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Certificate III in Drilling Oil & Gas (Onshore)


This qualification reflects the role of employees such as a Derrickman who perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

Entry requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

RPL (recognition of prior learning) available for experienced participants. Check RPL status here. Blended Learning (written assessments delivered online with a practical assessment). Hard copy books also available.

This qualification on average is completed in three (3) to six (6) months but can be completed across a duration of 12 months. Traineeships & apprenticeships will be discussed upon engagement.

Credit Transfer
Yes, credit transfers allowed that meet industry package requirements. Speak to Tecskill directly to discuss your current qualifications and whether credit transfers will apply to this qualification.

Price: Please call Tecskill +617 3310 8756 to discuss prices

Email: [email protected]



Core Units

BSBFLM303Contribute to effective workplace relationships
BSBWHS301Maintain Workplace Safety
MSAPMSUP172AIdentify and minimise environmental hazards
RIIERR302DRespond to local emergencies and incidents
RIIOGD209DOperate and maintain ancillary equipment
RIIOGD302ETrip casing
RIIOGD303ETrip Pipe
RIIOGN302EOperate Mud Pumps
RIIOGN303EOperate Mud Systems

Elective Units

RIIOGD301EConduct and maintain derrick operations
(Cannot be used if RIIOGD305D is chosen)
Support blowout prevention operations
(Cannot be used if RIIOGD304D is chosen)
Assist with coal seam gas control
TAEDEL301AProvide work skill instruction
RIISAM209D (import unit)Carry out operational maintenance
MSAPMPER300C (import unit)Issue work permits