RII50620 - Diploma of Drilling Operations
This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as senior drillers, field supervisors or project managers. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others and contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems.
Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the qualification.
The following provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.
Total number of units = 12
10 core units plus
2 elective units, of which:
- at least one (1) unit must be chosen from the elective list below
- 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.
The elective bank contains both licensed and non-licensed units of competency relating to high risk work in the resources and infrastructure industry. To be appointed under any statutory requirements in related roles, units of competency should be selected to meet the state/territory licensing requirements.
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
Unit code Unit title
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
BSBWHS521 Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
RIIENV501E Implement and maintain environmental management plans
RIIGOV501E Identify, implement and maintain legal compliance requirements
RIINHB501F Plan drilling
RIIPRM501E Implement, monitor, rectify and report on contracts
RIIRIS501E Implement and maintain management systems to control risk
RIISAM502E Manage general drilling equipment maintenance
Unit code Unit title
RIIBEF402D Supervise on-site operations
RIILAT402E Provide leadership in the supervision of diverse work teams
RIINHB401E Plan and supervise the mobilisation of equipment, crew and materials
RIINHB402E Supervise drilling operations
RIINHB411E Construct artesian (flowing) aquifer bores
RIINHB412D Construct geothermal wells
Qualification Mapping Information
Supersedes and is equivalent to RII50615 Diploma of Drilling Operations.