Name of qualification Name of qualification: Upravljalec/upravljalka geovrtalnih strojev in napravAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Well drilling and boring machinery operator
Type of qualification Type of qualification: National vocational qualification, SQF level 4
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Vocational Qualification
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • Secondary vocational school level knowledge in the fields of civil engineering or mechanical engineering or mining; or
  • assistant well driller/borer NVQ and
  • medical certificate confirming the candidate's fitness for work at height and
  • driving licence (category B).
ISCED field Field:
Engineering, manufacturing and construction
ISCED subfield subfield: mining and extraction
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 4
EQF Level: EQF 4

Learning outcomes:

Candidates will be able to:

  • plan and organise their own work and the work of co-workers/assistants,
  • prepare the workspace, equipment, tools and material in a workshop and on site,
  • make rational use of time, material and energy, machinery and tools,
  • perform work in such a way as not to endanger themselves, other people or the environment,
  • communicate with co-workers and customers,
  • organise transport and assemble/disassemble machinery and equipment,
  • carry out the most complex drilling of boreholes and demonstrate proficiency in several technologies according to a specific technological procedure,
  • operate machinery in accordance with operating instructions.


Verification and assessment are carried out by committees for the verification and validation of national vocational qualifications, appointed by the National Examination Centre (NEC). Committee members must be licensed by the National Examination Centre. Licences may be found here.

Assesment and completion:


During the guidance process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and validates catalogue content in part or full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.


Candidates demonstrate their proficiency in the operation of machinery in the work process via a practical assignment with oral presentation.

Upravljalec/upravljalka geovrtalnih strojev in naprav



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SQF 5 / EQF 4

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

Awarding body:

Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant database of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc.

Currently there are no providers for this qualification.


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