Diploma of Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore)
This qualification reflects the role of a supervisor in a drilling operation. The tasks performed involve a high level of autonomy and require the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment/roles/techniques for themselves and others. They are required to demonstrate the application of a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills.
Licensing, 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.
Total number of units = 11
6 core units plus
5 elective units
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
How is the program delivered?
Intake for this program is monthly.
Each student must have access to the following items to undertake and successfully complete the requirements of this RPL program:
Each student will receive 90 days to successfully complete this RPL program.
This is broken into 3 steps;
If additional time is required, please refer to the Student Handbook on how to apply for an extension including the extension fees.
The RPL assessment process
Each student must have an on-boarding conversation with the assessor about their work history and their ability to access specific RPL evidence. After the onboarding call, the assessor will email the evidence list to the student. Once this has occurred, the student must adhere to the timelines regarding evidence collection.
The program duration will vary for each student depending on the number of units approved through the RPL process and the gaps identified by the assessor.
Click the below link to access our full RPL assessment process detailed in our student handbook.
How will the assessor review my RPL evidence?
To have skills formally recognised the assessor must ensure the candidate’s knowledge, skills and supporting evidence address all of the requirements of the unit of competency, qualification and training package rules. In addition, the assessor will also determine any gaps in the candidate’s knowledge.
Once we have received your RPL evidence, the assessor will review your evidence against the unit criteria and determine whether competency has been achieved to the standard expected in the workplace and by the training package.
What if there are gaps in my RPL evidence?
Techskill will develop a gap assessment plan with the student. This might include collecting evidence through
Cost and payment options
Techskill offers 3 ways to make payment for your program.
A 30% deposit is required to secure the student’s place in the program with the balance paid upon completion (master card, visa, invoice)
Flexible pay as go options;
The student can ‘opt’ to apply for a study loan. This requires the completion of an application form for approval to secure the study loan.
Corporate discounts are available for group enrolments and corporate clients. A 10 % discount is available for all previous Techskill students.
When will I receive my certificate?
Once a student has successfully satisfied the assessment requirements for all units within the program, the student will receive their certificate and record of results (given all course fees have been received by Techskill).
Each student will receive access to the following support staff during their current enrolment period:
Techskill will conduct regular follow-ups to ensure the student is progressing with their evidence compilation.
If the student’s needs are beyond the expertise of Techskill staff, the student will be referred to the appropriate external body.
For more information about our policies and procedures, please click on the link https://tecskill.com.au/tecskill_student_handbook.pdf
Please contact Techskill on (07) 3310 8756 or by email [email protected] if you have any other questions about the program or payment terms.
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