Standards for Technical Roles

Drilling Rigger Competence Assessment/Reassessment Standard

Standard Code: 9200

Aim and objectives:

The aim and objectives of the OPITO Drilling Rigger Competence Assessment is to establish that the candidate has the required underpinning knowledge, understanding and practical skills to fulfill the role of Drilling Rigger safely and effectively.

Target audience:

The target group for the Drilling Rigger Competence Assessment is personnel that wish to become OPITO-certified, competent Drilling Riggers - having previously completed the OPITO Rigger Initial Training Standard and Drilling Rigger Workplace Experience Log Book, and/or possess sufficient and relevant work experience to be eligible for the OPITO Drilling Rigger Competence Assessment.

Delegate pre-requisites:

Delegates must hold a valid OPITO approved Stage 1 Rigger Training Certificate and a fully completed, valid log-book based on the OPITO Stage 2 Drilling Rigger Workplace Experience Logbook workplace requirements. A formal letter can be submitted from a candidates employer stating that they have met the equivalent of the Stage 2 logbook experience.

Validity:

2 years

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