Certificate IV in Drilling Operations

RII40913 Certificate IV in Drilling Operations

Packaging rules changed to clarify intent; number of core and elective units changed; core unit moved to electives and four elective units added

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