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RII32020 Certificate III in Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore)


Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore) is conducted in the workplace and is expected to take 12 months

Price: The cost for this qualification is $1500.00

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Unit Of Competency

This qualification has a total number of fourteen (14) units, consisting of ten (10) core units and four (4) elective units. 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!

Core Units

BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships
BSBWHS301 Maintain workplace safety
MSMPER200 Work in accordance with an issued permit
RIIENV201E Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns
RIIERR302E Respond to local emergencies and incidents
RIIOGD209F Operate and maintain ancillary equipment
RIIOGD302F Assist in running casing
RIIOGD303F Trip pipe
RIIOGN302F Operate mud pumps
RIIOGN303E Operate, monitor, and maintain mud systems

Elective Units

RIIOGD304D Apply effective coal seam gas control practices
RIIOGD305E Apply blow out prevention operational procedures
RIISAM204E Operate small plant and equipment
RIIOGD203F Prepare and operate drilling fluid systems

Qualification Description

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


Assessments will be based on the fourteen (14) units of competency set out above.

You will be assessed through a combination of knowledge and practical assessments that you can complete in your workplace with your supervisor.

Knowledge questions are designed to allow you to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, whilst the practical assessments are designed to demonstrate competency in conducting tasks relating to the individual units set out in this qualification.

A portfolio of documentary evidence of similar tasks to those set out in the practical assessments might be useful in applying for recognition of prior learning (RPL). Contact the Academy to request a consultation with one of our assessors to see if you might be a suitable candidate for the RPL process.

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