Well Service Blowout Prevention

Rig drillers, service rig managers and wellsite supervisors will learn the procedures for well killing operations on a service rig.

Upon Completion

Upon successful completion of this course and examination with a minimum score of 70%, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that is valid for five years.

Topics Covered

  • Sources and magnitude of pressures
  • Causes of kicks
  • BOP equipment
  • Kick warning signs
  • Crew positions and duties
  • Well shut-in procedures
  • Well killing procedures
  • Calculations
  • Government regulations

Certificate Renewal

  • The examination may be challenged every second renewal, provided your current certification has not expired. If the challenge exam is failed, the full four-day course must be completed. Full course fees apply.
  • To learn more about how to register for the challenge exam or how to access materials in preparation for the challenge exam, contact Energy Safety Canada by email at customerservice@energysafetycanada.com or by phone at 1.800.667.5557

Equipment for Virtual Classroom and Online Courses

  • Web camera
  • Headphones or speakers
  • Internet access: latest version of Chrome, Edge Chromium, Firefox or Safari
  • Good internet connection
  • Printer (to print the certificate after successfully completing the course)


  • All course registrations are booked through Energy Safety Canada.
Virtual Classrooms
  • Virtual classrooms have a class schedule and students tune into instructor-led lectures at the same time.
  • Students must be on time and present for all virtual classroom course content instruction.
  • Students who miss any virtual classroom course content cannot be certified and registration fees will not be reimbursed, as per the Cancellation Policy.
  • Virtual classroom course duration may continue beyond 4:30 pm.
Online Courses
  • Online courses allow students to take the course at their own convenience. There is no instructor.
  • Online courses are accessible for 90 days from the registration/course purchase date.

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Our goal:

Zero injuries.

Zero incidents.