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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.

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

RIIBEF401DManage non-routine complex technical situations
RIIOGD501EManage rig operations
RIIOGD502DPlan and evaluate rig operations
RIIOGD504DManage drilling operations
RIIOGD505DManage drilling induction and orientation
RIISAM502DManage general drilling equipment maintenance

Elective Units

RIIOGD506DManage rig move and camp move
RIIOGD507DManage and monitor rig-up and rig-up to spud operations
RIIOGD508DManage well completion and abandonment
BSBWHS501Ensure a safe work place
BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectiveness