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Certificate II in Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore) and Well Servicing

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RII21120 Certificate II in Oil and Gas Drilling (Onshore) and Well Servicing is a qualification that provides foundational knowledge and skills for working in onshore drilling and well servicing in the oil and gas industry. It covers drilling equipment, rig operations, safety protocols, and environmental considerations. Practical training is included for hands-on experience.

Course Description:

The RII21120 Certificate II in Oil and Gas Drilling (Onshore) and Well Servicing is a specialised course that prepares individuals for entry-level positions in the oil and gas industry. It provides fundamental knowledge and skills related to onshore drilling operations and well servicing activities. Participants will learn about drilling equipment, rig operations, wellbore maintenance, safety protocols, and environmental considerations specific to the industry. Practical training is an important component of the course, allowing participants to gain hands-on experience with industry equipment and procedures. 

Cost: $1320.00

Competency Elements:

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


Total number of units = 12


6 core units plus

6 elective units, of which:


at least four (4) must be chosen from electives

no more than two (2) 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 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


RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace

RIIENV201E Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns

RIIERR202E Contribute to the control of emergencies and critical situations

RIIOGN201F Carry out rig lease operations

RIIRIS201E Conduct local risk control

RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures


The elective units are chosen by Academy, through extensive industry consultation. Academy can create custom courses on request, get in touch today to design your course!

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