Domain - Drilling - Non-hydrocarbon

Domain - Drilling - Non-hydrocarbon

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Level 2

Follow workplace health, safety and environmental procedures for non-hydrocarbon drilling
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard, unit standard 23171, and unit standard 23172 were replaced by unit standard 28311.

22456 Coversheet 3 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency DRTNHB01A. People credited with this standard are able to: identify drilling industry hazards, assess associated risk and implement control measures; respond to an emergency/potential emergency situation; implement environmental drill site access and heritage requirements; and make suggestions to enhance task/job-specific safety. This standard covers the entry level health, safety, site access and environmental knowledge and skills required by utility workers and entrants to the drilling industry prior to commencement (where possible) on a drill site. When it is not possible to cover the requirements of the standard prior to commencement on a drill site, close supervision will need to be exercised by a competent person.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Follow underground health and safety procedures for non-hydrocarbon drilling
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

22457 Coversheet 3 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency DRTNHB02A. People credited with this standard are able to: identify underground drilling hazards, assess associated risk and implement control measures; respond to an underground emergency/potential emergency situation; and initiate suggestions to enhance task/job-specific safety. This standard covers the entry level health and safety knowledge and skills required by utility workers and entrants to the drilling industry who may be required to work underground prior to commencement (where possible) on a drill site. When it is not possible to cover the requirements of the standard prior to commencement on a drill site, close supervision will need to be exercised by a competent person. The requirements of the standard are intended to reflect industry entry-level induction, orientation and regulatory requirements.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Work effectively in the non-hydrocarbon drilling industry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

22458 Coversheet 2 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency DRTNHB03A. People credited with this standard are able to: follow safe manual handling procedures; routinely practice good housekeeping; complete pre-start checks; refuel vehicles and plant; and drive vehicle. This standard covers the knowledge and skills required by a utility worker at the base level of entry to operations on a drilling rig. When it is not possible to cover the requirements of the standard prior to commencement on a drill site, close supervision will be need to be exercised by a competent person.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Work in a drilling team in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
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Version 2

22459 Coversheet 3 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency DRTNHB04A. People credited with this standard are able to: work as part of a team; support the client/contractor relationship; and identify own training needs. This standard covers the drilling industry entry-level knowledge and skill requirements of a utility worker working as part of a drilling team. When it is not possible to cover the requirements of the standard prior to commencement on a drill site, close supervision will need to be exercised by a competent person. The requirements of the standard are intended to reflect industry entry-level induction, orientation and regulatory requirements.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Assist conventional core drilling in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
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Version 2

22466 Coversheet 4 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency DRTNHB11A. People credited with this standard are able to: follow workplace safety procedures for coring operations; support the core drilling process; handle core samples; mix drilling fluids; and carry out basic maintenance of tools and equipment. This standard covers the technical knowledge and practical skills, specific to assisting with operations using conventional core drilling at the driller's assistant level. It will be complemented by other general standards that cover the more generic aspects of supporting drilling operations. Core drilling may also be called diamond core drilling or coring. The standard applies primarily to the geotechnical and mineral exploration sectors and any other sectors using conventional core drilling.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Assist raiseboring in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
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22471 Coversheet 4 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency DRTNHB16A. People credited with this unit standard are able to: follow workplace procedures for raisebore drilling; assist with raisebore drilling process; mix drilling fluids (as required for some operations); clean equipment; and carry out basic maintenance of tools and equipment. This standard covers the technical knowledge and practical skills, specific to assisting with raiseboring operations. It will be complemented by other general standards that cover the more generic aspects of supporting drilling operations. The standard applies to the raiseboring sector.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Assist down hole hammer drilling in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
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22473 Coversheet 4 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency DRTNHB18A. People credited with this standard are able to: identify and respond to workplace hazards and risks; assist down hole hammer drilling; handle samples; and carry out basic maintenance of tools and equipment. This standard covers the technical knowledge and practical skills, specific to down hole hammer drilling. It will be complemented by other general standards that cover the more generic aspects of drilling. The standard applies to the mineral production and development, and blast hole drilling sectors.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Assist top hole hammer drilling in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
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Version 2

22474 Coversheet 4 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency DRTNHB19A. People credited with this standard are able to: follow workplace safety procedures for top hole hammer drilling operations; support the top hole hammer drilling process; handle samples; assist to mix drilling fluids for air/foam drilling; and carry out basic maintenance of tools and equipment. This standard covers the technical knowledge and practical skills, specific to top hole hammer drilling. It will be complemented by other general standards that cover the more generic aspects of supporting top hole hammer drilling operations. The standard applies primarily to the blast hole and mineral production and development sectors and any other sectors using top hole hammer drilling methods.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Level 3

Carry out drilling industry operational maintenance in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment

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22477 Coversheet 15 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency RIISAM215D. People credited with this standard are able to: plan and prepare to carry out drilling industry operational maintenance; carry out pre-drilling checks and maintenance; perform machine checks; maintain all down hole tools and other drilling consumables; perform machinery maintenance; and perform equipment and machinery field repairs.

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Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Carry out informal on the job training in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
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22478 Coversheet 8 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency DRTNHB23A. People credited with this standard are able to: identify the need for training; prepare for training; carry out informal on the job training; and provide opportunities for practice. This standard covers informal training and assessing in workplace routines.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Level 4

Construct geothermal wells in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
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22500 Coversheet 40 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency DRTNHB45A. People credited with this standard are able to: liaise with client and/or other relevant parties; design geothermal wells; construct geothermal wells; develop bore; carry out well maintenance and rehabilitation; and decommission test/bore holes. This standard covers the design and construction of geothermal production wells, rehabilitation and decommissioning.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Level 5

Construct artesian (flowing) aquifer production bores in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

22499 Coversheet 20 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency RIINHB411D. People credited with this standard are able to: plan and prepare for the construction of artesian (flowing) aquifer production bores; design production bores for artesian aquifer systems; construct production bores in artesian aquifer systems; develop bore; disinfect/decontaminate bore and drilling equipment; carry out bore maintenance and rehabilitation; and decommission artesian wells with flowing and/or non-flowing elements.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Maintain effective team and crew operations in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
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22501 Coversheet 40 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency DRTNHB46A. People credited with this standard are able to: organise transport and accommodation for team; implement and monitor the occupational health and safety requirements for the site; analyse and plan work of teams/crews; coordinate the activities of work teams/crews; manage team/crew; counsel team members on personal problems; deal with local industrial relations issues; facilitate teamwork; and maintain records. This standard covers all components of planning, organising, coordinating and managing a team operation at a drill site. It has a detailed element on implementing and monitoring Occupational Health and Safety requirements on site.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Manage equipment maintenance in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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22502 Coversheet 40 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency DRTNHB47A. People credited with this standard are able to: manage movement of stock; plan and organise maintenance and overhauls; evaluate new and used equipment; and maintain inventories of all items needed on site. This standard covers all components of planning, costing and organising maintenance.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Plan drilling in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
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22504 Coversheet 40 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency DRTNHB49A. People credited with this standard are able to: liaise with clients and other relevant parties; inspect/research site for accessibility, services, hazards, legal and environmental problems; select appropriate drilling method; prepare cost estimates, quotes and tenders; arrange permits and licences; design and organise drilling program; and prepare occupational health and safety plan for site. This standard covers all components of planning a drilling program by middle management or owner/operator.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Supervise mineral exploration drilling operations in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28339 Coversheet 10 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency RIINHB402D. People credited with this standard are able to: plan and prepare for supervising mineral exploration drilling operations; initiate mineral exploration drilling operations; and monitor, adjust, communicate, and report on the execution of mineral exploration drilling operations.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Supervise geotechnical drilling operations in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28340 Coversheet 10 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency RIINHB403D. People credited with this standard are able to: plan and prepare for supervising geotechnical drilling operations; initiate geotechnical drilling operations; and monitor, adjust, communicate, and report on the execution of geotechnical drilling operations.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Supervise seismic drilling operations in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28341 Coversheet 10 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency RIINHB404D. People credited with this standard are able to: plan and prepare for supervising seismic drilling operations; initiate seismic drilling operations; and monitor, adjust, communicate, and report on the execution of seismic drilling operations.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Supervise water well drilling operations in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28342 Coversheet 10 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency RIINHB405D. People credited with this standard are able to: plan and prepare for supervising water well drilling operations; initiate water well drilling operations; and monitor, adjust, communicate, and report on the execution of water well drilling operations.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Supervise foundation drilling operations in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
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28343 Coversheet 10 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency RIINHB406D. People credited with this standard are able to: plan and prepare for supervising foundation drilling operations; initiate foundation drilling operations; and monitor, adjust, communicate, and report on the execution of foundation drilling operations.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Supervise horizontal directional drilling operations in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28344 Coversheet 10 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency RIINHB407D. People credited with this standard are able to: plan and prepare for supervising horizontal directional drilling operations; initiate horizontal directional drilling operations; and monitor, adjust, communicate, and report on the execution of horizontal directional drilling operations.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Supervise environmental drilling operations in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28345 Coversheet 10 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency RIINHB408D. People credited with this standard are able to: plan and prepare for supervising environmental drilling operations; initiate environmental drilling operations; and monitor, adjust, communicate, and report on the execution of environmental drilling operations.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Supervise mineral production and development drilling in a non-hydrocarbon drilling environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28346 Coversheet 10 Credits

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This standard comprises this cover sheet and Australian unit of competency RIINHB409D. People credited with this standard are able to: plan and prepare for supervising mineral production and development drilling operations; initiate mineral production and development drilling operations; and monitor, adjust, communicate, and report on the execution of mineral production and development drilling operations.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Data as at 01 October 2022