RCC Level 4 is available for the very experienced Driller with minimal paperwork.
New Zealand Certificate in Drilling Level 4 qualifies for Zero-fees.
Level 4 Drillers Qualification is required when working under NZ Ground-Investigation Specification. All Drillers shall hold a current New Zealand or Australian Certificate in Drilling (Level 4 or higher). For works commencing before 2019, this requirement may be waived if the Contractor can demonstrate that the proposed Drillers have an equivalent level of experience.
New Zealand Certificate in Drilling (Level 3)
Graduates of this qualification will be familiar with drilling equipment and tools and be able to work safely at drilling sites under direct supervision. It is expected to take 2 years to complete.
New Zealand Certificate in Drilling (Level 4)
Gain the core skills and knowledge to work as a driller (within the drilling context that the training programme was completed). It is expected to take 2½ years to complete. This programme is eligible for two years’ free industry training. Click here for details.
New Zealand Certificate in Drilling (Level 5)
Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to work as a supervisor or senior driller (within the drilling context that the training programme was completed). It is expected to take 2 years to complete.
If you have any questions about this process contact Sam Woodford 0276 608 484.
MITO is also working in partnership with the Australian Drilling Industry Training Committee (ADITC) and has an exclusive license to use their DICAT distance learning resources in New Zealand. DICAT is made up of learning modules and theory assessments used in the New Zealand Certificate in Drilling programmes.
Learners may complete the DICAT programme independent of gaining any qualification.
There are four programmes available. These are:
DICAT1 covers DICAT Sets 1 and 2 (Modules 1-6)
DICAT2 covers DICAT Set 3 (Modules 7-11)
DICAT3 covers DICAT Set 3 (Modules 7-11) textbook not included