RII32220 – Certificate II in Well Servicing Operations

RII32220 - Certificate II in Well Servicing Operations

Course Description

This qualification reflects the roles of employees such as driller’s assistant, floorman, leasehand or roustabout working in well servicing. They undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and takes some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.

Units of Competency

Successful completion of 12 units of competency made up of:

  • 6 core units, plus
  • 6 elective units, of which:
    • at least 4 must be chosen from the electives listed
    • no more than 2 units may be chosen from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

Units of Competency delivered

Core Units

  • RIICOM201D Communicate information in the workplace
  • RIIERR202E Contribute to the control of emergencies and critical situations
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIISAM209D Carry out operational maintenance
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIWSV202E Carry out well servicing rig lease operations
Elective Units
  • BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • MSMENV172 Identify and minimise environmental hazards
  • MSMPER200 Work in accordance with issued permit
  • MSMWHS217 Gas test atmospheres
  • RIIENV201D Identify and assess environmental and heritage concerns
  • RIIOGD205D Support blow out prevention operations
  • RIIOGD206D Assist with coal seam gas control
  • RIISAM202D Isolate and access plant
  • RIIVEH201D Operate light vehicle
  • RIIVEH305E Operate and maintain four wheel drive vehicle
  • RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
  • RIIWSV201E Perform well servicing rig floor operations
  • RIIWSV203D Prepare equipment for well servicing air operations


This course is delivered over approximately 6 – 18 months, allowing for application of learnings within the workplace in between structured sessions.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. Students are expected to be already working in a site-based role.

Course Outcome and Pathways

Successful graduates will receive a Certificate of Award and Transcript for this qualification. Students who do not complete the full qualification can exit with a Statement of Attainment for successfully completed units of competency.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Driller’s Assistant

After achievement of this qualification, graduates may wish to undertake RII32218 – Certificate III in Well Servicing Operations.

National Recognition

Everyone is entitled to an opportunity to have their previous skills and knowledge recognised in order to gain formal qualifications and reduce duplication of training and/or assessment activity (and sometimes cost). Students are encouraged to apply at program commencement. Please refer to the Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) information in our Student Handbook for further information.

Training and Assessment

Kevesther delivers its training programs onsite at clients’ workplaces (or alternatively at Kevesther’s own training facilities) through face-to-face training, coaching, and assessment activity (assessment includes knowledge questions and practical demonstration). Wherever possible, we utilise our client’s own company documentation and worksite-specific construction plans, etc. for more effective transfer of learning relevant to individual workplaces. Kevesther’s trainers and assessors work with our clients in a team-approach to ensure each student is given every opportunity to successfully complete their programs.