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This nationally recognised program is an RPL only program, designed for individuals seeking to develop their career and move towards an assistant driller or drillers role on an Australian onshore oil and gas rig or project.
As drillers working in an onshore oil & gas context, your tasks involve a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. You are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others and contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems.
If you are currently working in the industry and looking to formalise your existing skills and experience to become a certified assistant driller, driller or manager/supervisor of an operational crew with the ability to work autonomously if required, then click here to take our FREE skills assessment today.
This qualification is relevant to today’s current industry standards and reflects the skills and competencies needed to grow a successful career within the oil and gas industry.
You might be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning for your previous work or study, saving you time and money on your course. Ask our team about your eligibility.
Need customised study options? We have tailored options to meet your needs and the needs of your staff. Ask our experienced consultants how we can tailor a program to meet your busy schedule, lifestyle, and budget.
Full training (either classroom or online) is not offered for this program.
If you have the evidence to demonstrate your existing skills and knowledge for one or more units, you can apply for recognition, technically called recognition of prior learning or skills recognition. We will conduct an initial assessment over the phone to help you determine if you are eligible. This option may reduce the need to complete formal training and assessment.
As a guide, typical entrants into this program are:
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The RII41120 Certificate IV in Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore) requires the completion of 12 units comprising of 7 core units and 5 electives.
These units of competency have been developed in consultation with industry experts along with our facilitators who draw upon real-life operational case studies and examples to ensure the knowledge you gain is practical and applicable to the workplace.
Potential career pathways may include but are not limited to:
In Australia, it is a legal requirement for all persons to hold this qualification if they are looking to work as a driller or AD on an active oil and gas rig.
Potential education pathways may include but are not limited to:
You might be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning for your previous work or study, saving you time and money on your course. Click learn more or take our FREE skills assessment to check your eligibility.