You can work as a Driller without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. A VET (Vocational Education and Training) course in drilling operations might be helpful. Traineeships may be available.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- forklift licence
- heavy ridged (HR) driver's licence
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Resources and Infrastructure Industry VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.