The Roc Drill Training System delivers a safe, consistent and sustainable approach to delivering competent and proficient operators.

It’s about ensuring we deliver the budget outcomes set out by the client.

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About the System

The Training System is about offering an additional level of expertise for drill operations. It enables clients to build internal expertise to allow for a consistent and sustainable operation for the life of mine.

The Roc-Drill Training System is developed to support Drilling operations. It sets out a structured approach through accreditation and e-learning to ensure operators have the latest information and the most up to date unit of competence. It isn’t just about conducting drilling operations it’s about a process to ensure the operator is well equipped to perform for many years.

Training001Level 1 is designed for new operators entering the Drilling operation. It covers the basics and includes topics such as:

  • Introduction to Drilling Operations & Safety Standards
  • Understanding Drill Specifications
  • Understanding Drill Consumables
  • Basic understanding of drill sequence
  • Housekeeping of the Drill
  • Familiarisation of the Simulator
  • Understand Drill Driver tree and key levers

Level 2 is designed for an operator who has had previous experience drilling and will expand on further techniques and understanding.

  • Drill Standard Work Procedures
  • Instructions for Tramming
  • Understanding and conducting Maintenance operations
  • Understanding and Interpreting data system
  • Simulator Drill Understanding (L2)

Level 3 is designed for an operator who holds a Drill competency and has been deemed L2 competent

  • Introduction to Drilling Operations & Safety Standards > Understanding Drill Specifications
  • Understanding Drill Consumables
  • Basic understanding of drill sequence
  • Housekeeping of the Drill
  • Familiarisation of the Simulator
  • Understand Drill Driver tree and key levers
  • Drill Standard Work Procedures
  • Instructions for Tramming
  • Understanding and conducting Maintenance operations > Understanding and Interpreting data system
  • Simulator Drill Understanding (L2)
  • Understanding and applying Drilling Fundamentals > Conducting Drilling Operations
  • Understanding Drill and maintenance technology and support instruments
  • Identify Maintenance issues/items for resolution
  • Perform advanced drilling operations
  • Apply drill principles to the drill sequence

Level 4 is designed for an operator who is competent in Drilling operations and has been deemed L3 competent

  • Perform advanced Drilling Operations
  • Apply drill principles to the drill sequence
  • Understand advanced Drilling principles and
    practices whilst operating the Drill
  • Conduct maintenance procedures
  • Apply Drill sequencing principles

The Level System

The Roc Drill Training System sets out four levels that allow entry at any one point depending on the level of experience that operator holds. The Training System will provide guidance and can be tailored to new Drilling operators and experienced Drilling operators.

It is designed to meet legislative requirements in accordance with the Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999 and the Coal Mining Safety and Health Regulation 2001. The Drilling Training System is in accordance with the Australian Quality Training Framework (RII09).

Trainers

The Roc-Drill trainers have extensive experience in drilling and delivering quality training outcomes. They all possess the necessary qualification to train and assess drill operators and can implement the Roc-Drill Training System.

Each operator will receive a statement of attainment on completion of the unit of competence and will be recognized within the industry as a proficient drill operator.

Our Training Partners

ATM-LogoRoc-Drill have partnered with ATM Australian Training Management as their RTO registered training organisation. Roc-Drill’s management team in consultation with ATM have developed the first online training system in Australia for RII09- BHD301D conduct surface blast hole drilling operations and BHD304D set up and prepare for drill operations. Our drilling competencies are nationally recognised and are continually up to date with the latest criteria.

Being able to train our employees with paperless technology in the field is second to none when it comes to the quality of the training being delivered.

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Find out how we can structure a training solution to fit the level of experience of your personnel

Roc-Drill provides blast hole drill operation training to maximise efficiency of the drill and can recommend the best approach to training personnel on site, by tailoring a custom package. You can build internal expertise to allow for a consistent and sustainable operation for the life of mine.

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