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
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that is valid for two years from the expiry of your old certificate.
All students are permitted one rewrite exam. If a student is not successful in completing the rewrite exam but has passed the test well, the student 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 within 30 days of the program.
Fees may vary outside of Enform facilities
Government issued photo ID is required to write the exam.
Participants should be able to identify the appropriate techniques and procedures necessary for proper operation of equipment used in well control.
Participants 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.