Training Course Summaries

IADC WELLCAP


IADC WELLCAP WELL CONTROL DRILLING INTRODUCTORY
IADC – International Association of Drilling Contractors

An oil industry Membership Organisation whose primary purpose is to develop and administer well control certification programmes for personnel employed in oil well Drilling, Workover and Well Intervention operations.

Duration
1 Day

Who will benefit?
Anyone involved or about to be involved in drilling and/or well control operations with Surface or Subsea BOP stack.

Course Content

  • Primary well control
  • Causes of kicks
  • Indications of kicks
  • Basic wellbore calculations
  • Normal and abnormal formation pressures
  • Hydrostatic exercises
  • Pressure loss due to improper hole fill
  • System pressure losses
  • Equivalent circulating densities
  • Leak-off tests
  • Equivalent mud weights
  • Maximum mud weights
  • Introduction to kill sheet
  • Introduction to Well Control equipment

Course Objective
To give candidates a basic awareness of Well Control theory, practices and equipment.  An IADC Certificate will be issued upon successfull completion of a written test.

Dates
Course runs every Friday.

 

An IADC Certificate will be issued upon successfull completion of a written test.

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IADC WELLCAP DRILLING FUNDAMENTAL SURFACE STACK ONLY
IADC – International Association of Drilling Contractors
An oil industry Membership Organisation whose primary purpose is to develop and administer well control certification programmes for personnel employed in oil well Drilling, Workover and Well Intervention operations.

Duration
4 days plus IADC examination on 5th day

Who will benefit?
Anyone involved in drilling and/or well control operations in a non-supervisory position with Surface BOP stack.

Recommended admission level – All positions from Floorman to Driller inclusive.

Course Content
Theoretical and practical well control for Surface BOP installations at Driller level.

Course Objective
Candidates will gain a comprehensive knowledge of well control theory and master the practical skills required to apply this knowledge to most well control situations. They will be prepared for the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) test program.

Certification
Candidates must demonstrate their knowledge and practical capability by achieving a minimum score of 70% in each section of the IADC test program. The test program comprises of a practical skills test, a written test on equipment knowledge and a written test on principles and procedures.
Successful candidates will receive an IADC certificate that is valid for two years from the date of successful completion of the program.

Dates
Weekly.

 

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IADC WELLCAP DRILLING FUNDAMENTAL COMBINED SURFACE AND SUBSEA STACK
IADC – International Association of Drilling Contractors
An oil industry Membership Organisation whose primary purpose is to develop and administer well control certification programmes for personnel employed in oil well Drilling, Workover and Well Intervention operations.

Duration
4 days plus IADC examination on 5th day

Who will benefit?
Anyone involved in drilling and/or well control operations in a non-supervisory position with Surface or Subsea BOP stack.
Recommended admission level – All positions from Floorman to Driller inclusive.

Course Content
Theoretical and practical well control for Surface and Subsea BOP installations at driller level.

Course Objective
Candidates will gain a comprehensive knowledge of well control theory and master the practical skills required to apply this knowledge to most well control situations. They will be prepared for the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) test program.

Certification
Candidates must demonstrate their knowledge and practical capability by achieving a minimum score of 70% in each section of the IADC test program. The test program comprises of a practical skills test, a written test on equipment knowledge and a written test on principles and procedures.
Successful candidates will receive an IADC certificate that is valid for two years from the date of successful completion of the program.

Dates
Weekly.

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IADC WELLCAP DRILLING SUPERVISORY SURFACE STACK ONLY
IADC – International Association of Drilling Contractors
An oil industry Membership Organisation whose primary purpose is to develop and administer well control certification programmes for personnel employed in oil well Drilling, Workover and Well Intervention operations.

Duration
4 days plus IADC examination on 5th day

Who will benefit?
Anyone involved in drilling and/or well control operations with Surface BOP stack.
Recommended admission level – All positions from Driller inclusive.

Course Content
Theoretical and practical well control for Surface BOP installations at Supervisor level.

Course Objective
Candidates will gain a comprehensive knowledge of well control theory and master the practical skills required to apply this knowledge to most well control situations. They will be prepared for the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) test program.

Certification
Candidates must demonstrate their knowledge and practical capability by achieving a minimum score of 70% in each section of the IADC test program. The test program comprises of a practical skills test, a written test on equipment knowledge and a written test on principles and procedures.
Successful candidates will receive an IADC certificate that is valid for two years from the date of successful completion of the program.

Dates
Weekly.

 

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IADC WELLCAP DRILLING SUPERVISORY COMBINED SURFACE AND SUBSEA STACK
IADC – International Association of Drilling Contractors
An oil industry Membership Organisation whose primary purpose is to develop and administer well control certification programmes for personnel employed in oil well Drilling, Workover and Well Intervention operations.

Duration
4 days plus IADC examination on 5th day

Who will benefit?
Anyone involved in drilling and/or well control operations with Surface or Subsea BOP stack.
Recommended admission level – All positions from Driller inclusive.

Course Content
Theoretical and practical well control for Surface and Subsea BOP installations at Supervisor level.

Course Objective
Candidates will gain a comprehensive knowledge of well control theory and master the practical skills required to apply this knowledge to most well control situations. They will be prepared for the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) test program.

Certification
Candidates must demonstrate their knowledge and practical capability by achieving a minimum score of 70% in each section of the IADC test program. The test program comprises of a practical skills test, a written test on equipment knowledge and a written test on principles and procedures. Successful candidates will receive an IADC certificate that is valid for two years from the date of successful completion of the program.

Dates
Weekly.

 

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