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Diploma of
Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore) 

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RII50820 Diploma of Drilling Oil and Gas prepares individuals for roles in the drilling industry. It covers drilling operations, equipment maintenance, safety procedures, and environmental considerations. Practical training is included. 

Course Description:

The RII50820 Diploma of Drilling Oil and Gas is a comprehensive program designed to provide individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the drilling industry. This qualification covers a wide range of subjects, including drilling operations, equipment maintenance, safety procedures, and environmental considerations specific to the oil and gas sector. Participants will learn about project management, risk assessment, and compliance with industry regulations. Practical training is a key component of the course, allowing students to apply their skills in real-world drilling scenarios. 

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


7 core units plus

5 elective units, of which:


no more than one (1) unit 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 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

RIIBEF401E Manage non-routine and complex technical situations.

RIIOGD501F Manage rig operations.

RIIOGD502E Plan and evaluate rig operations.

RIIOGD505E Manage drilling and well servicing induction and orientation.

RIIRIS501E Implement and maintain management systems to control risk.

RIISAM502E Manage general drilling equipment maintenance.

RIIWSV503E Manage and monitor rig-up operations.


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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