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Safety Management & Regulatory Awareness for Wellsite Supervision Refresher - Online

Notes: This course is only available until December 31, 2020. Safety Management and Regulatory Awareness for Wellsite Supervision Refresher is no longer aligned with IRP 7.

Supervisor Leadership for Health and Safety in the Workplace is the only course offered by Energy Safety Canada that is in alignment with the new IRP 7 (Competencies for critical roles in drilling and completions)

This online course is a recertification course designed to ensure that you maintain a high level of awareness of your responsibilities and roles with respect to safety management and regulatory compliance at the wellsite. Key legislated rules and industry practices for Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan are reviewed and summarized in an index with references for your further research.

This refresher course has been developed in conjunction with the Drilling and Completions Committee (DACC) to assist industry in maintaining the minimum training levels identified in Industry Recognized Practices (IRP) 7: Standards for Wellsite Supervision of Drilling Completions and Workovers.

Duration: 3 Hours

BROWSER REQUIREMENT: To avoid access and completion issues use Google Chrome

ACCESSING: Course can be accessed for 90 days after registration


Wellsite supervisors and prime contractors.


  • Responsibilities for health and safety legislation health and safety program elements
  • Supervisor’s role
  • Hazard identification
  • Risk assessment and control
  • Inspections
  • Incident investigation
  • Emergency response
  • Leadership skills

If you have a valid Safety Management and Regulatory Awareness certificate you can take the online refresher until December 31, 2020

Effective February 11th, 2019 - Bridging of certificate expiry dates will no longer be in effect.

Upon successful completion of the online course and examination with a minimum score of 70%, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that is valid for three years from the date of completion.

Students can attempt the examination twice, regardless of what their previous grade was. The second attempt must be completed within the same day as the first attempt.

Students have 3 1/2 hours to complete the online exam.


To qualify for the Refresher course, you must currently have a Safety Management & Regulatory Certificate (can be expired, but not exceeding two years, this is in no way an extension to certificate validity and working with an expired ticket is not acceptable to the regulatory authorities. Extending the pre-requisite for a period of time is to facilitate training only)


Upon registration and payment of the online course, you have 30 days to complete.

‘Open Book Exam’ - Once the exam has started, you can look back and reference the modules, without losing already answered exam questions.

Once you have started the course, or exam, you can exit out and go back in where you left off, however, you must complete the current module or you will lose your progress.

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For Registration Contact Energy Safety Canada - 1.800.667.5557

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