The Certificate IV in Well Servicing Operations is a qualification that has been developed to provide you – if you are working in a driller level role –  with the skills and knowledge to develop key leadership skills while working on an operational well servicing site. As a driller, you are undertaking on far more complex and non routine activities as well as responsibilities for others within the team – providing key areas of focus for this qualification.

This qualification will suit a range of needs including:

  • Those now managing non routine and technical complex situations  |  Supervisory responsibilities of rig crew personnel across various operations.
  • Expanded responsibilities in relation to rig up and down for well servicing activities, blow outs, nippling up and pressure test.
  • More safety and team responsibilities across the well servicing crew including emergency and critical situation management skills
  • 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 Trainers and assesors.


Course Dates

  • UOC: RII41220 - Certificate IV Well Servicing Operations
  • Cost: From $2,500
  • Duration: 2 yr
  • Funding Available

Book in for Certificate IV in Well Servicing – RII41220

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



2 yr




Delivery Methods

Delivery Methods

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

Unit Of Competency

RII41220 - Certificate IV Well Servicing Operations

This Certificate IV well servicing qualification has been tailored by Harness for you if you are working under the instruction of a Rig Manager and are at that supervisor level for the well servicing crew. You are likely performing tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine and range from controlling emergency situations through to rig-up and down operations for well servicing, nippling up and pressure test. It is important that the theoretical understanding is in place to support these technical activities and this is a key part of this qualification – through the appropriate selection of elective units.


6 Core Units
  • Lead Team Effectiveness BSBLDR403
  • Control Emergencies and Critical Situations RIIERR405
  • Monitor Oil and Gas drilling Equipment Maintenance RIISAM404
  • Maintain Standard Procedures and safe Working Practices RIIWHS405D
  • Rig up and Rig Down for Well Servicing Operations RIIWSV401E
  • Participate in Well Servicing Nippling-up and Pressure Test RIIWSV403E
6 Elective Units chosen with the input of our clients and industries we support
  • Apply and monitor surface operations emergency preparedness and Response Systems in Surface Operations RIIERR401E
  • Manage Non-Routine, Complex Technical Situations RIIBEF401E
  • Carry out well control and blow out prevention RIIOGD405E
  • Conduct Hazard Analysis (RPL Only) MSMWHS201 Issue Work Permits (RPL Only) MSMPER300
  • Apply risk management processes RIIRIS301E

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

  • Assistant Drillers
  • Drillers
  • Oil & Gas Well Servicing Operations
  • Team management and supervision skills
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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.

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