This course provides hands-on experience performing well control procedures and will help you develop skills in response to hole and equipment problems using live test well equipment at Energy Safety Canada's training facility in Nisku. Travel is required to the Nisku Test Well Facility on the final day of the course, even if the classroom training is in Calgary.
Rig managers, well site supervisors, drilling engineers or drilling superintendents who are responsible for the execution and supervision of well control operations in the field.
To register online: Participants must hold one of the following certificates:
To register with the following Supervisor level certifications please call 1.800.667.5557
Effective February 11th, 2019 - Bridging of certificate expiry dates will no longer be in effect.
Upon successful completion of this course and examination, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that is valid for two years from the date of completion.
You are permitted one rewrite exam. If you are not successful in completing the rewrite exam but have passed the test well, you will only need to repeat the classroom portion of the course to reattempt the exam. The classroom repeat must be done within 30 days of the certifying test well and classroom repeat fees apply.
Test Well failures must be rescheduled and successfully completed within 30 days of the original course, day five. If not completed within 30 days, the full five day course must be completed. Full course fees apply.
Students should be able to identify the appropriate techniques and procedures necessary for proper operation of equipment used in well control.
Students should also be able to apply wellbore pressure concepts, and well control strategies while on bottom, tripping and while out of the hole.
Students must be on time and present for the instruction of all course content. Students who miss any course content cannot be certified. If a student misses any course time, registration fees will not be reimbursed, and students who wish to be certified will be required to register and pay for their course again, as per the Cancellation Policy.
Government issued photo ID is required to write the exam.