Certification Courses for Rotary Drilling Well Control

Course Information

All courses are five days in duration.

Public courses are held at the Equilibria Well Control Centre in Singapore.

Dedicated courses can be run at other locations with a minimum of 10 participants per course. This is subject to the availability of instructors and venue approval from the relevant governing body (IADC / IWCF).

Please email wellcontrol@equilibria.com for more information.

 

Introductory Courses

This course is designed for personnel who have not previously attended a well control course. It provides participants with an in-depth introduction to well control principles, procedures and equipment.

Participants will undergo practical simulator sessions to enhance their understanding of concepts. The course will culminate in two written examinations, one on well control equipment, and the other on well control principles and procedures.

The maximum number of participants per course is 12. Book early to avoid disappointment.

(Note: For more information on the IWCF Level 1 Online Learning Course, please visit the IWCF Website).

 

Advanced Courses

This course is designed for personnel who have had Level 2 well control training or are renewing their well control certification.

The course will cover curriculum requirements for both IWCF and IADC. It will culminate in a practical assessment and two written examinations, one on well control equipment, and the other on well control principles and procedures.

The maximum number of participants per course is 12.


IWCF Virtual Well Control

Equilibria's IWCF Virtual Well Control Training consists of the following three elements.

  • Virtual Classroom element consists of 28 hours of Zoom Meeting live instructor lead training.

  • Virtual Practical Assessment element consists of practice and online Practical assessment, utilizing a state of the art cloud based Drilling and Well Control Simulator.

  • Virtual Theory Assessment element consists of taking the online IWCF Equipment and Principals & Procedures Assessments while being monitored by a live online Invigilator.

Technical and other requirements for the Virtual Classroom, Virtual Practical Assessment and Virtual Theory Assessment elements are set out in IWCF’s Virtual Assessment Guidance for Candidates, available at this link.

For more information please contact us.



IADC

US$ 2,200

4 Day Course + 1 Day Test

Levels of Certification:

  • Driller Level Combined Surface Stack & Subsea
  • Driller Level Surface Stack Only
  • Supervisor Level Combined Surface Stack & Subsea
  • Supervisor Level Surface Stack Only
IWCF

US$ 2,200

4 Day Course + 1 Day Test

Levels of Certification:

  • Level 3 Combined Surface Stack & Subsea
  • Level 3 Surface Stack Only
  • Level 4 Combined Surface Stack & Subsea
  • Level 4 Surface Stack Only
IWCF Virtual Classroom

US$ 2,200

5 Day Course

Levels of Certification:

  • Level 3 Combined Surface Stack & Subsea
  • Level 3 Surface Stack Only
  • Level 4 Combined Surface Stack & Subsea
  • Level 4 Surface Stack Only

Corporate Rates

Equilibria provides special corporate rates and payment terms for corporate clients who are able to send a minimum of 24 participants for training per year. Please contact us for more information.


Services

IWCF Retraining

US$ 200 per hour

Flexible hours

Retraining for IWCF course.


Payment & Cancellation Policies

Equilibria requires advance payment for all participants except for corporate clients who have a special arrangement. Equilibria cannot release original copies of course certificates until full payment is received.

If a participant cancels a confirmed booking in a Well Control Course, Equilibria will refund the applicable fee as follows:

  1. If Equilibria receives a cancellation request no later than twelve (12) days before commencement of the Well Control Course, it will refund one hundred percent (100%) of the fee;
  2. If Equilibria receives a cancellation request later than twelve (12) days before commencement of the Well Control Course, it will refund one hundred percent (100%) of the fee minus four hundred and fifty United States Dollars (US$450); and
  3. If Equilibria receives a cancellation request on the day of commencement of the Well Control Course or later, it will not refund any portion of the fee.

If a participant wishes to reschedule a Well Control Course, Equilibria may in its absolute discretion allow the participant to attend another Well Control Course without paying another fee, subject to availability and on a case-by-case basis.