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Unit of competency details

RIIOGD305D - Apply blow out prevention operational procedures (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes RIIOGD305A - Apply blow out prevention operational procedures 13/Nov/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to RIIOGD305E - Apply blow out prevention operational procedures 22/Sep/2020

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
(View details for release 3) 07/Dec/2014
(View details for release 2) 29/Jan/2014
1 (this release) 14/Nov/2013


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Qualifications that include this unit

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RII31813 - Certificate III in Drilling OperationsCertificate III in Drilling OperationsSuperseded1-4 
RII41215 - Certificate IV in Well Servicing OperationsCertificate IV in Well Servicing OperationsSuperseded1-2 
RII31915 - Certificate III in Drilling Oil & Gas (Off shore)Certificate III in Drilling Oil & Gas (Off shore)Deleted1-4 
RII32213 - Certificate III in Well Servicing OperationsCertificate III in Well Servicing OperationsSuperseded1-3 
RII41213 - Certificate IV in Well Servicing OperationsCertificate IV in Well Servicing OperationsSuperseded1-3 
RII31913 - Certificate III in Drilling Oil & Gas (Off shore)Certificate III in Drilling Oil & Gas (Off shore)Superseded1-4 
RII31815 - Certificate III in Drilling OperationsCertificate III in Drilling OperationsSuperseded1-2 
RII32015 - Certificate III in Drilling Oil/Gas (On shore)Certificate III in Drilling Oil/Gas (On shore)Superseded
RII41115 - Certificate IV in Drilling Oil & Gas (On shore)Certificate IV in Drilling Oil & Gas (On shore)Superseded1-2 
RII32218 - Certificate III in Well Servicing OperationsCertificate III in Well Servicing OperationsSuperseded
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  02/May/2014 
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Unit of competency

Modification History

Not applicable.

Application

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to apply blow out prevention operational procedures in Coal Mining and Drilling.

This unit is appropriate for those working in supervisory roles.

No licensing, legislation or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

  • Coal mining
  • Drilling

Elements and Performance Criteria

1 Plan and prepare for applying blow out prevention operational procedures

1.1 Access, interpret and apply blow out prevention (BOP) operational documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements

1.3 Identify, address and report potential hazards and environmental issues and implement control measures

1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate to the work activities

1.5 Resolve coordination requirements with others at the site prior to commencing, during, and on completion of work activities

2 Apply coal seam gas control strategies

2.1 Apply approved methods to control identified hazards associated with coal seam gas control

2.2 Recognise and respond to early warning signs of kicks and coal seam wells going under-balanced

2.3 Recognise kick indicators and apply kick detection methods and responses

2.4 Operate equipment to control swabbing and surging

2.5 Apply tripping methods

2.6 Perform shut-in procedures for bottom-drilling and coal seam gas tripping-in/out

2.7 Apply relevant requirements and regulations related to coal seam gas control and influx prevention

2.8 Prepare written records and reports

3 Coordinate coal seam gas control crew activities

3.1 Inform assistants of their roles and responsibilities in a coal seam gas control situation and monitor their application

3.2 Communicate operational activities and information to other crew during coal seam gas control and blow out prevention operations

3.2 Conduct coal seam gas control drills and exercises to ensure crew readiness for emergency situations

4 Operate and monitor coal seam gas control equipment and processes

4.1 Verify availability and set-up of coal seam gas control equipment

4.2 Inspect coal seam gas control equipment for safety and fitness-for-purpose and rectify and/or report faults and malfunctions

4.3 Install, test and operate coal seam gas control equipment

4.4 Monitor, read and interpret measuring and testing equipment and devices to ensure planned, safe coal seam gas control

4.5 Assist in installation, maintenance and replacement of equipment

5 Apply coal seam gas kill procedures

5.1 Confirm coal seam gas control procedures and activities with crew members

5.2 Check, read, interpret and record pressures and gauges and undertake corrective action

5.3 Apply operational instructions

5.4 Apply coal seam gas control working practices

5.5 Apply coal seam gas kill methods

5.6 Monitor the operation of blow out prevention (BOP)

5.7 Monitor and adjust the operation of blow out prevention (BOP) control system

5.8 Monitor and control circulation and circulation paths to ensure effective coal seam gas control

5.9 Carry out emergency shutdown procedures

5.10 Communicate incident information to other crew members

6 Conduct housekeeping activities

6.1 Clean, check, maintain and store plant, tools and equipment

6.2 Report issues identified with plant, tools and equipment

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit. Further information is available in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Companion Volume.

Unit Mapping Information

No equivalent Unit

Links

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

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Not applicable.

Performance Evidence

Evidence is required to be collected that demonstrates a candidate’s competency in this unit. Evidence must be relevant to the roles within this sector’s work operations and satisfy all of the requirements of the performance criteria of this unit and include evidence that the candidate:

  • locates and applies applicable documentation, policies and procedures
  • implements the requirements, procedures and techniques for the safe, effective and efficient completion of the applying of blow out prevention operational procedures including:
  • identifying, addressing and reporting potential hazards and risks
  • controlling identified hazards
  • identifying, addressing and reporting environmental issues
  • preparing written records and reports
  • rectifying and/or reporting faults and malfunctions
  • works effectively with others to undertake and complete the applying of blow out prevention operational procedures that meets all of the required outcomes including:
  • resolving coordination requirements with others at the site prior to commencing and during work activities
  • preparing for and organising work activities to meet all task requirements
  • communicating clearly and concisely with others to receive and clarify work instructions
  • demonstrates consistent timely application of application of blow out prevention operational procedures that effectively and efficiently meet all of the required outcomes on a minimum of one (1) occasion including:
  • applying kick detection methods and responses
  • confirming coal seam gas control procedures and activities with crew members
  • conducting drills and exercises with crew in readiness of emergencies
  • inspecting coal seam gas control equipment for safety and fitness-for-purpose
  • installing, testing, operating and monitoring coal seam gas control equipment
  • applying coal seam gas kill methods
  • identifying and recognising kick indicators
  • identifying the effects of swabbling and surging
  • Carry out effective supervision of applying blow out prevention operational procedures

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge in applying the apply blow out prevention operational procedures through:

  • accessing, interpreting and applying the organisation and site requirements and procedures for:
  • identifying and managing risks
  • identifying, addressing and reporting environmental issues
  • setting up work activity
  • site isolation, signage and erecting barriers
  • work health and safety
  • selecting and checking for faults, all plant, tools and equipment to carry out tasks
  • carrying out work to specifications
  • applying effective techniques for applying blow out prevention operational procedures
  • applying standard working practices and procedures for applying blow out prevention operational procedures◦ applying correct methods to control identified hazards
  • applying technical solutions for coal seam gas control
  • delegating roles and responsibilities of assistants
  • maintaining coal seam gas control equipment
  • responding to emergency situations

Assessment Conditions

  • An assessor of this unit must satisfy the requirements of the NVR/AQTF or their successors; and Industry regulations for certification and licensing; and,
  • this unit must be assessed in the context of this sector’s work environment; and,
  • this unit must be assessed using Resources and Infrastructure Industry sector specific policies, procedures, processes and operational manuals; and,
  • assessor requirements differ between sectors as follows:
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Drilling  sector:
  • an assessor must demonstrate the performance evidence, and knowledge evidence as outlined in this Unit of Competency, and through five (5) years of work in the Industry sector; or,
  • where a co-assessment or partnership arrangement exists between a qualified assessor and an Industry technical expert, the Industry technical expert can hold the unit being assessed, and/or demonstrate equivalency of skills and knowledge at the unit level. An Industry technical expert must also demonstrate a minimum of three (3) years of continuous work in the Industry sector, with the preceding one (1) year in the unit they are co-assessing; or,
  • when assessing this unit in the context of the Coal Mining  sector:
  • an assessor must demonstrate the skills and knowledge of this unit through twelve (12) month work experience in an Industry relevant to the skills being assessed within the last three (3) years; and,
  • where the assessor does not have current experience a co-assessment or partnership arrangement needs to exist between the qualified assessor and an Industry technical expert/ subject matter expert. The Industry technical expert/subject matter expert must demonstrate competency in the unit being assessed, and be currently working in the sector with a minimum of twelve (12) months’ work experience within the last three (3) years.

Links

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