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Advanced Diploma of Drilling Management


Drilling Operations, Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore), Well Servicing Operations 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 eleven (11) units, consisting of eight (8) core units and three (3) 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

BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
RIICCR601D Manage customer relationships
RIIENV601D Establish and maintain the environmental management system
RIIGOV601D Establish, maintain and develop a statutory compliance management system
RIIOGD504D Manage drilling operations
RIIRIS601D Establish and maintain the risk management system
RIIWHS601D Establish and maintain the WHS management system

Elective Units

BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
RIIQUA601D Establish and maintain a quality system
RIIOGD601D Manage multiple drilling operations

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of managers in drilling who perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical, and include strategic areas and initiating activities. They are required to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge and initiate solutions to technical problems or management requirements.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Assessments will be based on the eleven (11) 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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