Certificate II in Drilling Operations - RII20920

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Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification reflects the role of individuals such as assistant drillers who undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures.Licensing/Regulatory InformationLicensing, legislative, regulatory 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.


  • Assist diamond core drilling
  • Perform dogging
  • Assist and monitor well control operations
  • Transport plant, equipment and personnel
  • Operate a light vehicle
  • Assist guided boring
  • Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • Work effectively with diversity
  • Load, secure and unload drilling equipment and materials
  • Contribute to the control of emergencies and critical situations
  • Work effectively with others
  • Assist continuous flight auger drilling
  • Assist underground in-seam directional drilling
  • Operate a vehicle loading crane
  • Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns
  • Support blow out prevention operations
  • Assist sonic drilling operations
  • Collect routine site samples
  • Assist horizontal direction drilling
  • Assist coil tube drilling
  • Operate and maintain a four wheel drive vehicle
  • Conduct wheel loader operations
  • Licence to perform dogging
  • Assist large diameter auger drilling
  • Install hand held underground ground support
  • Assist surface directional drilling
  • Maintain and monitor site quality standards
  • Support drilling processes
  • Assist with reverse circulation drilling
  • Install trench support
  • Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier
  • Respond to site based spills
  • Licence to operate a forklift truck
  • Work safely at heights
  • Conduct local risk control
  • Assist rotary air drilling
  • Assist grouting and cementing operations
  • Provide first aid
  • Assist cable tool drilling
  • Work effectively in the drilling industry
  • Set up and pack up drill sites
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Assist mud rotary drilling
  • Operate a light vehicle underground
  • Install sub-soil drainage
  • Conduct telescopic materials handler operations
  • Isolate and access plant
  • Carry out drilling industry operational maintenance

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
East Melbourne No

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