This qualification will suit a range of needs including:

  • Those wanting to work in entry and second level roles within the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Those looking to progress upwards in their oil and gas careers
  • Tailor made and designed self paced workbooks providing critical theoretical knowledge and on the job training.
  • National Accreditation that is recognised all around Australia and meets legislative competency requirements to work on a rig.
  • Dedicated support from accredited Harness Trainer/Assesors.
  • Recognition of prior learning can be considered for this qualification


Course Dates

  • UOC: RII21120 - Certificate II in Oil & Gas Drilling (Onshore) and Well Servicing
  • Cost: From $2,500
  • Duration: 1 yr
  • Funding Available

Book in for Certificate II in Oil & Gas Drilling (Onshore) and Well Servicing – RII21120

Use the Form this page to initiate a booking onto this qualification.

Oil and Gas Drilling and Well Servicing qualifications are undertaken over a period of time – 1 -2 years depending on the qualification level. You  can start at almost any time given that these are conducted while you are also working.  Applicants usually apply with the support of employers.

Enquire now and our expert consultants will help you determine the right next steps in your Oil and Gas Industry Career.


Course Details



From $2,500



1 yr




Delivery Methods

Delivery Methods

  • Online
  • Workplace based
  • Self pace
  • Employment Based
Unit Of Competency

Unit Of Competency

RII21120 - Certificate II in Oil & Gas Drilling (Onshore) and Well Servicing

This is an employment-based resources and infrastructure qualification essential for those wanting to work or progress to Floorman or above within the Natural Oil & Gas industry, reflecting roles such as a Roustabout, Leasehand, Utility Operator, Floorhand, Lead Floorhand or Motorhand working in drilling oil and gas (onshore) or well servicing operations.


This Certificate II course consists of 6 core units and 6 elective units. Harness have trailored this course, with the electives, to suit the needs of industry leading operators, meet compliance requirements in the relevant roles and to provide a solid platform of knowledge for those undertaking a range of functions involving known routine or procedural job tasks.

12 units of study make up this qualification:
6 Core Units
  • Communicate in the Workplace RIICOM201D
  • Identify and Assess Environmental and Heritage Concerns RIIENV201E
  • Contribute to the Control of Emergencies and Critical Situations RIIERR202E
  • Conduct Local Risk Control RIIRIS201E Carry Out Rig Lease Operations RIIOGN201F
  • Work Safely and Follow WHS Policies and Procedures RIIWHS201E
Elective Units chosen with the input of our clients and industries we support
  • Perform Rig Floor Operations RIIOGD204F
  • Carry Out Equipment and Basic Rig Maintenance RIIOGD202E
  • Work In Accordance with an issued permit MSMPER200
  • Carry Out Operational Maintenance RIISAM209E
  • Support Blow Out Prevention Operations RIIOGD205E
  • Assist and monitor well control operations RIIOGD206E

Once you successfully complete this course, you’ll receive a certificate. It shows your Qualification and Statements of Attainment for each unit you have passed. All are recognised within the Australian Qualifications Framework.

This is a nationally recognised qualification and is issued by Harness Energy (RTO 40521).

Course Requirements

No course pre-requisites apply.  You will need Internet access and a computer for this qualification. Please also review the general important information (relevant to ALL courses) contained in Important Course Requirements page linked as this is a competency-based course and has both practical and theoretical elements.

Additional Infomation

Roles & Industries

  • Roustabout
  • Leasehand
  • Utility Operator
  • Floorhand
  • Lead Floorhand
  • Motorhand
  • Oil & Gas Drilling Onshore
  • Oil & Gas Well Servicing Operations
  • Operational knowledge in support of industry career development
  • Broader industry-specific skill knowledge including maintenance to WHS

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Funding Options


Funding Options*


Construction Skills QLD (CSQ)
User Choice

*Eligibility rules may apply and other funding options may be available to you – depending on your industry or course.

Important Information explaining the common course funding options listed above along with additional information is available in the Linked Important Information page.

Combine To Save!

Working At Heights + Rescue

  • PUAFIR210 – Prevent injury
  • PUASAR022 – Participate in a Rescue Operation
  • RIWHS204E – Work safely at heights
  • PUAEME001 – Provide emergency care