This course has been designed for Drillers, Assistant Drillers and others with a requirement to hold an IWCF Well Control certificate.
This course has been designed on Certification Standards based on a detailed analysis of the well control knowledge and the practical tasks have to master in order to perform their job responsibilities as Drillers, Assistant Drillers and others who requireprocessing an IWCF Well Control certificate. The standards have been devised accordingly by the accrediting Agencies so that the measurement of their skills and knowledge can be assessed systematically.
The objective of Well Control Course, is to provide delegates with a good understanding of drilling operations, maintenance of wells, advanced knowledge and safe operation of well control equipment techniques, good understanding in preventative well control measures, recognition of well control events, measurement of well control parameters and proper response to observations, closing in Blowout prevention equipment to stop unwanted formation of fluids, gaining understanding in using the various well control techniques in a controlled manner to regain primary well control.
The course is delivered through lectures supported by presentations, self-study exercises, and practical work on a drilling simulator.
Delegates attending Level 3 (Driller) Well Control course will have to undergo a practical assessment using a drilling simulator and two written examinations on Equipment and Principles & Procedures. Successful completion of all the three components will result in IWCF Level 3 certification with 2 years validity.
The course covers the following topics
1. Well Control Equipment
2. Kicks While Drilling/Tipping
3. Shut-in Pressure Observations
4. Kill Problems
5. Surface Principles & Procedures
6. Kill Sheet Information
7. Well Control Management
8. Surface Equipment