program guide

diploma of drilling oil and gas

(onshore) RII50815

are
you?

are you?

looking to expand your career options within the oil and gas field?

looking to move up into a rig manager, toolpusher or superintendent’s role?

looking to gain industry credibility to lift your personal profile?

looking to step up in a senior operational oil and gas role?

looking to work on land-based conventional rigs, doubles, triples or cyber?

program
details.

The RII50815 Diploma of Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore) is designed for those seeking to develop their career and move towards a senior operational role. Specifically, this diploma qualification level was created for rig managers, toolpushers and senior operational personnel such as field superintendents working in Australia.

This program provides you with the technical and managerial skills to become a certified and competent Drilling Operator/Manager with the ability to work autonomously or managing a team and/or drilling operation.

This nationally accredited program will see you accredited for skills surrounding the management of complex technical situations, evaluation of drilling operations, management of rig up to spud operations, camp moves, rig maintenance and management of an operational rig crew.

This qualification is relevant to today’s current industry standards and reflects the skills and competencies needed to grow a successful career or business.

study
options.

recognition of
prior learning

The national training system allows all participants the option to apply for recognition of prior learning. Speak to us about your eligibility and save considerable time and money if eligible.

tailored
solutions

Speak to our experienced consultants about how we can tailor a program to meet your busy schedule, lifestyle and budget. If you’re an employer, speak to us about how we deliver tailored solutions to businesses.

complete a
free
online
assessment.

Click below to see if you’re eligible to receive credit for your previous skills and experience. Complete a simple one minute questionnaire now.

program
structure.

The RII50815 Diploma of Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore) requires the completion of 11 units comprising of 6 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 your role.

  • RIIBEF401D Manage non-routine, complex technical situations

  • RIIOGD501E Manage rig operations

  • RIIOGD502D Plan and evaluate rig operations

  • RIIOGD504D Manage drilling operations

  • RIIOGD505D Manage drilling induction and orientation

  • RIISAM502D Manage general drilling equipment maintenance

  • RIIOGD506D Manage rig move and camp move

  • RIIOGD507D Manage and monitor rig-up and rig-up to spud operations

  • RIIOGD508D Manage well completion and abandonment

  • BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace

  • BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness

recognition of
prior learning/
skills recognition.

The national training system allows all participants the option to apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). Click here to learn more about our RPL options.

future
pathways.

Potential Career Pathways

Potential career pathways may include but are not limited to:

  • Qualified and certified rig manager

  • Qualified and certified toolpusher (night push)

  • Oil and Gas operations manager

  • Pathway to become an oil and gas superintendent

  • Site Supervisor

(this accredited qualification is legally required to actively work as a rig manager on an active oil and gas rig in Australia)

Future Education Pathways

Potential education pathways may include but are not limited to:

  • Advanced Diploma of Drilling Management

  • Degree in Petroleum Engineering

study now and
pay later.

Our exceptional interest-free options make it easy for you to get qualified now and pay later.

  • Easy 5 minute application

  • Pay out when ever you want with no fees

  • Start as soon as you're approved

Contact Us.

Complete the form below and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.
 If your request is urgent, please call our office on 1300 089 979

Aaron Lowe
Aaron Lowe
Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction
Read More
The application, process and support was of a very high standard. We would not hesitate using Techskill Academy again in the future.
David Meakins
David Meakins
Diploma of Drilling Oil and Gas
Read More
The process was easy to understand, it was efficient and the Techskill Academy team walked me through each step. I was uncertain at the start and after onboarding felt supported.
Paul Foy
Paul Foy
Diploma of Project Management
Read More
Professional and easy to work with. I have recommended this RTO to other Project Managers in my industry.
Nadine Czerner
Nadine Czerner
Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction
Read More
Techskill Academy assessed me for RPL. They saved me months of online study by evaluating my many years of experience. Worth the investment!
Andrew Spencer
Andrew Spencer
Diploma of Building and Construction
Read More
We have completed multiple courses with Techskill Academy and always found the process easy and very helpful.
James Barker
James Barker
Diploma of Project Management
Read More
Fast, thorough, polite, punctual, friendly, easy. Techskill Academy clearly provide a good service and run a very efficient business!
Katina Validaki
Katina Validaki
Certificate III in Landscape Construction
Read More
I highly recommend Techskill Academy. I received so much support and encouragement as I went through my study. Thanks to the team!
Marcus Dance
Marcus Dance
Certificate III in Landscape Construction
Read More
I was surprised really enjoyed the process. I highly recommend Techskill Academy. Unbelievable support.
Michael Rahilly
Michael Rahilly
Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction
Read More
I would have no hesitation in recommending Techskill Academy. The program was seamless and easy to navigate.
Craig Macdonald
Craig Macdonald
Diploma of Project Management
Read More
I would recommend Techskill Academy to anyone looking to advance their career. Techskill Academy consulted with me and pointed me in the right direction.
James Kerr
James Kerr
Certificate III in Landscape Construction
Read More
Old fashion amazing customer service and first-class assistance to complete my Cert III. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the team!
Previous
Next